DCS Corporation Operations Instrumentation Avionics Technician in Ridgecrest, California

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Operations Instrumentation Avionics Technician





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Full Time

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Operate and maintain proprietary instrumentation (avionics) systems on U.S. military aircraft including F/A-18.

Essential Job Functions:

Install, maintain, fabricate, assemble, test, operate, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade and optimize complex instrumentation / avionics systems and subsystems, both large- and small-scale.

Support pre- and post-flight instrumentation.

Support pre-flight aircraft software loading.

Fabricate connectorized wire harnesses, avionics assemblies and subassemblies.

Maintain information / configuration tracking and documentation.

Prepare and deliver documentation up to and including technical reports, briefings and final status reports.

Undertake non-local, domestic, and foreign travel to support non-local test-flights.

Operate rental and organizational vehicles on and off base to move test equipment to/from the flight line and to/from non-local test sites.


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

High school diploma/GED plus four years of experience, or Associate's-level (AA/AS/Technical school) plus two years of experience.

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

Open-mindedness, teachability, high motivation, and team-orientation.

Sound character, flexibility, resilience and positive attitude.

Ability to perform, manage, and prioritize multiple related tasks in a highly-dynamic and time-sensitive environment.

Desired Skills:

Practical knowledge of electronics/avionics including multi-conductor signal cables, video lines, and circuits.

Training or experience with instrumentation systems, video and data recording/telemetry, MIL-STD-1553, and related data-bus and digital recorders.

Organizational and/or intermediate level maintenance experience in US military avionics systems (USN or USMC experience preferred).

Prior experience in handling COMSEC assets.

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