Mech 2 Avionics

Job Type: 
Holloman AFB

Amentum is currently seeking qualified Aircraft Mechanic2's/Avionics in support of U.S. Air Force maintenance operations at HollomanAFB NM. This position is governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).This contract consists of F-16 Block 40 aircraft Organizational level (O-level)assigned to the 49th Maintenance Group and 7th and 8th Aircraft MaintenanceUnits (AMU) contractor operation and Intermediate level (I-Level) to supportflying training for the 49th Wing (49 WG), Air Education and Training Command(AETC) training mission at Holloman AFB (HAFB), NM.Operates avionic systems by using aircraft controls and displays to determineoperational condition. Interprets equipment operating characteristics toisolate malfunctions in systems such as attack control, radar, infrared, laser,instruments, displays, flight control, communication, navigation, satellitecommunications, identification, defensive and offensive, and defensive oroffensive electronic warfare systems. Uses technical data to trace wiringdiagrams and signal data flow. Uses built-in test functions, support equipment,electronic measuring equipment, aerospace ground equipment (AGE), and handtools. Removes and installs system components. Performs alignment, calibration,and boresight of avionic systems. Performs modifications. Uploads operationalsoftware into system components. Removes, installs, and performs operationalchecks of externally mounted electronic countermeasures equipment. Entersmaintenance data into automated systems. Inspects, analyzes and evaluatesavionic systems to determine operational status. Interprets inspection findingsand determines adequacy of corrective action. Reviews maintenance managementpublications and procedures. Recommends methods to improve equipmentperformance and maintenance procedures.Essential responsibilities:1. Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complexproblems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures'manuals. 2. Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge ofaircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacementof components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structuralmodification and repair and the ability to determine functionality ofnon-complex electrical systems. 3. This worker will be required to make entriesin aircraft logs and records, and is responsible for providing guidance andtechnical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraftmodifications and/or maintenance efforts.Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required tostand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employeefrequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouchor crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee isoccasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste and smell. Frequentlylifts items weighing 15-25 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extremeheat and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions;high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weatherconditions; extreme heat or cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise levelin the work environment is usually loud, or may include unsafe conditions, inwhich case questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that mayinvolve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managerson all safety issues. Night work may be required. Position will require theability to pass and maintain a Secret Security Clearance. Candidate also mustpass an FBI fingerprint check prior to being offered employment. Position mayrequire travel.


#8226; Must be a High School graduate orequivalent• Must possess the experience andability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers andcustomers alike must possess excellent organizational skills in prioritizingworkload to meet aircraft delivery schedule.• Knowledge and use of specialtools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.• A detailed knowledge of aircraftunique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators,micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc.• Must be able to meet physicalrequirements associated with and/or pass any medical examination requirementsrelated to performing daily assigned tasks.• Must successfully pass apre-employment drug screen and a government background check.• Must be able to speak, read,write and understand English.• Must be able to obtain andmaintain a government security clearance.

First posted: 
2/22/2020 7:58:13 PM

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