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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Avionics Engineer
Location:
North America, United States
Type:
Permanent
Job description

On behalf of client, an aviation maintenance, repair, overhaul, storage and reclamation company in Arizona, we are recruiting an Avionics Lead for both Marana & Tucson.

JOB PURPOSE:

To lead functions assigned in the inspection, testing, adjusting, assembly, disassembly, repair, cleaning, and calibration of aircraft avionics equipment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensures that all work performed complies with applicable technical data, FAA regulations and Company policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with immediate supervisor as well as Production Control Booth Coordinator to keep them informed on actual work progress in areas of responsibility.
  • Reviews non-preplanned documents to identify methods of repair and/or replacement identifying necessary parts, materials and tooling requirements and provides timely estimates for all maintenance on non-preplanned documents within scope of responsibility.
  • Responsible for the proper execution of parts tags attached to repairable, serviceable, or condemned parts.
  • Performs assigned maintenance work including inspection, testing, adjusting, and repairing avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, auto pilot, and compass systems, installed in aircraft.
  • Inspects components of avionics equipment for defects, such as loose connections and frayed wire, and for accuracy of assembly and installation.
  • Tests avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness, using test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, digital meters, counters, and circuit analyzers.
  • Adjusts, repairs, or replaces defective components based on analysis of test results, following blueprints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.
  • Calibrates installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications. Performs orientation and on-the-job training for employees. Ensures that training is documented in employee training records.
  • Enforces company policies and safety regulations and the proper use of equipment and ensures that quality standards are met.
  • Coordinates activities of workers including assigning work duties for maximum utilization of manpower and analyzing and resolving work problems.
  • Maintains communications within area of responsibility, informing employees as to plans and progress and promoting teamwork and cooperation.

Marginal Job Functions:

  • Tracks time spent on each work order and ensures the time is logged on time card correctly.
  • Makes recommendations to management to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, or cut costs.
  • Performs maintenance duties away from base on temporary duty.
  • Performs maintenance work such as repair and maintenance of company equipment and shop housecleaning.
  • Ensure that all work performed is done in a safe manner. Directs activities to protect employees from harm and maintain safe working conditions.

Duties not listed within the position description may be required of the employee at the discretion of the department management. Job functions may vary due to irregular working conditions or multiple shift positions.

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Three to five years experience in related aircraft avionics preferred.
  • A&P License or Repairman's Certificate required. FCC License preferred. Valid driver’s license required.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Post-secondary education or training in aircraft maintenance or equivalent combination of education, training or experience required.
  • Ability to organize and plan work adhering to deadlines; attention to detail and mathematical skills; ability to read, write, and understand the English language and to follow and administer verbal and written instruction; ability to interpret and apply technical data; ability to safely drive and operate a standard shift automotive vehicle and other applicable equipment; ability to work without supervision.
  • May be required to work at both Marana, AZ and Tucson, AZ locations as business needs dictate.