Sheet Metal Mechanics work on an F-15

Come Work With Us!

Tinker Air Force Base is Oklahoma's largest single site employer, with over 25,000 personnel delivering airpower for America!

The Tinker AFB LinkedIn page regularly posts job announcements available under direct hire authority, or DHA.

Current Direct Hire Authority Openings

  • OC-ALC Resume Call (Ongoing)

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex has a need for entry-level and Journeyman mechanics experienced in hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, generator, diesel and gas engine maintenance practices.


    Experience with aircraft engines and/or ground equipment experience is preferred but not required.


    Please send your resume named: Last name, First name (.pdf preferred) to the following email address:  



Tinker Talks Podcast: What is the Employee Enhancement Program?

Tinker Talks - Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex people, jobs and the future
72nd Air Base Wing
Audio by Clayton Cummins
June 2, 2023 | 50:43
In this edition we sit down and talk to the OC-ALC commander, Maj. Gen. Jeff King, OC-ALC Vice Director, Mr. Wayde Loflin and AFGE Local 916 Union President, Mr. Jeremy Ross about the great employees in the complex and the programs put in place to assist with personal and professional growth, job growth, and the work being done now to prepare the complex for future workload and growth.

For more information on careers and all the ways to apply for a career in the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, please visit:

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Visit to view open job announcements available in the Tinker area, as well as nationwide.

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