Avionics Technician Job Description Sample
Field Technician 3 (E-2D Aircraft Avionics Technician - AT)
Field Technician 3 (E-2D Aircraft Avionics Technician - AT)
Requisition ID: 17024078
Location(s): United States-Virginia-Norfolk
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time Northrop Grumman Technology Services is looking for an experienced Aircraft Avionics Technician (AT) to support the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) E-2D Program.
Candidate must demonstrate a sound understanding and knowledge of the E-2C aircraft avionics systems and E-2D avionics experience is desired. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida or Norfolk, Virginia for approximately 16 months in support of the organizational level maintenance and flight test efforts for the JASDF aircraft as part of an integrated maintenance team.Occasional temporary assignments to St Augustine, Florida may also be required as directed.Upon completion of the flight test efforts the aircraft will be delivered to Misawa, Japan and the candidate will assume an in country assignment for approximately 18 months supporting the maintenance and training of the JASDF squadron personnel.The Japan assignment will be an accompanied tour.
- AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 3 years of related experience. In lieu of a degree an additional 2 years of relevant experience may be accepted. - Experience with the E-2 aircraft. - Candidate must have been previously certified as a CDI, and/ or QAR in accordance with COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 (series) and have documented NALCOMIS/ OOMA experience. - Candidate should also have sound knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office. - An active Secret security Clearance is mandatory. - Current unexpired passport or the ability to obtain a valid passport.
- Knowledge of ALE systems is desirable. - Navy Organizational Level AT experience on the E2D avionics systems and aircraft. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Title:Field Technician 3 (E-2D Aircraft Avionics Technician - AT)
Avionics Technician - Contingent Upon Award
The Avionics Technician installs, inspects, tests, adjusts, or repairs avionics equipment, such as radar, communications, navigation, and missile control systems in HC-130H aircraft.
Principal Accountabilities * (Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
Responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and modifying avionics, electrical and instrumentation systems installed on aircraft.
Apply comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting manufacturers' manuals or similar documents.
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 to perform operational checks.
Perform removal, repair, installation, inspection, and operational check of system components.
Perform operational checks, bench checks, troubleshoots, and isolates malfunctions in complex aircraft avionics equipment.
Repair or replace components based on test results following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.
Perform calibration, repair and replacement of system components based on test results following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills * * Ability to read, understand, and apply trade or administrative guides such as technical manuals, technical orders, standard repairs, blueprints, wiring diagrams, sketches, and other related documentation
Knowledge of advanced electronic principles and circuit analysis. Must be able to trace signal flow, understand interrelationships of circuits, interpret waveforms and voltages.
Ability 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.
Ability to interpret schematic diagrams, engineering drawings and charts of assigned systems is required.
Working knowledge of technical orders and maintenance forms is required.
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
Ability to obtain and maintain a flight line driver's license and may be required to obtain and maintain a class CDL.
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.
Ability to obtain government security clearance.
Experience & Education * * High school degree or equivalent.
Completion of specialized courses in electronic theory aircraft avionics, com/nav systems, or instrument systems preferred.
Three (3) or more years’ experience in aircraft electrical maintenance required.
Minimum of two years recent experience in the repair of aircraft avionics, com/nav, or instrument systems.
Recent experience for assigned aircraft preferred.
Valid FAA Aircraft & Power plant (A&P) license is preferred. * FAA Approved training for CH-130H.
Valid Driver’s License
Physical Requirements/Working Environment * * May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more.
Must have normal color vision and depth perception.
May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.
Travel * * Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Job:Facilities / Maintenance / Repair
Title:Avionics Technician - Contingent Upon Award
Location:UNITED STATES-NORTH CAROLINA-ELIZABETH CITY
Flight Line Avionics Technician A
Maintains, installs, services and performs functional tests on aircraft electrical and avionics systems, aircraft ground support equipment, or related show and hangar support requirements. Typical Duties and
Works from blueprints, schematics, manuals, regulations and directives, and oral and written instructions. Troubleshoot, maintains and services basic aircraft electrical and avionics equipment including batteries, power generating systems, communications and navigation systems, automatic flight control systems, pitot-static systems, heating and cooling systems, propulsion systems, fuel and hydraulic systems and ice control systems. Must be proficient in maintaining and servicing two or more of the above systems to qualify for this classification.
