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Airborne Maintenance Technician
  • Job ID #: 3523
  • Functional Area: Electronic Technician
  • Position Type: Full Time Salaried
  • Experience Required: 3-5 years
  • Location: Waco, TX
  • Department: EW TS Big Safari (
  • Education Required: Not Indicated
  • Relocation Provided: Yes

Position Description:

SRC, Inc. is currently seeking a Compass Call Mission System Subject Matter Expert (SME) and an Airborne Maintenance Technician (AMT) flight duty position on EC-130H and EC-37B aircrafts. Position will also support Prime Mission Equipment (PME) System developmental and flight test efforts; will be responsible for planning, developing, and administering aspects of a project through designated phases of the acquisition.

The selected candidate will work out of Waco, TX.


  • Perform inspections and evaluations of critical systems and components of the assigned Big Safari program’s PME to assure compliance with customer requirements.

  • Perform aircrew duties as an AMT to include executing various test criteria to evaluate and validate equipment operability.

  • Plans and perform flight and ground tests in laboratories and at test ranges.

  • Participate in review/evaluation of contractor technical data, statements of work (SOW) instructions, use/control of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), acceptance test procedures, engineering design reviews, work orders, operator training materials, and Air Force publication verifications.

  • Review and directs the progress of contractors in meeting project objectives.

  • Take appropriate actions to approve terms and conditions set forth in negotiations, contracting plans and budgets, subcontractor participation and addition or discontinuance of work by the contractor.

  • Resolve controversial issues, advocate proposals and recommendations, and reports progress in resolving critical issues.

  • Consult Detachment and Program's leadership and contractor's managers to influence future policies and initiatives from a PME operator perspective.

  • Present status and information briefings to Detachment, program and contractor staff as required.

  • Review contract documents and logistical support to ensure that technical goals are achievable.

  • Provide recommendations to decrease cost, schedule, and technical risks.

  • Consult with Detachment's leadership and program managers to influence future policies and initiatives from a project engineer's perspective.

  • Provide expertise for the site-management, direction, and control of acquisition, modification, system test, training, and logistics support for special purpose EC-130H and EC-37B Compass Call aircraft, related training and other support equipment, directed Quick Reaction Capability, and other sensitive high-priority projects.

  • Oversee the progress and effort of contractor personnel at three separate prime contractor manufacturing and integration facilities.

  • Evaluate contractor performance and provide advice to Detachment's leadership and contractors regarding improvements.

  • Coordinate frequent project changes and engineering compromises to assess the resulting changes in other areas of the project.

  • Visit contractors' plant(s) to observe progress and ensure that contractor is meeting appropriate contractual provisions.

  • Organize teamwork efforts and may lead a team of specialists in resolving technical, schedule, and supportability issues to include leading Depot Field Teams.

  • Conduct and/or participate in meetings, design reviews, and working groups to address problems, technical developments, program changes, etc., and collectively prepares an approach to any policy changes.

  • Provides feedback to customers and keeps abreast of changing environments and potential shifts in emphasis or any other changes.

  • Brief higher levels of management on progress, problems, and other factors of interest.


Position Requirements:

  • Two years of specialized experience which involved knowledge of operating policies and procedures of both internal and external PME-related activities such as program management, contractors production engineering, workload planning, procurement, or supply and skill to coordinate PME development and integration plans and functions with these activities; knowledge of assigned aeronautical systems and equipment including critical PME characteristics, manufacturing methods, special processes, functional relationships among components and subsystems, and test and measurement techniques. 

  • Experience as qualified aircrew member

  • Class II FAA Flight Physical is required

  • Work requires frequent travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.

  • Crisis action management activities may involve additional and non-standard work hours.

  • Flight test and evaluation experience is required.

Security Clearance Requirements

An active Top Secret security clearance and current investigation are required.

As an EEO/AA employer, the Company does not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other basis protected by federal law. In addition, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities and employees.