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Avionics Technician

at ALOFT AeroArchitects in Georgetown, Delaware, United States

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Avionics Technician is responsible for all planning and completion of daily aircraft related tasks including avionics installation, maintenance, inspection, troubleshooting, with minimal supervision.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Accomplish aircraft related activities including installation, maintenance, testing, inspection and troubleshooting.
  • Perform operational checks leading to the final return-to-service and conformity of the interior installation, modification or maintenance accomplished. 
  • Accomplish tasks using work methods and procedures, strictly in accordance with engineering drawings, manufacturer’s specifications, Company Process Standards and Airplane Maintenance Manuals.
  • Read, interpret and follow Wiring Schematics, Service Bulletins, Airworthiness Directives and drawings for modifications.
  • Utilize various testing devices, meters and electricians tools to inspect, test, adjust and repair wiring, components and instrumentation in various aircraft systems including AFS, communications, navigation, flight controls, etc. 
  • Document all aircraft related actions in accordance with the Repair Station Manual, Quality System Manual and appropriate regulatory guidance. Ensure all paperwork requirements are kept current with job progress.
  • Interface with opposite shift regarding daily requirements; produce complete and accurate shift turnover logs.
  • Report any unserviceable tooling, machinery, or equipment required for efficient production.
  • Prepare and submit all required documentation to Quality Control following completion of project.
  • Inspect for, and report all non-airworthy aircraft, components or articles.
  • Interact other departments to achieve production goals including timeliness and budget constraints while maximizing efforts to meet customer requirements.
  • Plan for and requisition parts and materials including long-lead time items.
  • Promptly report any problems associated with carrying out work assignments including non-availability of parts, materials, improper work-flow, drawing discrepancies, etc.  
  • Maintain and record accurate time accounting records in CIMA.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment in accordance with company standards.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and safety standards. 
  • Complete initial / recurrent training requirements in a timely manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

LANGUAGE SKILLS 

  • Read, write, and understand the English language.  
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documents and engineering drawings.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

  • FCC preferred. 
  • Airframe and / or Powerplant license preferred.

 

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. 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.  

 

TRAVEL

Occasional travel may be required; the employee filling this position must be willing to travel on short notice and possibly for extended periods.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

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.
  • Occasional work at heights upwards to 60 feet.  
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Job Posting: 844961

Posted On: Sep 16, 2021

Updated On: Sep 16, 2021