Modifies, trouble shoots, maintains and services all mobile and ground support equipment, and electrical and electronic systems as required. Reworks aircraft electrical and avionics systems to incorporate changes or updates such as technical orders, service bulletins, work orders, or modification for test requirements. Performs scheduled and unscheduled inspections as required to ensure airworthiness on serviceability of items.
Performs shop support as required. Qualifies for and maintains necessary certifications or licenses as required. Performs incidental related duties as required.
U.S. Citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance Required
Must be proficient in maintaining and servicing the systems to qualify for this classification Must be able to obtain a secret clearance Experience on a Boeing 727 aircraft U.S. Citizenship Desired
Airframe and Powerplant License Possess a minimum of five years of experience in troubleshooting civil/military avionics systems Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations a plus Required Education:
Technical schooling is a plus. 104322 Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Aircraft Avionics Technician
Job Description: s: Position Summary To repair and maintain Avionics system and components used for aircraft navigation and radio communications, weather radar systems and other instruments and computers which control flight, engine and other primary functions. Carries out other duties as assigned. Primary Responsibilities
Removes avionics and electrical installations, cockpit/cabin seats, interior and floorboards to gain access and performs functional and operational checks on aircraft avionics systems.
Measure, calculate and determine wire lengths and requirements; verify and reconcile with engineering drawings.
Interprets prints and schematics of avionics systems to modify or troubleshoot electronic systems.
Test and troubleshoots aircraft radios, radar, cabin management system, navigation, gyros, remote compass and guidance systems.
Repairs, modifies and/or builds new equipment and systems in conformance with company, customer, FCC and other regulatory specifications.
Conducts pre-flight check-out of avionics equipment and may be required to assist the flight crew in airborne checks.
Complies with all safety, environmental and general maintenance policies.
On-call and overtime duties are required.
Miscellaneous other duties as assigned.
Adheres to various manufacturers’ standards and practices and have a thorough knowledge of various federal and military standards including FAA Advisory Circulars.
Fabricates wiring harnesses, solder connector plugs, strips and hand crimp wiring, identifies wiring and fabricates and installs surface control indicating systems, performs terminal splicing, wires junction boxes, and performs many other electrical bench or installation work as necessary to complete the electrical repair or modification of the aircraft.
Must be totally aware of different power sources such as main buss, essential buss, AC, DC, and high voltage systems.
Operation of normal repair and diagnostic equipment
May require lifting over 70lbs Required Experience:
High school diploma or GED; some college preferred
A&P or FAA Repairman Certificate required
Computer literate with the ability to learn new software as required
Professional verbal/written communication skills required.
Must pass all conducted random drug screening, background and security checks and prove eligibility for employment in the United States.
Excellent listening and problem solving skills
Ability to work as part of a team or independently
Ability to effectively communicate and present information
Ability to work under pressure and be adaptable to change on a constant basis Physical Demands.
Walk, lift up to 70lbs., crawl, bend, climb and stretch
Work in tiresome and or tight positions for long periods of time
Climb ladders Keyword: Aircraft Avionics Technician From: Hawthorne Global Aviation (Excel Aire)
Description Operating as a regional airline in the United States, Air Wisconsin Airlines performs flying services for both United and American Airlines. We have a long history of exceptional performance, servicing our customers and providing safe work environments and we are looking for dedicated individuals to join our team! Earn up to $4500 in bonuses by joining our Maintenance team! We are currently offering a $2000 Sign-on Bonus as well as an Experience Bonus up to $2500. Maintenance Base Locations include: Columbia, SC (CAE); Milwaukee, WI (MKE); Dayton, OH (DAY); and Appleton, WI (ATW) Our maintenance facilities perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on Bombardier CRJ aircraft. This includes preventative maintenance, line maintenance, scheduled inspections, and accompanying maintenance up to and including ‘A-Checks’ and large component replacements in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulation and company policies and procedures. Air Wisconsin Airlines is recognized as operating a safe maintenance program. Mechanics and Technicians troubleshoot and diagnose complex aircraft systems, which may include repairing and maintaining components used for aircraft navigation and radio communications, weather radar systems, and other instruments and computers. In addition to aircraft systems, Mechanics and Technicians install, inspect, test, replace, dismantle, alter fabricate, repair, and reassemble aircraft components and engines. A variety of tools and equipment are used, including precision measuring devices, pneumatic devices, electrical testing devices, general shop equipment, ground support equipment, and computers. Duties and
