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Gen Flight Elect & Instr Mech

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RP4124:Gen Flight Elect & Instr Mech
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Performs the final flight line servicing, checkout, trouble shooting, repairing and maintenance of completed aircraft electrical and instrument systems, related lines and accessories prior to, during and after flight, and sells off entire functional systems, accessories and components for airworthiness and conformance to Company and customer requirements; operates, trouble shoots and makes final adjustments to entire electrical diagnosing and correcting any malfunctioning revealed by such operational checkout while such systems are operating under auxiliary power or power instrument systems, accessories and components to authorized Company and/or customer personnel.


Accompanies ship on production and/or acceptance flights as assigned, operates electrical and instrument systems, and makes required in-flight adjustments and corrections.

Installs shortages; incorporates design or modification changes to ship’s electrical and instrument systems, lines, and related accessories; makes adjustments, calibrations, alterations, repairs, corrections and replacements as required.

Swings ship on compass rose to determine compass errors, and compensates or adjusts as required.

Trouble shoots malfunctioning instrument systems where it is required to locate, diagnose and correct trouble in related lines and accessories having different actuating principles such as electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic, etc.

Prepares and/or maintains aircraft for flight, inactive or storage status in accordance with applicable specifications.

May be required to conduct engine runs to verify proper functioning of electrical and instrument systems.

Collaborates with authorized Company, customer and/or vendor liaison personnel in correcting malfunctioning items and in preparing and completing aircraft for successive production and acceptance flights, up to the point of delivery or redelivery to the customer.

Must meet minimum job skills* required as outlined below to qualify for and hold this classification, and, in addition, any other certifications required.

The job skills specification itemizes the minimum requirements for the occupation of General Flight Electrical and Instrument Mechanic.

This occupation requires a broad and extensive knowledge and experience in flight line skills.

To be considered for this occupation:

• Have a minimum of four years experience in aircraft electrical and electronic installation and electrical checkout or as a Flight Electrical and Instrument Mechanic.


• Be able to demonstrate a knowledge or have completed training in the following job skills:

1. Blueprint III.
2. Electrical and electronic systems troubleshooting and checkout.
3. Principles of operation of electrical systems.
4. Principles of operation of instrument systems.
5. Familiarization in operation of ground support equipment.
6. Basic Computer Operations

Basic Qualifications
Active Secret Clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years.

Minimum of four years experience in aircraft electrical and electronic installation and electrical checkout or as a Flight Electrical and Instrument Mechanic.

Desired skills
Must be able to attain a Final Secret clearance and Special Program Access prior to start.

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Job Location(s): Palmdale California
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9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2
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