Avionics technicians are specialists who install, maintain and repair a plane’s electronic instruments, such as radio communication devices, radar systems, and navigation aids. With the advancement of digital technology, technicians are required to maintain and configure complex computer systems. Are you up for the challenge? Search AEA’s career listings below and see what’s on your horizon.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Conducts test activities and records results in accordance with established testing plan and specifications.
Dismantles, adjusts, repairs and assembles test equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, and schematics.
May perform equipment modifications as directed by engineers.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED Equivalency required or 0-2 years equivalent industry experience preferred.
Must have good electro-mechanical aptitude, be able to stand while performing duties of this job, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms, occasionally must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, regularly exposed to the risk of electrical shock, able to work under time constraints, and work with some chemical and bonding agents. 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.
JLC Avionics, a part 145 avionic repair station located in Ashland, Oregon is currently seeking an experienced Lead Avionics Installation Technician, and an Avionics Supervisor/Manager.
Both jobs involve the installation, modification, troubleshooting, wiring and repair of aircraft avionics systems. The Supervisor/Managers job also requires a good avionic systems knowledge with respect to new and legacy equipment, the ability to manage resources, workload scheduling, and customer interaction, competency with typical repair station paperwork, applicable FAA regulations and returning aircraft to service.
Our clients include owners of military fast jet, rotorcraft, corporate and business aircraft, general aviation, and experimental aircraft. The company services the US government and aircraft owners both nationwide and locally across the west coast.
Relevant qualifications or previous avionics shop experience required. Sheet-metal experience and/or CNC operation with AutoCAD familiarity desirable. FCC, NCATT, A&P/IA desirable but not essential.
This role is available as a full-time position.
* Demonstrable, previous experience as an avionics installation technician. Experience of general aviation aircraft essential.
* Installation experience with the following manufacturers/products preferred: Garmin, Free Flight, Aspen, Avidyne, Bendix King, NAT, Narco, PS Engineering, L3 Communications, JPI, Genesys, and Electronics International.
* Working knowledge of aircraft electrical and avionic systems.
* Experience using mechanical and electrical crimping hand tools and test equipment.
* The supervisors/managers job also requires demonstrable previous experience in a post or like position.
* Demonstrate technical skills and expertise in avionics and aircraft systems operational testing and troubleshooting.
* 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.
* Within budgeted or estimated time, perform installations, remove and replace components, perform checks and tests.
* Accurately interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, wiring diagrams, system schematics, drawings, engineering orders and other technical documents.
* Properly utilize and maintain hand tools/test equipment to perform repairs and installations.
* Be knowledgeable and conversant with relevant FAA regulations.
* Accurately document work performed.
* Experience and ability to read, interpret, and follow wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and parts lists.
* Must possess excellent oral and written skills, as well as strong analytical abilities.
* Excellent concentration and attention to detail with good work efficiency and accuracy.
* Ability to think creatively, while following documentation and maintaining prescribed quality standards.
* Ability to work both in a small team environment and also unsupervised.
* Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to constant changing work assignments.
* Willingness to work overtime when required.
* Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
* Standing for long periods of time, working in confined aircraft interiors, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching are generally required to perform the functions of this position.
* Must have full color vision and visual acuity with or without corrective lenses.
* Must be legally authorized to work in the USA.
* Must be able to pass pre-employment and random alcohol and drug tests.
* Must have ability to reliably travel independently to and from the workplace.
* Must be able to work in an environment where dogs are present.
Please note that we are a non-smoking/vaping facility.
JLC Avionics offers a number of benefits including your choice of Colonial Life supplemental insurance plans, 6 observed Federal holidays, and a PTO bank starting at 5 days. JLC Avionics also usually ceases all business operations on the Friday immediately after Thanksgiving and from December 24th – January 1st. Whilst Christmas and New Years Days are paid as observed Federal Holidays, JLC also pays for the Friday after Thanksgiving, and for the workweek days that fall in between December 24th and January 1st.
Ashland offers qualities of life many towns only dream about, and is located in an astoundingly bio-diverse valley in Southern Oregon. Ashland is home for 22,000 residents as well as being the home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Southern Oregon University and a popular vacation destination. Ashland experiences a relatively mild climate with four distinct seasons. This community values education, cultural amenities, a clean environment and a healthy local economy. Ashland schools consistently score above the national average on state and national assessments and other measures of student achievement, and have been recognized both in the public and private sectors. Ashland High School has been ranked in the top 10% of all high schools in the United States. There are plenty of things to do and see, particularly for any outdoor enthusiast. Pristine hiking trails, river rafting tours, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, hunting, mountain/road biking, boating and a number of lakes can all be found within an hour’s drive of the business (in fact, one such lake is a mere 4 minute drive from JLC Avionics’ door). For those with a taste for live entertainment Ashland boasts a thriving theatre and music scene, and an abundance of micro-breweries, vineyard and restaurants. Nestled right along the Oregon/California border the major cities of Portland and San Francisco are easily accessible, as is the Oregon Coast. Overall, our tight-knit, yet welcoming community offers something for everyone. For more information on our town and state please see www.ashlandchamber.com and www.traveloregon.com.
