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Avionics

Company: AAA USA
Location: Biloxi
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:

To conduct, maintain, test and repair electrical/electronic systems and components in accordance with the repair stations, FAA's and manufacturer's airworthiness and maintenance standards. This position is "safety sensitive"; therefore all FAA required compliance will be followed.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform all maintenance in accordance with FAA approved data and to the standards of good workmanship as required by Airbus DS Military Aircraft, Inc.
  • Keep safety of flight in the forefront at all times in the production of an airworthy product.
  • Perform routine or special maintenance inspections to prevent failure of aircraft electrical and avionics systems and components; perform complete operational and functional checks on navigation, communication and flight control systems including instrumentation and pitot static installations, etc.
  • Fabricate wiring harnesses, installs/modifies avionic and electrical systems.
  • Determine when a component should be repaired or replaced; decide necessary repair schemes and quantity and type of parts needed to accomplish proper repair.
  • Follow approved maintenance procedures, consulting internal procedures and technical data FAA approved.
  • Perform serviceability tests on repaired components/systems using test equipment specified by the original equipment manufacturer.
  • Complete work package documentation with sign off after finishing all designated operations.
  • Perform installation of avionic equipment.
  • Interpret avionic/electrical wiring diagrams, wire identification, harness fabrication, wiring and cable integrity, coax cables and fittings and connector assemblies.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace malfunctioning components or assemblies, using hand tools and soldering equipment.
  • Install electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft, using hand tools, power tools, and soldering equipment.
  • Interpret flight test data to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance problems.
  • Set up and operate ground support and test equipment to perform functional test of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, rework, and modify worn or defective assemblies, components or systems.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers to handle or feel, talk or hear and have good visual abilities.
  • Will often be required to sit, climb or balance and work in close quarters.
  • High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances required.
  • Must be safety conscious at all times.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently while ensuring quality work.
  • Suggest improvements to processes and procedures.
  • Satisfy work schedule requirements.
  • Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  • Advise operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.
  • Inform appropriate management and line mechanics of potential electrical/ mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  • Perform preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  • Assist maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting.
  • Assist and train other maintenance and/or other technical level employees.
  • Maintain all hangar and shop tools and equipment in a serviceable condition.
  • Ensure assigned work area is kept clean and free of hazards to both personnel and the aircraft.
  • Follow all necessary safety precautions; hearing and eye protection, use of chemicals, engine and propeller hazards, fall protection, etc.
  • As a "safety sensitive" position, this position requires that the employee be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner as an essential job function.
  • Comply with OSHA Safety Regulations.
  • Note: Noise level may be loud at times.
  • Participate in on-the-job training as required.
  • Observe safety procedures and personnel policies.
  • Regular attendance required as outlined in company policy.

    Education:
    • Certified by FAA with a current Airframe and Power Plant license is preferred.
    • FCC 2nd Class License preferred
    • Must understand, read and write proficiently in the English language to read and understand appropriate manuals, schematics, and technical information necessary to adequately perform duties.

      Experience:
      • Prior avionics experience (required)
      • 3-5 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, and the ability to demonstrate proficiency in these areas.
      • Proficiency with interpretation of avionic/electrical wiring diagrams, wire identification, harness fabrication, cables, fittings, circuits and connectors. Familiar with turbo prop aircraft is a plus.
      • Thorough knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.
      • Inspecting and installing digital avionics equipment.
      • Prior experience in aircraft maintenance (required)
      • Working with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment.

        Licensure/Certifications:
        • Certifications not required: but a plus
        • Certified by FAA with a current Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic license (preferred)
        • FCC license is not required; but is a plus.

          Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):
          • English language is required; bilingual in Spanish is not required, but is a plus.

            Travel Required:
            • 10% Potential Domestic and International travel

              Eligibility:
              • US Person under ITAR definition (U.S. Citizen, green card holder or person covered under our existing ITAR license)

                Physical Requirements:
                • Able to lift or help lift up to 50 lbs.
                • Sitting, Standing, Squatting/Kneeling, Walking, Speaking, Hearing, Vision, Manual Dexterity, ability to work in somewhat confined spaces.
                • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers to handle or feel, talk or hear and have good visual abilities.
                • Will often be required to sit, climb or balance and work in close quarters.

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Keywords: AAA USA, Biloxi , Avionics, Other , Biloxi, Mississippi

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