The position requires the ability to fabricate and install avionics and electrical systems per wiring, diagrams and test and repair line replaceable units with minimal to no supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Utilize various testing devices, meters and electricians tools to inspect, test and repair wiring, components and instrumentation in various aircraft systems including AFS, communications, navigation, flight controls, etc.
- Perform all tasks required for avionics installation and assembly techniques.
- Read, interpret and follow Wiring Schematics, Service Bulletins, Airworthiness Directives and drawings for modifications.
- Inspect, test, adjust, and repair communication, navigation, and flight control systems.
- Test and replace defective instruments using electricians’ tools and other testing devices.
- Calibrate installed or repaired equipment to specification.
- Ability to assemble and repair hole and surface mount PCB and wire harnesses.
- Knowledgeable in the use of basic aircraft and electrical tools, including soldering.
- Train entry level repair technicians.
- Repair equipment to specifications.
- Accomplish planned work in compliance with company procedures.
- Demonstrate an excellent understanding of the IPM and proficiency with all documents.
- Ability to accomplish any required OPS checks.
- Report any unairworthy items that Inspection may have missed to Supervisors.
- Assure all paperwork requirements are kept current with job progress.
- Follow written and verbal instructions.
- Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and safety standards.
- Stand in for lead mechanics in their absence.
- Advise management of issues that require engineering assistance.
- Accomplish assigned tasks properly and efficiently.
- Provide a comprehensive turnover for the next shift lead.
- Maintain and record accurate time accounting records in CIMA; verify subordinates’ reporting.
- Maintain a safe and clean working environment in accordance with company standards.
- Complete initial / recurrent training requirements in a timely manner.
- Other duties may be assigned.
The individual employed in this position is expected to dress appropriately (determined by area in which their work is performed), report to work on time, have excellent work habits, and have a cooperative and positive attitude in the work setting; exhibits respect and professionalism when interacting with customers, and all employees; must adhere to company policies, procedures and safety standards.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Requires High School Education or equivalent reading, writing, and math abilities.
- Three to five years airplane back-shop / electronics experience.
- Strong knowledge of AFS electrical / electronic systems including installation, maintenance and troubleshooting.
- Previous supervisory experience preferred.
- Solid understanding in the use of Precision measuring tools as well as basic tools.
- Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office software and other company and discipline specific software applications.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and plan work.
- Ability and willingness to work extended hours or second shift, when needed.
- Maintain a positive and professional attitude at all times, while setting a positive example for all employees.
- Familiar with IPC 610.
- Read, write, and understand the English language.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documents and engineering drawings.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
- FCC preferred
- Certificated per FAR Part 65 preferred; Repairman’s or Airframe & Powerplant licenses, or ability to obtain.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Standard safety precautions are required in all areas where hazardous conditions exist.
- Exerting/lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally and/or 25 lbs. frequently.
- Use of hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate precision tools / measuring equipment.
- Ability to maneuver in and out of and work in tight cramped areas; motions include standing, sitting, kneeling and working overhead.
- Ability to climb ladders, aircraft maintenance stands; operate boom lifts.
The following work environment and characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
- Standard office environments.
- Exposure to noise, smells, dust and fumes typically associated in an aviation environment.
- Regular use of sharp tools, heating elements / solder irons, sealants and solvents.
- Close proximity to several industrial hazards including electrical, mechanical and chemical.