Why You’ll Love This Job
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The Avionics Technician position will take on numerous tasks working with various Part 91/135 aircraft types, requiring general aviation mechanic skills within a Part 145 environment.
- Within budgeted or estimated time, repair, modify, install, and perform routine maintenance of all Avionics systems with accuracy and with minimal assistance.
- Accurately interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, wiring diagrams, system schematics, drawings, engineering orders and other documents from both the customer and company.
- Apply deductive reasoning to troubleshoot and repair and/or check complex systems.
- Properly utilize Avionics test equipment to perform systems test and keep abreast of new and advanced test equipment and the use of such equipment.
- Properly utilized and maintain Avionics hand tools to perform repairs and installations.
- Keep leadership and co-workers apprised of work progress and/or problems.
- Accurately document work performed as set forth by company and customer maintenance programs on a daily basis using the standard format.
- Accomplish inspection and repair of aircraft using Manufacturers guidelines.
- Accomplish general maintenance activities on the aircraft such as parts replacement, operational checks and assisting with other functions under supervision of Maintenance Team Leader.
- Fabricate per drawings and standard practices wire bundles and assemblies to include marking of wires, properly securing wires into bundles, and termination of wires into a variety of contacts and connectors.
- Take immediate corrective action regarding unsafe conditions.
- Perform FAR 91.411, 91.413 and RVSM certifications
- Operate ground support equipment e.g. power carts, Hi-Reach, ladders, etc. as required.
- Other duties may be assigned.
Essential Traits & Skills
- Working knowledge of Avionics systems and their operation and the proven ability to troubleshoot basic problems.
- Ability to use air-data, pitot static, nav/comm and transponder test equipment
- A broad, overall knowledge of other aircraft systems e.g. hydraulic, flight controls, etc. and major components.
- The ability to perform basic to intermediate mathematical functions such as add, subtract, divide in units of measure and ability to compute rate, rations and percentages.
- Demonstrated ability to research proper hand-tools utilizing standard wiring practices manuals.
- Familiar with FAR’s relating to aircraft maintenance
- Basic Electronics knowledge
Ability to see and hear clearly
Ability to read, comprehend, and speak English clearly
Ability to climb, twist, bend, crouch, stoop, kneel, and crawl
Ability to move in tight quarters
Ability to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods
Ability to work in all weather conditions as needed
Ability to regularly push/pull up to 75 pounds
Ability to regularly lift/move up to 75 pounds
- Must possess a valid US driver’s license
- 3-5 years recent hands-on related General Aviation aircraft avionics experience
- 3 years previous experience at a part 145 Repair Station
- Ability to operate computer and type effectively
- Ability to write legibly
- Ability to work at elevated heights
- Ability to operate variety of tools, machines, and equipment
- Ability to pass drug screen
- Ability to pass criminal history records check and airport badging requirements
High school diploma or GED
Required Licenses & Certifications
Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) License (Ref-FAR 65.83)
This description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. It is the policy and practice of TAC to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship.
I have received, reviewed, and fully understand this job description and I am capable of performing all of the stated requirements. I further understand that I am responsible for the satisfactory implementation of the primary responsibilities described herein. I understand that this is to be used as a guide and that I will be responsible for performing other duties as assigned. I further understand that this job description does not constitute an employment contract with TAC.
Engagement Type:Self Service