Under minimal supervision perform a variety of complex operational & functional tests and repairs to electronic/avionics equipment and systems to assure conformance to procedures, performance and test specifications on aircraft. Use blueprints and other documentation to troubleshoot and repair system
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Communicate as required to receive and understand work assignments. Perform tasks completely, accurately, and in a timely manner. Ensure that work accomplished meets FAA requirements, customer specifications. Ensure compliance with internal and FAA inspection and documentation requirements. Properly complete equipment & parts change sheets, work order sign-offs, and other paper work in a timely manner. Properly identify (tag) and store customer property and equipment. Installs and functionally tests electrical/avionics components and systems on aircraft per engineering specifications and drawings to ensure a defect free system. Submits work for inspection & approval. Analyzes and repairs aircraft avionics systems such as Nav/Com, Transponder, DME, and Autopilot to the sub-assembly level utilizing aircraft & avionic manufacturer’s prints, maintenance manuals, wiring diagrams, and schematics. Repairs or replaces defective components and wiring and performs necessary work to ensure installations meet conformity. Troubleshoots and repairs systems using acceptable practices including splicing, soldering, and wire termination. Sets up and operates necessary test equipment. Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability. Performs minor maintenance and cleaning/adjustments of electronic/electrical components and associated equipment on the bench. Assists other Line and Install Technicians in the aircraft as required. Use the Corridor system to enter daily labor against correct Work Order and item numbers. Reviews work, including forms and records, to ensure compliance with Inspection Procedures Manual, Operating Procedures and FAA regulations. Maintains good housekeeping and safety in all areas to include hangars, break areas, and offices. Possess a working knowledge of the Company Policies and Procedures manual, Company Inspection Procedures manual, and any pertinent process specifications. Clearly and tactfully gets point across to others orally and in writing. Keep shop and aircraft work areas clean and uncluttered. Properly care for and maintain shop equipment and tools as assigned by Supervisor. Comply with safety rules and procedures. Contribute to an environment in which all people are respected. Performs other duties as required.
High School Diploma, or equivalent required. 2+ years of avionics troubleshooting experience required. 2- Year Electronics Technology degree Preferred 4 years prior work history dealing with aircraft avionics and test equipment preferred 4 Years’ Experience working with Garmin G1000 preferred Experience with the following test equipment: Pitot/static tester, Nav 401L, AT 600, Oscilloscope Must meet the requirements of Airport Authority to be receive a badge and have no ramp restrictions Current Valid Driver’s License
Communication Skills Must be able to speak the English language and communicate with all levels of the organization. Physical Requirements Must be able to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Occasional periods of walking, sitting, rotation, bending, pushing, pulling, and reaching. Occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs, and frequently lifting up to 10 lbs.
About Our Client
Our client is a family owned full-service maintenance, repair, overhaul (MRO) and FBO facility located in Wichita, KS. Their mission is to provide world-class services, on-time deliveries, and quality that their customers expect. From airframe maintenance, engine and repairs, design and custom interiors to aircraft painting, avionics installations & upgrades, aircraft sales, propellers, and parts sales – their expert teams are here to support every need across a wide variety of business aircraft and special missions.
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