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Vinnell Arabia AVIONICS TECHNICIAN (4913-022) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Category US Job Only

Position AVIONICS TECHNICIAN (4913-022)

Req Code 4913-022


Grade V-46

Basic Functions Performs duties as an aircraft Electrician. Performs unit level aircraft electrical, navigational and avionics repair maintenance on aircraft electrical components. Performs maintenance on the electrical components associated with the aircraft using the specific aircraft Operators Manual, Maintenance Test Flight Manual, aircraft Check List Manual, and any customer or specific directives. Diagnoses and repairs aircraft systems and component malfunctions including solid state and transistorized devices according to the appropriate technical manuals, directives and safety procedures. Uses common measuring tools necessary for performing the tasks described herein, precision measuring tools and alignment fixtures. Performs aircraft electrical systems operational checks. Test, troubleshoots, and repair aircraft electrical systems test sets and diagnostic equipment. Assist Customer in the requisition and maintenance of Shop and Bench stock items for repair of aircraft avionics systems, and avionics instruments. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools, AGSE and PGSE. Prepares aircraft maintenance forms and records. Ensures that all related operations are conducted in a safe manner.

Major Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Ensures that aircraft electrical maintenance functional activities and procedures among designated organizations are planned, coordinated, integrated, and synchronized to achieve established platform operational readiness (OR) rates IAW contractual requirements.

  2. Responsible for the compliance with established maintenance systems, processes, procedures and reports that provide immediate situational awareness of platform OR rates.

  3. Establishes daily aircraft electrical maintenance operational goals, objectives and priorities for implementation in-order to achieve stated OR rates.

  4. Oversees the daily aircraft electrical maintenance management of individually assigned aircraft in support of the Production Control (PC) Manager, in conjunction with the Aviation Logistics for related platform parts and spares.

  5. Works within the maintenance quality control processes, procedures, and standards.

  6. Directs inquires, investigations, and research analysis related to aviation electrical maintenance of the aircraft and supporting maintenance activities to the PC Manager.

  7. Coordinates activities and requirements for maintenance operations support with the PC Manager.

  8. Coordinates through Production Control for daily and weekly maintenance training activities.

  9. In coordination with the PC and Flight Operations Managers, supports the Downed Aircraft Recovery Team (DART) processes and procedures.

10. Other tasks as directed by

B. Independence: Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities with significant choice of methods. Authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities: As assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A. Education Level Requirements:

· High school diploma or equivalent required.

B. Experience Requirements:

· Five (5) years’ experience performing as an aircraft electrician.

· Qualified by the appropriate USG armed forces aircraft electrician maintenance course or civilian equivalent required.

C. Specific Knowledge, Skills, Certifications, and Ability Requirements :

· Graduate of a US Military aircraft electrician maintenance course or civilian equivalent.

· Previous experience in unit level electrical repairs on the supported aircraft.

· Proficient in the use of computer-hosted interactive technical manuals, aircraft maintenance forms, and other aircraft related documentation.

· Proficient in MS Office software.

· Professional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

· Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner.

· Possess a valid US issued driver’s license and passport.

· Successfully pass an overseas deployment physical upon hire.

D. Desired/Preferred Education, Skills, and Experience:

· Associate degree or equivalent training and experience.

· FAA A&P certificate.

Five (5) years’ experience as an AH-64E, UH-60M, OH-58D aircraft electrician.