Perform maintenance on CRJ 200 series
Troubleshoot and repair electronic equipment to component level in accordance with FAA regulations and company manuals
Performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly of Aircraft components
Read wiring diagrams and blueprints
Performs operational and preventive checks and alignments on aircraft flight controls, stabilization systems, avionics, troubleshooting equipment using technical manuals and schematic drawings; and inspecting
Maintaining electrical systems that include wiring, electrical connections, and the repair and/or replacement of instruments
Perform all assigned work in accordance with maintenance manuals, company policies and FAA Regulations
Comply with all safety rules and regulations
Responsible for completion of aircraft documentation
Requirements Preferred Skills and
Must have FAA Airframe and Powerplant License
CRJ experience preferred
Experience entering and accessing technical data within computer systems
Must have Valid drivers license
High school diploma or equivalent
Legal right to work in the United States
Ability to work nights, shifts, weekends, and holidays
Ability to lift 75lbs, climb, bend, kneel, crawl, sit, stand, stoop, frequently in confined spaces
Good Communication skills
Problem solving and organization skills are required
Exercise good judgment in working with people in a team environment as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety Avionic Technician applicants must possess in addition to the above requirements: * FCC General Radio Telephone Operators License (GROL) OR
NCATT AET- National Center for Aircraft Technician Training Aircraft Electronics OR
Proof of graduation from an accredited Avionics curriculum or military program Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Requisition Number:* 17-0597 Post Date: 10/31/2017 Title: AVIONICS TECHNICIAN
ABOUT US Signature TECHNICAir's world-class MRO service is available in 16 U.S. locations and 2 U.K. locations. Each location has a long history of highly personalized service, rapid response, and precision quality. When it comes to safety, Signature TECHNICAir embraces the highest of possible standards. WHAT WE OFFER
Salary range based on experience.
Medical insurance (4 plans to choose from).
Dental & Vision insurance.
Paid time off (vacation, sick, and holiday). * 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan.
Health Care Spending Account (HSA).
Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance.
Opportunity to participate in employer-paid training courses. Essential Functions Signature TECHNICAir’s Avionic Technicians are responsible for functional testing, repair/maintenance and inspection of aircraft electrical and avionics systems. This can include but is not limited to radar, lighting, radio, entertainment and navigational systems.
Adjust, repair, or replace malfunctioning components or assemblies using hand tools and or soldering irons
Assemble components such as switches, electrical controls, and junction boxes
Connect components to assemblies such as radio systems, instruments, magnetos, inverters and in-flight refueling systems
Install electrical and electronic components, assemblies and systems in aircraft
Interpret flight test data to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance issues
Lay out installation of aircraft assemblies and systems following documentation such as blueprints, manuals and wiring diagrams
Test and troubleshoot instruments, components and assemblies using circuit testers, oscilloscopes and voltmeters to determine performance and airworthiness
Maintain timely and accurate records of regular maintenance and repairs
Complies with company policy and procedures as contained in company manual
Coordinate work with that of engineers, technicians and other aircraft maintenance personnel to ensure the delivery of the aircraft on time to the customer. JOB REQUIREMENTS
FAA Airframe and Powerplant licenses preferred.
Basic mechanic tools (larger and more expensive tools are provided).
Valid, unrestricted Driver's License.
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Excellent communication skills. * DOT/FAA pre-employment drug screen and a DOT/FAA compliant background check. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Acute vision and hearing to detect problems and conduct inspections.
Frequent walking, stretching, bending, climbing, and lifting up to 50 pounds.
Ability to perform service operations in extreme temperatures and inclement weather.
Manual dexterity to manipulate hand and power tools. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet
Location:South Dakota-Sioux Falls-Joe Foss Field Airport - FSD-M
Primary Job Duties
SkyWest Airlines, is the largest independently owned regional airline. While our business reputation is based upon our operational and fiscal savvy, the true essence of SkyWest's success has always been our people. We operate in a team-based environment and provide limitless opportunities for dedicated individuals to move their career in positive directions. We are also serious about providing outstanding career opportunities in addition to world-class benefits like 401(k), Performance Rewards, health care, and discounted travel worldwide. Some benefits of this position are the ability to work on the entire aircraft, tool allowance, four 10-hour shifts, shift trade flexibility, unmatched on-the-job training, and many more. Avionics Technicians will be responsible to perform all maintenance functions and effectively troubleshoot all aircraft. Will be responsible for proficiency in all documentation and paperwork.
