Aircraft Electrician II

Cherry Point, NC

Posted: 07/27/2018 Employment Type: Temp/Contract Industry: Electrician Job Number: 858

We have opportunity for an experienced Aircraft Electrician II to support our CFT team at MCAS Cherry Point NC.  The team will be performing “ D” Level Modification Support on KC-130J. 

Fabricating and installing aircraft wiring circuits, testing aircraft electrical and electronic circuitry, and performing final testing of related and affected electrical, and instrument systems
  • Troubleshooting using wiring diagrams, modifying, and repairing complex electrical systems, components and accessories on a variety of military aircraft 
  • Replace defective control units, relays, boards, servo units, indicating instruments, or other components of the electrical and environmental systems
  • Installing non-conventional  and related electronic equipment by routing and connecting wiring to new or existing electrical or electronic systems, components, or equipment. 
  • Researching aircraft modification history, technical orders, engineering change proposals, and manuals concerning wire codes, wiring configuration, and testing procedures
  • Assisting in the development of modifications and changes on environmental, electrical, instrument, and other integrated electrical systems

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Qualified candidates will have working knowledge of electrical theory, principles, and circuitry
  • General understanding of the basic principles underlying electronics
  • Demonstrated knowledge of AC and DC power supplies
  • Possess a basic understanding of aircraft electrical systems and their interrelationships

  • High school diploma or equivalent required 

Physical Effort: Work requires standing, stooping, bending, and reaching. Frequent handling, lifting, and carrying objects that weigh 40-50 lbs.


Working Conditions: Work is performed in closed-in areas that are usually noisy and dirty, and where there is a constant danger to the skin and eyes from flying metal chips and abrasive particles; skin irritation from contact with coolants, lubricants, and abrasive compounds; danger to fingers, hands, and other parts of the body from cutting tools, grinding wheels, rotating pieces, and moving parts of machines.

Security Clearance: Must be able to pass the equivalent of a trustworthy National Agency Check plus Written Inquiries.     

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