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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Mississippi, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Avionics Engineer

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 CAMS 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 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. 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.

Aircraft Mechanic Physical Requirements:

Must be able to climb ladders, stairs and portable stands and navigate these without assistance. Must be able to work at heights 70 feet above the ground. Must be able to work in extreme heat/cold.

Must be able to work in the following environmental conditions: noise, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, chemicals, odors, dust. Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, balance, push, pull, kneel, grasp, crouch, crawl, work in narrow aisles/passageways, and work in close spaces that restrict movement including aircraft fuel tanks for extended periods of time.

Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time. Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as picking, pinching, typing. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Must be capable of routinely performing industry standard ambidextriosities required to complete tasks. Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 50 pounds. Must be able and willing to enter and work in confined spaces, such as aircraft fuel tanks and beneath floor panels with clearances of 18” – 24”.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

US Security Clearance Required: Public Trust

: Full-time

: Day - 1st

: Yes, 10 % of the Time

: Division - Vertex-20000074

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: May 2, 2018, 1:37:15 PM

: Installation and Maintenance

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