Avionics Technician RPA/UAS

AECOM (www.aecom.com)

Based on exp.$31-$35 /hr

  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

Clovis (Cannon AFB)
New Mexico
United States

Essential Job Function:
Geographic location of assignment is at Cannon AFB in Clovis, NM. Inspects and performs organizational, intermediate, and/or depot level electronic maintenance and modifications on Predator and Reaper RPA/UAS systems and support equipment as required. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents. Uses common test instruments such as digital multi-meters, signal generators, oscilloscopes and similar equipment to effect repairs.

Maintains, repairs, and installs various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment, micro and mainframe computers, and industrial measuring, controlling and calibration devices. Performs basic configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting, analysis and repair of databases, switches, networks, video systems, and long-haul communications.

Minimum Requirements: Education/Training:
Must have AA degree, or have completed relevant military and/or vocational technical school curriculum. Employment category will be based on candidate’s experience and qualifications. Upon hiring, the company may provide an 8-week training class on RPA/UAS Predator-series maintenance conducted at Indian Springs/Creech AFB, NV; Gray Butte, CA or similar location as assigned. Students must achieve a passing grade in all required courses for continued employment. Additional “on the job” training may be required following the end of the initial training course.

Must have working knowledge of basic electronics; minimum of five to eight years of professional experience required. Must possess basic skills and knowledge in the operation of networks; both hardware and software, to include network topology, standards, and protocols. Must possess a basic understanding of TELNET and FTP processes, as well as the Microsoft Office Professional suite of software (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

“Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English”

Must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship upon hire. DoD Top Secret Security Clearance eligible is required. Must submit updated SF-86 within 30 days of hire start date. Must be able to gain/maintain the required security clearance level and special access authorization as a condition of continued employment. Must pass a company-administered Electronics Qualification Exam prior to hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
Application of technical knowledge of electronic principles in determining malfunctions and skill application in restoring equipment systems and operations preferred.

Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Prior experience with RPA/UAS systems preferred.
Prior experience in aircraft avionics maintenance and repair preferred.
FCC radio telephone license preferred.
Knowledge and ability to administer UNIX and LINUX on both servers and workstations preferred.
Security + highly desired.
Installation, upgrading, and administering operating systems and application software in multi-user client/server environments, including UNIX and LINUX highly desired.

Requisition will post on October 19, 2016 until the position is filled, but not longer than 90 days.

To apply for this job, contact:
Martina Trimble

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