PAE, Inc C-130 or P-3 Airframes Technician, Senior in Point Mugu, California

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

C-130 or P-3 Airframes Technician, Senior


Perform organizational level maintenance on assigned aircraft under contract to Pacific Architects and Engineers (PAE), Point Mugu, CA. Utilize Maintenance Instruction Manuals, Maintenance Requirement Cards, Illustrated Parts Breakdown Manuals and related diagrams, schematics and blueprints. Maintain, service, repair, troubleshoot, inspect and rig all aircraft hydraulic, landing gear, flight control surfaces, air conditioning, pressurization and related utility systems including all safety and survival equipment. Must be able to lay-out and manufacture repairs on aircraft skins, panels and supports. Perform related duties in Hazardous Areas such as oxygen systems, integral fuel cells and engine fire extinguishing systems including the removal and replacement of cartridge activated devices. Physical conditioning will require the use of selected personal protective equipment (PPE) such as, but not limited to wearing of a NIOSH approved respirator, protective clothing, (i.e. Tyvek, Coveralls, gloves and protective eyewear).


Position requires enrollment into the Respiratory Protection Program. Initial Medical Provider clearance to wear a respirator with recurring annual clearance/physical examination and subsequent respirator clearance and fit test required. Must be able to meet physical requirements of the position in accordance with NAVAIRINST 3710.1 series. Position regularly requires standing, walking, use of hands and fingers to handle, grip or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and to talk or hear. Frequently required to climb or balance and work in small spaces. Ladder work and working at heights at or above 40 feet is required. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Able to work in outside weather conditions on aircraft flight line/ramp. Qualify to operate support equipment (SE) for flight line operations. Shall be required to participate in the confined space program as attendant or entrant for aircraft fuel tank corrosion prevention/control or repair. Must ensure compliance with all current Environmental Protection Agency rules and regulations and keep the required logs and records. Perform preventative maintenance duties as determined by written and verbal instructions. Requires thorough knowledge of flight line operations procedures. May be required to become qualified plane captains on applicable T/M/S aircraft. Ensure all maintenance actions are performed in accordance with government and OSHA safety standards, has thorough knowledge of flight line operation and procedures. Comply with all applicable sections of the CNAFINST 4790.2, NAVAIRINST 3710.1 series and PAE Local Site Procedures pertaining to aircraft maintenance. Familiar with associated electromechanical interfaces. Maintain required logs. Ensures work area is maintained in a neat and orderly manner and complies with all OSHA and PAE safety rules and regulations. May work with other groups or personnel to resolve problems. Perform related duties as assigned including any and all duties of lower rated technical personnel within their classification. Assist other shop/skills as required.

Education: High School graduate or equivalent. Specialized training courses are desired. Shall have completed the appropriate T/M/S required/series preferred aircraft specific Navy Skill Specialty Class “A” school in airframes and related systems or USMC/USCG equivalent.

Experience: Shall have a minimum of 3 years experience in USN/USMC/USCG 0-level maintenance in the specific T/M/S hired to maintain. Preferred to have 3 years T/M required /series preferred experience within the last 7 years. May be required to operate a forklift. Must be a U.S. citizen. Required to obtain a Govt. issued Common Access Card (CAC). Shall possess or can qualify for a U.S. driver’s license.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s 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.

EEO is the Law Poster at


PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.