05 August 2022

Amentum | Captain

Corpus Christi, TX, United States


Job Summary

The successful Plane Captain performs aircraft handling, servicing, daily and turn around inspections as required. Provides pre-operational inspections and fuels ground support equipment, technical assistance, guidance, and instruction to employees in the Aircraft Washer and Plane Captain Helper classifications.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Performs the duties and responsibilities of the Aircraft Washer and Plane Captain Helper

+ Performs daily and turn around inspections as required to the applicable procedures.

+ Initiates and completes applicable maintenance forms.

+ Performs Aircraft fuel sampling/servicing as required IAW established procedures.

+ Launches and recovers aircraft.

+ Serves as aircraft taxi director during launch and recovery operations.

+ Aircraft towing and act as aircraft brake rider when required.

+ Ties down and covers aircraft utilizing established procedures.

+ Provides technical, assistance, guidance and instruction as required.

+ Utilizes two-way communication equipment as required.

+ Ensures compliance with Foreign Object Damage (FOD), Hazardous Waste, Egress

+ Familiarization, and Tool Control programs.

+ Ensures compliance with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facility, and job assignment.

+ Ensures safety, security and preservation of government and company owned equipment.

+ Provides courteous and professional customer service.

+ Operates portable firefighting equipment.

+ Maintains the cleanliness of the work center.

+ Performs other qualified duties as assigned.

+ Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

+ High School Diploma or equivalent required.

+ Two (2) or more years’ experience in aviation maintenance and / or flight line operations.

+ Valid Driver’s License.

+ Ability to meet any government, company licensing, or qualification requirements for the position.

+ Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate the English language and follow verbal and written instruction.

+ Thorough knowledge of applicable safety and maintenance manuals.

+ Thorough working knowledge of aircraft flight line operations, aircraft handling, servicing, marshaling, common hand tools and normal operational safety requirements of the aircraft.

+ Must be a US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

+ Must be able to work all assigned shifts & schedules

+ Ability to climb, bend, stoop, squat, crawl, crouch, kneel, lift, carry, balance and reach above shoulder level, push or pull weight up to seventy (70) pounds.

+ Must have close vision to include color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

+ Ability to hear at the normal range.

+ May require the use of respirator.

+ Ability to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.

+ Ability to use eye hand coordination and manual dexterity.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to travel in support of cross-country rescues and detachments of unknown duration.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety – Amentum 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 Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum 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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.
If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability—or unable to use—the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Reasonable Accommodation Helpline at 1-888-877-3181 or 301-944-3299 or email itsupport@amentum.com for assistance. In order to address your request, the following information is needed:


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