Inspects, troubleshoots and performs maintenance on aircraft electrical, avionics, armament, fire control, radar, visionics, ASE systems and components associated with the MD530 aircraft using the current applicable technical manuals, AD's, SB's, CB's SL's or any specific directives. Diagnoses and repairs aircraft systems and components including solid state and transistorized devices according to the appropriate technical manuals, directives and safety procedures. Performs scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance actions, authorized modifications and alignment of weapons components, fire control/radar units, sighting elements/visionics, ASE, electronic and mechanical devices, and instruments. 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 systems test sets and diagnostic equipment. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools, AGSE and PGSE. Prepares aircraft maintenance forms and records. Assist as required training of Customer and personnel in the use of all applicable technical publications, tools, test equipment, and special equipment applicable to the discipline of Electrical/Avionics Technicians. Ensures that all related maintenance operations are conducted in a safe manner.
B. Independence: Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities that accompanies aircraft maintenance and functions applicable to aircraft airworthiness.
C. Supervisory Responsibilities: None
A. Education Level: High school diploma required; Associates degree preferred. Airframe and Power Plant (A&P) license preferred, FCC license required. Military: Successfully completed, and be qualified by the appropriate U.S. Government armed forces aircraft avionics/armament/fire control/ASE maintenance course or civilian equivalent training or Factory training preferred.
B. Experience: 6 years Avionics mechanic experience required. 6 years aviation experience minimum required, Army Aviation Operations preferred. Experience within the last 2 years required.
C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements: Demonstrated knowledge and experience of rotary wing Aviation operations inclusive of maintenance, Aviation logistics, flight operations and training. Certificates: Army Aviation Crew Chief certification with rating in AH-6 or MD530 civilian equivalent or OH-58D desired. FAA, A&P license preferred, FCC license required. Proficient in the use of computer-hosted interactive technical manuals, aircraft maintenance forms, and other aircraft related documentation. Demonstrated past performance and experience in maintaining MD530/AH6 or OH58D avionics and electrical equipment types or civilian equivalent. Army service school instructor or civilian equivalent teaching experience for AH6/MD530 electronics mechanics preferred. 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.