Avionics Technician - Houston
The avionics technician performs maintenance on aircraft avionics components 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.
• Troubleshoots to determine malfunctions on aircraft avionics components and electrical systems components, such as airborne navigation/communication systems, weather radar, autopilot, compass systems and accessories component level.
• Uses all mandated safety equipment and complies with all safety requirements in accordance with company and government regulations and guidelines.
• Completes all checklists, forms and reports as required in accordance with the company, government and FAA regulations and guidelines.
• Participates in on-the-job training with onsite personnel.
• Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, or voltmeters.
• Keep and maintain records of maintenance and repair work.
• Lay out installation of aircraft assemblies and systems, following documentation such as blueprints, manuals, and wiring diagrams.
• Must be able to read and interpret wiring diagrams.
· Must be able to read and write English.
· Must pass airport security background checks and travel for work as required.
· Must have Good organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
· He / She must hold the appropriate licenses.
· Shall possess the knowledge and ability necessary to perform routine and other work required.
· Maintains adequate knowledge to understand and follow the repair facility’s inspection procedures manual.
· Exhibits positive, courteous behavior with customers, businesses and co-workers.
· Assists co-workers and those in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary.
Ability to frequently be required to stand, walk, continually utilize hand and finger dexterity, climb, balance, bend, or crawl; occasionally from height and in precarious places. Be able to frequently lift/push/carry items less than 25 pounds/ up to 25 pounds/ up to 50 pounds/ more than 50 pounds. Aware he / she will be working near moving mechanical parts as well as around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals while exposed to loud noises. Utilize visual acuity to operate equipment and read technical information. Be exposed to weather conditions outside as well as non-weather conditions such as extreme heat or cold.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
• Experience in analyzing and developing troubleshooting plans is a must.
• Experienced in one or more of the following system disciplines:
o Powerplant; CF6-80A & CF6-80C2 engine experience.
o Preferred Experience on B747-400, B747-8, B767, B777 and A320 Aircraft Type
• Must have at least eighteen (18) months of practical experience operation as an Licensed A&P.
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