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Avionics Technician

United States
35 days ago
Job Description

The Avionics Technician installs, inspects, tests, adjusts, or repairs avionics equipment, such as radar, communications, navigation, and instrument systems assigned CBP aircraft.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and modify avionics, electrical and instrumentation systems installed on aircraft.

  • Solve complex problems by interpreting manufacturers' manuals or similar technical documents and/or drawings.

  • Use intricate test equipment such as, multi-trace oscilloscopes, frequency counters, multi-meters, and other avionics test equipment to perform troubleshooting and operational checks.

  • Perform removal, repair, installation, inspection, and operational check of system components.

  • Repair and/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.

  • Make entries in aircraft logs and records and is responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to less experienced technicians throughout all aircraft maintenance and/or modifications efforts.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a CBP Background Investigation Suitability clearance. Note: US Citizenship required to obtain the clearance.

  • Must have a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Five (5) years of aircraft avionics/electrical related experience required.

  • Must have an FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License.

  • Possess a high degree of knowledge and expertise in aircraft electrical/avionics systems.

  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of applicable maintenance/ technical manuals and publications, and special tools and test equipment.

  • Must be familiar with the operational capabilities and limitations of electrical / avionics systems.

  • Possess a thorough working knowledge of the detection, prevention, and treatment of corrosion.

  • Must be able to read, write, understand, and communicate the English language and follow verbal and written instruction.

  • Must have basic computer data entry skills required for use of Custom Border Protection maintenance and logistics database.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Requires sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time.

  • Requires frequent climbing, bending, stooping, squatting, crawling, crouching, kneeling, lifting, carrying, balancing, and reaching above shoulder level, pushing or pulling weight up to 70 pounds.

  • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Must have close vision to include color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires hearing to normal range.

  • May require use of respirator.

  • Requires shift work and a diversity of working conditions that range from a standard shop/hangar type environment, where there may be no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes in temperature, direct sun, wind, rain, etc.

  • May be required to work in areas where noise hazards are prevalent.

  • Exposure to high intensity noise levels, extreme changes in temperature, materials identified on Material Safety Data Sheets, working on or around aircraft and machinery.

  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazard.

  • Work location is aircraft maintenance shops, hangars, and flight line.


Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our 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.



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