RPA Avionics Technician Lead / Deployment Pool Jobs in Las Vegas, NV at Amentum
Title: RPA Avionics Technician Lead / Deployment Pool
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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, supervise and lead 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 expert comprehensive 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 Flight Chief/Expeditor.
Applies expert technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that affect operational and maintenance capabilities.
Requires an expert 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.
Uses common and complex test instruments in the performance of assigned duties.
Provides technical and directional leadership guidance to lower-level Avionics Technicians.
Provides training to lower-level avionic technicians.
Maintains, repairs, and installs various types of electronic equipment and related devices.
Applies expert 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.
Must have Associate’s Degree, or have completed relevant military and/or vocational technical school curriculum
Minimum of eight or more years of actual Aircraft Avionics and GCS maintenance experience required
Minimum of three years’ actual experience on MQ-9 Aircraft and GCS, as an Avionics Technician
Must have expert knowledge of basic and complex electronics maintenance and repair
Must have expert knowledge of RFF systems, components, and accessories
Must possess expert 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 be able to provide proof of U.S. citizenship upon hire
Must submit updated SF-86 within 30 days of hire start date
Must have current DoD Secret Security Clearance and be able to maintain a DoD security clearance commensurate with the assigned duties during employment
Must have current/active 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.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant career field
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