On-Site Quick Response Team (OSQRT) member

Bell Helicopters
San Diego, CA
$46,298 - $78,710 USD yearly

We're more than aviation experts, we’re pioneers. We challenge what’s possible. From breaking the sound barrier to advanced tiltrotor systems. Today, Bell is shaping the future of aviation through specialized engineering. And we want you.

Bring your experience and ideas to be part of the On-Site Quick Response Team (OSQRT) as a technician supporting our maintenance operations at Naval Air Station North Island Diego, California. This position involves heavy maintenance on the CMV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. Work is primarily focused on troubleshooting aircraft systems, major installations, damage inspection/evaluation. logistics, and functional testing, and repairs. This position is onsite in San Diego California on, Naval Air Station North Island, and supporting the CMV-22 deployments.

What you’ll be doing as a On-Site Quick Response Team (OSQRT) member:
  • Analyze assigned tasks, identify the logistics requirements for the repairs and, schedule attainable timelines for the repairs.
  • Ensure the team operates in compliance of applicable safety standards, proper use of PPE and, work efficiently on assigned projects.
  • Perform maintenance tasks to assist Organizational-Level and Intermediate-Level maintenance with a specific focus on CMV deployments.
  • Provide Organizational and Intermediate level maintenance support services at the customers locations.
  • Conduct heavy maintenance tasks on aircraft structures, systems, and sub-systems.
  • Evaluate damage and perform repairs on, electrical and mechanical repairs, structural and composite materials.
  • Ensure work performed meets Bell’s expectations for the highest levels of safety and quality, and in accordance approved technical publications.
  • Maintain a positive rapport with the military/government customer.
  • Work alongside military maintainers when required.
  • Follow tasking from CMV-22 Detachment Leads, Aviation Maintenance Officers, and Detachment Maintenance Officer or OIC (Officer in Charge).

Skills You Bring To this Role:
  • 4+ years experience working on military and/or commercial aircraft, performing heavy maintenance, is required.
  • Rotary Wing maintenance experience on medium/heavy helicopters. Experience in United States Marine Corps military occupation specialty (MOS) 6116 MV-22 Mechanic, 6156 MV-22 Airframes Mechanic is highly preferred.
  • Highly experienced United States Marine Corps Helicopter/Tiltrotor Dynamic Comp Mechanic 6132, or equivalent, with extensive knowledge of V-22 Proprotor components Intermediate Level (I-Level) damage evaluation and, repairs. Will be considered.
  • Ability to work with Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) and follow Temporary Engineering Instructions (TEI).
  • Ability to evaluate damage using precision measuring tools and perform applicable repair.
  • V-22 Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI), V-22 Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) experience, or Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) A&P Certification preferred.
  • Verification of prior military experience is required and documented in the Advanced Skills Management System (ASM) or equivalent systems.
  • Other relevant extensive aircraft maintenance experience may be considered in lieu of V-22 experience, but competence in Avionics systems fault isolation and repairs must be obtained with in first year of employment.
  • Must be able to perform operations/functional checks and troubleshooting of pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and avionics systems.
  • Experience with Naval Aviation Maintenance Policies and, proper maintenance documentation procedures.
  • Candidate must possess the ability and attitude to work in a team environment and must possess good communications and information technology skills.
  • This position will require travel to other sites in support of maintenance operations.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a security pre-screening with a subsequent government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information to be considered for this position.
  • Active US Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance is preferred.
  • Selected candidate must be able to obtain a US Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance as condition of employment.
  • Will be required to deploy in support of the US Navy Carrier Onboard Delivery (COD) mission, both afloat and ashore.
What you need to be successful
  • Dynamic individuals, driven by motivation and a passion for resolving technical challenges. Thrive in an aviation maintenance environment with ever shifting priorities, thrive for efficiency, and prioritize safety.
  • V-22 Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) experience, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) A&P Certification preferred. Advanced degrees will be considered as additional experience.

Special Note.

  • Candidates must meet the medical, dental, and psychological screening requirements specified in Enclosure 3 to DODI 3020.41 and, if applicable, 5152.225- 5902 FITNESS FOR DUTY AND MEDICAL/DENTAL CARE LIMITATIONS.


  • Textron Relocation Assistance policy is in effect / applies for this position for the selected candidate.
What we offer you in return
  • ·       80 hours of Personal Time Off (PTO)
  • ·       120 hours Vacation time
  • ·       12-13 paid holidays per year (based on assignment obligations)
  • ·       6 weeks parental leave
  • ·       Tuition reimbursement
  • ·       Competitive salary
  • ·       Comprehensive health insurance
  • ·       Access to more than 11 Employee Resource Groups
  • ·       And so much more
It’s time to make your mark on the future of aviation. Join us on this mission, and let’s make history together. 
We are on a journey to amplify innovation, cultivate purpose and bridge experiences by fostering a culture that is driven by unique perspectives, voices and values
Textron’s compensation package includes competitive base pay and provides eligible employees with benefit programs, including medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings, plans life and disability insurance programs, and programs that provide employees with time away from work. The pay range should be used as a general guideline only. Compensation is based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
 In compliance with the local pay transparency law, the pay range for this position is $46,298 - $78,710 per year.
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.

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Recruiting Company Bell Textron Inc.
Primary Location US-California-San Diego
Job Field Product Support
Schedule Full-time
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift First Shift
Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time
Relocation Available