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Electronics/Electrical Systems Technician


Federal Aviation Admin


Airway Transportation Systems Specialist (Electronics Systems Technician) performs in the capacity of highly specialized electronics technician. The primary duties of an ATSS are linked to maintaining the safe and efficient operating capacity of the vast and complex network of electronics systems required for the world's largest air traffic control and navigation system.
ATSS personnel install, evaluate, maintain, modify and certify facilities, systems, services and equipment that support the National Airspace System (NAS). They are also responsible for various auxiliary duties that contribute to providing reliable and safe FAA services to the flying public. This involves working with surveillance radar, weather, communications, automation, and navigational aid equipment as well as various environmental support facilities and equipment.
This work also includes periodic maintenance, modification, troubleshooting, repair and replacement of malfunctioning equipment, and certification. ATSSs may be required to maintain entire facilities, subsystems, or individual services or equipment that assist in the safe and expedient movement of air traffic throughout the NAS. Electronics: ATSSs will be maintaining RADAR, Navigational Aids, Communications (radios and voice switches) and/or Automation Systems. Environmental: ATSSs assigned to work with systems in the ENVIRONMENTAL specialty may be required to install, maintain, modify and certify facilities, services and equipment. This includes, but is not limited to: lighted navigational aids systems, engine generators (with or w/o transfer switches), heating ventilating and air conditioning systems and power sources/power conditioning systems. They are also expected to possess knowledge of the national electric code (NEC) and additional responsibilities in the communication, automation, navigational aids, or radar fields may also be required.
The starting salary depends on your qualifications. (These salaries are current as of 6/11/2019.)
F-Band - $44,602 to $66,906– Once the applicant meets certain criteria, they will be promoted to the G-Band - $52,222 to $80,949. After the applicant has successfully met the training and work requirements, this position will be promoted to the journeyman level H-Band - $62,738 to 97,247.




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Application Process

Email resumes to Keith.Wilbur@FAA.GOV or send to Keith Wilbur, FAA/ Louisville B SSC, 755 Grade Lane, Louisville, KY 40213. For this job advertisement, the applicant's resume MUST cover all jobs including time between jobs. The proper format for each period is:
Month/Year, Hours per week, Name of Employer, Title(s), Description of duties. If you have Veterans Preference, please include a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214) with the SSN unreadable, with your resume including your preferred contact information. www.fedshirevets.gov/. For more information go to www.faa.gov/jobs/career_fields/aviation_careers/.

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