RF Avionics Field Engineer

Las Vegas, Nevada
Dec 03, 2023
Dec 10, 2023
Engineering, Aerospace
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
JT4, LLC provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force, Space Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. JT4 develops and maintains realistic, integrated test and training environments and prepares our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.



The Avionics Field Engineer is responsible for hands-on maintenance support for the repair and modification of aircraft, to include support system/sub-system integration, and assist with T&E development projects for Department of Defense (DoD) manned and unmanned aircraft. Some of the assigned duties include: specialized avionics, electronic warfare, autonomous systems, tactical communication/datalink systems, and sustainment tasks. This position also advises and provides technical expertise to internal electronics of Line Repairable Units down to the component level, ensuring operations. The ideal candidate will:
• Perform pre, post and thru flight inspections of airborne systems and related ground flight equipment
• Performs installation, inspections, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, modifications, configurations, operations, and test of various technical systems in accordance with established operating procedures to ensure safety of flight
• Uses common and complex test instruments: digital multi-meters, signal generators, semiconductor testers, oscilloscopes, high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and complex computer control equipment
• Applies basic and some advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that typically cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturers' manuals or similar documents
• Performs other duties as assigned or required DESIRED EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
• An associate's degree or high school diploma with relevant military and/or vocational technical school curriculum in a relevant career field.
• Avionics operations with 5 years of military aircraft related experience.
• The ideal candidate is a highly motivated technician with experience maintaining military aircraft avionics systems.
• Knowledge of COMM, NAV, RADAR, Surveillance, Indication, CVR/DFDR, Power distribution, Avionics Software, and aircraft wiring standards.
• Expertise in at least one of the aforementioned areas: COMM, NAV, RADAR, Surveillance, Power distribution, Avionics Software, and aircraft wiring standards.
• Knowledge of and ability to understand OEM Wiring Diagrams and schematics.
• Experience in inspection, repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment.
• Ability to understand and adhere to FAA, AFOSH, OSHA, and/or USAF equivalent aviation maintenance standards.
• Current TS Clearance. REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION, TECHNICAL, AND WORK EXPERIENCE An associate's degree in engineering or other technical discipline, or formal academic/vocational/military training and a minimum of 10 years of experience in the specialty field are required for the position. In addition, a Field Engineer III must possess the following qualifications:
• Broad knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices of engineering that enable senior technical contributor level performance on complex projects or programs
• Knowledge and skill sufficient to apply developments in engineering to solve problems in the specialty area
• Working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs
• Ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems in operational hardware and software
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Planning/organizational skills SALARY The expected salary range for this position is $62,046.40 - $95,707.04 annually. The salary range offered for this position is a good faith description of the expected salary range this role will pay. JT4, LLC considers factors such as (but not limited to) responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer. BENEFITS
• Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
• Benefits Active on Day 1
• Life Insurance
• Health Savings Accounts/FSA's
• Disability Insurance
• Paid Time Off
• 401(k) Plan Options with Employer Match
• JT4 will match 50% up to an 8% contribution
• 100% Immediate Vesting
• Tuition Reimbursement


Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.


Work is performed in a typical office environment with no unusual hazards. Occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds), constant sitting and use of a computer terminal; constant use of sight abilities while writing, reviewing, and editing documents; constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication; and constant mental alertness are required. Travel to remote company work locations may be required. DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified. Tasking is in support of a Federal Government Contract that requires U.S. citizenship. Some jobs may require a candidate to be eligible for a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license, or other licenses/certifications, and the inability to obtain and maintain the required clearance, license, or certification may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment. SCC: JENG17; JCORP12 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled