AAR CORP C130 Aircraft Avionics Tech in Kabul, Afghanistan

Responsible for maintaining of aircraft sub-systems to ensure airworthiness. Duties include, but are not limited to: inspecting, testing, adjusting and repairing avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, pulse, navigation, auto pilot and compass systems.


  • Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, pulse, navigation, auto pilot, and compass systems, installed in aircraft, using hand tools and test equipment.

  • Inspects components of avionics equipment for defects, such as loose connections and frayed wire, and for accuracy of assembly and installation.

  • Tests avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness, using test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, digital meters and counters, and circuit analyzers.

  • Adjusts, repairs or replaces defective components based on analysis of test results, following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents, using hand tools.

  • Calibrates installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.

  • Accompany flight crew to perform in-flight adjustments and to determine and record required post-flight repair work.

  • Complies with required maintenance such as altimeter and transponder tests and inspections.

  • Operate ground station for air-to-station check of radar or other equipment.

  • Fabricate wiring harnesses.

  • Complies with Avionics upgrades and modifications.

  • Must effectively interact with Company and customer representatives as well as with representatives of on-site business or military entities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED.

  • Graduate of two (2) year electronics/avionics technical school or equivalent military experience.


  • Minimum of three (3) years aviation experience.

  • Must have experience with working from blueprint drawings, diagram, specifications, service manuals, sketches, templates and other incomplete data. - Ability to work in an austere environment and to perform work in a hangar or aviation field environment.


  • Current FAA issued Mechanic certificate with Airframe.

  • Current Radiotelephone License issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

  • Experience working on the following airframe is highly preferred: C130.

  • Minimum of five (5) years aviation experience.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model.

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Job: *Defense

Title: C130 Aircraft Avionics Tech

Location: Afghanistan-Kabul

Requisition ID: 6430