Lockheed Martin Avionics Shop Chief in Bethesda, Maryland

Description: This position will support the Iraq F-16 Program. The location is Balad AB Iraq

Avionics Shop Chief - in addition to the technician responsibilities and requirements listed below the shop chief will be responsible for all aspects of production, housekeeping, shop requirements, scheduling and the safety of those assigned to the area.

Duties: Services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft avionics systems to ensure airworthiness. Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft avionics systems, such as comm/nav, attack avionics, electronic warfare, flight instruments, sniper targeting pod system, and flight control systems. Determines feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components and assist with Periodic Inspections. Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components. Work typically requires a detailed understanding of the interrelationships of circuits. Will provide technical guidance and OJT to customer technicians.

This position will support the Iraq F-16 Program. The location is Balad AB Iraq

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/INFO: Candidate must be a high school graduate or have completed an equivalent program. Candidate must have held a USAF 7-skill level or 5-skill level (or equivalent) with documented experience. Candidate must have at least 4 years’ experience with F-16 aircraft maintenance activities. Progressive and documented experience in the fighter aircraft maintenance environment. Documented qualifications in related maintenance fields. Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills. Must read, write and speak English fluently. Must have or be able to rapidly secure a DOD secret clearance. Regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds, perform repetitive movements, and perform work from ground level to overhead. This position requires frequent standing for long periods, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, crawling, and twisting.

*Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

SECURITY Clearance REQUIRED. Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance prior to start date AND must maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Basic Qualifications:

- F-16 Avionics Technician

- Min 4 years documented experience on the F-16 Aircraft

- USAF 7 level or 5 level or equivalent

Desired Skills:

Fighter aircraft maintenance specialist

Min 4 years documented experience on the F-16 Aircraft

Perform routine system troubleshooting, installation and repair.

Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft craftsman A&P Lic.

Have a working knowledge of electronic and mechanical systems and components on the F-16 aircraft at the organizational level of maintenance.



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