Avionics Technician

Gulf Air Group, Inc

Full Time
Crestview, Florida
Posted 11 months ago

At Gulf Air Group you are not just an employee, but part of Gulf Air Group Family.  We are committed to providing benefits that help you and your family’s health and welfare, strengthen your financial well-being, and provide paid time off from work.  Below are just a few of the benefits we offer our full-time staff:

  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for both employee and family
  • Employer paid life and accidental death insurance ($250K) with the option to purchase additional coverage
  • Vacation and sick leave – accrual begins on first day of employment
  • Holidays and flex holidays – 9 annual paid holidays / 32 hours of additional paid time off
  • 401k – employer matches up to 5% of base salary contributed
  • Competitive base salary with potential to earn 40% or more with deployment

Job Description:

Using a variety of test equipment performs efficient maintenance, inspection, installation, modification, and repair of all electrical and avionics systems utilized on assigned aircraft. Troubleshoots and tests standard avionic and electrical systems under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness.

Applies technical knowledge to solve basic problems in interpreting manufactures’ manuals, operators’ handbooks, or other similar documents.

Essential Duties:

Inspect, adjust, and repair basic avionics and electrical and electronic systems, such as radar, Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS), Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS), Flight Management System (FMS), autopilot, and any special mission equipment utilized on assigned aircraft in accordance with technical manuals, FAA approved methods, techniques, and practices.

May assist with maintaining the company’s Safety Management System (SMS) program in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations.

Employ technical knowledge to solve basic problems by interpreting technical documentation such as manufacture’s manuals, blueprints, Instruction for Continued Airworthiness (ICA’s), Minimum Equipment List (MEL), and FAA regulations to return the aircraft to an airworthy condition.

Adhere to safety manuals (including hazardous materials program), policy and procedures manuals, General Operations Manual (GOM), and Repair Station Manuals (RSM).

Utilize technical knowledge of avionics and electrical and electronic systems in determining equipment malfunctions and apply the required expertise in restoring equipment condition and/or operation.

Remove and replace components and perform functional checks of these components.

Inventory, maintain, and order aircraft equipment and supplies, as directed by a supervisor or manager in order to maintain aircraft and aircraft Avionics equipment.

Assist with pre and post flight inspections and ground handling (jacking, towing, refuel, defuel, etc…) of aircraft.

Inspect and operate powered and non-powered ground support equipment, ensuring equipment is serviced in accordance with manufacture guidelines.

Maintain, repair, install, and troubleshoot various types of avionic, electrical, and electronic systems and equipment and related devices using common and specialized test equipment.

Perform inspections on installed avionic, electrical, and electronic systems utilizing approved work cards.

Advise department management of any issues, delays, and/or schedule interruptions.

Perform basic service bulletins and airworthiness directives, with assistance.

Ensure proper documentation of maintenance actives.

Ensure all tools and test equipment are accounted for at the end of each task and each shift or day.

Ensure work area is clean, safe, and orderly at all times, inclusive of work area and hangar as required.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing professional networks, and/or participating in professional societies.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s):

Basic KSA’s:

Must be computer literate and possess at least intermediate understanding of Microsoft applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Must be able to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs, performing other duties outside job description, as needed, to meet the company mission.

Must have an exceptional tolerance to stress and be able to function effectively in a demanding, fast-paced, and constantly changing work environment.

Must be able to adhere to all corporate policies/standards, procedures, company goals and priorities, company core values and practices.

Must be able to occasionally travel domestically for individual and department level job related/professional development training and company meetings.

Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality regarding work performed, as well as protect company proprietary information.

Must be able to work and participate in a team environment, as well as independently.

Job-Specific KSA’s:

Must possess basic knowledge of aircraft avionics, basic electricity and electronic instruments, and electrical systems.

Must possess an understanding of aviation principles and theory of flight/operation, including basic systems within Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS) type/class.

Must be proficient on the operation of various types of aviation ground equipment.

Must be familiar with aviation, electrical, and workplace safety procedures.

Must be able to prepare written documents such as trip reports, corrective actions, and other company reports in a clear and concise manner.

Must be able to read, comprehend, and understand avionics equipment, technical manuals, electrical schematics, engineering drawings, operating handbook(s), and associated performance data, aircraft systems, publications, and other associated aircraft data.

Must be basic knowledge of wiring harness fabrication and installation.

Must be proficient in the assembly and repair of coaxial and triaxial cabling

Must be proficient in soldering and wire repair.

Must be able to utilize a wide range of test equipment, including multimeters, oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, power supplies, etc…

Successfully complete all training required for job level of assigned airframes, and meet technical knowledge and proficiency standards to travel and support company aircraft independently with two (2) years.

Must have a basic understanding of FAA standards 14 CFR Part43, 91, 125, and 145.

Minimum Qualifications/Expectations:

High School diploma or equivalent AND completion of an accredited electronics training program OR equivalent U.S. Military training OR equivalent civilian avionics experience, AND

2 years of avionics experience OR electrical/electronic experience.

Preferred applicants will have experience working on specific company aircraft.

FCC license and FAA Airframe and/or Powerplant certificate preferred. 

May need to receive International Air Transportation Association (IATA) certification for transportation of dangerous goods.

Must be a U.S. citizen.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Must successfully complete a bi-annual physical.

Must successfully complete a lengthy security screening process and possess and maintain eligibility for the appropriate U.S. Government security approval.

Must pass pre-employment, post-accident/incident, random, and “with probable cause” drug screening.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Working Conditions:

Position requires international travel for extended periods of time, sometimes under austere and sub-standard living conditions. While traveling, work will involve extended and irregular hours in a variety of environmental conditions including hot and cold temperatures (<23 degrees F and >90 degrees F), high elevations, dusty conditions, and stressful situations.

Must also be able to travel domestically for events, training, and symposiums.

Routinely lift 75 lbs; fit in tight places; Able to bend, kneel, stoop, crawl, climb frequently, and lift objects above head. Pull 170lb load over 50 feet and move 1 mile carrying 35lb pack.

Expected travel requirements; 35 to 50%.


The above statements provide a brief description of the general nature of work performed and not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Duties and expectations are subject to change as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Management will resolve any conflict in interpretation.

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