Requisition Number: 2021-11-001
Job Title: A&P Technician
City: Ivyland
State: PA

A&P Technician

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Description/Job Summary

NASC is looking for a Senior Level A&P Technician to join our exciting fast paced Unmanned Aerial System special Projects Division.


- Works under general supervision providing technical support for the mechanical installation, troubleshooting and inspection on unmanned aerial vehicles.

- Interfaces with engineering, manufacturing, and other disciplines of UAV operators to integrate current and new designs aspects of three airframe production platforms.

- Removes and replaces airframe components as needed including aileron servos, flap servos, brake servos, landing gear servos, throttle servos and avionics components requiring long periods of standing, walking, and bending.

- Daily tasks may vary in complexity. Examples would be completing major airframe modification to assembling small essential component assemblies. 

- Incorporates any approved configuration changes and other modifications into all aircraft as needed per company approved documentation.

- Work with engineering and manufacturing documents to assist in integrating all components into airframes.

- Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on unmanned aerial vehicles.

- Inspects airframe, power plant, and propeller components at regular intervals as per company-approved procedures.

- Certifies work instructions and aircraft records that aircraft or aircraft components are in a condition safe for flight.

- Repairs fuel and oil leaks or engine problems as needed and removes and replaces airframe components as needed.

- Ability to troubleshoot electrical systems using engineering and manufacturing documentation. 

- Assists engineering in the testing, maintenance and operation of aircraft or ground support equipment.

- Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Required Qualifications

- 5 years’ experience preferred.

- Familiar performing sheet metal and composite work/repairs.

- Prior aircraft manufacturing a plus

- Familiar with AS9100 Aerospace Quality Management System a plus.

- Operate all power tools and equipment necessary to accomplish job assignments.

- Accurately complete all required maintenance records.

- Present a clean and neat work area and maintain tool control.

- FAA Airframe and Power Plant license.

- Certified UAV Technician / Certified UAV Mechanic.

- Experience as an UAS engine mechanic (military or civilian).

- Familiar with FAA maintenance or manufacturing standards a plus.

- Experience with CAD software: SOLIDWORKS.

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

- Strong work ethic and the flexibility to work in a dynamic environment.

- High-energy, self-starter.

- Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required.

- Familiar with Microsoft suite programs.

- High School diploma or equivalent AND completion of an accredited electronics training program OR equivalent U.S. Military training.

As a Government Contractor, all NASC employees must be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022.  Employees that are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for an exemption.

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