Electronic Tech 3

Company: 
Amentum
Category: 
Maintenance
Job Type: 
Permanent
City: 
Fresno
State: 
New Mexico
Country: 
USA

$5,000.00 sign on bonus paid aftercompletion of 1 year of service on contract.Must have an A P License and active secretsecurity clearance or the ability to obtain a clearance.Must have knowledge of the scope and limitation of various categories ofmaintenance and their application. Must have a firm background andunderstanding of the theories and principles of Avionics and/or ISR systemsoperation and maintenance processes. Must be familiar with aircraft electricalsystems and components; theory of flight; rigging of flight controls; andmechanical principles.Primary focus will be on providing maintenance and operational support ofnumerous complex avionics and surveillance systems; aircraft mounted imagingsystems, as well as various other imaging and force protection systems.Must be able to inspect, test, and adjust and repair Avionics systemsequipment, such as airborne search and weather radar, voice and datacommunications radio systems, pulse based systems such as IFF, TCAS and radaraltimeter systems, airborne Navigation and Instrument Landing Systems, flightdirector and autopilot systems, flight management systems and GPS, compasssystems and attitude reference instrumentation installed in the aircraft. Mustbe able to troubleshoot failed systems to determine faulty components, inspectaircraft installations for defects such as loose or broken connectors, frayedwires and for accuracy of assembly and installation in order to return thefaulty systems to service.Should be able to inspect, test and adjust or repair ISR type equipment toinclude Thermal Imaging Precision Optics and Laser systems, Infra Red basedsensors and cameras to include controlling software and hardware, Ethernet,fiber optic and hard wired video distribution systems, full motion video anddata transmission and reception systems, Satellite voice and datacommunications systems and laser-based illumination systems. Must be able totroubleshoot failed systems to determine faulty components, inspect aircraftinstallations for defects such as loose or broken connectors, frayed wires andfor accuracy of assembly and installation in order to return the faulty systemsto service.Must be able to use Avionics and/or ISR specific test equipment under simulatedor actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness oftested systems. Must be able to use general purpose test equipment, such asoscilloscopes, digital meters and counters, and circuit analyzers. Must be ableto adjust, repair, or replace defective components based on analysis of testresults, following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technicaldocuments.Must be able to align or calibrate installed or repaired Avionics and/or ISRequipment to prescribed aircraft system specifications. May accompany flightcrew to perform in-flight adjustments and to determine and record requiredpost-flight repair work. May sign condition documentation for equipment thathas been replaced or repaired.Must be able to provide field maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting andrepair expertise to ensure continuous system operations; provide comprehensive,life cycle logistical support to sustain operations and readiness of systems;regularly interface with leadership and end-users for daily operations,presentations, and status reports. Experience should include a workingknowledge of aircraft DC electric power generation, batteries, and groundingstandards.Must be able to repair and perform failure analysis on electronic controls andassembly.Knowledge of computers (to include using Microsoft Office and the internet) isrequired, as is the ability to install programs, check start-up logs todetermine where errors occur, and change out computer hard drives and powersupplies.Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license and be able to operate agovernment general-purpose vehicle. Must be able to obtain and maintain aGovernment Interim Secret or Secret Clearance within six (6) months of startdate.Recommend revisions to maintenance procedures to improve efficiency and ensurequality workmanship. Perform all other position related duties as assigned orrequested by the Site Lead, Director of Maintenance, or Program Manager.Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands: Work is performed in aflight line and shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated andventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from usingtools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts andsweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee isregularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk orhear.The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; andstoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste orsmell. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-50 pounds and occasionally in excessof 75 pounds.The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat,and vibration. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high,precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions;extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud or unsafe conditions,questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involveunmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on allsafety issues.

Requirements: 

Three (3) years verifiable Avionics/ISR experience in the following areas; Avionics, Instrumentation, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Airframe, and Powerplant systems.Must be able to inspect, repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment.Must have knowledge of the scope and limitation of various categories of maintenance and their application.Must have a firm background and understanding of the theories and principles of Avionics and/or ISR systems operation and maintenance processes.Must be familiar with aircraft electrical systems and components; theory of flight; rigging of flight controls; and mechanical principles.Must be able to inspect, repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipmentMust be able to inspect, test, and adjust and repair Avionics systems equipment, such as airborne search and weather radar, voice and data communications radio systems, pulse based systems such as IFF, TCAS and radar altimeter systems, airborne Navigation and Instrument Landing Systems, flight director and autopilot systems, flight management systems and GPS, compass systems and attitude reference instrumentation installed in the aircraft.Must be able to troubleshoot failed systems to determine faulty components, inspect aircraft installations for defects such as loose or broken connectors, frayed wires and for accuracy of assembly and installation in order to return the faulty systems to service.Must be able to troubleshoot failed systems to determine faulty components, inspect aircraft installations for defects such as loose or broken connectors, frayed wires and for accuracy of assembly and installation in order to return the faulty systems to service.Must be able to align or calibrate installed or repaired Avionics and/or ISR equipment to prescribed aircraft system specifications.Must be able to provide field maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting and repair expertise to ensure continuous system operations; provide comprehensive, life cycle logistical support to sustain operations and readiness of systems; regularly interface with leadership and end-users for daily operations, presentations, and status reports.Experience should include a working knowledge of aircraft DC electric power generation, batteries, and grounding standards.Must be able to repair and perform failure analysis on electronic controls and assembly.Knowledge of computers (to include using Microsoft Office and the internet) is required, as is the ability to install programs, check start-up logs to determine where errors occur, and change out computer hard drives and power supplies.Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license and be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle.Turbo prop aircraft, Merlin/Metros, CASA 212 or Jet Stream 31/42, Beechcraft King Air, or other TPE 331 experience preferred.Candidates must haveActive Secret Security Clearance and be certified by the FAA with a current Airframe and Power plant Mechanic (A P) and General Radio Operators License (FCC)..Knowledge of sheet metal, properties of materials, fuels, fuel tank repairs, and oils. Ability to read, interpret and use manufacturer's and aircraft maintenance manuals, service bulletins, blueprints, wiring/schematic diagrams, data tables and other specifications to determine feasibility and method to repair or replace malfunctioning or damaged components.AdditionalInformation:Must be able to obtain/maintain a Government Interim Secret or Secret Clearance prior to hire/deployment.Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and be capable and willing to submit and pass random fitness for duty screening particularly for drugs and alcohol.Relocation benefits are included for this position.

First posted: 
2/22/2020 9:13:13 PM

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