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Aviation Classics, Ltd.

Aviation Classics, Ltd.
4825 Texas Ave.
Reno, NV 89506
775-972-5540
alby@aviationclassics.com
www.aviationclassics.com

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Avionics Installer

“LOOKING TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE?
EXPERIENCED AVIONICS INSTALLER NEEDED…for our FAA Repair Station & Jet Warbird restoration facility in beautiful Reno, Nevada.  Company has been in business since 1987.

Aviation Classics, Ltd. “MiG Alley”, with a staff of 15 people, is located at the Reno-Stead Airport, home of the Reno National Championship Air Races.  Live next to the Sierra’s near Lake Tahoe.  Fishing, hunting, water and snow skiing, hiking, biking, you name it…it’s all nearby.  Garmin, Aspen, Honeywell/Bendix, S-Tec/Meggitt, Avidyne, Chelton, WSI, L-3, Becker dealerships.  Heated hangar, good pay DOE; uniforms, 401K match and 1/2 employee medical, dental vision coverage included.  Relocation expenses negotiable.  Call Alby or Lynn @ 775-972-5540 or send us an email to alby@aviationclassics.com.”

Clay Lacy Aviation

Clay Lacy Aviation
7435 Valjean Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
mrobbins@claylacy.com
www.claylacy.com

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Aircraft Avionics Technician

Clay Lacy Aviation is looking for a strong Aircraft Avionics Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a Minimum of 3-5 years of Military Avionics experience or Corporate Aircraft Avionics experience. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

Position Summary
The Aircraft Avionics Technician will be responsible for the efficient execution of the work scope and for the maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alterations performed under the authority of the Clay Lacy FAA Certificated Repair Station.

Responsibilities

  • Performs maintenance and alteration of articles as directed
  • Uses current, applicable technical data
  • Adheres to all company and OSHA regulated policies and procedures
  • Maintains outstanding attendance record
  • Adheres and promotes the Clay Lacy Vision, Mission and Values daily
  • Maintain proficiency with tools, techniques and acceptable practices used to perform maintenance and alteration duties
  • Documenting all work performed including references to technical data used on work order squawk form and other forms as required
  • Documenting all parts and/or equipment removed from or installed on aircraft on the removal and installation forms
  • Ensuring material has been properly received prior to installing on aircraft
  • Verify material shelf life has not expired prior to use
  • Verify calibrated tooling calibration due date and condition prior to use
  • Document identified discrepancies on Discrepancy Collection Form
  • Do not deviate from technical data unless appropriate approvals are obtained
  • Promote an efficient and professional work environment
  • Participates in Continuous Improvement projects as directed
  • Needs to be available to work different shifts and weekends as requested
  • Able to travel away from primary facility for training and work
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education
FCC License preferred. Airframe and Power Plant license preferred.

Experience
Minimum of 3-5 years of Military Avionics experience or 3-5 years of Corporate Aircraft Avionics experience

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to prioritize and organize work flow
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Known for working well with all levels of managers, staff, clients and vendors
  • Able to handle sensitive documents in a very confidential manner
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Able to take initiative and execute assigned tasks in a timely and flawless manner
  • Strong teamwork acumen with a profound ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Strong passion for working in a fast paced and result oriented environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Committed to provide excellent customer service all times

Benefits
Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K) and more to employees in full-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Vision
Great people, providing an exceptional aviation experience.

Mission
Always be attentive, innovative and dedicated to exceeding client expectations. We earn each client’s trust and loyalty by using our unique complement of aviation services and expertise to provide the highest level of safety, service and value.

About Clay Lacy Aviation
Founded in 1968 by an aviation legend, Clay Lacy Aviation is the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, with one of the most diverse fleets of charter and managed aircraft available. The company provides a comprehensive set of aviation services including aircraft management, charter, sales, acquisitions, FBO, maintenance, avionics, interiors and aerial cinematography. It’s also an authorized service center for the Embraer Phenom 100 and 300. Clay Lacy Aviation operates two full-service private jet facilities at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles and Seattle’s Boeing Field, with regional offices and aircraft operations based at 10 additional U.S. cities. Its experienced team is globally recognized for providing aircraft owners and jet travelers unequaled safety, service and value. For more information, visit www.claylacy.com.

