Avionics Technician

Full Time
Crestview, Florida
Posted 3 years ago
Position Summary:
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 Functions
  • 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.


Job Requirements

  • 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.
  • Must be able to obtain Aircraft Electronic Technician (AET) certification FCC license and FAA Airframe and Powerplant license preferred.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in order to interface with customers, colleagues, and vendors.
  • 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 experiencce
  • Travel Requirements: 30% – 40%
  • Relocation Allowance: TBD

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