Must be able to effectively troubleshoot all aircraft systems
In a timely manner, will be responsible for making critical decisions regarding aircraft safety
Will be responsible for proficiency in all documentation and paperwork, including parts paperwork
In a hangar environment, a technician will be performing avionics inspections, routine maintenance (eg foqa downloads) and troubleshooting systems
In shop environment, a technician will be performing testing, troubleshooting and completing repairs on components. May also be required to work on aircraft systems
Other duties as assigned A&P Mechanics interested in this Avionics Tech position, with intent to acquire time requirements to test for FCC Radio License, may also apply.
Must have acceptable skills to read and understand wiring manuals and schematics
Must possess basic Avionics skills
Work history of being a self-starter, working well in a team environment, ability to effectively use aircraft manuals to troubleshoot and repair aircraft avionics and electrical systems
Possess a valid driver’s license, and be insurable
Must have a minimum toolbox
Problem solving and organizational skills are required
Willing to work nights and holidays
Exercise good judgment in working with people in a team environment as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety
Must be familiar with and be able to read and understand company, manufacturer, and wire diagram manuals to include schematics
Physical and Other Requirements
Experience/Training must meet one of the following:
Graduated from an accredited Avionics School
Military training in Avionics or Electronics
Associate degree or higher in Electronics
Eighteen months experience in the Avionics Industry
A&P certification with previous Avionics Experience Must hold a FCC GROL license. If a FCC GROL license is not held at time of employment it must be obtained within six months from hire date Please complete the on-line application. Qualified applicants will be contacted. This position will require the selected candidate to travel outside the station for training - in addition to the completion of their new hire onboarding.This job postingmayhave an additional video interview (Green Job) requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional inst ructions.
Minimum Hiring RangeDiscuss at Interview
Close Date11/29/2017 SkyWest is committed to a maintaining a working environment of satisfying employment and mutual respect for all of our employees, regardless of race, color, national ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, age, or military status. We have specific training plans and programs in place to maintain such an environment. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
Custom And Border Protection Avionics Technician II
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World Custom and Border Protection Avionics Technician II BASIC FUNCTION SUMMARY · Performs maintenance on 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, airframe and powerplant; and maintain appropriate aircraft records and logs. · Reports to the Maintenance Manager. Site Supervisor and or the Site 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. · Conduct off-station maintenance when required. · Effectively communicate with the customer in a courteous, professional manner and research any reported aircraft discrepancies through fault isolation to make repairs. · Wash, clean and maintain the interior and exterior of the aircraft to company standards. · Support the Tool and FOD Programs by maintaining a clean work areas and following procedures. · Maintain aircraft log books, status reports, historical and administrative data as required. · Follow manufacture’s, government, DoD and FAA technical data required to appropriately maintain CBP aircraft in accordance with the required regulations and airworthiness standards. · Operate or maintain Ground Support Equipment, vehicles or equipment as required. · May be required to exercise independent judgment and travel or relocate to other geographical locations including foreign countries on temporary duty. QUALIFICATION STANDARDS · Minimum of five (5) years recent experience working full-time as an Avionics Technician. · A FCC General license is preferred. · A current FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate is preferred. · A thorough working knowledge of both military and general aviation electrical and electronic systems, and components and pitot static systems. · 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. · Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English. · The mental and visual ability to read, understand and interpret detailed technical publications and instructions. · Must be a US citizen and completed high school or equivalent. · 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. · Must be able to work well with others or independently, predicated on the scope and depth of operations at specified sites · Analytical abilities sufficient to handle complex technical and administrative details. · 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 An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.
EEO is the Law Poster at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf JOIN OUR TALENT NETWORK at http://www.jobs.net/jobs/pae/join PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email email@example.com with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.
Space Systems Loral is looking for an Avionics Technician for a 12 months contract position in Palo Alto, CA. The ideal candidate will have a college degree and experience with electrical integration.
- Set up, adjust, and calibrate standard test apparatus or device test equipment to conduct, functional, operational, environmental and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype and/or production model satellites per the applicable test procedure.
- Perform S/C performance testing of communications, telemetry and command, thermal, power, propulsion and attitude/control subsystems per the applicable procedure.
- Applies power and configures the spacecraft per the applicable test procedure.
- Understand the operation of various types of test equipment such as oscilloscopes and Digital Volt Meters.
