The successful Aircraft Mechanic-Avionics performs organizational, intermediate and limited depot level maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, modification and troubleshooting on all assigned aircraft, components and equipment. Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve com

Aircraft Mechanic - Avionics

Amentum • 
Fallon, Nevada, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
  • The successful Aircraft Mechanic-Avionics performs organizational, intermediate and limited depot level maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, modification and troubleshooting on all assigned aircraft, components and equipment. Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems and to provide technical assistance, guidance and instruction to other employees as needed.
  • Performs testing and troubleshooting of weapons systems, complex avionics/electrical systems and subsystems, communication/navigations, electronic flight control, fuel, power generators, power distribution systems, lighting systems, flight instrument and fuel systems, temperature and pressure indicating, engine and control indications, ATFLIR, Electronic Counter Measure, and RADAR systems.
  • Provides technical assistance, guidance and astute communication skills during aircrew de-brief.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, technical directives, planning documents, test specifications, technical publications and procedures, and applicable safety manuals.
  • This classification activity is usually accomplished in a hangar/shop/flight line environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with these activities.
  • May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 70 pounds.
  • Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.
  • The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, snow, ice, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.
  • May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments.

Minimum requirements

  • Minimum three years’ experience within the last eight years in their specific aircraft maintenance occupational field. The last two years must have been in the military or with a government aviation maintenance contractor.
  • Must have F/18 aircraft maintenance experience.
  • Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention. Personnel shall be qualified according to their field of expertise and the level of maintenance assigned.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain any company/government required qualifications, certifications, licensing, or clearance.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous Military must provide Member 4 DD214 with Honorable Discharge
  • Must be able to work all assigned shifts & schedules.
  • Must have a valid state drivers license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recent experience with F-18A-F, EA-18G, E-2C, or F-16 A&B aircraft preferred.
  • Possess a high degree of expertise of aircraft systems, avionics theory and applications.

       

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