The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties liste

Aircraft Avionics Tech/Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

North Slope Borough Search and Rescue • 
Barrow, Alaska, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Maintain NSB aircraft, facility and ground support equipment in mission ready status.
  • Provides specialized inspection, maintenance, and repair of Avionics and electronics as well as Search & Rescue (SAR) aircraft, facilities and ground support equipment; acts as flight crew chief and assists with rescue and recovery duties as directed.
  • Performs inspection, maintenance and repairs of Search & Rescue aircraft, facilities, ground support equipment and vehicles, in compliance with applicable FAA, FCC and OSHA regulations, and as outlined in manufacturers’ technical maintenance manuals.
  • Perform aircraft line service duties including refueling, tanker truck inspections, jet fuel quality control and aircraft marshaling.
  • Responds to emergencies and performs flight crew duties as assigned.
  • Review status of aircraft and equipment, and recommends equipment replacement and repair options.
  • Maintain skills and certification through participation in applicable educational opportunities.
  • May be required to work a non-traditional work schedule to include evening, holidays and weekends and may be subject to 24 hour on-call status.
  • Respect operations by maintaining confidentiality of all the department missions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
  • All Borough employees who occupy positions where federal law mandates testing shall comply with the requirements of the federal regulations and will be subject to pre-employment, random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion return to duty and follow-up testing.
  • Knowledge of NSB Search & Rescue Department policies and procedures, and related safety, maintenance and legal issues.
  • Knowledge of Borough, state, FAA and FCC rules and regulations.
  • Skill in diagnosing and troubleshooting complex maintenance discrepancies on SAR aircraft and equipment.
  • Skill in fabricating and adapting parts and tools to specific repairs.
  • Associate’s Degree in Avionics or Electronics, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • FAA Airframe & Power Plant License;
  • FCC General Radiotelephone Operators License;
  • Two years work experience as an Avionics Technician; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to obtain a Valid Alaska Commercial Drivers License with HazMat, Tanker, and Air Brake endorsements required within the probationary period.
  • Applicants must pass a criminal back ground, finger printing and a Safety TSA test provided by the State of Alaska DOT, to obtain an AOA badge required to operate on airport premises within 30 days of hire.
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:
  • Work is performed in internal and external environments with exposure to inclement weather and varying temperatures, bio-hazardous material, toxic substances, potentially explosive materials and constant exposure to excessive mechanical noise.
Special Equipment and Tools Utilized:
  • Airplanes, helicopters and support vehicles; specialized repair equipment, machinery, tools and electronic test equipment.
 
THE NORTH SLOPE BOROUGH IS AN ALCOHOL AND DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. This Job Description reflects North Slope Borough’s best effort to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude  an  opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.  Your signature indicates that you have read this Job Description and understand the essential functions and essential qualifications of the job.
Salary Range: 39.06-42.21
Relocation: None
Travel: Rotational position
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