Avionics Technician [CO-A]
CAT Aerostaffing •
The Avionics Installation technician position requires a strong knowledge of aircraft airframe, avionics and electronics systems. This job includes varying amounts of parts replacement or repair, electrical troubleshooting and general mechanical applications
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Assist in the removal/installation of avionics electrical components, fabrication of wire harnesses, installations, terminations, ring-out, and functional tests of avionics/electrical systems.Assist in installations, modifications, and the fabrication of wiring and electrical components, fixtures, and associated equipment in accordance with blueprints, worksheets engineering drawings.Test avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness.Perform operational and functional checks on VHF/HF communication, VOR/ILS navigation, and pulse equipment including DME, Mode-S transponder and weather radar.Adjust, repair, or replace defective components based on analysis of test results, following schematics, component maintenance manuals, and other technical documents.Interpret drawings, specifications and schematics of aircraft instrument/electronic components.Remove and install aircraft subsystem assemblies and components according to aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications.Use complex test equipment such as continuous wave and pulse generators, time domain reflectometers, frequency counters, multi-meters, deviation meters, and other specialized equipment to perform operational checks of avionics systems.Document maintenance and inspection results in accordance with Part 145 policy and procedures.
Detailed knowledge of the operation of avionics systems including communication, navigation, auto-pilot, flight director and pulse equipment including DME, transponder and weather radar.Knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals, publications, instructions, special tools and test equipment.Familiar with aircraft electrical wiring installation practices and able to read and interpret electrical schematics. .Has in their possession tools meeting the Mayo minimum tool listEducation or Formal Training
5-7 years of equivalent work experience is required.Airframe & Power plant License is preferred but not requiredRepairman Certificate is preferredExperience
5-7 years of experience working as an avionics technician required.Previous FAA Part 145 repair station experience required.Corridor MRO software experience preferred.Working Conditions:
Works within confined or small spaces, sit; use hands and arms; and talk or hear; and focus on objects close up.Employee will be required to ascend ladders varying in size; stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.Lifts and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally, with help, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Must have full color vision and visual acuity with or without corrective lenses.Other conditions include working near moving mechanical parts and operating powered machinery/equipment.
All positions are subject to a background check and drug test. This position is covered by the Drug Program and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program required by Federal Aviation Regulations.
Job Type: Full-time
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