Avionics Technician - Piston Aircraft ATP Flight School is seeking experienced Avionics Technicians to join our growing team. We need techs that can fit in quickly, have a positive attitude, and have General Aviation experience working on piston powered aircraft; preferably Cessna 172, Piper PA-28,

Avionics Technician, Piston Aircraft - CRG Airport

ATP Flight School • 
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Avionics Technician - Piston Aircraft
 
ATP Flight School is seeking experienced Avionics Technicians to join our growing team. We need techs that can fit in quickly, have a positive attitude, and have General Aviation experience working on piston powered aircraft; preferably Cessna 172, Piper PA-28, and Piper PA-44.
 
Position Overview
This position maintains and installs avionics/electronics systems in general aviation piston flight training aircraft. The successful candidate will possess the appropriate personality to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a constant focus on safety and quality.
Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications
  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
  • 2 or more years of piston-powered aircraft avionics installation and troubleshooting experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer manuals
  • Possess adequate tools
 
Desired Qualifications
  • Degree or certificate from an accredited two (2) year college, university or technical school in avionics maintenance or electronics
  • Private pilot’s license
  • Garmin G500/G1000 maintenance and troubleshooting experience
  • 5 or more years experience in general aviation aircraft avionics
Responsibilities
  • Installations, inspections, tests, adjustments, and repair of aircraft avionics equipment and systems, including radio systems, compass systems, and navigation systems
  • Inspects and tests avionics systems for return to service
  • Performs certifications under FAR 91.411 & FAR 91.413
  • Assists ATP-owned locations and outside contract maintenance facilities with troubleshooting
  • Troubleshoots and corrects problems related to avionics systems through the use of wiring diagrams and maintenance manuals
  • Reads blueprints and schematics
  • Lays out installation of aircraft avionics assemblies and systems
  • Sets up and operates ground support and test equipment to perform functional tests of electrical and avionics systems
  • Effectively researches manufacturers’ manuals for appropriate and safe completion of repair procedures prior to performing repairs
  • Reads maintenance manuals, instructions and safety information to properly identify and locate components on the aircraft and accurately implement instructions listed in maintenance manuals
  • Ensures consistent and accurate maintenance of aircraft avionics records by properly documenting & completing required forms, computer entries, and/or logbook entries and required repair station documentation
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Pay & Benefits

Pay commensurate with experience
$15,000 Employer Paid Life Insurance
Medical coverage (Employer pays 60% of total premiums)
Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
Employer-Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
Short-Term Disability Insurance
401(k) Enrollment (100% Vested with no employer contributions)
8 Paid Holidays (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Friday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)
13 Paid Time Off Days per Year (PTO is earned on an accrual-based system, you accumulate a little over 1 day of PTO for each month you work. Accrued PTO may be requested upon successful completion of 90 days of employment.)
5 additional Paid Time Off Days per Year after 5 years of service (18 days total)
5 more Paid Time Off Days per Year after 10 years of service (23 days total)
 
 
Background check and drug screening will be conducted


Physical Demands

Squat/kneel for extended periods
Make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists
Stand for extended periods
Lift/carry more than 50 pounds of various items
Maneuver body to enter confined spaces
Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out
Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired
Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place
Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath
Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position
Climb to enter and exit aircraft using aircraft step/handles
Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls
Climb and stand on ladders
Walk
Read
Push/Pull
Speak
Bend/Stoop
Hear
Write


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