PDS Tech Inc Aircraft Electrician (F16) - Secret in Jacksonville, Florida

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Production Maintenance Specialist, in Jacksonville, FL.


  • Applies basic and some advanced technical knowledge to solve routine problems by interpreting manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents.

  • Work requires familiarity with the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence, in selecting tools, testing instruments, and is reviewed for compliance with accepted practices.

  • This technician works under immediate supervision and achieves technical guidance, as required from supervisor or higher-level technician.

  • Able to use a variety of manual hand tools such as crimpers, strippers, wire cutters, heat shrink gun, specialized aircraft test equipment, etc.

  • The mechanic will be required to access aircraft data via computer systems and initiate on-line parts and discrepancy requests.

  • Able to read and interpret schematics, assembly drawings, process specifications, wiring diagrams, technical manuals, written instructions, etc.

  • Able to assemble, modify, and install wire bundles, conductors and other electrical components, to include radio frequency cabling and antenna systems.

  • Inspections on construct, test, and troubleshoot wire harnesses by cutting, sorting, color-coding, measuring, stripping, crimping, soldering, solder sleeve install, braid prep, braid application and routing various lengths, types, and gauges of wire, heat-shrink, and other related materials wire harnesses.

  • Able to effectively communicate, orally and written, with other employees, members of supervision, and others, as required in their duties.

  • Able to clearly document maintenance and repair actions, equipment status tags, logs, parts requests, etc.

  • Able to perform assigned duties while wearing required safety equipment.

  • Able to perform assigned duties on all shifts without encumbrances due to weather or physical location and conditions.

  • Order parts, pan stock, tools, materials, and equipment as required to perform assigned duties.

  • Perform moderately complex work where specific or general operation methods are available.

  • Judgment to make some intermediate level decisions.

  • Responsible for the proper performance of assignments and the prudent handling of product, tools and equipment.

  • Will be required to work with the guidance of more senior skilled employees and assist less senior employees.

  • Perform all duties of lower Avionics classifications as required to successfully accomplish assignments.

  • May work in different areas or departments as deemed necessary by leads or management to meet program delivery requirements.

  • This position requires an active (or ability to obtain) U.S. Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship. A minimum of an "Interim Clearance" must be obtained within 90 days of start date.

  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required.

  • This position is hiring for both 1st and 2nd shift. The applicant must be able to work either shift to meet business requirements.


  • Must have working knowledge of shop mathematics and practices, electrical/electronic theories and avionics systems sufficient to perform assigned duties.

  • Work from information such as schematics, specifications, assembly drawings, and standard operating procedures.

  • Must have basic computer skills, including aircraft-related systems and basic office software packages.

  • Position requires 4 to 6 years of experience in those duties as previously described for satisfactory performance.

  • Must have QF-16, F-16, F-18, or F-15 experience to be considered.

POC: Clyde (813) 426-9917 or ccallwood@pdstech.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.