Mechanical Technician I

Kadena, Nakagami District, Okinawa, Japan Req #75
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

VSE Corporation is seeking a Mechanical Technician I (Aircraft Mechanic) for our Contract Field Team facility located in Okinawa, Japan.

Responsible for the inspection and repair of structural components due to corrosion or paint deterioration and the restoration of external and internal aircraft, AGE, and part coatings; therefore, structural maintenance experience is required.*

Maintain repairs and modify aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty.*

Maintain and repair aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components.*

Apply technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and apply expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation and apply comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as, blueprints or manufactures’ manuals.*

• The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.

* Essential function.


Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma with 2 years’ experience.

Excellent ability in oral communication and writing

Preferred Requirements:

Contract Field Team experience preferred.

Extensive corrosion control methodology background preferred.

KC-135, F-15 Aircraft Structural Maintenance backgrounds desired.


Think Analytically, Observe/Examine Details, Concentrate on Tasks, Effective Verbal Communication, Remember Details, Adjust to Changes

Effective Written Communication, Interpret Data, Handle Stress/Emotions, Make Decisions, Discriminate Colors


Regular Attendance, Attend Meetings, Use Math/Calculations, Maintain Work Schedule, Meet Deadlines, Stay Organized, Keyboard/Type, Operate Equipment, Handle Confidential Info


Stand, Kneel, Sit, Crouch, Repetitive Motion, Walk, Crawl, Eye/Hand Coordination, Climb (Stairs/Ladders), Reach, Push or Pull, Talk, Lifting Up to 40 Pounds, Balance, Hear, Carrying Up to 40 Pounds, Bend, See, Stoop


Fumes/Mists, Mechanical Hazards, Vibration, Gases/Odors, Electrical Hazards, Sharp Objects/Tools, Dust/Dirt, Chemical Hazards, Heavy Machinery, Wet/Slippery Surfaces, Radiant Energy Hazards, Moving Parts, Humid, Noise, Extreme Temperatures

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Kadena, Nakagami District, Okinawa, Japan