Summary of Job: Installs, tests, troubleshoots, repairs, removes and replaces aircraft instrument and avionics components and/or systems installed in various aircraft airframes using hand tools, ground support equipment, test equipment, and technical documents in accordance with manufacturers specification and Federal Aviation Administration regulations.
Job Requirements: • Troubleshoots, inspects, tests and repairs a variety of aircraft avionics or navigation and communication systems in general aviation aircraft. • Troubleshoot, repair, relocate, remove, and rewire of existing components, hardware, and wiring harnesses for installation on aircraft to meet manufacturing specifications, FAR’s, and industry standards. • Performs bench tests, repairing, or replacing defective components. • Know how to install and build wire harnesses. • Fabricate wire harnesses, mounting brackets, double plates, and aircraft skin repairs necessary for installation or removal of components on multiple aircraft airframes in accordance with FAA requirements. • Ensure aircraft avionics and avionics related equipment inspection and maintenance records are originated and retained for review as needed. • Ensure specific equipment and special tools are made available to accomplish the inspection, maintenance, and repair of avionics related components. • Ensure technical and regulatory data is maintained. • Ensure all appropriate entries have been made and/or transcribed to the aircraft log books and technical logs with respect to the avionics maintenance function and airworthiness status of the aircraft. • Ensure that components, parts, and materials, utilized in maintaining aircraft contain release certification or equipment. • Evaluate all avionics inspections and avionics maintenance required to correct defect and damages caused by abnormal occurrences. • Review or check the work products of others to ensure conformance to standards. • Assists bench technicians in the resolution of discrepancies in avionics and instrument components and systems removed from aircraft. • Accompanies flight crews to perform in-flight troubleshooting and adjustments and perform preflight evaluations of avionics and instrument systems. • Install, replace or adjust filters, light bulbs, ribbons, belts or similar objects. • Produce written documents in English with clearly organized thoughts using proper sentence construction, punctuation, and grammar. • Tugging and Relocation of Aircraft • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. • Other Duties as Assigned.
Skill Requirements: • MS Office Proficiency. • Have strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills. • Associates degree in Avionics or Electronics Required. • Prioritization and time management skills. • Previous sheet metal, fabrication or related experience preferred. • Minimum three years of experience in aircraft wiring, avionics, and systems or equivalent required. • 5+ years of General Aviation experience in troubleshooting and repairing avionics/instrument systems required. • Must be able to read wiring schematics and drawings. • Must be willing to work on call and occasional overtime. • Work with minimal supervision. • Good communication skills and team focus. • Ability to read and understand technical data. • Move objects weighing less than 50 pounds. • Remain in a standing position for extended periods of time. • Ability to work in confined spaces. • Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements. • Must have own tools. • Must be able to acquire repairman’s certificate. • Eligibility for Qualified Inspector designation required.
Additional Requirements: • Background Check. • EOE. • Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing required. • FAA Safety Sensitive Random Drug Program. • Must be able to obtain TSA security clearance. • 40+ hours/week.
Benefits: • Medical insurance • Dental insurance • Vision insurance • Holiday • Personal Paid Time Off (PTO) • 401K