Functions as an Electrical/Avionics/Armament/Fire Control/Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) Technician and trainer on the AH64E and AH-6i helicopter. Responsible for the maintenance being performed on the armament/fire control/weapons systems and electrical/avionics components using, Operators Manual, Maintenance Manuals, and other customer 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. Performs aircraft maintenance actions, authorized modifications and alignment of AH-64E weapons components, fire control, electronic and mechanical devices, and instruments. Uses common measuring tools necessary for performing the tasks described herein, precision measuring tools and alignment fixtures. Handles AH-64E, AH-6i aircraft ammunitions, performs weapon system loading/unloading, arming and de-arming, and weapon subsystems configuration changes for all AH-64E, AH-6i weapons and fire control systems. Performs aircraft systems operational checks. Test, troubleshoots, and repair aircraft systems test sets and diagnostic equipment. Assist, customer in the requisition and maintenance of Shop and Bench stock items required to support the maintenance effort of this section. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools, AGSE and PGSE. Additionally, Prepares aircraft maintenance forms and records (automated. Provides training to Saudi National Guard soldiers to include certification recommendations for level progression. Develop training programs, schedule training and document training in an automated training management system. Provide training reports to the Division training officer as required. Ensure all related maintenance operations are conducted in a safe manner.
B. 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.
C. Supervisory Responsibilities: as assigned.
A. Education Level: High school diploma required.
B. Experience: Five (5) years’ experience as an aircraft Electrical/Avionics/Armament/Fire Control/Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) Technician, required. Three (3) years’ experience an AH-64 series aircraft Electrical/Avionics/Armament/Fire Control/Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) Technician required. AH-6i experience desired. Experience with GAU-19 12.7mm mini-gun desired. US Military or civilian technical trainer experience required. Experience in overseas contracting environments desired.
C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements: