Job DetailsDescription MCAS- Avionics Technician II (CH53 Reset) New River, NCWe are looking for an individual that is a self-starter, organized and detail-oriented. This position requires the individual to work in all weather conditions servicing, inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, modifies and over

Avionics Technician II MH/CH-53E RESET Program New River, NC

Vertex Aerospace • 
Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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MCAS- Avionics Technician II (CH53 Reset) New River, NC

We are looking for an individual that is a self-starter, organized and detail-oriented. This position requires the individual to work in all weather conditions servicing, inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, modifies and overhauls aircraft and aircraft systems. Aircraft Avionics Technicians, CH-53, install, remove, inspect, test, maintain, and repair systems, components, and ancillary equipment of installed aircraft communications, navigation, electrical and deceptive electronic countermeasures systems at the OOMA level. Work hours will typically be are Monday – Friday, shift can vary due to the mission requirements. You may need to work weekends and or holidays as the mission requires. Hours will be set by the unit.


  • Performs aircraft maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, and modification of aircraft electrical/avionics systems.
  • Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems and to provide technical assistance, guidance, and instruction to other employees as needed.
  • Possess a high degree of expertise in aircraft electrical/avionics systems.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals and publications, and special tools and test equipment.
  • Must be familiar with the operational capabilities and limitations of electrical/avionics systems.
  • Possess a thorough working knowledge of the detection, prevention, and treatment of corrosion.
  • Essential Duties & Accountabilities:
  • Performs the troubleshooting and rewiring of complex avionics/electrical systems and subsystems discrepancies and modifications.
  • Coordinates with the customer, the OEM, management and work centers to resolve questions concerning aircraft and/or aircraft systems modifications and repairs.
  • Provides technical assistance, guidance, and instruction as required.
  • Estimates and accesses damage of avionics/electrical components/systems as related to crash and mishap damaged aircraft to include repair and/or replacement, man-hours, parts, components, and materials.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the work center and around your assigned work area.
  • Responsible for adhering to all applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for adhering to Company Tool Control Program.
  • Handles and disposes of hazardous materials related to job assignment in accordance with Vertex and OSHA policies and procedures.
  • Performs duties using automated equipment and software utilized in the functional assignment. Ability to perform Optimized Naval Aviation Logistic Management Information System (OOMA) functions for aviation maintenance performed.
  • When assigned to the flight line, provide customer support during launch and recovery and aircraft security as required.
  • Responsible for complying with corporate and installation of physical security requirements.
  • Comply with all OSHA and Safety standards.
  • Responsible for daily entry of individual hours worked in company timekeeping system.

  1. Makes appropriate logbook entries and documents own work accomplished.
  2. Performs aircraft functional checks.
  3. Performs related record maintenance including completing appropriate log book forms, condition tags and parts requests in accordance with technical publications, Company procedures manuals and other written and oral directives.
  4. Uses blueprints, schematics, technical drawings and manufacturers drawings and sketches in the performance of assigned duties.
  5. May be required to perform Maintenance Operational Checks (MOCs)

  1. High school diploma or equivalent--General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
  2. Aviation Electricians Mate Strand Class
  3. CH-53E Communications/Electrical System Organizational Maintenance
  4. Must be able to meet any Government/Company licensing/qualification requirements for the position.
  5. Extensive Deport level repair experience desired which includes the repair of components, airframes, or end items, requiring personnel of higher technical skill beyond the organizational level capability
  6. Must have 6 years experience on CH/MH-53E aircraft or U-H1, AH-1, CH-46, CH-47, H-60 and must have a 4790 experience or A&P License.
Job Requirements:

Must be physically able to perform the duties and responsibilities of the classification.

Must be able to work with required materials without debilitating irritation to skin, eyes or respiratory system while wearing the required personal protective equipment.

Must be able to pick up a minimum of 50 lbs individually from the ground, vehicle or aircraft.


  1. Must have and maintain a valid state driver's license when required by job assignment.
  2. Must obtain and maintain the level of Industrial Security Clearance required by the Government.
  3. Must be able to obtain and maintain required clearance for Common Access Card (CAC).
Vertex Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.


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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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