Clay Lacy Aviation

Clay Lacy Aviation
7435 Valjean Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
mrobbins@claylacy.com
www.claylacy.com

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Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Clay Lacy Aviation has been providing private jet services around the globe since 1968. Taking pride in the pursuit of perfection is at the center of everything that we do. Our most valuable asset is our experienced team. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

Position Summary
The Aircraft Maintenance Technician reports to the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible for the efficient execution of the work scope and for the maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alterations performed under the authority of the Clay Lacy FAA Certificated Repair Station.

Responsibilities

  • Performs maintenance and alteration of articles as directed.
  • Uses current, applicable technical data.
  • Adheres to all company and OSHA regulated policies and procedures.
  • Maintains outstanding attendance record.
  • Adheres and promotes the Clay Lacy Vision, Mission and Values daily.
  • Maintain proficiency with tools, techniques and acceptable practices used to perform maintenance and alteration duties.
  • Documenting all work performed including references to technical data used on work order squawk form and other forms as required.
  • Documenting all parts and/or equipment removed from or installed on aircraft on the removal and installation forms.
  • Ensuring material has been properly received prior to installing on aircraft.
  • Verify material shelf life has not expired prior to use.
  • Verify calibrated tooling calibration due date and condition prior to use.
  • Document identified discrepancies on Discrepancy Collection Form.
  • Do not deviate from technical data unless appropriate approvals are obtained.
  • Promote an efficient and professional work environment.
  • Participates in Continuous Improvement projects as directed.
  • Needs to be available to work different shifts and weekends as requested.
  • Able to travel away from primary facility for training and work.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education
AMP Certificate required.

Experience
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Able to effectively communicate with management, peers and external parties
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work flow
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Known for working well with all levels of managers, staff, clients and vendors
  • Able to handle sensitive documents in a very confidential manner
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Able to take initiative and execute assigned tasks in a timely and flawless manner
  • Strong teamwork acumen with a profound ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Strong passion for working in a fast paced and result oriented environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

Benefits
Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K) and more to employees in full-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Vision
Great people, providing an exceptional aviation experience.

Mission
Always be attentive, innovative and dedicated to exceeding client expectations. We earn each client’s trust and loyalty by using our unique complement of aviation services and expertise to provide the highest level of safety, service and value.

About Clay Lacy Aviation
Founded in 1968 by an aviation legend, Clay Lacy Aviation is the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, with one of the most diverse fleets of charter and managed aircraft available. The company provides a comprehensive set of aviation services including aircraft management, charter, sales, acquisitions, FBO, maintenance, avionics, interiors and aerial cinematography. It’s also an authorized service center for the Embraer Phenom 100 and 300. Clay Lacy Aviation operates two full-service private jet facilities at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles and Seattle’s Boeing Field, with regional offices and aircraft operations based at 10 additional U.S. cities. Its experienced team is globally recognized for providing aircraft owners and jet travelers unequaled safety, service and value. For more information, visit www.claylacy.com.

Clay Lacy Aviation

Clay Lacy Aviation
7435 Valjean Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
mrobbins@claylacy.com
www.claylacy.com

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Maintenance Controller

Clay Lacy Aviation has been providing private jet services around the globe since 1968. Taking pride in the pursuit of perfection is at the center of everything that we do. Our most valuable asset is our experienced team. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

Position Summary
The Maintenance Controller serves as the central hub of information scheduling and overseeing the progress of all maintenance activities in coordination with the flight operations and management services departments. Adheres and promotes the Clay Lacy Vision, Mission and Values daily.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor aircraft due list and upcoming inspection using Avtrak, CAMP, Cescom and Flight Docks for CLA Part 135 fleet
  • Review daily squawk list and coordinate maintenance accordingly
  • Review MEL and coordinate maintenance to resolve prior expiration date for CLA 135 fleet
  • Schedule inspections and monthly due items in coordination with flight operations and management services departments
  • Update the schedule regularly and monitor ongoing flight activities
  • Provide status report briefings for aircraft in maintenance
  • Continually grow and mature our network of domestic and international approved maintenance facilities to support 91 and 135 flight operations
  • Coordinate maintenance support for remote aircraft with approved outside vendor and maintenance facilities
  • Develop proposals for upcoming inspections  Obtain maintenance proposals from approved outside maintenance facilities
  • Serve as primary point of contact and monitor progress of maintenance begin performed at outside facilities.
  • Coordinate with CLA inspection department or outside maintenance facility to return aircraft to service per CLA GMM
  • Audit invoices from outside maintenance facility
  • Coordinate maintenance schedule and work authorizations with aircraft owner or owner representatives
  • Participate in monthly meetings
  • Provide weekly maintenance schedule update to leadership team

