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Senior Specialist, Field Engineering - Avionics

McGuire AFB, New Jersey

Job ID 8179
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Senior Specialist, Field Engineering – Avionics

Job Code: 8179

Job Location: McGuire AFB, New Jersey – (Responsibilities must be performed on-site.)

Job Schedule: 5/8 – (Monday thru Friday)

Job Description: 

The Field Engineering Specialist shall provide a wide variety of technical and maintenance support on airframe, avionics systems, and inspections on aircraft.  Assists in ground handling of aircraft to include Pre-flight and Post-flight checkout.  Field Engineer will be adequately trained for troubleshooting of mission equipment. Analyzes equipment failures to determine cause and recommend corrective action. Assistance in defining necessary equipment (including piece parts) and technical data to be included in the Primary Mission Support Kits.  Implements preventive maintenance programs and keeps performance and maintenance records on equipment.  Aircraft reconfiguration assistance in keeping with specific mission requirements. 

Essential Functions:

Personnel may be required to deploy with the mission aircraft to Depot Maintenance facility to provide technical support and maintenance assistance.

Position will require travel CONUS and OCONUS.

This is a fulltime, 40 hour+ work week, perform short notice/call duties as required to facilitate aircraft maintenance.

Job Qualification Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.

  • Must possess an active DoD Secret Security Clearance which has been investigated within the last six years. Additionally, must be able to maintain all required clearance(s), which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Must have an A&P License.
  • Must be able and willing to travel as needed to support the program.
  • Must be highly skilled, with a high degree of tact and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Position requires daily interface with customers at numerous levels.
  • Physical Requirements include lifting, bending, and climbing.  

Additional preferred Skills:

  • Boeing 757 experience desirable.
  • Boeing Narrow Body Aircraft / RB211 engine experience desirable.
  • Ability to use Maintenance Information Systems to review maintenance bulletins for quality/accuracy.
  • Ability to work alone or within a group.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of technical data from OEM manuals to engineering drawings.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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