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Avionics Engineer IV

Company: JT4 LLC
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

COMPANY PROFILE JT4, LLC provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. JT4 develops and maintains realistic, integrated test and training environments and prepares our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.



The Avionics Engineer is responsible for hands-on engineering solutions to affect repair and modification of aircraft, to include support system integration and software development projects for Department of Defense (DoD) manned and unmanned aircraft. Some of the assigned duties include: specialized avionics, electronic warfare, autonomous systems, tactical communication/datalink systems, and sustainment tasks. This position also advises and provides technical expertise to internal electronics of Line Repairable Units down to the component level, ensuring operations. The ideal candidate will:
--- Perform equally well independently or as part of a multi-disciplined team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
--- Be responsible for mission avionics systems integration and performance.
--- Develop Engineering Orders (EO) for the incorporation of modifications to aircraft avionics and/or electrical systems/components.
--- Develop Engineering Repair Orders (ERO) for accomplishment of Avionics repairs/modifications.
--- Be responsible for creating, maintaining and updating related technical documentation.
--- Provides oversight and engineering expertise to maintenance repair team conducting repairs down to the aircraft component level.
--- Provide analysis and expertise during repair and/or modification efforts.
--- Perform sustainability analysis of potential spare and replacement parts.
--- Evaluate and provide source qualification recommendations.
--- Participate as a key member of airworthiness work groups.
--- Perform other position-related duties and assignments as directed.


Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.


Work is performed in a typical aircraft maintenance environment with no unusual hazards. Occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds), constant sitting with occasional use of computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness are required. Travel to remote company work locations may be required. DESIRED REQUIERMENTS
--- A Bachelor of Science or higher in Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with 8 years of military aircraft related experience.
--- The ideal candidate is a highly motivated engineer with experience integrating military aircraft avionics systems.
--- Experience in evaluation of obsolete components for reverse engineering replacement or repair.
--- Avionics Engineer License.
--- Knowledge of UAV aircraft avionics and systems.
--- Knowledge of COMM, NAV, RADAR, Surveillance, Indication, CVR/DFDR, Power distribution, Avionics Software, and aircraft wiring standards.
--- Knowledge of and ability to understand OEM Wiring Diagrams and schematics.
--- Proficiency in AutoCAD and MATLAB.
--- Current TS Clearance. REQUIERMENTS -- EDUCATION, TECHNICAL, AND WORK EXPERIENCE A Bachelor of Science in engineering from an ABET-accredited academic institution and 8 years of related engineering experience, or an accredited Master of Science in engineering and a minimum of 6 years of related engineering experience, or an accredited doctorate degree in engineering and a minimum 4 years of related engineering experience are required for this position. In addition, an Engineer IV must possess the following qualifications:
--- Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices of engineering to provide consultative services on development programs and in the design and development of systems and components
--- Knowledge and skill sufficient to apply the latest developments in engineering to solve complex problems in the specialty area
--- Working knowledge of computer systems and computer-based engineering tools
--- Well-developed leadership skills
--- Ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems from a broad prospective
--- Excellent communication and analytical skills
--- Planning/organizational skills and the ability to work under deadlines. Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified. Tasking is in support of a Federal Government Contract that requires U.S. citizenship. Some jobs may require a candidate to be eligible for a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license, or other licenses/certifications, and the inability to obtain and maintain the required clearance, license, or certification may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment. SCC: JENG17; JCORP12 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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