Engineer - Field 2 - OCONUS
L-3 Communications Holdings Inc
2 months ago

Summary : Performs a variety of duties to provide technical support to the customer at N’djamena Airport, Chad. Possesses in-

depth knowledge and skill in the troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of ISR systems suite mission systems and electronic equipment.

Maintains, repairs, tests and / or calibrates various types of aircraft electronic equipment. Applies technical knowledge for both aircraft and electronic principles and strong knowledge in troubleshooting techniques to determine mission equipment malfunctions and restore aircraft full operational status.

Performs work in accordance with technical manuals, schematics, engineering drawings, and written / verbal instructions.

Follow on duties will include training foreign personnel on the aircraft and mission systems, as well as providing technical support on the assigned aircraft.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Provide technical support to foreign national personnel with OJT, over-the-shoulder instruction, and perform work actions as needed
  • Must be able to work shifts as assigned and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team if required.
  • Must be able to work in the established work / living environment, work shift schedules as assigned 7 days a week, 12 hours a day to support mission requirements
  • Experience in the use of common hand and special tools / testers as required for aircraft maintenance.
  • Must have in-depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives
  • Must have a high school diploma and minimum of 3 years related experience
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English Any knowledge of French is also desirable
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge (aircraft / vehicle movement and safety / hazards) of flight line operations.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of using aircraft technical publications read, interpret, follow and basic comprehension of schematic diagrams, drawings, and charts
  • Must have a working knowledge (input and extract data) of maintenance database technology
  • Must have a positive attitude, be a self-starter, work well with others. Be aware of other cultures and respect those customs
  • Perform other actions as required
  • Physical Demands : This maintenance classification activity is usually accomplished in a flight line-like environment with extensive climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, and walking demands.

    May require lifting of objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50lbs. Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close and peripheral vision, and acceptable depth perception.

    Work Environment : The diversity of working conditions range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc.

    May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards, exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards exist.

    Licensing, Certification Requirements :

  • Must be able to pass pre-deployment (CRC) medical standards (to include height / weight)
  • Current FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certificate
  • Must be able to launch, clean, recover and tow aircraft
  • Support and manage warehousing of spares, GSE and consumables
  • Complete and provide technical data for reporting
  • Well versed working knowledge of PT6A-114A / PT6A-140 Cessna 208B / 208B Grand Caravan EX Garmin 1000 Flight Management System
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Passport
  • Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship. L-3 is an equal opportunity employer.

    We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply.US Security Clearance Required : Secret


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