- Operate spacecraft test consoles such as the Payload and Electrical test Racks per applicable test procedures. Familiar with windows style PC operating systems.
- Determine methods & sequences of operations to test components and systems in conformance with published procedures, engineering specs.
- Analyze and interpret electrical test data. Provide diagnostic malfunctions and offer test result feedback to Vehicle and System Engineers.
- Must have a strong background in electronics, adhering to procedures and attention to detail
- Must adhere to SS/L procedures while focusing on attention to detail.
- Must read, understand, and follow SS/L Quality policies and ISO 9000 directives.
- Write technical reports to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, and deviations from design specifications for engineers review and determination. Responsible for writing detailed pass down, TAR and NCR reports.
- Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with other team members.
- Must have good teamwork skills.
- Willing and able to work off shifts as required; willing to work weekends and holidays
- Willing and able to travel to support launch base efforts and off-site environmental testing.
- Minimum 5-7 years satellite integration and test experience or related electrical experience required.
- Must possess technical knowledge of at least (2) of the following subsystems: communications, telemetry and command, thermal, power, propulsion, attitude or control systems.
- 2 years Technical, Engineering or Technical Military Training with concentration in Electronics.
- AS/AA Electronics Degree or equivalent preferred. OR 4 year BS in related field.
- Must be able to work Day shift: (5:30 AM-2:00 PM)
- Must be local to the Palo Alto, CA/ Bay Area
- Military Veterans welcome to apply
SSL works closely with satellite operators to provide spacecraft for a broad range of services including television and radio distribution, digital audio radio, broadband Internet, and mobile communications. Approximately 25 percent of the total U.S. Government leased commercial transponders are carried on SSL-built satellites. The company's SSL 1300 spacecraft has been proven over decades of on-orbit operation and provides a highly flexible, modular platform for incremental technology advances, with the industry's highest power capability.
SSL has unprecedented experience with Ka-band and satellites for broadband communications and is the leader in putting broadband capacity in space. The company has been building Ka-band payloads for four decades and has experience building next generation satellites that provide more than 100 gigabit per second capacity.
Beginning with the world’s first communications satellite, Courier 1B, launched in 1960, SSL has manufactured more than 250 satellites, delivering in excess of 2,000 years of on-orbit service. Much of that total has been achieved by the three-axis-stabilized 1300 series, and more than one-third of those years were achieved by spacecraft that provided service beyond their contractual lives.
In addition to complete satellites, SSL was the exclusive provider of batteries to the International Space Station for more than 10 years and has provided the U.S. Government with a variety of instruments including antennas on the Voyager spacecraft and a ranging system on the GRACE satellites. SSLÃs commercial platform has also been leveraged for numerous unique applications, such as GOES Weather satellites, Air Traffic Control in Japan, and a propulsion system for NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE).
The company's reputation as a world leader is the result of its unparalleled commitment to mission assurance and its ability to provide advanced solutions that meet mission objectives based on space-proven heritage designs. Billions of people around the world depend on SSL-built satellites every day.
Perform maintenance on company aircraft for safe and reliable flights.
• Essential Functions:
• 1. Troubleshoot and read wiring schematics.
• 2. Perform fuel calibrations.
• 3. Operate pitot-static testers.
• 4. Perform major and minor repairs or alterations to company aircraft including wiring systems, flight controls, fuel systems, hydraulic systems, and landing gear systems.
• 5. Adjust, align, and calibrate aircraft systems using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.
• 6. Disassemble and inspect electrical components, such as cannon plugs and electrical wiring, for wear or other defects such as cracks and breaks, or pitot-static system leaks.
• 7. Perform heavy checks, service checks, line maintenance pre-flights and troubleshooting.
• 8. Modify aircraft electrical wiring systems, or components, following drawings, engineering or technical publications.
• 9. Execute towing, taxiing and engine run-up of aircraft.
• 10. Service and maintain aircraft systems.
• 11. Test engine and system operations.
• 12. Launch and recover company aircraft.
• 13. Operate ground support equipment and performs minor maintenance as necessary.
• 14. Available for on-call contract maintenance as needed.
• 15. Document aircraft maintenance repairs and alterations IAW FAR’s using appropriate company forms.
• 16. Sign out serviceable aircraft parts and tag repairable parts removed from the aircraft engines or components.
• 17. Read and interpret aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine efficient methods of replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
• 18. Be familiar with all company manuals and AD notes. Periodically review maintenance bulletins.
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