Primary Location: UNITED STATES-ARIZONA-DAVIS MONTHAN AFB
Security Clearance: Secret
Maintains and troubleshoots communication/navigation instrument systems in accordance with technical data requirements. Performs tasks under minimum supervision. Coordinates maintenance activities with Mechanic II shop personnel as required.
- Maintains A-10 communication, navigation and instrument systems.
- Performs line maintenance related to aircraft servicing, pre-flight inspections, post-flight inspections, trouble-shooting/repair & replacing aircraft system components to include: Electronic Counter Measure components, integrated avionics components, perform PACER WARE, SERENE BYTE messaging and reprogramming of avionics systems, and load ECM pods.
- Operates ground support equipment.
- Performs operational checks of assigned systems.
- Open/remove and close/install all aircraft panels and related system components to include A-10 windscreens to perform specialist maintenance.
- Complies with the requirements of the FOD prevention, housekeeping, tool control, environmental and safety programs.
- Completes all necessary manual and automated records required by USAF and Company directives.
- Follows technical data, manuals, regulations, and other maintenance directives as required.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
- Knowledge - A working knowledge of aircraft communication, navigation and instrument systems is required.
- The ability to interpret and apply information on schematic diagrams, drawings and charts fault isolation and repair of assigned systems and system subassemblies is required.
- Special Certifications Desired - APU Operation, Clear Red X on A-10 Primary AFSC, and Clear In-Process Inspections on A-10 Primary AFSC.
- Special Certifications Required - Sign All Condition Tags, and Sign Not Reparable This Station tags.
Experience & Education
- Experience – Eighteen (18) months of general aircraft maintenance experience is required.
- Experience will include troubleshooting systems to component level and repairing mechanical and electromechanical components.
- Also, experience will include repairing line replaceable units to component level (i.e. conductor repair and component removal and replacement to include applicable soldering procedures and precautions). One (1) year experience in the past three (3) calendar years on A-10 aircraft required.
- Technicians who do not meet minimum experience requirements have 180 days from the date of hire to complete the corresponding 5-Level core tasks as listed in the Site Training Business Area 2A354A Air Force Specialty Code Master Training Plan.
- Education – Completion of high school or equivalent. The ability to read and write and comprehend written and/or verbal orders, instructions and directives is required.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to lift a minimum weight of 50 lbs.
- Stand for prolonged periods of time.
- Have the ability to climb ladders and stairs.
- Normal color vision is required.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license is necessary to obtain flight line driving privileges.
- May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
- May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
- May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
- May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.