avionics technician a job at king aerospace

Hiring: Avionics Technician Level A

February 28, 2020

The primary duties for Avionics Technician A are to troubleshoot, inspect, test, adjust and repair and/or modifying avionics systems, sub-systems and equipment installed on aircraft, in accordance to applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, predetermined company processes and procedures. This position is also required to assist in the supervision of labor and material requirements, upon request.

  • Job Code: C-12
  • Reports To: Maintenance Manager
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Department: Maintenance C-12 Program
  • Location: El Paso
  • Level A: Requires 5 plus years of experience as an Avionics Technician and possesses the ability to lead a small group of team members (3).

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Interprets and installs avionic systems in accordance with blueprints, schematics, handbooks and other technical documents with minimal or no supervision.
  2. Responsible for inspecting components of avionics equipment for defects and examining accuracy of assembly and installation.
  3. Troubleshoots to determine malfunctions on aircraft avionics and electrical systems components.
  4. Accountable for testing avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness of aircraft.
  5. Provides analysis of test results to identify adjustments, repairs or replacement of defective components.
  6. Assures that only tooling and equipment in current calibration is utilized for installation, repairs or modifications of aircraft avionics/electronic systems.
  7. May accompany flight crew to perform in-flight adjustments/tests and to determine/record required post-flight repair work.
  8. Inspects and tests aircraft communications components, navigation components, weather radar, auto pilot, compass systems and accessories, certifying that all meet manufacturer’s specifications.
  9. Responsible for completing all reports, forms and checklists, as required, in accordance with company, government and FAA regulations.
  10. Complies with all safety requirements and uses all mandated safety equipment in accordance with company, government and OSHA requirements.
  11. Assists coworkers and those in other departments to successfully perform job duties and functions when necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR AVIONICS TECHNICIAN A

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 ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Minimum two (2) years Gulfstream aircraft repair and maintenance experience in the last five (5) years.

Language Ability

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Math Ability

Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills

Word processing, spreadsheets, Internet software, E-mail, database software, inventory software, order processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Current driver’s license required. Airframe & Power Plant (A&P) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) license are preferred.

Other Qualifications

A secret government clearance, favorable personal background check and/or a National Agency Check (NAC) is required. Must be able to travel and/or deploy at relatively short notice. This position requires varied work shifts and the ability to work in a military environment. Maintains King Aerospace image at all times.

WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR AVIONICS TECHNICIAN A

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, explosives and risk of radiation.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands

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.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and smell.
  • The employee is frequently required to climb or balance.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

KING AEROSPACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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