Aerospace Engineering Technician Featured
- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Aerospace Engineering Technician job at Federal Aviation Administration in Oklahoma City OK
Description, duties, responsibilities
<p> <p> <b> Responsibilities</b> </p> </p> <p> Serves as a crew leader technician. Applies broad experience and advanced technical knowledge of assigned disciplines and specialties. Understands how assigned systems components and disciplines are integrated with other systems components and disciplines. Responsible for troubleshooting and analyzing aircraft problems which may involve mechanical electronic and/or avionics components. The aircraft carries a flight inspection platform for the purpose of performing aircraft tests. Utilizes technical expertise in accordance with Federal certification standards to determine the airworthiness of highly modified aviation platforms. Utilizes state of the art computerized diagnostic equipment to analyze and resolve performance discrepancies n highly complex non-commercial multi-system flight inspection platforms in direct support of the National Airway System (NAS).</p> <p> Trouble-shooting duties require knowledge of: the principals of electricity and electrical circuits; special aviation electronic equipment operation for testing; FARs to ensure compliance of repairs and calibrations; special aviation mechanical equipment operation for testing; characteristics of corrosion treatment and protection of aircraft surfaces and aerodynamic properties including weight and balance so the incumbent can recommend flight conditions to make a specific aircraft test consider aircraft modifications determine the effects of aerodynamic loads vibration gravitational forces and metal fatigue on airborne platforms. Remains current on all new procedures policies directives etc. Estimates and reports on expected time of work completion and maintains records of work accomplishments and time expended.</p> <p> Work is vital to the success of activities and projects that are critical to the safe and continual operation of the NAS FAA aircraft and/or FAA academic programs. Contacts are both internal and external. Often is considered a key technical point of contact for assigned systems programs and projects. Contacts are made to furnish technical guidance and advise instruct other employees share information provide data discuss the statuses of assignments and coordinate the activities of contractors. Provides on-the-job training to employees in accordance with established procedures and practices. As Project Lead for a single or small work activity spot checks on work in progress and reviews completed work to ensure that proper procedures methods and deadlines have been met. Amends or rejects work not meeting established standards. Refers questions and unusual matters not covered by standards to supervisor.</p> <p> Identifies resources needed to perform assignments. Plans and organizes work to accomplish organizational objectives. Allocates resources to accomplish limited work activities within established schedules. Independently performs assignments. Completed work is reviewed to an extent consistent with the complexity of the assignment.</p> <p> May be subject to environmental conditions such as being exposed to high noise levels wide range of temperatures and elevated or confined work areas.</p> <p> May be physically required to perform heavy lifting up to 50 pounds heavy pushing and pulling reaching above shoulders walking standing crawling and kneeling for extensive periods of time and fine manipulation as required to perform inspections. Must have complete physical dexterity to climb ladders and aircraft surfaces work in high places cramped positions and tight quarters. The employee must at all times observe the highest health and safety standards. Must be alert to the hazards of working in close proximity of live aircraft.</p> <p> Frequent travel may be required work rotating shifts to include nights days and/or weekends and work in other components of the organization or geographic locations.</p>
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