Education
An Associates or Bachelor’s degree or have equivalent experience.

Experience
Minimum of 7 years of experience as a maintenance controller. Aviation experience required.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoy a high level of customer interaction
  • Able to work a flexible schedule and work on-call shifts in order to support 24/7 nature of flight schedule
  • Requires after-hours support of aircraft mechanical situations or to complete time sensitive projects
  • Ability to provide excellent service to suppliers, operators or owners with high or unreasonable expectations
  • Self- motivated, able to work independently and with minimal direction
  • Pro-active and creative problem solver
  • Able to travel occasionally

Benefits
Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K) and more to employees in full-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Vision
Great people, providing an exceptional aviation experience.

Mission
Always be attentive, innovative and dedicated to exceeding client expectations. We earn each client’s trust and loyalty by using our unique complement of aviation services and expertise to provide the highest level of safety, service and value.

About Clay Lacy Aviation
Founded in 1968 by an aviation legend, Clay Lacy Aviation is the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, with one of the most diverse fleets of charter and managed aircraft available. The company provides a comprehensive set of aviation services including aircraft management, charter, sales, acquisitions, FBO, maintenance, avionics, interiors and aerial cinematography. It’s also an authorized service center for the Embraer Phenom 100 and 300. Clay Lacy Aviation operates two full-service private jet facilities at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles and Seattle’s Boeing Field, with regional offices and aircraft operations based at 10 additional U.S. cities. Its experienced team is globally recognized for providing aircraft owners and jet travelers unequaled safety, service and value. For more information, visit www.claylacy.com.

Clay Lacy Aviation

Clay Lacy Aviation
7435 Valjean Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
mrobbins@claylacy.com
www.claylacy.com

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Quality Control Inspector Swing Shift (Mon-Fri, 3pm – 12am)

Clay Lacy Aviation has been providing private jet services around the globe since 1968. Taking pride in the pursuit of perfection is at the center of everything that we do. Our most valuable asset is our experienced team. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

Position Summary
The Quality Control Inspector is responsible for the performance of aircraft and aircraft accessories inspections to ensure compliance with Federal safety regulations and adheres and promotes the Clay Lacy Vision, Mission and Values daily.

Responsibilities

  • Assists Inspection department in overseeing aircraft quality issues.
  • Inspect airworthiness release.
  • Reviews aircraft records.
  • Performs inspections of any addition to our 135 operating certificate.
  • Determines when NDT may be required.
  • Performs audits of aircraft, vendors, and monitors off site work for following GMM standards.
  • May be required to train technicians in company policies and GMM procedures.
  • Perform additional tasks & responsibilities as required.

Education
Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school and/or 48 Months related experience.

Experience
Minimum of 4 years of experience in Quality Control Inspections.
Previous experience with Quality assurance duties, IA, blueprint and technical document interpretation.

Skills and Abilities

  • High mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to read schematics and blueprints.
  • Knowledge of quality control.
  • Knowledge of Military Specifications.
  • Knowledge of TSO research.
  • Ability to perform consistent and sometimes constant research.
  • Ability to work with complex equipment.
  • Ability to establish procedures.
  • Ability to work in a production oriented environment.
  • Ability to work under frequent changing priorities.
  • Ability to select and evaluate priorities.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate with management, peers and external parties.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Able to work within deadlines and utilize resources to meet those deadlines.
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong teamwork acumen with a profound ability to work under extreme pressure.
  • Strong passion for working in a fast paced and result oriented environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.

