- What will I be doing?
- Do I qualify?
- Can I be successful?
- How do I apply?
This is advanced technical work in specialized aircraft avionics for the Office of the Adjutant General, Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot (AVCRAD).
An employee in this class is responsible for the specialized and highly complex repair, inspection, maintenance, modification and installation of a variety of avionics/armament/electronics equipment. Work involves diagnosing malfunctions and troubleshooting of aircraft electronics equipment, components, subassemblies and assemblies. Work may also involve inspecting, repairing and certifying the work of fellow Air Depot Maintenance Worker II’s. Employees are expected to perform highly skilled technical work with very limited technical oversight. Work frequently involves team efforts and may be performed in tandem with federal or contract employees.
Inspects components of specialized electronic avionics/armament/communications equipment for defects; removes and replaces defective or malfunctioning parts, modules, printed circuit cards, etc.
Repairs specialized equipment or components by replacing transistors, diodes, resistors, capacitors, switches, vacuum tubes, etc.
Modifies specialized equipment in accordance with published modification work orders or technical bulletins.
Troubleshoots aircraft wiring harness and repairs by replacing wires, junction boxes, etc.
Installs specialized aircraft electronic equipment and completes operational tests.
Tests avionics/armament/electronic assemblies and equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and air-worthiness using complex testing equipment.
Adjusts, repairs, or replaces defective aircraft components based on analysis of test results by reading and interpreting diagrams, blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical design documents.
Calibrates installed or repaired equipment to original manufacturers prescribed specifications.
Aligns, adjusts, and synchronizes aircraft armaments, using sighting devices and hand tools.
Assists flight- crew with operational checks of all avionics/armament/electronic systems.
Inspects the repairs and modifications made by fellow Air Depot Maintenance Specialist II’s making any necessary adjustments before certifying the inspected piece.
Accompanies flight crews to perform in-flight mechanical adjustments and to determine required post-flight repair work.
Reads and interprets manufacturers' and military aircraft maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications in order to effectively complete assignments; maintains files of technical literature, diagrams, parts lists, inventory and other necessary records.
Assists in the selection and procurement of tools, equipment and parts.
Ensures that an adequate stock of parts used during repair activities is maintained.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)
Two years of experience as an Air Depot Maintenance Specialist I and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
Four years of technical experience in the specialized maintenance and repair of aircraft components and equipment; two of which must have been in specialized aircraft electronics maintenance and repair. (Trade or technical school education with specialization in relevant electronics areas may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the stated general experience).
Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.
Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?
Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools, and practices used in specialized aircraft avionics/armament/electronics maintenance and repair.
Considerable knowledge of schematics, wiring diagrams and algebra used in specialized aircraft maintenance and repair work.
Skill in the use of tools essential to making specialized aircraft repairs.
Ability to work from drawings, diagrams, schematics, and specifications and to understand and effectively carry out instructions.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
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