Avionics Technician II

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Job Title
Avionics Technician II

Agency
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Department
Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description

Avionics Technician II

Description:

The Avionics Technician II, under general supervision, will design, develop, test, and/or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, and/or systems for academic and scientific use with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) as the primary focus.

Responsibilities:

  • Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, or voltmeters.
  • Evaluate electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of electricity and materials.
  • Monitor technical progress, design tests, assess performance data, and develop solutions to technical problems.
  • Assist in contribution in application of electrical engineering and scientific principles to meet technical requirements.
  • Support the development of technical concepts and plans for implementation.
  • Support in the authoring, editing, and contributing to production of technical reports and other technical products, such as overall project concepts and descriptions, test plans and technical reports.
  • Install electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft, using hand tools, power tools, or soldering irons. Install machine or equipment replacement parts.
  • Set up and operate ground support and test equipment to perform functional flight tests of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Lay out installation of aircraft assemblies and systems, following documentation such as blueprints, manuals, and wiring diagrams.
  • Analyze test or performance data to assess equipment operation.
  • Fabricate parts, components and test aids as required.
  • Operate computer-aided drafting and design applications to design avionics system modifications.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
  • Associates degree in avionics, aviation technology, or aviation maintenance management.
  • Five (5) years' experience in avionics, electronics, airframe maintenance, or closely related field.
  • Additional education/experience may be considered as a substitution:
    • High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years' experience in avionics, electronics, airframe maintenance, or closely related field.
    • Associates degree in related field and five (5) years' experience in avionics, electronics, airframe maintenance, or closely related field.
    • Bachelors degree in related field and three (3) experience in avionics, electronics, airframe maintenance, or closely related field.
  • Knowledge of electronic systems and component materials.
  • Experience with electronic systems, electronics troubleshooting, electronic testing and design.
  • Exceptional communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Civil aircraft experience.
  • Direct hands-on experience with common electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, multimeters, spectrum analyzers, power analyzers, etc.
  • Experience with small UAS avionics, interface circuit design, avionics integration, sensors and/or sensor processing (E/O, IR, IMU, etc.)
  • Interest in specialized fields such as Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Air Worthiness, Human Factors, Command and Control, Networking, Frequency Analysis, or other related high technology fields.
  • Firmware and software development experience.


NOTE:
  • The person hired will have access to information and items protected under the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), and therefore that person must be a U.S. person as defined by ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, a refugee given asylum in the U.S., or a temporary resident granted amnesty.


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUCC_External/job/Corpus-Christi-TAMUCC/Avionics-Technician-II_R-034870





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Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 1/7/2033
Work Type: Full Time
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