Job Summary The Rotary Wing Electronic Tech III is responsible for support of highly sensitive HQ USAF operational plans and safe air transportation for Cabinet Members, senior military leaders, and visiting foreign dignitaries. Principal Accountabilities
A highly qualified avionics mechanic with documented training and experience, who functions as a working team leader.
Provides technical direction to assigned personnel to include communication/navigation, guidance/control, and electrical/environmental in troubleshooting, removal, repair, installation, inspection, and operational check of avionic system components.
Performs both on and off-equipment maintenance. Assists assigned personnel in researching and requisitioning aircraft parts and components and determining reparability and serviceability.
Monitors the status of aircraft in work.
Plans and coordinates workloads with production supervisor and dispatch personnel.
Ensures all maintenance data is correctly entered in Forms and uses Core Automated Maintenance System (Cams) computers.
Monitors quality assurance reports and ensures corrective measures are implemented to improve maintenance quality and prevent the development of adverse trends.
Ensures that assigned personnel have access to and use adequate technical data during all phases of aircraft maintenance.
Maintains supply discipline in the work center.
Provides guidance and instruction to all employees assigned concerning technical orders, checklists, and hazardous materials.
Identifies and documents maintenance requirements and identifies the need for maintenance assistance.
Practices good housekeeping, tool control, Foreign Object Damage awareness/prevention and safety at all times.
Will provide input to Employee performance reviews when required.
Performs other duties as assigned to include temporary duty and travel.
Must be able to work day shift, swing shift, night shift and/or weekend shift as required.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
A strong working knowledge of technical orders and maintenance forms is required.
Good communication skills and leadership ability is needed.
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance and flightline driver’s license.
Experience & Education
High school diploma or the equivalent is required.
Must possess an in-depth knowledge of advanced electronic principles, circuit analysis, communication, navigation, and instrument equipment, and associated aircraft system maintenance procedures.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.
Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.
Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.
May work in normal office environment, maintenance shop or outside.
Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.
May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.
May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.