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Textron Aircraft Mechanic I - ATAC - Luke in Arizona

Aircraft Mechanic I - ATAC - Luke


Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) business area. Visit TextronSystems.com & Lycoming.com to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About ATAC

Textron Systems - ATAC provides tactical flight training and adversary aggressor services for U.S. Navy, Marine and Air Force pilots. ATAC operates simultaneously across eight sites and two continents and comprises the world’s largest outsourced civilian, tactical airborne training organization and proudly provides the highest quality live training to Squadrons, Air Wings, and Battle Groups. ATAC was the first civilian organization authorized to train the USAF’s F-22 Raptors.

About This Role

The Aircraft Mechanic is responsible for maintenance actions on Airborne Tactical Advantage Company’s aircraft as well as the safe and expeditious launch and recovery flight line operations at permanent and detachment sites.


  • Maintenance efforts in support of company commitments

  • Proficient in one type/model aircraft and helper on additional type/model aircraft

  • Utilize AMS program

  • Training of maintenance personnel

  • Manage assigned maintenance programs

  • Assist with coordination of detachment requirements with Crew Chiefs (as necessary)

  • Obtain and maintain Detachment Lead qualification

  • The Aircraft Mechanic troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls

  • This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls

  • This mechanic performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections

  • This mechanic: adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections

  • Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures’ manuals

  • Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects

  • Additional responsibilities as delineated by Production Supervisor and Crew Chiefs

  • Manage programs as assigned



  • Minimum requirements of this position include, but are not limited to, an A&P certification or at least 5 years of military aircraft maintenance equivalency.

  • Must be capable of performing unsupervised complex maintenance actions and holds or has held a QAR qualification, engine turn qualification or advanced trouble shooting experience. Must be capable of managing assigned additional collateral programs, training junior mechanics on aircraft systems / GOP’s / safety practices, competent in the use of specialized tooling and/or test equipment and supervises aircraft servicing.

  • Performance will be continuously monitored by supervision and reviewed annually with the employee.

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

  • Must be able to climb in and out of the Aircraft

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.

Job: Flight Operations
Primary Location: US-Arizona
Recruiting Company: Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC)
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: First Shift
Job Posting: 11/20/2023, 11:30:21 AM

Req ID: 319605