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Electronics Technician II - DEA - Fort Worth, TX

Company: Vertex
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Avionics Technician is responsible for installations, removals and troubleshooting of avionics systems on a variety of fixed wing and rotor wing aircraft in our customer's fleet. Performs system troubleshooting as required on a variety of integrated systems using wiring diagrams and installation drawings. Knowledge of system integration of newly installed equipment or modification of previous installed systems to ensure proper operation and functionality. Perform and document work performed per appropriate manuals and regulations as required. Work will be performed under minimal supervision and employee will consult with the Avionics Department Lead Mechanic or the Director of Maintenance of the Certified Repair Station.The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following duties. Additional essential functions may be identified by the organization and listed as such in the incumbent's performance appraisal elements. Various tasks may be assigned under each essential function. Those that are listed under the examples of work are not all inclusive; they are examples only and may be amended or added to as needed by the organization:Collect and maintain electronic data bases for electronic downloads.Coordinate and distribute of downloaded electronic media.Able to work with Customer and Technicians troubleshooting avionics/ electronic malfunctions by telephone/electronic correspondence provide necessary information for corrective action(s).Contacts OEM, technical representatives and suppliers for technical assistance.Assist with coordinating preventive maintenance schedules.Reads, interprets, and complies with technical data including Service Instructions, Bulletins and Airworthiness Directives as directed by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or FAA.Performs Avionics system and component Pre/Post maintenance operational check flights.Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and inspections in accordance with manufacturer's and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recommended and mandatory instructions.Repairs or replaces defective components.Assists in the final checkout of new installations or the modification of aircraft avionic systems and components.Records maintenance actions on aircraft, engine, and component records, forms, tags, and other applicable documents according to FAA and repair station requirements.Able to work any assigned shift or schedule, including mission support outside normal duty hours and travel as required supporting mission requirements.Able to travel frequently to support aircraft operating at field sites and to support domestic and foreign field deployments.Assist with maintenance inspection tasks as required in the repair station.Performs other duties as assigned.Incumbent performs other job-related tasks as assigned and required. Duties/tasks included in the employee's performance evaluation elements are essential to that employee's position within the job classification.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Two-year technical trade school, military experience, or equivalent on-the-job training requiredA valid FCC License, Airframe certificate or an Airframe & Powerplant certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is desiredMust have five years avionics troubleshooting experience on equipment typically installed on general aviation aircraft. (i.e. Garmin, Bendix King, Honeywell, Rockwell Collins, and Technisonic Radios)Must have experience performing 14 CFR Part 91-411 & 91-413 checks and recertification of altimeters/encoding and transpondersCamera and ISR system install and troubleshooting experience is desiredKNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:The following skills and abilities are required:Must have general computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office SuiteRead and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manualsRetain information and make decisions according to standard policies and proceduresAbility to determine work methods to accomplish assignmentsWorking knowledge of applicable FAA Federal Aviation RegulationsThe ability to obtain a DOJ Security Clearance is requiredMust have and maintain a valid driver's licenseMust maintain a valid US Passport and appropriate vaccinations required for international travelMust have adequate hand tools to complete maintenance tasks on the aircraftPHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee works in an environmentally controlled shop the majority of the time sitting at bench workstations. May be required to work in an aircraft hangar where employee would be required to stand; walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may be required to reach with hands and arms as well as push and pull items. The employee must able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds regularly.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Normal day to day working conditions are inside an environmentally controlled shop. Work may be required in an aircraft hangar with good ventilation and air flow. Work may be required in outside weather conditions where employee will be exposed to all types of environmental conditions and extremes such as hot, cold, rain, wind, etc.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is required to wear personal protective equipment including eye protection, ear protection, hand protection, respirators, masks, aprons, leather safety shoes, steel toe shoes, fall protection harness, and other equipment anytime the potential for hazards exist. The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, confined spaces, toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of radiation; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.DOJ Security Clearance is requiredEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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