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RPA Avionics/Com Technician III/ Niagara Falls ARS, NY


AECOM Corp - Worldwide HQ


Niagara Falls, NY 14301


Business Line Government

Position Title RPA Avionics/Com Technician III/ Niagara Falls ARS, NY

United States of America - New York

Niagara Falls

Job Summary

This assignment is located at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station in Niagara Falls, NY with a scheduled start date of 1 August 2018.

Employee may also support TDY deployments to various locations as required in support of Predator-series RPA maintenance. 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 Craftsman. Position reports to the Supervisor.

Essential Responsibilities:

Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve problems 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.

Work may be reviewed by the Supervisor for general compliance with accepted practices.

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.

Minimum Requirements

Must have Associate’s degree, or have completed relevant military and/or vocational technical school curriculum

Minimum of five-to-eight 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

Must be eligible to gain and maintain a DOD security clearance commensurate with the assigned duties

Preferred Qualifications

Current DoD Security Clearance

Application of technical knowledge of electronic principles in determining malfunctions and skill application in restoring equipment systems and operations

Associate’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

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181361BR

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.
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