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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

  • High School diploma or GED.

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

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • 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.

PREFERRED

  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  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