Security Clearance: None
The Electrical / Environmental Technician performs flight line (organizational level) as well as limited second line (intermediate level) maintenance on electrical and environmental systems
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
- Inspects, troubleshoots, and maintains aircraft electrical and environmental systems, subsystems, components, and associated test equipment. Electrical and environmental on-equipment systems include direct and alternating current; gas turbine compressors and auxiliary power units; landing gear, anti-skid, and nose wheel steering; electronic engine control, ignition, and starting; lighting; master caution and warning; take-off warning; flight control; cargo door and cargo delivery equipment; non-electro static application windows; anti-icing; fire and overheat warning; fire extinguishing and suppression; fuel control; liquid cooling; air conditioning, bleed air, cabin pressurization, and auxiliary pressurization; oxygen; and aircraft utility systems.
- Performs off-equipment maintenance on electrical and environmental system components and associated test equipment. Included are control, protection, caution, and warning panels; lighting equipment; frequency and load controls; anti-icing controllers; inverters; voltage regulators; nose wheel steering and anti-skid amplifiers; generators and integrated drive generators; actuators, relays, motors, and valves; lighting equipment; fire and overheat panels; fire extinguishing equipment; aircraft batteries; and special equipment testers.
- Performs cryogenic maintenance on mobile aircraft servicing units.
- Maintains electrical wiring and connectors.
- Maintains compressed gas equipment.
- Inspects and evaluates aircraft electrical and environmental maintenance activities.
- Determines operational status of assigned assets.
- Interprets inspection findings and determines corrective actions.
- Ensures compliance with technical publications and directives.
- Performs OJT and supervises the work of assigned customer technicians.
- Ensure proper documentation is chronicled.
- Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
- Thorough knowledge of electrical and environmental systems principles involving F-16 aircraft.
- Capable of interpreting technical publications including schematics and engineering drawings.
- Able to provide technical assistance to customer in regards to electrical and environmental systems maintenance discipline.
- In depth knowledge of policies and procedures relating to aircraft safety and training.
- Proficient in communication skills necessary to conduct on the job training.
- Ability to use electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and other test and support equipment.
Experience & Education
- Eight (8) or more years’ experience supporting assigned aircraft with 5 years’ experience supporting Block 50 aircraft.
- High School Graduate or equivalent.
- Previous experience as an AFSC 2A6X6 Aircraft Electrical & Environmental Systems Specialist, or equivalent.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 75 pounds
- Work is outdoors desert weather conditions of extreme heat and humidity.
- 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.
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally.