Avionics Specialist (T-38)
Vertex Aerospace •
RESPONSIBILITIES SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
Performs operational checks, bench checks, troubleshoots, and isolates malfunctions in complex aircraft avionics equipment. Performs tasks independently with little or no supervision. Coordinates maintenance activities with senior avionics personnel as required. Maintains aircraft avionics systems. Performs operational checks of assigned systems. Performs on and off equipment repairs of avionics systems and associated equipment and systems. Performs calibration and repair of system components. Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention, and safety at all times. Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft records and is knowledgeable in IMDS documentation. Must obtain all certifications required to perform the job requirements. May be selected to perform special certifications including Red X inspections; if no qualified volunteers, then most qualified person may be selected. May be assigned to maintain TO files, bench stock, shop stock, CTKs, or hazardous waste areas. May be required to be qualified on different MDS aircraft. Shall assist other personnel and work centers as directed. Must promote Company values, policies, and standards of conduct. Must be customer oriented and ensure professional coordination with Operations and other base agencies. Shall perform other duties assigned to include TDY and travel. When assigned to a Sortie Generation Flight (SGF), required to be qualified in APG activities. Must be able to work day shift, night shift, or weekend duty as required. Receives cross-utilization training (CUT) and will be qualified to perform those maintenance tasks.
Must possess an in-depth knowledge of advanced electronic principles and circuit analysis. Must be able to trace signal flow, understand interrelationships of circuits, interpret waveforms and voltages. Modifies equipment using engineering changes. Designs and builds test benches and equipment. Must be able to use 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. The ability to interpret schematic diagrams, engineering drawings and charts of assigned systems is required. A working knowledge of technical orders and maintenance forms is required. High school diploma or the equivalent is required. Specialized courses in electronic theory aircraft avionics, com/nav systems, or instrument systems are required. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. A minimum of two years recent experience in the repair of aircraft avionics, com/nav, or instrument systems is required. When assigned to SGF, recent experience for assigned aircraft is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a flight line driver's license and may be required to obtain and maintain a class CDL. Physical exertion requirement is medium.
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