The incumbent is responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting and repairing avionic equipment down to the component level. The incumbent must be proficient with reading technical drawings, schematics to include modifications to circuit boards. The incumbent should be familiar with the use of common test equipment used in an Avionics shop environment. The incumbent will report directly to the Repair Station Production Supervisor or appointed by the Sr Manager.
1. Avionics Maintenance
3. Dealing with Coworkers/Customers/Public
Obtains a proper pass down concerning the discrepancies reported by reviewing technical paperwork that describes the faults
Performs system checkout in accordance with proper maintenance manual
Identifies failures of system that verifies the discrepancy reported
Reports the findings to immediate supervisor
Isolates system failure to possible root cause of failure
Repairs or replaces defective item to correct failure
Performs system testing for operational integrity
Obtains proper maintenance manual, blueprints, and schematics to perform checkout of component.
Researches to ensure current directives and service bulletins are incorporated or addressed concerning the component.
Contacts outside service (manufacturers, technical representative, etc) for assistance when required to perform maintenance.
Identifies component failure and replaces or repairs defective item
Performs operational component checkout utilizing proper manual checklist
Completes maintenance sign off for work performed
Performs maintenance on avionics, instruments, and electrical components
Troubleshoots to determine malfunctions on aircraft avionics, instruments, and electrical components
Orders replacement parts when necessary
Uses all mandated safety equipment
Completes all checklists, forms and reports as required
Exhibits positive courteous behavior with customers and coworkers
Assists co-workers in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary
Follows all safety procedures and practices as established by the Company and regulatory bodies
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE : Associates degree in electronics AND four (4) years of experience in work directly-related to aircraft instrument or avionics maintenance OR High School Diploma and 6+ years of experience in work directly-related to aircraft instrument or avionics maintenance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
The following skills and abilities are required:
reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals;
interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form;
planning and organizing;
demonstrating problem analysis and independent decision making;
demonstrating leadership; delegation of tasks and duties; motivating subordinates; discerning priorities;
demonstrating intra and interpersonal relations;
recognizing or identifying the existence of a problem as well as elements of a problem;
perceiving and feeling such attributes of objects and materials as size, shape, temperature or texture;
operating hand tools and electronic bench test equipment
interpreting drawings, specifications and schematics of aircraft instrument/electronic components;
recognizing from schematics and drawing not only how one assembly functions but also how various assemblies interact with each other;
Knowledge of the following are required:
databases sufficient to perform the job, duties, and tasks associated with the position;
aircraft avionics and instrument component repair;
instrument, electronic and electrical test equipment;
military or commercial aviation maintenance and its terminology
U.S. government regulations for FAA maintenance programs
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.