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Avionics Technician

Posted: 01/17/2023

Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, troubleshoot, repair, and perform both scheduled and unscheduled maintenance in a high-quality and efficient manner
  • Troubleshoot and test instruments, components, and assemblies using various tools such as circuit testers, oscilloscopes voltmeters, etc.
  • Inspect, maintain, and install electronic systems, such as navigational systems, radar technology, radio communication systems, flight control tools, and other avionics systems
  • Perform operational/functional checks on aircraft electrical systems and equipment
  • Operate equipment to test, diagnose, locate, and repair deficiencies
  • Utilize a strong understanding of electronic theory to effect timely repairs
  • Assemble components including switches, electrical controls, and junction boxes
  • Lay out installation of aircraft assemblies and systems
  • Install, route, upgrade, and repair wire harnesses
  • Install avionics equipment per engineering drawings while following wiring standards
  • Perform basic soldering, harness build up and installation including wire stripping and crimping, fault isolation and repair of avionics system failures
  • Read and interpret technical data including original equipment manufacturer maintenance manuals, illustrated part catalogs, wiring diagrams, service bulletins, etc.to direct maintenance repairs
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment and report any unsafe conditions
  • Maintains responsibility for proper execution of parts tag instructions in accordance with the Repair Station Quality Control Manual
  • Assist in the training and guidance of new Avionics Technicians
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment and report any unsafe conditions
  • Submit daily, weekly, or monthly reports as required
  • Maintain communication with assigned Team Lead for task updates and status reports
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • High school education required; some college preferred
  • Electronics trade school or military training equivalent for repairing electronics preferred
  • A&P license strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in the fault isolation and repair of avionics systems
  • Ability to read and use schematics and blueprints
  • FAA Part 145 knowledge preferred
  • Work well with others in team environment
  • Experience working in AS9100 or ISO 9001 environment preferred
  • King Air and/or Dash 8 experience preferred
  • Ability to:
    • Crawl in and out of tight spaces
    • Comfortably work at elevated heights of at least 40 feet for extended periods of time
    • Lift, balance and carry up to 50 lbs.
    • Work in enclosed hangars and exterior weather conditions