Instrumentation Technician III (B)                     PR No: 19-006

Work Location: NAWCAD Patuxent River, MD

Functional Title: Instrumentation Technician III 

Roles & Responsibilities: Full Time position.

This position performs fabrication, installation and operational support of instrumentation systems and wiring harnesses on various aircraft and test articles. This position utilizes wiring diagrams and technical information provided by engineers and senior technicians to independently fabricate the instrumentation system racks and wiring harnesses including installation and performs pre-flight and post-flight operational checks on instrumentation systems prior to and following test flights. Provide support during aircraft measurement calibrations as required.


Specific Tasking for Program:

  • Aids the instrumentation operations engineer by maintaining, installing, calibrating, testing and troubleshooting the F-35 instrumentation systems
  • Supports on-aircraft ground testing.
  • Performs instrumentation preflight, post flights and test flight support (including loading and removing data cartridges and delivering then to data processing)
  • Some testing maybe done at other test facilities and carriers, so some travel is required.
  • Performs work in the instrumentation lab (troubleshooting, installing and checking-out instrumentation systems.)
  • Conforms to AVMI and LM FOD and tool control policies and all facets or security (physical, Automated information Sysyem (AIS), document control, Communication Security (COMSEC), Operations Security (OPSEC) and security education requirements), and instrumentation quality assurance inspections.


Work Conditions:
Conditions will vary. Most work performed in enclosed buildings. Work will include sitting, standing, walking, lifting and reaching. Must be capable of lifting 50, 50-100 lbs. assisted by other employees.

Overtime may be required. Position is active on shift rotation and weekend work schedule.



High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum of 6 years’ experience in performing stated functions.
Obtain and maintain a Non-Aircrew Cockpit Systems (NACS) qualification
Experience working on rotary wing aircraft
Conscientious while working on aircraft and hangar deck with regard to Safety, FOD, Tool Control, etc.


Desired familiarity with CONDOR 1553 bus simulizer TTC software, MCDAU’s, and CDAU’s
Desired familiarity Ch10 recorders (Heim, Ampex, etc.)
Performs tasking independently

Possess a valid driver’s license.


U.S. Citizenship and must obtain a U.S. DoD Security Interim Clearance prior to hire date, final clearance must be granted and clearance must be maintained throughout employment.


All candidates will be required to pass a consumer report and/or consumer investigation to include SSN, Driver Record and Criminal Background Investigation.


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