RS Avionics Electrical Technician Lead ($10,000 Sign-on Bonus) [Westfield, MA] - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Westfield, Massachusetts

Responsibilities for this Position

RS Avionics Electrical Technician Lead ($10,000 Sign-on Bonus) [Westfield, MA] (200347)
Req Id 200347 - Posted Jan 8, 2023 - Westfield, MA, US

RS Avionics Electrical Technician Lead ($10,000 Sign-on Bonus) [Westfield, MA]in GAC Westfield

Unique Skills:

Please see job description

Education and Experience Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required. 2 years experience on large/mid-size aircraft. 8 years experience in aircraft avionics/electrical career field; or two (2) years of accredited schooling in aviation electronics and six (6) years related experience. FAA A&P license or be able to obtain a repairman certificate within 30 days of start date. FCC license or NCATT certification preferred.

Position Purpose:

Plans and coordinates all electrical/avionics activities and provides customers with daily information on aircraft schedules, repairs, parts, components shipped to vendors, etc. Works with hangar management to coordinate electrical/avionics activities and schedule aircraft requirements.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  • Plans, schedules, and completes tasks on work authorizations in order to meet the master schedule. Provides daily status reports and progress schedules to management. .

  • Coordinates efforts of Electrical and Avionics activities to meet aircraft schedules and deadlines. Reviews work, including forms and records, to ensure compliance with Site Inspection Procedures Manual, Site Operating Procedures and FARs. .

  • Supervises and instructs electrical technicians with technical guidance and proper procedures of troubleshooting electrical/avionics systems, routine inspections and preventive maintenance. Provides input to subordinate performance appraisals and submits them to management for review. .

  • Reviews daily job charging for all personnel (including support groups) to ensure accuracy of inputs. .

  • Maintains a preventive maintenance program on test equipment, hand tools, and special tools.

  • Maintains a current knowledge of Aircraft Service Changes (ASC), Customer Bulletins, inspection schedule requirements, vendor information and all other procedures, publications and general knowledge pertaining to aircraft maintenance and servicing.

  • Supervises a continuous safety program in hangar area which includes operation of support equipment, aircraft systems and general housekeeping.

  • Maintains required. logs and records.

  • Enforces the company FOD, tool control, 5-S programs and all safety regulations. .

  • Able to adapt to sudden schedule changes.

  • Coordinates with other disciplines concerning projects.

  • Additional Functions:
  • Establishes and fosters an environment of innovation and Lean oriented thinking. .

  • In support of aircraft certification and final phase testing, may include flight tests on aircraft as required. .

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Other Requirements:
  • Must have thorough knowledge of aircraft systems, troubleshooting, technical manuals systems, and aircraft maintenance records system.

  • Preferred proficiency in the operation and troubleshooting of other aircraft systems or disciplines other than avionics, such as hydraulics, landing gear, flight controls, environmental controls or structural installations and repairs.

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical/avionics system drawings and blueprints.

  • Must have demonstrated leadership ability.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, implement and obtain objective with minimal direction.

  • A good understanding of PC, Windows and main frame computer applications including the use of standard computer word processing programs (i.e. Microsoft Word) and appropriate typing skills a plus.

  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small-space restricted area, and lift up to 100 pounds.

  • Ability to use hand tools and avionics test equipment.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Additional Information

    Requisition Number: 200347

    Category: Service Center

    Percentage of Travel: None

    Shift: First

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Posting End Date: 12/31/2022

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

    Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.

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    General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

    Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

    General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

    Who We Are Looking For 

    General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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    At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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