Avionics Technician - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-26
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Elizabeth City
North Carolina
United States

 
Job Summary
 
The Avionics Technician installs, inspects, tests, adjusts, or repairs avionics equipment, such as radar, communications, navigation, and missile control systems.
 
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and modifying avionics, electrical and instrumentation systems installed on aircraft.
  • Apply comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting manufacturers' manuals or similar documents.
  • Use complex test equipment such as continuous wave and pulse generators, time domain reflectometers, multi-trace oscilloscopes, frequency counters, multi-meters and deviation meters, and specialized test equipment to perform operational checks.
  • Perform removal, repair, installation, inspection, and operational check of system components.
  • Perform operational checks, bench checks, troubleshoots, and isolates malfunctions in complex aircraft avionics equipment.
  • Repair or replace components based on test results following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.
  • Perform calibration, repair and replacement of system components based on test results following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
  • Ability to read, understand, and apply trade or administrative guides such as technical manuals, technical orders, standard repairs, blueprints, wiring diagrams, sketches, and other related documentation
  • Knowledge of advanced electronic principles and circuit analysis. Must be able to trace signal flow, understand interrelationships of circuits, interpret waveforms and voltages.
  • Ability to use complex test equipment such as continuous wave and pulse generators, time domain reflectometers, multi-trace oscilloscopes, frequency counters, multi-meters and deviation meters, and specialized test equipment.
  • Ability to interpret schematic diagrams, engineering drawings and charts of assigned systems is required.
  • Working knowledge of technical orders and maintenance forms is required.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a flight line driver's license and may be required to obtain and maintain a class CDL.
  • Must be able to work day shift, night shift, or weekend duty as required. Receives cross-utilization training and will be qualified to perform those maintenance tasks.

Experience & Education

  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Completion of specialized courses in electronic theory aircraft avionics, com/nav systems, or instrument systems preferred.
  • Four (4) or more years’ experience in aircraft electrical maintenance required.
  • Recent experience on C-130 aircraft preferred.
  • Valid FAA Aircraft & Power plant (A&P) license is preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more.
  • Must have normal color vision and depth perception.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.