AECOM Aircraft Mechanic III - Electrical Specialty in Corpus Christi, Texas

Business Line Government

Position Title Aircraft Mechanic III - Electrical Specialty

United States of America - Texas

Corpus Christi

Job Summary

Aircraft Production. Operates a variety of computer-controlled Automated Test Equipment (ATE), e.g., ESP- 7400 and DIT-MCO 9500 analyzer, to test, troubleshoot, and diagnose rotary wing aircraft electrical, avionics, and armament systems' malfunctions. Selects applicable program to operate ATE and peripheral equipment. Initiates test run to identify and locate malfunction. Interprets and analyzes computer printouts indicating program failures, e.g., resistance and diode failures, leakages, continuity, etc. Identifies deficient connections, opens, shorts, improper grounds, etc. Performs acceptance tests requiring extensive troubleshooting and power-up procedures to energize relay systems and complete functional check of the aircraft systems and components. Provides training on the use and procedures required in the use of ATE. Provides technical, as well as functional, assistance to aircraft electricians at all grade levels, as well as to other production, quality cont Fol, and field unit personnel in matters relating to ATE testing and repair/modification of aircraft electrical/wiring systems.

Manufactures and/or repairs existing harnesses, constructs MWO harnesses as required by the software developer. Assists in creating new TPS, including troubleshooting the interconnecting cables, researching and ordering of parts. Connects the proto-type harnesses to the aircraft and corrects any discrepancies associated to the test support equipment. Is responsible for on-site readiness of ATE used in the testing of electrical, avionic, and armament aircraft wiring systems. Prepares the Test Support Equipment (TSE), the ATE and the software Test Program Set (Ps) package when an aircraft or component is scheduled to be tested.

Researches microfiche/CD Roms and/or other technical procedures necessary for the purpose of ordering and maintaining parts. Maintains a log of parts ordered and keeps the log current.

Additional Responsibilities:

Supervisor provides assignments showing scope and objectives to be achieved. Employee completes work within established procedures. Work in progress is normally subject to detailed technical review. Completed assignments may be evaluated for accuracy and completeness. Well established technical manuals, drawings, schematic/wiring diagrams, specifications and various instructions are available, provide specific guidance, and are directly applicable to work assignments; however, employee must make independent judgments/decisions regarding what troubleshooting and/or testing techniques to utilize. Any deviations from these established guidelines are referred to supervisor. Regular contacts are made with other employees and managers within the installation and are for the purpose of coordinating work assignments and providing instructions to ATE operators and mechanics.


In addition to work performed at a work bench, the work involves extended periods of walking, bending and standing, as well as climbing on and around aircraft and carrying items weighing up to 35 pounds without assistance, and over 35 pounds with assistance from another worker or weight handling equipment.


The work involves regular and recurring visits to production areas, storage or test areas requiring the use of appropriate safety apparel or devices for industrial areas with high noise levels, eye hazards, and other possible hazards. Working conditions are considered in the evaluation of the position.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident

  2. High School Diploma or Equivalent.

  3. Requires 2 years depot-level rotary wing experience with 3 prior years at a journeyman level.

  4. Extensive knowledge of electrical theory, principles and circuitry, including trade formulas, to manufacture, troubleshoot, test, diagnose and repair systems wiring failures (aircraft electrica1 and interfacing systems, e.g. components, harnesses, etc.) utilizing ATE procedures is required.

  5. Skill in the use of a variety of test equipment associated with the electrical trade, such as ATE, ohmmeter, voltmeters, multimeter, etc. in order to manufacture, test, and troubleshoot the test support equipment.

  6. Skill in reading and interpreting wiring; diagrams, schematic, technical manuals, shop travelers, etc.

  7. Knowledge of the interrelationship between the electrical and electronic wiring systems to diagnose wiring failures.

  8. Must have a valid Driver's License.

  9. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC).

  10. Must have the required secret clearance level, if required.

  11. Must be able to speak, read and write English.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Maintenance

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180875BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.