Phoenix Air Group, headquartered in Cartersville, GA., is a provider of specialized aircraft services to the US DoD, State Department, leading aerospace companies, RDT&E organizations and corporations from around the world. Founded with a vision of growth, stability and providing quality aviation se
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Special Mission Technician

Phoenix Air Group, Inc. • 
Cartersville, Georgia, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Phoenix Air Group, headquartered in Cartersville, GA., is a provider of specialized aircraft services to the US DoD, State Department, leading aerospace companies, RDT&E organizations and corporations from around the world. Founded with a vision of growth, stability and providing quality aviation services; all while also providing a good place to work with talented and qualified co-workers and managers, Phoenix Air has grown into an internationally acclaimed aviation services corporation.Whether transporting hazardous materials for commercial customers, evacuating critical care patients with highly contagious diseases for the Center for Disease Control and State Department, providing luxury transportation for dignitaries and heads of state or cutting edge airborne training for land/sea/air military forces, Phoenix Air is recognized around the globe as a leader in critical airborne services.


SPECIAL MISSION TECHNICIAN BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION
Phoenix Air Group provides specialized support for numerous military and governmental programs. As such, the personnel employed by the Special Missions department are often faced with a broad range of challenges and an ever-changing technical environment. From removable single system installations to highly integrated electronics
suites, our group is constantly tasked to provide reliable, innovative solutions to diverse airborne platform applications. Applicants will be assessed based not only on their relevant experience and background, but also on their ability to adapt to this type of environment. The ideal candidate will enjoy new challenges, possess the drive to learn new systems and apply this knowledge to solving problems. We enjoy a reputation for providing high quality services and support based on our customers’ requirements. The rewards of this position are high for the person who enjoys developing new ideas, finding practical solutions to problems, providing real-time, on-the-road support to vital
governmental programs and learning about new electronics systems.

Job Requirements:

Employees must possess a current US secret security clearance. If hired, employee will be required to obtain a US passport.

Position requires a working knowledge of how standard electronic components work in circuit. Examples include relays, diodes, resistors, capacitors, IC’s, transistors, switches, circuit breakers, etc. Bench test experience not required but is very desirable.
 
A background utilizing basic RF principles is very desirable. A familiarity with RF transmission, reception, antennas and associated theory is not mandatory for hiring but will aid the employee in becoming proficient in the requirements of the position.
 
Aircraft installation experience useful. Typical systems installed here include VHF, UHF and HF comms, GPS systems with air data computer and interfacing to the flight director and autopilot systems, multiple station audio with ICS capability, and a large variety of specialized military, electronic warfare and telemetry systems in support of government contract requirements.
 
After a period of OJT, the employee will be required to travel. Responsibilities could include (but is not limited to) any of the following:(a). Troubleshooting and repair of the aircraft avionics systems. (b). Troubleshooting and repair of installed special mission equipment. (c) Operation of the installed EW equipment. (d) Target towing operations. (e) Target drone launches to include preflight checks and systems repair.
 
Deployments could be to any area of the world. Most of the travel OCONUS is to Naval bases in Hawaii but could be anywhere the company is tasked to send an aircraft.
 
Due to the diversity of programs supported and the complexity of the systems, all employees, regardless of experience, are hired to an entry-level position. When the employee demonstrates proficiency in the position, they will be promoted to the technicians’ level.

Compensation while deployed in flight operational status includes:
Guaranteed minimum daily pay
Flight incentive pay based on years of service with the company
Per diem to cover meals and incidentals

Along with offering competitive wages, Phoenix Air also has an employee benefits package which includes:
Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance with HRA option
Flexible Spending Account
Telemedicine
Short- and long-term disability insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance
401K
PTO and holiday pay

EOE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of ethnicity, gender/identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local laws. Candidates interested in applying for the position can email their resume to employment@phoenixair.com. Qualified candidates will be contacted to continue the interview process.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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Travel: high
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