Performs duties as an avionics mechanic. Additionally, performs unit level aircraft electrical, navigational and avionics repairman maintenance on aircraft avionics and avionics electrical components. Performs maintenance on the electrical/avionics associated with the Aircraft using the specific aircraft Operators Manual, Maintenance Test Flight Manual, aircraft Check List Manual, and any customer or specific directives. Diagnoses and repairs aircraft systems and components malfunctions including solid state and transistorized devices according to the appropriate technical manuals, directives and safety procedures. Uses common measuring tools necessary for performing the tasks described herein, precision measuring tools and alignment fixtures. Performs aircraft systems operational checks. Test, troubleshoots, and repair aircraft avionics systems test sets and diagnostic equipment. Assist Customer in the requisition and maintenance of Shop and Bench stock items for repair of aircraft avionics systems, avionics instruments. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools, AGSE and PGSE. Prepares aircraft maintenance forms and records. Ensures that all related maintenance operations are conducted in a safe manner.
Ensures that aircraft avionic maintenance functional activities and procedures among designated organizations are planned, coordinated, integrated, and synchronized to achieve established platform operational readiness (OR) rates IAW contractual requirements.
Responsible for the compliance with established maintenance systems, processes, procedures and reports that provide immediate situational awareness of platform OR rates.
Establishes daily maintenance operational goals, objectives and priorities for implementation in order to achieve stated OR rates.
Oversees the daily avionics maintenance management of individually assigned aircraft in support of the Aviation Maintenance Manager, in conjunction with the Aviation Logistics for related platform parts and spares.
Works within the maintenance quality control processes, procedures, standards.
Reports to direct inquires, investigations, and research analysis related to aviation avionics maintenance of the Aircraft and supporting maintenance activities to the Aviation Maintenance Manager.
Coordinates activities and requirements for maintenance operations support with the aviation manager.
Ensures all maintenance operations and related maintenance support activities are conducted in a safe manner.
Supports, in coordination with the aviation manager, the Downed Aircraft Recovery Team (DART) process and procedure.
Other duties as assigned
Independence: Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities with significant choice of methods. Authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities.
Supervisory Responsibilities: as assigned.
Education Level: High school diploma required.
Experience: Five (5) years’ experience performing aviation avionics maintenance required. Qualified by the appropriate USG armed forces aircraft avionics maintenance course or civilian equivalent, required. Ten (10) years’ experience performing aviation avionics maintenance desired. UH-60M experience desired.
Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
Certificate: USG armed forces aircraft avionics maintenance course or civilian equivalent required.
Proficient in the use of technical manuals, aircraft maintenance forms, and other aircraft related documentation.
Demonstrated past experience in unit level electrical / avionics repairs.
Ability to communicate both orally and written.
Ability to effectively deal with people in the supervision of staff and team members.
Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner.
Possesses a valid driver’s license.
Successfully pass an overseas deployment physical upon hire.