04 May 2024

Amentum | Captain

Fallon, NV, United States


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.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ 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.

+ Tows aircraft 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.

+ Must have a valid Driver’s License.

+ Must obtain/maintain any government/company license, qualification, certification, and clearance 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.

+ Ability to climb, bend, stoop, squat, crawl, crouch, kneel, carry, balance and reach above shoulder level, push pr pull weight up to (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.

+ Must complete training program and be certified in writing as a plane captain. Required to re-qualify semi-annually.

+ Required to be qualified on all assigned T/M/S.

+ Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret US Government Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance.

+ Must be able to work all assigned shifts & schedules.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience in F-18E/F, EA-18G, E-2C, and /or MH-60S strongly preferred.

+ Licensing certification requirements:

+ Hazardous Waste Communications Training

+ FOD and TCP Awareness Trained

+ ISO 9001-2000 Program Awareness

+ Operational Risk Management (ORM) Training

+ Licensed on support equipment such as tow tractor, nitrogen servicing cart, engine wash cart and engine start unit, etc.

+ May be required to handle hazardous materials in performance of assigned duties

+ Ability to use eye hand coordination and manual dexterity.

+ May require the use of respirator.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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