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.
Position Title: Lead Avionics Technician Position Reports to: VP of Technical Services Department/Location: Avionics/Maintenance/Fargo Jet Center, North Fargo
Primary Operational Objectives:
The Lead Avionics Technician would be responsible for the supervisory functions of the Avionics team, as well as to perform avionics/electronics systems on general aviation/corporate aircraft.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible to supervise, lead, and mentor the Avionics team by effectively and efficiently communicating direct areas of accountability and expected performance, ongoing training, as well as employee relations
Perform installation, maintenance, and troubleshoot malfunctions of aircraft avionics and electrical systems components, such as, airborne navigation/communication systems, weather radar, autopilot, compass systems, and accessories in accordance with MFG specifications and FAA guidelines (aircraft such as Piper, Cessna, Pilatus, Hawker Beech, Gulfstream, and other general aviation and corporate aircraft)
Communicate with the Maintenance Manager and VP of Technical Services to ensure effective scheduling and coordination of work between related departments; as well as taking prompt corrective action where necessary
Develop and maintain customer relationships by providing information relating to current work orders and other recommended avionic services available
Complete all checklists, forms and reports as required in accordance with the company, government, and FAA regulations and guidelines
Maintain adequate knowledge to understand and follow the repair facility's Inspection Procedures Manual
Maintain a favorable working relationship with all company team members, vendors, and customers
Responsible to follow and comply with all safety rules and regulations
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management
Degree or certificate from an accredited two (2) year college, university or technical school in avionics maintenance or electronics required or equivalent experience
3-5 years of experience with GA/Corporate aircraft; supervisory experience a plus
Knowledge of aircraft component repair
Knowledge of avionics, electronic and electrical test equipment
Knowledge of U.S. government regulations for federal contractors and FAA maintenance programs
Excellent communication and customer service skills
A&P License a plus
Repairman Certificate a plus
FCC General Radiotelephone License
Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling required.
Frequent work in small spaces, extreme temperatures, and heights above six feet, noisy environments and flying.
Frequent work with products, material and chemicals associated with aircraft maintenance.
Job Description: Hillsboro Aviation's Avionics and Aircraft Maintenance operations are expanding. Hillsboro Aviation is now accepting applications for an Avionics Technician experienced with avionics installations and trouble-shooting on airplanes and helicopters. This is a key position in a growing, dynamic aviation company based in the Portland, OR area.
Installation of new avionics equipment in Part 23 airplanes and Part 27 helicopters
Troubleshooting and repair of installed avionics systems in customers owned aircraft
Maintaining avionics systems in Hillsboro Aviation owned airplanes and helicopters
Maintaining the avionics shop in a clean and organized manner
Be a problem solver and constructively offer new ideas
Adhering to FAA Part 145 Repair Station practices
Be able to effectively communicate with other employees, and customers
Present a positive professional attitude and appearance
Constant variation in dealing with new technology avionics as well as legacy equipment
Graduate from an Aviation Electronics training school or program
Minimum of 3 years’ experience with avionics installations and repair of avionics systems in general aviation aircraft
Experience with avionics system in single and multi-engine airplanes, and helicopters
Experience with Garmin, Bendix-King, ARC, S-Tec, Avidyne, Sandel and Chelton Avionics systems
Flexibility in work schedule
Potential travel on short notice for limited duration
FAA Repairman's Certificate or eligibility
A & P License
FAA Pilot's License
Strong Computer Skills. Experienced with Microsoft Office and computer-aided drafting
About Hillsboro Aviation:
Founded in 1980, Hillsboro Aviation is known internationally as a leader in the general aviation industry for providing quality aviation products and services including FBO services, helicopter and airplane charter services, aircraft and parts sales, MRO services, avionics equipment sales, and installations. Hillsboro Aviation has flown over 1.2 million hours in its 36-year history and supported a variety of missions including aerial firefighting, sightseeing and construction, search and rescue, TV news, aerial survey, and seismic operations. The company has sold over 1000 new and used aircraft and represents over 50 of the industry’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and vendors. Hillsboro Aviation is headquartered at the Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO). Learn more at hillsboroaviation.com.
Hillsboro Aviation is an EEO M/F.
This job will remain open until filled. For more information about this position please log onto http://www.hillsboroaviation.com/jobs to fill out an application today. Please note that only applications that have been submitted through our website will be considered. Please do not call regarding the status of your application.
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?