CBP AVIONICS TECHNICIAN LAREDO in Laredo, TX at PAE

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

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CBP AVIONICS TECHNICIAN LAREDO



BASIC FUNCTION SUMMARY

  • Supervises the maintenance and performs of aircraft electrical and electronics systems, instruments, auto‑pilots and Navigation Systems as required. Responsible for overseeing and performing scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance; inspections and corrosion control of aircraft components and maintain appropriate aircraft records and logs. 
  • Reports to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Must be customer oriented.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Troubleshoot all avionics systems, conducting fault isolation and repair of faulty components.
  • Build up and replace faulty wire harness/bundles as needed.
  • Test avionics systems periodically as required for preventative maintenance.
  • Install/modify Government furnished Classified Communications Equipment according to applicable Technical Directives, industry standards and FAA regulations.
  • Produce new and modify existing wiring diagrams according to applicable technical data/documents and FAA regulations.
  • Perform corrosion control inspections on aircraft avionics components and take corrective actions when necessary.
  • Perform quality assurance inspections on avionics equipment and ensure all avionics test equipment and special tools are calibrated on schedule and prior to usage.
  • Coordinate with the appropriate supply personnel to ensure that an adequate inventory of electronic and electrical components are available.
  • Assist in the maintenance of Ground Support Equipment (GSE) as required.
  • Support the FOD Program and ensure that a neat and orderly work area in the shop and at the aircraft are maintained.
  • May be required to exercise independent judgment and travel or relocate to other geographical locations including foreign countries.
  • May be required to have a security clearance and passport in the performance of duties.
  • Must be a US citizen and completed high school or equivalent.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English


QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience as an Avionics Technician with 2 years of supervisor experience in supervising the repair of avionics and electrical systems.
  • An FCC General license is preferred.
  • A thorough working knowledge of both military and general aviation electrical and electronic systems and component.
  • Experience in repair/maintenance/installation of intercommunications, ADF, LF, VHF, HF, and UHF communications, navigations systems, instrument landing systems, auto pilots and associated aircraft lighting systems.
  • The mental and visual ability to read, understand and interpret detailed technical publications and instructions.
  • Must have the ability to deal courteously, professionally, and effectively with the customer.
  • Must be able to obtain a passport, visa and Government security clearance and travel to support field operations.
  • May require an FAA Form 8060‑1 Repairman Certification within 90 days of assignment to this position.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Physical Demands:

This classification activity is usually accomplished in a office/hangar/flight line environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with office/hangar/flight line activities. May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.



Work Environment:

The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.



LICENSING, CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Security Clearance*
  • Hazardous Communication / MSDS
  • CPR/Bloodborne Pathogen
  • Driver License
  • Support Equipment License
  • Hazardous Material Handling
  • Corrosion Control
  • FCC/A&P/IA
  • O2/N2/ABO
  • Aircraft Ground Handling
  • Tool Inventory
  • Foreign Object Damage (FOD) Prevention
  • Electro Static Discharge
  • Run-Up and Taxi*
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers

*AS REQUIRED




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