UNITED STATES-KENTUCKY-FORT KNOX
Security Clearance: Secret
Job Summary- Sr. Mechanic - Avionics Specialist III
Possesses senior level experience, special certifications, qualifications, and/or expertise. Coordinates, plans, schedules, supervises, and performs organizational and intermediate level maintenance on King Air 200/350/1900 and/or C-12 aircraft. Is responsible for all aspects of the servicing, repairing and modifying aircraft systems at assigned site to ensure continued airworthiness, with a focus on troubleshooting. Manages and/or performs tasks associated with the maintenance of avionics & electrical systems, engines, flight controls and/or airframe components. Mentors and trains junior colleagues as required.
- Capable of performing operational checks, bench checks, troubleshooting, and isolation of malfunctions in complex aircraft avionics equipment.
- Demonstrated expertise in aircraft wiring build up, component installation, and flight test.
- Capable of using complex test equipment such as continuous wave and pulse generators, time domain reflectometers, multi-trace oscilloscopes, frequency counters, multi-meters and deviation meters, and specialized test equipment to perform operational checks.
- Experience in repairing or replacing components based on test results following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.
- Capable of performing calibration, repair and replacement of system components based on test results following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.
- In-depth knowledge of advanced electronic principles and circuit analysis.
- Ability to trace signal flow, understand interrelationships of circuits, interpret waveforms and voltages.
- Working knowledge of aircraft communications/navigation and instrument systems.
- Ability to interpret schematic diagrams, engineering drawings and charts of assigned systems.
- Excellent soldering and harness/wiring skills, PC board, surface mount and crimping experience.
- Reports To: Site Supervisor or Regional Manager
Knowledge & Skills
- Valid FAA Aircraft & Powerplant (A&P) license required.
- FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License (GROL) / Marine Radio Operator Permit (MP) desired for specialization.
- IPC J-STD-001 Training and Certification (soldering) or equivalent required for specialization.
- OEM Specialized Mission Equipment Training (ex. PROLINE 21) desired for specialization.
Experience & Education
- High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
- Formal civilian and/or military training in Avionics desired for specialization.
- Minimum of five years flight line experience on program like-type fixed-wing turboprop or turbofan aircraft required.
- Two years King Air 200/350/1900 and/or C-12 aircraft experience preferred.
- Fifteen years flight line experience on program like-type fixed-wing turboprop or turbofan aircraft and/or five years’ experience in qualifying specialization desired.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- AM3 may be required to perform tasks or meet AM2 requirements, as applicable:
- Be physically able to deploy to overseas locations.
- Must possess an unexpired US Passport.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.
- Be physically able to perform aircraft mechanic duties.
- Ability to move freely about the interior and in the unpressurized area aft of the aft pressure bulkhead and meet aircraft specific specs for weight limit.
- Stand, squat, sit, walk, work with arms overhead for extended periods of time.
- Pull, push, lift up to 50 lbs.