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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: California
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Technician
• Troubleshoots, repairs and services aircraft and engine systems. Conducts diagnosis of malfunctions. Performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of various aircraft systems and equipment in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, and FAA regulations. Maintains FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms.

• The Avionic Technician performs Organizational, Intermediate and limited Depot level maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, modification and troubleshooting on all assigned aircraft, components and equipment. Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems and to provide technical assistance, guidance and instruction to other employees as needed. Possess a high degree of expertise of aircraft systems. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals, publications, instructions and special tools and test equipment. Must be familiar with operational capabilities and limitations of aircraft systems.

• Potential candidate must have a strong background in commercial avionics, principle of operation, system maintenance and troubleshooting

• Experience with 747, DC-8 or other heavy aircraft experience strongly preferred.

• Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical directives, planning documents, test specifications, technical publications and procedures and applicable safety manuals.

• Must be able to work in the established work/living environment, work shift schedules and support mission requirements.

• Must be customer oriented.

• Must have in-depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives.

• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

• Must have an in-depth knowledge (aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards) of flight line operations.

• Must have an in-depth knowledge of using aircraft technical publications-read, interpret, follow and basic comprehension of schematic diagrams, drawings and charts.

• Must have a working knowledge (input and extract data) of maintenance database technology.

• Must be able to perform operational checks, system adjustments and troubleshooting of RADAR, communications, electronics and navigation systems as required.




• Minimum of three (3) years aircraft avionics technician experience.

• Minimum of three (3) years recent experience on heavy aircraft (747 / DC-8).

• Must be able to work shifts as assigned and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team if required.

• Must have a current civilian driver's license and be able to obtain and maintain a government flight line driver's license.

• Must be able to obtain and maintain an interim DOD secret government security clearance as required.

Aircraft Mechanic Physical Requirements:

Must be able to climb ladders, stairs and portable stands and navigate these without assistance. Must be able to work at heights 70 feet above the ground. Must be able to work in extreme heat/cold.

Must be able to work in the following environmental conditions: noise, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, chemicals, odors, dust. Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, balance, push, pull, kneel, grasp, crouch, crawl, work in narrow aisles/passageways, and work in close spaces that restrict movement including aircraft fuel tanks for extended periods of time.

Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time. Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as picking, pinching, typing. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Must be capable of routinely performing industry standard ambidextriosities required to complete tasks. Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 50 pounds. Must be able and willing to enter and work in confined spaces, such as aircraft fuel tanks and beneath floor panels with clearances of 18” – 24”.

Licensing, Certification Requirements:

• Ability to Travel CONUS and OCONUS deployment is required.

• Formal or Specialized Training/Equivalent on assigned aircraft and equipment

• U.S. Citizenship

• Valid State Driver’s License

• Valid US Passport

L3 is an Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

US Security Clearance Required: Secret

: Full-time

: Day - 1st

: Yes, 25 % of the Time

: Division - ASD-20000079

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: Dec 15, 2017, 8:34:27 PM

: Installation and Maintenance

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