Cascade Helicopter Services is a comprehensive helicopter maintenance and FAA Certified Repair Station located at the Auburn Municipal Airport, minutes away from Seattle, Washington. Our highly qualified factory trained technicians take pride in safety, reliability and efficiency, encompassing our c

Helicopter Avionics Technician Installer

Cascade Helicopter Services  • 
Auburn, Washington, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
Cascade Helicopter Services is a comprehensive helicopter maintenance and FAA Certified Repair Station located at the Auburn Municipal Airport, minutes away from Seattle, Washington. Our highly qualified factory trained technicians take pride in safety, reliability and efficiency, encompassing our commitment to providing our customers with superior knowledge, service and support for all of their helicopter needs. We hope that you will join us as we continue to commit to Creating Raving Fans, Internally and Externally.
 

CHS values our employees and their families. All full-time employees are offered 100% paid medical*, dental and vision plans for its employees. Family medical is 50% employer paid. We also offer life/AD&D insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Account, supplemental insurance and Paid Time Off.

*medical base plan is 100% covered.
 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Avionics Technician/Installer applies technical knowledge of and experience with avionics systems to install, troubleshoot and maintain all wiring on aircraft. Restores aircraft to safe, airworthy condition. This position reports directly to the Avionics Lead Technician and is an integral part of the Avionics team.
 
WHAT YOU’LL DO (Essential Functions): Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Perform basic soldering, harness build up and installation including wire stripping and crimping, fault isolation and repair of avionics systems malfunctions.
  • Maintains records in compliance with FAA and company requirements. Also meets customer’s needs.
  • Maintains premises of the shop facility in a clean and organized manner  
  • Maintains equipment, tools and facilities in serviceable and working condition
  • Meets all job/Work Order deadlines, communicating to supervisor/manager when circumstances may prevent on-time completion.  
  • Assures proper information is shared re job timelines, shop issues, parts delays, and change orders
  • Additional job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or management.
Job Requirements:

COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity
  • Troubleshooting
  • Project Management
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Time Management

WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO THE HANGAR (Required Qualifications):

  • Technician with verifiable general aviation, all-around flightline avionics experience  
  • Experience with avionics system installation and avionics troubleshooting on aircraft
  • Ability to work off drawings and perform installs
  • Tech savvy with experience installing harnesses and programming
  • Coursework and experience in rotary aviation/electrical
  • Aviation experience is required. No exceptions. Min 3 years.
  • Valid and clean driver’s license
  • Must be eligible for DOD clearance
  • Candidates must provide their own basic hand tools
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. and be able to pass FAA regulated drug/alcohol tests and a background check prior to start.

WHAT WE PREFER YOU ALSO BRING (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Current, valid A&P license with verifiable experience a plus

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme weather conditions. The work environment is often not temperature/humidity controlled. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be 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.

 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to bend, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. The regular schedule is Monday-Friday. Must be available for overtime and weekend hours.
  

Travel:

This position may require occasional travel.  Some out-of-area and overnight travel may be required.
 

EEO:
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status.

Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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