We are a growing, family run shop, offering a relaxed and friendly working environment. Your personality is as important as your work ethic!!
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Job Title:CTE Specialist – Aviation
Assists in providing specialized instruction to students in order for them to take full advantage of the educational program and resource materials to increase their success opportunity in vocational training.
High school diploma plus minimum two (2) years or 4,000 hours work experience in a related environment. Technical knowledge, skills and training in aviation maintenance and aircraft electronics (avionics).
Aircraft mechanics certificate required for the position.
Annual authorization for teaching vocational education from the State of Michigan.
Ability to work with socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
Ability to comprehend and transmit detailed instructions in order to plan and perform job duties.
Demonstrated communication/interpersonal skills to effectively interact with students, teachers, counselors, and general public.
High degree of flexibility, discretion and integrity to properly perform duties of the position.
Assists students, on an individual or small group basis and utilizing remedial or tutorial techniques, in the required specialized vocational instruction.
Assists Vocational Education teachers to achieve greater influence on the students’ learning process. This includes instilling and maintaining discipline, etc.
Sets-up, operates and demonstrates safe and proper use of tools, equipment, and machinery utilized in the teaching process; maintains and ensures adherence to classroom/lab safety rules/methods at all times; maintains daily records of safety violations.
Monitors students to ensure keeping them on track and focused on their assigned tasks.
Assists students in reviewing for and testing; grades and evaluates written and performance test results; consults with counselors and interpreters regarding student needs, individual performance, and progress.
Assists in maintaining discipline and decorum among students on field trips; also assists during cluster visits.
Attends and participates at staff in-service meetings, Special Needs in-services, and other meetings as required.
Acts as substitute teacher in area of expertise.
Initiates referrals of students needing counseling help or career guidance to counselors.
Prepares and completes on a regular basis lab reports on each assigned student.
Assists students in recruitment/certification process including completing application forms, interviewing techniques, etc.
Assists teachers in monitoring necessary clean-up of classroom/lab.
Provides emotional support and counsel to students.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Salary: Per Master Agreement Benefits: Excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, vision; sick and personal days; State of Michigan School Employment retirement program
Please note, due to the large number of applications, we are unable to attend to e-mail or telephone inquiries on application status.
All candidates will be timely notified regarding their application status.
The final candidate for this position will be required (at their cost) to furnish Kent Intermediate School District with a current Michigan State Police and FBI criminal records LiveScan check prior to our recommendation to hire.
It is the policy of the Kent ISD School Board that no student, staff member or candidate for any position in the District shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, ancestry, age, gender/sex, sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, veteran status, political belief or physical/mental disability which does not impair their ability to perform adequately in the individual's particular position or activity, excluded from participation in, denied the benefit of, or to be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity for which the Kent ISD School Board is responsible for or receives financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education. The Coordinator for Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act and Title II is: Coni Sullivan, Esq., Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Legal Services.
Thoroughbred Aviation Maintenance is currently accepting resumes for a general aviation aircraft and Helicopter Avionics technician position at our Georgetown Kentucky maintenance facility. the qualified candidate will have avionics and installation experience. Come be a part of a fast growing company with a great working atmosphere, benefits, and room to grow your career. Thoroughbred Aviation Maintenance is seeking an Avionics Technician that would be responsible for maintaining an organized and efficient work place while providing excellent on time results. Thoroughbred Aviation performs avionics and maintenance on a very diverse group of platforms to include but not limited to: Single and Twin Engine Aircraft; Piston and Turbine Powerplants; Fixed Wing and Rotorcraft.
Read, understand, and use FAA approved maintenance manuals, drawings, illustrated parts catalogs, AD's, Service Bulletins, progressive inspection check lists, and other related maintenance documentation in order to effectively troubleshoot airframe, engine, avionics, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
Complete required forms properly and accurately to both FAA and Thoroughbred Aviation standards.
Complete repair, modification, and replacement of aircraft and aircraft systems within both FAA and Thoroughbred Aviation requirements.
Complete work within budgeted time-frame.
Comply with Thoroughbred Aviation safety requirements for proper operation of ground support equipment.
Complete any and all assigned job tasks as required by Thoroughbred Aviation management team.
High School education or equivalent.
Must be able to pass a background check.
Must provide own basic tools.
Must be able to read, write, and understand the English language.
Must be able to lift/carry up to 75lbs, push-pull, walking, sitting, standing, climbing, kneeling, bending, crouching, and reaching.
Avionics technicians are specialists who install, maintain and repair a plane’s electronic instruments, such as radio communication devices, radar systems, and navigation aids. With the advancement of digital technology technicians are required to maintain and configure complex computer systems. Are you up for the challenge?