AAR CORP WASS Avionics Lead (Afghanistan) in KABUL, Afghanistan

Title: WASS Avionics Lead (Afghanistan)

Location: Afghanistan-Kabul

Job Number: 8067

SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting and providing oversight and leadership to avionics mechanics in the performance of their assigned duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assigns duties to technicians.

  • Monitors tasks assigned to Techs for progress, completeness and correctness.

  • Ensures use of approved repair techniques.

  • Inspect components of avionics equipment for defects, such as loose connections and frayed wire, and for accuracy of assembly and installation.

  • Test avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness, using test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, digital meters and counters, and circuit analyzers.

  • Adjust, repair or replace defective components based on analysis of test results, following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents, using hand tools.

  • Calibrates installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.

  • Accompany flight crew to perform in-flight adjustments and to determine and record required post-flight repair work.

  • Complies with FAR required maintenance such as 91.411 and 91.413 inspections.

  • Operate ground station for air-to-station check of radar or other equipment.

  • Fabricate wiring harnesses.

  • Complies with Avionics upgrades and modifications.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization policies and applicable laws.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Security clearance.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATIONREQUIRED

  • High School diploma or GED.

  • Graduate of two (2) year electronics/avionics technical school or equivalent military experience.

PREFERRED

  • Current FAA issued Mechanic certificate with Airframe.

  • Current Radiotelephone License issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEREQUIRED

  • Minimum eight (8) years experience in aircraft installation, inspection, maintenance and repair required.

  • Must have experience with working from blueprint drawings, diagram, specifications, service manuals, sketches, templates and other data.

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Core Competencies:

  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran