AECOM Mechanic 3 in Miramar, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 142473BR

Position Title Mechanic 3

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Miramar

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary


This position is contingent upon award of the FRCSW contract and will be based in MCAS MIRAMAR, CA

Responsible to the Program Manager for overall site operations including the performance and supervision of aircraft inspections at the organizational, intermediate and depot level. Responsibilities may include management of aircraft parts, other A&P Mechanics, planning, scheduling, and performance of maintenance, repair, and modification to airframe, ISR/avionics, engines, sub-systems, and related support equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

Interface with operational customer to develop flying schedules and plan major maintenance events, completes daily and monthly operational reports, documents inventory usage, controls workflow. Work with other A&P/ISR Mechanics and technical representatives to trouble shoot, diagnose and solve unusual and complex maintenance problems.

Manage aircraft maintenance safety programs and serves as a member on the Safety Committee. Ability to apply logic and good judgment, understand technical order diagrams and procedures, use test equipment for analysis of airframe, engine, flight control, pneudraulic, fuel, electrical/electronic systems, problems.

Plan and schedule aircraft utilization and maintenance activity and coordinates performance with operational customer. Maintain accurate parts inventory. Assign maintenance and repair tasks and monitors/evaluates their completion.

Manage safety program.

Service, repair and overhaul aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure serviceability. Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft structures, landing gear, power plants, fuel systems (including tanks and fuel/metering control systems), and functional components using hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.

Inspect and repair power plants (engines) malfunctions, including cracked components, oil leaks, etc. Diagnose malfunctions, isolate causes and correct breaks. Test engine operation, using testing equipment to locate source of malfunction. Replace and repair damaged components, use hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.

Remove engine and major components from aircraft, using hoist or other lifting devices. Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects. Repair and replace defective engine components and reassembles and install engine in aircraft.

Adjust, repair, or replace instruments, avionics and navigations, flight control, electrical/electronic, fuel/oil systems and aircraft accessories. Perform aircraft and vehicle services, including engine wash /cleaning, parts lubrication, and maintenance checks.

Licensed by Federal Aviation Administration as an Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic. May service engines and airframe components at flight line operations making repairs, short of overhaul, required to ensure aircraft safe operating condition. May specialize in repair and modification of engines, structural components, precision repair, functional spare parts, and assemblies.

Recommend revisions to maintenance procedures to improve efficiency and ensure quality workmanship.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Work is performed in an office, flight line and shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-50 pounds and occasionally in excess of 75 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

Must Be a US Citizen

Skills/Experience/Licensures: Aviation Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Supervisors have oversight over aviation maintenance functions including those functions required to maintain or restore the inherent designed service levels of performance, reliability, and material condition. Maintenance functions span complete rebuild through reclamation, refurbishment, overhaul, repair, replacement, adjustment, servicing, and replacement of system consumables. Demonstrated leadership ability combined with attention to detail. Must have knowledge of the scope and limitation of various categories of maintenance and their application. Must know theory and principles of engine operations; accessories and components; theory of flight; rigging of flight controls; electrical and electronic; pneudraulic; and mechanical principles. Knowledge of sheet metal, properties of materials, fuels, and oils. Ability to read, interpret and use manufacturer’s and aircraft maintenance manuals, service bulletins, blueprints, wiring/schematic diagrams, data tables and other specifications to determine feasibility and method to repair or replace malfunctioning or damaged components. Must be able to inspect, repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle. Position may require travel. Must be qualified for and obtain a Secret Clearance within six (6) months of start date

Preferred Qualifications N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.