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12 months ago
Textron Aviation
Location: Wichita
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Avionics Engineer


Individual will provide knowledge and assistance to maintenance personnel on the T-6 aircraft basic structure and operating systems, avionics and electrical systems, engine operations, support equipment, and required maintenance tasks including crash recovery. Field Support Representative (FSR) shall possess the ability to work independently, without technical guidance, to perform tasks included in the T-6 aircraft maintenance manual. FSR shall have sufficient education and maintenance experience background to perform the duties involved in maintenance, assembly, operation, repair, test, and related functions of the T-6 aircraft. FSR shall have experience utilizing all ground support equipment necessary to maintain the T-6A/B/D aircraft. FSR shall have the ability to transfer technical knowledge to less qualified personnel and communicate effectively in both oral and written communication. FSR should effectively instruct U.K. maintenance technicians in a structured on-the-job training (OJT) program as necessary. Supports all program needs and supports various other tasks.


Provide instruction, assistance, and on-the-job training in:

a) Operating and maintaining the T-6 aircraft and its avionics, propulsion, and support equipment systems

b) Resolving T-6 aircraft equipment or system anomalies

c) Performing fault reporting and fault isolation procedures

d) Removing and installing components, demonstrating hands-on training of new tasks

e) Using hand equipment, special tools, and test equipment

f) Emphasizing safety precautions during the operation and maintenance

g) Providing interpretation of technical data set forth in Technical Orders

Provide Suggestions for Improvement including:


Additional training for organizational maintenance team personnel


Changes to operation, maintenance, inspection, and training requirements to improve system performance/reliability


Maintaining warehouse, equipment, and tools


Advisory representation to the Contractor’s UK MFTS program management team to make recommendations concerning Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Service Instructions (SIs)


Assist in monitoring all failures and performing trending and analysis, recommend corrective actions

Provide Hands-On Maintenance and Support


Validating the best method for accomplishing service instructions, time compliance technical orders or installing mods or retrofit kits


Verifying completed maintenance tasks

Other tasks as requested





Five or more years of field maintenance experience on the T-6 platform or ten or more years field maintenance experience on other aircraft platforms


Ability to provide technical support on the T-6 platform with no additional training


Ability to read and comprehend aircraft technical orders, job guides, schematic diagrams, engineering drawings, charts, work instructions and technical publications


Significant experience in the installing, inspection, testing, adjusting, or repairing avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft.Physical ability to lift and handle 50 lbs and perform climbing and stooping tasks related to the job


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


Effective problem solving skills with limited direction


Current driver’s license



Have at least 10 years of directly related experience (Military experience preferred)


Five or more years leadership experience in aircraft maintenance and or logistics role


International maintenance experience to include working with international regulatory agencies and foreign government entitiesPT6A turbine engine experience


Five or more years of aircraft Avionics/Electrical experience on Rockwell Collins Pro Line 21 or Esterline CMC 4000 suites


Valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or other aerospace related field

EEO Statement Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.

Primary Location
: US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation

: Full-time

Job Level
: Team Leader

: First Shift

Job Posting
: 09/01/2017, 8:36:02 PM

Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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