Position Title RPA Avionics Technician Lead/Niagara Falls ARS, NY
United States of America - New York
Employee will be assigned to Niagara Falls ARS in Niagara Falls, NY with a scheduled start date of 1 August 2018. Position may be required to support other TDY deployments to various locations as required. Oversees and coordinates the work effort of assigned subordinate maintenance personnel in support of the unit’s daily RPA maintenance operations. Inspects and performs organizational and intermediate level electronic maintenance and modifications on RPA systems and support equipment as required. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents. Uses common test instruments such as digital multi-meters, signal generators, oscilloscopes and similar equipment to effect repairs.
Maintains, repairs, and installs various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment, micro and mainframe computers, and industrial measuring, controlling and calibration devices. Performs basic configuration, monitoring, troubleshooting, analysis and repair of databases, switches, networks, video systems, and long-haul communications as required. USAF equivalent position is Avionics Technician Superintendent. Position reports to the Supervisor.
Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve basic and complex problems that may or may not be solved solely by referencing manufacturers' manuals or similar documents including determining the location and density of circuitry, evaluating electromagnetic radiation, isolating malfunctions, and incorporating engineering changes.
Requires a detailed understanding of the interrelationships of circuits.
Exercises independent judgment in performing such tasks as making circuit analyses, calculation of wave forms, and tracing relationships in signal flow.
Uses common and complex test instruments such as digital multi-meters, signal generators, semiconductor testers, curve tracers, oscilloscopes, high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and complex computer control equipment.
Generally works without direct supervision.
Provides technical guidance to lower level technicians.
Maintains, repairs, and installs various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment (e.g., radar, radio, telecommunication, sonar, and navigational aids); micro and mainframe computers and terminals; and industrial measuring, controlling equipment, and industrial calibration devices.
Applies technical knowledge of electronics principles in determining malfunctions, and applies skill in restoring equipment operations.
Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Must have Associate’s degree, or have completed relevant military and/or vocational technical school curriculum
Minimum of eight-plus years actual and recent aircraft avionics maintenance experience required
Must have working knowledge of basic and complex electronics maintenance and repair
Must possess thorough knowledge of technical publications related to aircraft and missile electronics maintenance
Must know theory and principles of operation of engines, accessories and components, theory of flight and electronic flight controls, and a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic principles
Must be capable of using and reading blueprints, wiring diagrams, and data tables
Must be able to inspect, repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment
Must possess basic skills and knowledge in the operation of networks; both hardware and software, to include network topology, standards, and protocols
Must possess a basic understanding of TELNET and FTP processes, as well as the Microsoft Office Professional suite of software (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Must pass a company-administered Electronics Qualification Exam prior to hire
Upon hiring, the company may provide a training class on RPA maintenance conducted in Las Vegas, NV or similar location
Students must achieve a passing grade in all required courses for continued employment
Additional “on the job” training may be required following the end of the initial training course
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English
Must be able to provide proof of U.S. citizenship upon hire
DoD Top Secret Security Clearance eligibility is required
Must submit updated SF-86 within 30 days of hire start date
Current DoD Security Clearance
Application of technical knowledge of electronic principles in determining malfunctions and skill application in restoring equipment systems and operations
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant career field
RPA operations & deployment experience
Prior experience as a Defense Contractor
Prior experience in RPA aircraft avionics maintenance and repair
FCC radio telephone license
Knowledge and ability to administer UNIX and LINUX on both servers and workstations
Security Plus Certified
Prior experience installing, upgrading, and administering operating systems and application software in multi-user client/server environments, including UNIX and LINUX
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Job Category Maintenance
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 181360BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.