Avionics Technician



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.

Education Requirements

Minimum Education:

High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education:

One to two years technical college/training or equivalent


A&P License Required.

Experience Requirements

Minimum Experience:

Up to three years of experience

Preferred 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

Machine Skills:

Operate hand and power tools

Calculator, PC, telephone, fax machine

Physical Demands:

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

Physical Strength:

Ability to lift 50 lbs

Vision Requirements:

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.