Aircraft Electrician

Kay and Associates, Inc.
Job Type: 
Corpus Christi
United States

Task Description:

23160 ELECTRICIAN, MAINTENANCE An Electrician performs a variety of electrical trade functions such as the installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment for the generation, distribution, or utilization of electric energy. Work involves most of the following: installing or repairing any of a variety of electrical equipment such as generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment; working from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications, locating and diagnosing trouble in the electrical system or equipment, working standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment, and using a variety of electricians hand tools and measuring and testing instruments. In general, the work of the maintenance electrician requires rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.

Task Requirements:

  • Performs duties as Aircraft Electrician on P-3 aircraft in support of Customs Border Protection (CBP).
  • May perform Lead duties as assigned.
  • May perform CDQAR duties as assigned.
  • Install and adjust equipment replacement parts to ensure optimal performance.
  • Set up and operate ground support and test equipment to perform functional flight tests of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Lay out installation of aircraft assemblies and systems, following documentation such as blueprints, manuals, and wiring diagrams.
  • Interpret and analyze flight test and performance data to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance problems.
  • Coordinate work with engineers, technicians, and other aircraft maintenance personnel.
  • Maintain and inspect a wide array of equipment including: Electrical and Electronic Components, Batteries, Inertial Navigation Units and Test Sets, Electronic Module Test Consoles and Aircraft Instruments, Night Vision Goggles, Generators and Generator Power Distribution Equipment.
  • Proficient in troubleshooting procedures and display critical thinking processes and deductive reasoning.
  • Able to demonstrate proficiency in schematic interpretation and electronics test equipment.
  • Present a courteous and professional demeanor when dealing with customers and co-workers.
  • Comply with Foreign Object Damage (FOD), Hazardous Waste Program, and positive, 100 accountability Tool Control Programs.
  • Comply with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facility and job assignment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Out of country travel may be required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous aircraft electrical experience with US Navy P-3 aircraft is preferred.
  • Completion of U.S. aircraft electrician course
  • Familiarity with the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) or equivalent

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 6 yearsrsquo; additional education and/or related experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of documented aviation electrician experience required. Previous aircraft electrical experience with US Navy, and/or FAA aircraft is preferred. OR Satisfactory completion of U.S. Navy Aviation Electrician course.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Ability to work any assigned shift and detachment duties as required
  • Knowledge of and ability to administer a 100 tool accountability and control program
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a classified manner
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.
  • A current U.S. passport, accept period time away from primary work location and comply with mobility requirements.
  • Ability to obtain CBP Secret clearance


Other Compensation
Employees that waive medical insurance, receive an opt-out payment of $2.00 per hour paid to a maximum of 40 hours per week.

Employees are offered medical, dental, vision, short term disability, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in KAIrsquo;s 401k plan. Employees accrue 3.07 hours of vacation and 2.15 hours of personal paid time per pay period. KAI union employees working for at CBP have 10 paid holidays.

Employment is contingent on (a) your ability to provide appropriate proof of your identity and eligibility to work in the United States; (b) your references and any background check being satisfactory to the Company; (c) you successfully passing a pre-employment drug test; and (d) your ability to get a required clearance by your effective start date, if needed; and (e) KAI commencing performance on this contract.

KAI is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

First posted: 
1/4/2024 4:35:18 PM

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