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RPA Avionics/Com Technician III / Deployment Pool (K)

Government and Military

Aircraft Technician


Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Employee will be part of the Deployment Pool and will be required to support deployments to various CONUS/OCONUS locations, as required. This position will require the member to be flexible in the support of assigned deployment/work schedules. Member will coordinate and supervise the work effort of assigned subordinate maintenance personnel in support of the unit’s daily RPA maintenance operations. Member will perform and inspect organizational and intermediate level electronic maintenance and modifications on RPA systems and support equipment, as required. Lastly, this position requires an individual that can apply advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting Air Force technical orders, manufacturers’ manuals/instructions or similar documents through the usage of test equipment/instruments to affect repairs.

USAF equivalent position is Avionics Technician Craftsman.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that affect operational and maintenance capabilities.

  • Requires an advanced understanding of the interrelationships of circuits and associated systems.

  • Exercises independent judgment and leadership in performing assigned tasks in conjunction with designated direction from Production Staff and/or Avionic Leads.

  • Uses common and complex test instruments in the performance of assigned duties.

  • Provides technical and directional leadership guidance to lower-level avionic technicians.

  • Provides training to lower-level avionic technicians.

  • Maintains, repairs, and installs various types of electronic equipment and related devices.

  • Applies advanced technical knowledge of electronics principles in determining malfunctions and applies skill in restoring equipment operations.

  • Must be able to work without direct supervision.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned, as requested.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have High School Diploma, or have completed relevant military and/or vocational technical school curriculum

  • Minimum of five years of actual Aircraft Avionics and GCS maintenance experience required

  • Minimum of two years’ actual experience on MQ-9 aircraft and GCS, as an Avionics Technician

  • Must have advanced knowledge of basic and complex electronics maintenance and repair

  • Must have advanced knowledge of RFF systems, components, and accessories

  • Must possess advanced knowledge of technical publications related to aircraft electronics maintenance

  • Must know theory and principles of operation of engines, accessories and components, theory of flight and electronic flight controls, and have a thorough understanding of electrical and electronic principles

  • Must be capable of using and reading blueprints, wiring diagrams, and data tables

  • Must be eligible to gain and maintain one of the following IAT Level II certifications: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, Security+ CE, SSCP, or GSEC, IAW DOD 8570.01-M commensurate with the assigned duties within 90 days of hire or before second deployment

  • Must be able to inspect and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment

  • Must achieve a passing grade in all required courses/certifications for continued employment, as needed

  • Employee must meet all OCONUS deployment criteria, to include pre-deployment medical screening, as a condition of employment

  • Must be able to lift, carry and/or wear Military Issued Equipment in excess of 50 pounds for extended periods

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English

  • Must submit updated SF-86 within 30 days of hire start date

  • Must have an Active Secret US Government Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance

  • Must have current/active State Issued Driver’s License

  • Must have valid U.S. Passport with a minimum of one year remaining with at least two facing pairs (four total) of blank Visa pages

  • Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated with booster. Accommodations may be available under limited circumstances.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current IAT Level II Certification

  • RPA Deployment Experience

  • Prior experience as a Defense Contractor

  • Avionics Technician experience within the last 10 years

  • Highly desired to have a U.S. Passport valid for an additional two years with at least two facing pairs (four total) of blank Visa pages

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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