Avionics Technician - Military veterans preferred

DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)


  full-time   employee

Elizabeth City
North Carolina
United States


Job Summary

The USCG Avionics Technician installs, inspects, tests, adjusts, or repairs avionics equipment, such as radar, communication, navigation, missile control, electronic fuel, electrical, engine and utility systems in assigned aircraft.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform a full range of aircraft electrical/avionic maintenance, repairs, modifications, and inspections in
    accordance with approved methods, techniques and practices and certifies accomplished work.
  • Maintain, repair, troubleshoot, modify, and installs various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment (e.g., radar, radio, digital/video displays, telecommunication, and navigational aids).
  • Read and interpret engineering and technical data and use a variety of precision measuring instruments.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring systems.
  • Install and remove electrical/avionic components, perform troubleshooting and repair of aircraft interface issues with electrical/avionic components, antennas, radar systems, navigations systems and flight director systems.
  • Document maintenance as per Quality Assurance (QA) and established regulatory requirements.
  • Comply with work order timekeeping system procedures.
  • Maintain high state of cleanliness and utilize a clean-as-you-go process when executing maintenance duties. Perform weekly Foreign Object Damage (FOD) walk-downs.
  • Maintain situational awareness, stay cognitive-focused, and mitigate risks.
  • Comply with processes and procedures as per DHS/DOD documents and publications.
  • Immediately report missing, lost, found, or unattended tools to the supervisor. Maintain and control tools IAW USCG tool control policy and instructions. Inventory and inspect tools on a regular basis to identify when to replace worn or broken tools and report the need for replacement tools to the supervisor.
  • Clean work area as necessary, assuring all hazardous materials are properly stored; Handle hazardous materials, expired materials and wastes in accordance with applicable laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Comply with safety rules and procedures and perform work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work area. Promptly report accidents, injuries, safety, violations, and/or unsafe practices or procedures to supervisor.
  • Perform weekly break room and smoking area cleaning duties.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Possess knowledge of basic computer skills sufficient to use Government computer system to access various technical references for airframe repairs and Government training requirements.
  • Ability to read and interpret data is required.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

Experience & Education

  • High School Diploma or the equivalent.
  • Four (4) years of documented experience in aircraft electrical/avionic installation, troubleshooting and repair.
  • Experience on C-130 aircraft is desirable.
  • Ability to obtain a Government flight line driver’s license.
  • Possess a valid United States driver's license.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Capable of performing tasks that frequently require: lifting, reaching, bending, walking, pulling, sitting, standing, crouching, stooping, kneeling, and stretching for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be capable of performing tasks in cramped, awkward, and strained positions and/or climbing up and down ladders, work platforms, scaffolding, and aircraft structures.
  • Must be capable of carrying items up to 40 pounds or, for heavier objects, must seek assistance of other workers or weight lifting devices.
  • Must be capable of wearing cumbersome personal protective equipment for HAZMAT operations.
  • May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
  • Some domestic travel may be required.