Avionics/Electrical Tech II - Weekend Shift
Provides technical expertise in testing aircraft systems, troubleshooting and repairing system discrepancies to ensure minimum schedule impact. Demonstrates technical expertise by implementing process changes to reduce cost and meet schedule without compromising safety or quality. May fill in for the Senior Avionics/Electrical Technician thus ensuring that the company goals of safety and quality are enforced at all times while adhering to daily work plans to maintain schedule requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Essential Functions: 1. Demonstrates technical skills and expertise in avionics and aircraft systems operational testing and troubleshooting. 2. Performs the installation and functionally testing of electrical/avionics components and systems on aircraft per Engineering specifications, drawings and maintenance manuals ensuring a defect free system. 3. Ensures quality and efficiency of all installations: troubleshoots processes/concepts to provide timely, quality repairs of malfunctioning systems. 4. Demonstrates the skills and knowledge required to effectively and efficiently repair or replace defective components and wiring to ensure installations meet conformity. Demonstrates effective repair techniques using acceptable practices including splicing, soldering and pinning of wiring. 5. Performs and complies with engineering changes and modifications as required. 6. Sets up and operates necessary test equipment. Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability. 7. Ensures that all work performed on the aircraft is properly and completely documented and ready for inspection. 8. Tests and maintains test equipment, electronic systems, and components. 9. Complies with the company FOD program, tool control program, 5-S program and all safety regulations. 10. Adapt to sudden schedule changes.
- Additional Functions: 1. In support of aircraft certification and final phase testing, may include flight tests on aircraft as required. 2. Performs other duties as assigned.
- Other Requirements: 1. Preferred proficiency in the operation and troubleshooting of other aircraft systems or disciplines other than avionics, such as hydraulics, landing gear, flight controls, environmental controls or structural installations and repairs. 2. Ability to read and interpret basic blueprints and schematic diagrams. 3. Demonstrates excellent communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and written. 4. Must be able to climb stairs and ladders, work in confined areas and lift up to 50 pounds.
- High School graduate/GED. A & P license, FCC license or NCATT certification preferred. Four (4) years experience in an avionics/electrical career field; or two (2) years of accredited schooling in aviation electronics and two (2) years related experience.
- These are weekend shift positions - (Fri/Sat/Sun - 5:30a - 6:00p & Mon - 5:30a - 9:30a) Experience with aircraft launch, recovery, preflight, postflight, and major inspections.
About Our Client:
Our client has led the evolution of business and personal aviation since the 1958 debut of the world’s first purpose-built business aircraft. Today, they produce the world’s most advanced business aircraft, with innovations from nose to tail and wingtip to wingtip, all while offering unmatched global product support and service.
APA Services, Inc. is a full service staffing company supplying qualified technical and professional employees to the most reputable companies in the Aerospace/Aircraft industry—across the United States and abroad.
Benefits of working with APA Services:
Weekly Payroll, Medical Insurance Available, Cash Advances, Travel Pay and/or bonuses on Select Contracts.
We know it takes great people to do great work, so if you’re interested in joining the APA Services family give us a call at (817) 529-4000
Thanks for taking the time to apply and we look forward to working with you soon.