Aircraft Mechanic - Avionics

Beaufort, SC
United States
Job Description
Amentum, a large government contractor is seeking candidates for a new Navy/Marine Corps program to open in Beaufort, SC on the first quarter of 2024. Some key positions will be filled prior to site opening.


+ Performs aircraft maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, modification and re-placement of aircraft electrical/avionics systems. Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems and to provide technical assistance, guidance and instruction to employees in Electronics Technician classification

+ Must be customer oriented


+ Possess in-depth knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals and publications, and special tools and test equipment. Must be familiar with operational capabilities and limitations of electrical/avionics systems

+ Possess a high degree of expertise of aircraft electrical/avionics systems

+ Performs the inspection, testing, troubleshooting, repair, modification and rewiring as required of complex avionics/electrical systems and subsystems discrepancies and modifications

+ Possess a thorough working knowledge of the detection, prevention and treatment of corrosion

+ Coordinates with the customer, the OEM, management and work centers to resolve questions concerning aircraft and/or aircraft systems modifications and repairs

+ Assists in P&E report preparation

+ Be able to become aircraft turn-up certified as directed by management

+ Assist in the removal and replacement of aircraft engines utilizing appropriate support equipment

+ Must be able to work day shift, night shift or weekend duty and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team or detachment as required

+ Will have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy

+ Performs aircraft inventory, acceptance and transfer inspections

+ Be capable of becoming Plane Captain certified when directed my management

+ Perform other tasks as directed by management

+ Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required

+ Maintains and/or completes required records and applicable maintenance forms

+ Become CDI/CDQAR certified as directed by management to perform collateral duty inspection assignments

+ Performs daily duties normally associated with this specialty

+ Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times

+ Assists in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks

+ Comply with Hazardous Waste Program

+ Operates SE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required

+ Qualified to perform corrosion detection, treatment, prevention and documentation per customer/management instructions/directions on aircraft and associated equipment

+ Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft forms and VIDS/MAF and NALCOMIS/OOMA

+ Will have knowledge of and understand basic supply procedures. Assist with ordering parts, tools, materials and equipment as required.

+ Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment.

+ Participates in daily hanger cleanups.


Aircraft mechanics shall have three years experience within the last eight years in their specific air-craft maintenance occupational field. The last two years must have been in the military; civil service (WG-7-10), or with a government aviation maintenance Contractor.

Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention.

Personnel shall be qualified according to their field of expertise and the level of maintenance as-signed, i.e., “O” or “I” level.

Must be capable of cross-training into or assist other specialties as directed by management. All mechanics must be capable of becoming Plane Captain certified when directed by management IAW a Government approved certification program for each TMS of aircraft.

Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret Clearance. NOTE: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance.

Must have completed high school or equivalent.

Will have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.


Physical Demands:

This classification activity requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with shop/hanger/flight line maintenance activities to include bending, stooping, walking, climbing, pushing, stretching, kneeling and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions, etc. May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment:

The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical dis-comfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be ex-posed to fumes or airborne particles. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.


+ Driver’s License

+ Egress/Explosive System Checkout

+ Emergency Reclamation

+ Support Equipment Operator

+ Turn Up Certification

+ Plane Captain Certification/Final Checker


+ Tow Supervisor/Tow Brake Operations

+ Aircraft Battery

+ CPR Certification

+ Barrier monitor

+ ESD/Electro Magnetic interference

+ 2M Certified*

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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