Benefits
Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K) and more to employees in full-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Vision
Great people, providing an exceptional aviation experience.

Mission
Always be attentive, innovative and dedicated to exceeding client expectations. We earn each client’s trust and loyalty by using our unique complement of aviation services and expertise to provide the highest level of safety, service and value.

About Clay Lacy Aviation
Founded in 1968 by an aviation legend, Clay Lacy Aviation is the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, with one of the most diverse fleets of charter and managed aircraft available. The company provides a comprehensive set of aviation services including aircraft management, charter, sales, acquisitions, FBO, maintenance, avionics, interiors and aerial cinematography. It’s also an authorized service center for the Embraer Phenom 100 and 300. Clay Lacy Aviation operates two full-service private jet facilities at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles and Seattle’s Boeing Field, with regional offices and aircraft operations based at 10 additional U.S. cities. Its experienced team is globally recognized for providing aircraft owners and jet travelers unequaled safety, service and value. For more information, visit www.claylacy.com.

Cutter Aviation

Cutter Aviation
2802 E. Old Tower Road
Phoenix, AZ 85034-6000
602-267-4087
www.cutteraviation.com

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Charter Sales - PHX

Part 135 & 91 FBO

Charter sales experience a must.

Competitive pay and benefits

Relocation assistance available.

Apply: www.cutteraviation.com

602-267-4087

Mizzou Aviation
PO Box 1446
Joplin, MO 64802
417-623-1331
www.mizzouaviation.com

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A&P Mechanic

Mizzou Aviation in Joplin, MO is seeking an A&P mechanic with Avionics Repair & Certification Experience.

Please call Wayne or Wendell:

417-623-1331

Southern Illinois University

Southern Illinois University
Aviation Technologies
SI Airport MC6816
Carbondale, IL 62901
burgener@siu.edu
aviation.siu.edu

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Assistant Professor (Avionics)

Department of Aviation Technologies

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts (ASA) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking eligible applicants for the above anticipated position beginning Fall 2017, or until suitably qualified individuals are found.  This is a nine-month continuing appointment, which may lead to tenure.  This position will support the baccalaureate degree in Aviation Technologies developed to prepare aviation technicians with advanced technical skills.

Required Qualifications:
Earned master’s degree, required by time of appointment, and minimum professional experience of three years full-time employment in avionics maintenance, repair, or installation, aircraft/engine manufacturing or product support environment. One earned degree in an aviation electronics related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:
Earned doctorate; Valid FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and/or Powerplant Ratings.  Successful post-secondary teaching experience in aircraft maintenance and avionics and/or product support.  FCC certification. Demonstrated history of scholarly productivity in Aviation Technologies or related fields.  FAA Mechanic Certificate obtained as the result of completing an FAA-approved Part 147 curriculum.

Application Deadline:  April 7, 2017 or until suitable applicants are found.

To apply: Send letter of application specifying the position to which application is being made and including research interests, current resume or vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five references to:

Michael Burgener, Chair
Department of Aviation Technologies
SI Airport, Mail Code 6816
545 N. Airport Rd., TEC
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Email: burgener@siu.edu.  Electronic Submissions preferred.

SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population.  All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Western Avionics Inc.

Western Avionics Inc.
19300 Ike Jones Road
John Wayne Airport
Santa Ana, CA 92707
carl@westernavionicsinc.com
www.westernavionicsinc.com

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Avionics Installation Technician

Avionics Installation Superstar!

Position Overview
The ideal candidate removes existing avionics and installs new Garmin equipment in General Aviation aircraft, specifically corporate jets. Must have extensive experience installing all types of major manufacturers avionics efficiently and identifies/addresses any squawks successfully in the process. Must be able to perform all stages of installation from planning, to recommending equipment, to wire integration, to testing the system post-installation, to the delivery of fully functioning aircraft to customer.

About Western Avionics
Founded over 4 decades ago, Western Avionics is located in beautiful Southern California on (SNA) John Wayne Airport and is one of the top avionics and instrument sales and service facilities in the U.S. Western Avionics customers are the best of the best operating a wide range of corporate jets and turbo props. Our avionics team is at the heart of our success and as a result, working at Western Avionics is a rewarding and exciting environment.

