Avionics Technicians are responsible for aircraft avionics and electronic systems. The job includes parts replacement, repair, electrical troubleshooting and mechanical applications.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS This shall include, but not be limited to items such as, removal and installation of panels,

Avionics Install Technician All Levels

West Star Aviation • 
Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

Avionics Technicians are responsible for aircraft avionics and electronic systems. The job includes parts replacement, repair, electrical troubleshooting and mechanical applications.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • This shall include, but not be limited to items such as, removal and installation of panels, components and interiors, as well as repair work on avionics installations.
  • Stamp, bundle and install connectors on wiring.
  • Removal of old wiring and installation of new wire bundles in aircraft.
  • Troubleshooting and evaluation of avionics systems on the aircraft when designated.
  • Aircraft movement and assistance in hangar stack when required.
  • Maintenance and repair of shop facility, equipment and tooling when required.
  • Work independently on projects when required.
  • Work within a team process.
  • Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

Job Requirements:
Job Specifications

Education                           

High school diploma or equivalent.

Electronics training classes.

Avionics training preferred.

A valid driver’s license approved for airline travel and/or a valid passport is ideal, but not required.

Experience                         

At least 1 year prior experience on aircraft avionics maintenance installations

Turbine aircraft experience preferred, but not essential.

Initiative                               

Self-motivated and able to maintain a rapid pace.

Responsibility                   

Attend work every day as scheduled to include overtime and weekend assignments.

Notify supervisor in advance of shift starting if unable to work.

Must have reliable transportation to get to work each and every day. 

Must perform all work in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines.

Follow all company and safety rules during performance of duties.

Maintain customer oriented work habits.

Contacts                             

Other technicians in turbine service or other departments.

Team Leader of team assigned, Director of Maintenance.

Company sales representatives.

Customers or outside vendors.

Physical Requirements  

Lift at least 50 lbs.

Routine walking, bending and squatting or sitting.

Routine or repetitive physical motion with arms and hands.

Mental Requirements      

Understanding and implementation of regulations and guidelines.

Follow wiring diagrams, route and terminate wires at proper locations.

Troubleshoot, evaluate and perform functional tests for various avionics and instrument systems.

Work with others in a professional manner.

Supervision                       

Will work under supervision of assigned Team Leader and Avionics Program Manager.

Work with minimal supervision when required.

Working Conditions        

The majority of work will be accomplished in a heated hangar.

Work outside during aircraft runs will occur.

Varied positions in and around the aircraft.

Equipment Used              

Personal hand tools supplied by the mechanic.

Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical equipment.

Jacks, stands, lifts and other support devices.

Tugs, power carts and other engine powered equipment.

Crimpers, soldering iron and heat guns.

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