JSSA Lab Electro-Mechanical Technician in Ridgecrest, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 1/26/2021

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Job Description

Perform electrical-mechanical fabrication, maintenance and user support as a member of the Joint System Support Activity AV8B/T45 Lab's Task Team.

Essential Job Functions:

Build custom electrical cable harnesses and full avionic system chassis with strong attention to detail.

Interpret complex electrical schematics / drawing packages to develop fabrication process and delivery estimates of completed products.

Fabricate custom electronic assemblies consisting of commercial and military-style hardware by properly using industry tools and soldering equipment.

Assemble custom avionic chassis and populate commercial cabinets with internal wiring harnesses, PCBs, and relay panels.

Troubleshoot AV8B and T45 avionics systems and restore lab simulator functionality in the event of failure or component discrepancies.

Assist Lab Task Team Engineers with lab modification efforts, to include installing unique wire bundles, in-place wiring changes, re-configuring equipment racks and schematic changes.

Assist with Quality Assurance checks and troubleshooting on products according to schematics, using multi-meter, oscilloscope and other test instruments.

Perform with technical vision and creativity in fabrication efforts to satisfy customer's quality standards.

Perform as a member of a team to deliver high quality products, with soldering finishing in accordance with the customer requirements.

Required skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Associates Degree in a technical field with minimum of 14 years of specialized experience in military avionics.

Must be able to be granted a security clearance and maintain one for the duration of employment.

Certified to open and remove/install circuit card assemblies from General Electronics manufactured avionics.

Surface mount soldering experience.

Expert knowledge of military-style electrical connector tooling, soldering, and fabrication procedures.

Expert ability in the use of industry tools, with correct posture, for stripping wire shielding, crimping and soldering contacts and connections.

Ability to operate in-shop equipment safely and correctly (drill press, band saw, router, label makers).

Ability to read and edit electrical schematics and fabrication drawings.

Ability to stand and be mobile for long durations of time, including kneeling and independently lifting up to 50-lbs.

Proficiency in common Microsoft Office applications.

Proficiency in Serena Dimensions configuration management software.

Proficiency in ORCAD schematic capture software.

Desired Skills:

US Military Electrical Maintenance Technician experience.

AV8B and T45 Avionic Systems familiarity.