Avionics Technician





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Vertol Systems Company



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 Position:  Avionics Technician  Position Requirements: Candidate must have a minimum of 5-10 years experience. Candidate must also possess a valid U.S. passport.  FAA A/P License FAVORABLE but not required. Physical Requirements:  Perform maintenance on fixed wing and rotorwing aircraft.  Ability to lift and carry NLT 50 lbs, ability to work in confined spaces and utilize hand/power tools. Cognitive Requirements:  Ability to read and understand technical documentation, follow written and verbal directions, and safely perform maintenance tasks with minimal supervision. Required Training:  A civilian or military aviation technical school with five to ten  (5-10) years experience in aviation maintenance.Helicopter experience in the following types Bell 212 and MD 500 preferred but not required. Part 145 repair station experience favorable but not required. Cessna series aircraft and small General Aviation background and experience favorable but not required.  Safety System (includes HazMat and HazCom) Primary Responsibilities:This position is responsible for installing and maintaining electrical, avionics and pitot/static systems.  Will read and interpret maintenance manuals and other specifications to determine feasibility and methods of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.  Performs routine inspections on navigation and communications systems.  Operates navigation and communication test equipment. Operates pitot/static test equipment.  Certifies Altimeters and Air Data computer to FAR 91.4.11.  Tests transponders per FAR 91.413. Troubleshoots and repairs pitot/static systems leaks.  Installs and functionally checks avionics systems.  Swings and compensates aircraft compass systems.   Service, repair aircraft and aircraft engines to insure airworthiness.  Use schematic diagrams drawings, charts and technical publications in operating, testing, removing, troubleshooting, and replacing aircraft systems and components. Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, plumbing and hydraulic units. Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components as well as adjusts, repair or replace electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories. Inspect turbine blades for cracks or breaks. Test engine operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distribution timer, and ammeter, to locate source of malfunction. Examines engines and for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunction. Removes engine from aircraft, disassembles and inspects parts for wear, warping, or other defects. Repairs or replaces defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft. Perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft.  Perform aircraft conditional inspections. Observe the precautions prescribed by the FOD prevention, housekeeping, tool control, and safety programs. Operate ground support equipment; use hand tools, special tools, and fixtures applicable to the assigned aircraft. Perform all tasks associated with ground movement of aircraft. Record maintenance actions in aircraft records, complete associated documentation as necessary, order parts and supplies as needed. Follow established procedures to ensure achievement of quality, safety, and security standards, and conserve government utilities. Perform other duties as required, which may include: -   Accomplishing assigned tasks in closely related fields -   Responding to changes in work schedules, overtime, and off-hour call-ins -   Participating in formal, on-the-job, and cross-training -   Serving as a participating member on a quality team