AECOM F-16 Engine Mechanic in Luke AFB, Arizona

United States of America - Arizona, Luke AFB

Job Summary


Performs removal, repair, installation, inspection, and operational check of installed and uninstalled F-100 aircraft engines and propulsion system components. Assists in aircraft movement using applicable towing equipment and technical orders. Performs aircraft scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, servicing, launch and recovery, corrosion control, and inspection with minimum supervision. Operates ground support equipment and flight line vehicles, assists in aircraft/equipment movement. Works for the F-16 Lead Crew Chief Mechanic

Perform required maintenance tasks on F-16 aircraft at Luke AFB, AZ.


  • Performs removal, repair, installation, inspection, and operational check of installed and uninstalled F-100 aircraft engines and propulsion system components.

  • Repairs off-station aircraft as required.

  • Complies with stall and flameout checklist requirements.

  • Documents the removal and installation of serially controlled components (00-20- series TOs) and updates IMDS.

  • Researches and requisitions engine parts and components and determines the reparability and serviceability of these assets.

  • Performs aircraft scheduled/unscheduled on and off equipment maintenance.

  • Services aircraft with fuel, oil, grease, hydraulic fluid, air, oxygen and nitrogen.

  • Launches and recovers aircraft, to include tie-down, cover, plug and pin removal and installation, marshalling, and assists on pilot preflight.

  • Performs aircraft corrosion control procedures to include wash, wipe down, polish and vacuum.

  • Performs aircraft preflight, thru-flight, basic post-flight and periodic/phase inspections.

  • Operates GSE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required.

  • Drives tow vehicles for the purpose of towing equipment and aircraft.

  • Maintains a safe and FOD free work area, and controls assigned tools.

  • Orders aircraft/equipment parts.

  • Completes maintenance documentation using IMDS and required forms.

  • Must be willing to train to other aircraft maintenance tasks as required


Work Environment:

The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc. Will be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail

Physical Demands:

Work in some classifications will usually be accomplished in an outdoor flight line environment or maintenance hangar, as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with on-equipment/aircraft activities. Typical physical activities include climbing, standing, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, extensive walking, and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions. May require lifting of objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds.

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

Active security clearance is required.


  • Must have a minimum of three years of hands-on engine maintenance experience, and completed a military aviation technical school or possess an Airframe and Power Plant License, An in-depth knowledge of the F-100 engine and applicable Air Force TOs, directives and other publications is desired. Two years (within the last five years) of F-16 maintenance experience is desired.

  • Must be in-depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives.

  • Must be able to successfully complete the job training within 60 days of hire.

  • Must have an in-depth knowledge (aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards) of flight line operations.

  • Must have an in depth knowledge of aircraft common and special tools and test equipment.

  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of aircraft technical orders/job guides/publications—read, interpret, follow and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts and technical publications

  • Must be willing and able to work with job required hazardous materials

  • Must be willing and able to conduct specialty on the job training.

  • Must be willing to train to other aircraft maintenance tasks as required.


Blade Blend & Borescope

  • Must be able and willing to obtain and maintain the following special certifications if required;

  • Engine Borescope / Blade Blend / Intake & Exhaust


  • Must work with customer in a courteous and professional manner.

  • Complies with established policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Complies with all safety, bioenvironmental, security, and housekeeping standards.

  • Complies with training requirements.

  • Actively participates in the Safety Program.

  • Ensures HAZMAT processes are followed.

  • Must be able to work day shift, night shift, weekend duty, and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team or TDY as required.

  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule as our shifts can change weekly based on the flying schedule.

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English

  • Must have a working knowledge of IMDS.

  • Must have a current Arizona driver’s license, and be able to obtain and maintain a government flight line driver’s license.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an interim secret government security clearance as a minimum.

  • Must be willing to train to other aircraft maintenance tasks as required.

  • Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.

  • Assists in upkeep of assigned facilities/grounds as required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications


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.

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Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 204828BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.