PAE, Inc Aviation Avionics Technician, Senior in Ridgecrest, California

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Aviation Avionics Technician, Senior

Perform organizational level maintenance on assigned aircraft under contract to Pacific Architects and Engineers (PAE), Pt Mugu, CA. Have in depth knowledge of assigned aircraft, avionics systems and related components. Maintain, test, adjust, service, inspect, repair or replace to specification on assigned aircraft, all communications, navigation and radar systems. Diagnose, troubleshoot, isolate and correct system malfunction (s). Required to be qualified on and work with ground support equipment, special calibration equipment, special tools and all related maintenance manuals, maintenance requirements cards, parts breakdown manuals, technical directives, diagrams, schematics, blueprints and drawings that pertain to your specified field. Must be able to meet physical requirements of the position in accordance with NAVAIRINST 3710.1 series. Position regularly requires standing, walking, use of hands and fingers to handle, grip or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and to talk or hear. Frequently required to climb or balance and work in small spaces. Ladder work and working at heights at or above 40 feet is required. Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Able to work in outside weather conditions on aircraft flight line/ramp. Qualify to operate support equipment (SE) for flight line operations. Have a thorough knowledge of flight line operations and procedures. Position requires thorough knowledge of flight line operations procedures. Ensure all maintenance actions are performed in accordance with government and OSHA safety standards. Perform preventative maintenance duties as determined by written and verbal instructions. Shall interact with other groups/personnel within and outside of the department to resolve related problems. Comply with all applicable sections of the CNAFINST 4790.2, NAVAIRINST 3710.1 series, OSHA and PAE Local Site Procedures pertaining to aircraft maintenance. Ensure work areas are kept clean and free of FOD. Maintain required logs and records. Comply with all OSHA and PAE safety rules and regulations. Perform related duties as assigned, including any and all duties of lower rated technical personnel within their classification. Assist other shops/skills as required.

Candidate experience must be clearly defined on resume with specific dates (month & year)/locations of relevant experience. High School graduate or equivalent.Specialized training courses are desired. Shall have a minimum 5 years T/M required/series preferred aircraft maintenance experience for the T/M/S aircraft hired to maintain. Shall have T/M required /series preferred aircraft maintenance experience for the T/M/S aircraft hired to maintain within the last 2 years. Must be a U.S. citizen. Required to obtain a Govt. issued Common Access Card (CAC). Must be a U.S. citizen. Required to obtain a Govt. issued Common Access Card (CAC). Shall possess or can qualify for a Secret Clearance. Shall possess or can qualify for a U.S. states driver’s license.

Point Mugu Naval Weapons Test Center is located on south facing beaches in Oxnard, California, located on a coastal plain approxmately 50 miles north of Los Angeles. Temperatures in the summer months range between 70 and 85 degrees. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards, fumes or airborne particles.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s 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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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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