Our Perfect Candidate
Our ideal new team member is a passionate, motivated self-starter that wants to become part of a team-driven environment, with an entrepreneurial spirit.  An individual with a high acumen installing Garmin avionics into a variety of airframes. Resourceful, innovative, forward-thinking and committed. At Western Avionics, our team members embrace these qualities and we pay and reward accordingly.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must have 3+ years of avionics installation experience with products that include Garmin GTN 650/750, Garmin G600/G500 and Garmin GTX 345, on aircraft that range from high-performance single engine to mid-sized jets.
  • Must be able to individually, without assistance, remove existing avionics and install new major manufacturers equipment (Garmin, Honeywell, Rockwell Collins) in a variety of airframes.
  • Must be able to conduct and interpret functional tests of avionics/electrical systems in accordance with blueprints, worksheets, manufacturers installation manuals and engineering drawings.
  • Must have experience in troubleshooting complex avionics systems.
  • Experience installing cabin entertainment systems and WiFi systems is a plus.
  • Provides insights on how to create better efficiencies in the installation process for any avionics.
  • Ensures that work accomplished meets applicable regulatory requirements and customer specifications.
  • Checks all work and ensures a defective-free assembly prior to final inspection.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, GED
  • Minimum three (3) years avionics installation experience with Garmin products
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematic diagrams
  • FAA A&P License preferred, FCC License a plus
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements and customer specifications
  • Computer skills and general software knowledge necessary

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, send your resume to: carl@westernavionicsinc.com to join the Western Avionics team today! Salary is commensurate with experience. Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Benefits

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision         
  • 401k
  • Vacation/Holidays
  • Relocation allowance
  • Company paid classes and enrichment training as requested
  • Angels Baseball
  • Company deep-sea sport fishing
  • Working for a company that appreciates you and being excited to get up every day!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Wisconsin Aviation

Wisconsin Aviation
3606 Corben Court
Madison, WI 53704
careers@wisconsinaviation.com
www.wisconsinaviation.com

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Avionics Manager

Wisconsin Aviation is looking for an experienced professional who knows general aviation and has the leadership ability to lead our Avionics team.  If you can provide great aviation service and leadership to a talented team in a progressive full-service FBO located in a place known for its quality of life, this management job is for you!

You can’t beat Madison, Wisconsin, for quality of life and opportunities for fun, food, entertainment, and recreation!  The Madison area offers great outdoor activities including fishing, hunting, and hiking in a pristine environment. 

Recently named one of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S., Madison has an incredible array of restaurants and entertainment and is squeezed between two beautiful lakes.  It is no wonder that Madison, Wisconsin, continuously ranks among the top 20 cities in the U.S. for live-ability.

Since its inception in 1981, Wisconsin Aviation has grown to become one of the Midwest’s most progressive aviation service centers.  It is now capable of providing a complete line of aviation-oriented services to include: air charter, corporate aviation management, aircraft sales, maintenance, rental, and instruction.  In addition, hangar rental and fuel services are available for owned, leased, transient, airline, and home-based aircraft range from two-seat trainers to executive jet aircraft.  

The ideal candidate will have five (5) years of Avionics experience and an Aviation related technical degree, excellent team building and supervisory skills and a desire to lead a first class avionics shop in an exciting aviation environment.  Applicants must be familiar with knowledge to repair, upgrade, install and inspect all makes and types of General Aviation avionics.   Must have excellent communication skills.  Strong interpersonal skills needed along with a desire to provide our customers with an exceptional experience.  

Benefits:  You will become benefit eligible on your start date subject to the normal waiting period which is 30 days.  Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. benefits include health insurance, life and accidental death insurance (employer paid), voluntary life insurance and vision insurance.  You will also become benefit eligible on your start date subject to the normal waiting period which is 90 days for AFLAC supplemental benefits, Medical, Health Insurance Premium Reimbursements and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Plan.  A company sharing 401k safe harbor plan is available after 1 year of employment.

If you believe you can lead an experienced team of professionals in a stable, forward moving company, please contact:  careers@wisconsinaviation.com

Avionics: Are you up for the challenge?

Avionics Careers

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?

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