AV-8B Aircraft Technician

in Yuma, AZ

AV-8B Aircraft Technician Job

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    Yuma, AZ 85369, US

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Job Description BAE Systems is seeking an Aircraft Technician to support the AV-8B Fleet Support Team (FST) at MCAS Yuma, AZ.

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities:


  • Provide technical guidance and information in the evaluation of unusual maintenance problems.
  • Provide guidance and instruction on the use of associated special tools and test equipment.
  • Emphasize safety precautions to be taken in all training provided.
  • Demonstrate the best method of installing modifications, retro-fit kits, etc.
  • Render technical guidance to resolve difficult and unusual maintenance problems through reach-back to OEM engineering (through a subcontract with OEM or partnership with the FST)
  • Provide an analysis of maintenance difficulties and advise on the establishment of changes to maintenance, inspection, and training programs designed to improve the quality of maintenance.
  • Provide technical information related to maintenance and operational problems. Communicate issues within the aviation community that is applicable to the T/AV-8B program and promptly inform the COR of this issue.
  • Provide a liaison through which information related to installation kit, check out procedures and related data problems can be quickly relayed to the vendor for correction and/or resolution.
  • Provide guidance to maintenance personnel in preparing failure data, unsatisfactory reports, and trend analysis.
  • Validate that technical assistance and training is documented in the Naval Air Technical Engineering Command (NATEC) Electronic Local Area Request Solutions (ELAR) database.

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Provide training (on-site classroom and on-the-job) to military and civilian personnel. The training includes maintenance and operation techniques pertaining to adjustment, calibration, troubleshooting, bench check, routine maintenance, inspection, and repair of the assigned system/equipment, including related control equipment. Training shall support T/AV-8B technical training needs and respond to the unit needs within one working day.
  • Devise local training course outlines, lesson plans, and written examinations, including guidance to military and civilian personnel of the Department of Defense in identifying needed training programs.
  • Provide a monthly informational copy of the training outlines, lesson plans, and written examinations to the COR.
  • Provide at a minimum the following training:

Avionics (AV)

  • Provide support and training for the T/AV-8B AV in the following areas, but not limited to: Communication, navigation, radar, stores management, angle rate bombing, mission computer, multipurpose display, stability augmentation, departure resistance, engine and fuel indicating, power distribution, electronic countermeasures, and related SE.

Airframe (AF)

  • Provide support and training for the T/AV-8B AF in the following areas, but not limited to: the AV-8B/TAV-8B aircraft airframe and associated engine interface, control surface rigging, fuel, and nozzle actuation systems, environmental control including OBOGS, landing and arresting gear, composite repair, non-destructive inspection, and corrosion control, anti-skid, ejection seat, vibration analysis, and associated SE.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
High School Diploma + 4 years AV-8B or related aircraft experience

Previous experience reading and interpreting Technical Publications of aircraft maintenance and parts manuals, engineering drawingsAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

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