Under general supervision of the Director of Maintenance, the Avionics Technician is responsible for the maintenance on aircraft avionics components and electrical systems components, such as, airborne navigation/communication systems, weather radar, autopilot, compass systems, and accessories in accordance with manufacturer specifications and FAA guidelines.
The following are essential job accountabilities:
Inspect new, repaired, or modified aircraft to identify damage or defects and to assess airworthiness and conformance to standards, using checklists, hand tools and test instruments.
Set up and operate ground support and test equipment to perform functional flight tests of electrical and electronic systems.
Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, or voltmeters.
Install, adjust, repair or replace electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft, using hand tools.
Prepare and maintain detailed repair, inspection, investigation and certification records and reports.
Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for parts and equipment.
Assist with building and equipment maintenance.
High School diploma or equivalent
One to two years technical college/training or equivalent
A&P License Required.
Up to three years of experience
Up to six years of experience
Interpret drawings, specifications and schematics of aircraft parts/components
Skilled in the use of standard mechanical and electrical instruments and gauges
Dexterity and preciseness
Operate hand and power tools
Calculator, PC, telephone, fax machine
Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
Ability to work in tight cramped areas within aircraft
Kneeling, sitting, crouching for extended periods of time
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Accommodation: ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus
Effectively communicate with others in the work environment and external customers
Represent the company in a professional and positive manner
Exchange information with others in the work environment and external customers
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an all inclusive list of all responsibilities and skills required for the position. Nothing in this job description restricts Management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.