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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Other
United States
Not specified
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Job Summary

The Avionics Technician I install, test, troubleshoot, and repair aircraft avionics and electrical system components in accordance with testing, engineering, maintenance, and installation of directives.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Demonstrates technical expertise by implementing process changes to reduce cost and meet schedule without compromising safety or quality.
  • Demonstrates technical skills and expertise in avionics and aircraft systems operational testing and troubleshooting.
  • Performs the installation and functionally testing of electrical/avionics components and systems on aircraft per Engineering specifications, drawings and maintenance manuals ensuring a defect free system.
  • Ensures quality and efficiency of all installations: troubleshoots processes/concepts to provide timely, quality repairs of malfunctioning systems.
  • Demonstrates the skills and knowledge required to effectively and efficiently repair or replace defective components and wiring to ensure installations meet conformity.
  • Demonstrates effective repair techniques using acceptable practices including splicing, soldering and pinning of wiring.
  • Performs and complies with engineering changes and modifications as required.
  • Sets up and operates necessary test equipment.
  • Conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability.
  • Ensures that all work performed on the aircraft is properly and completely documented and ready for inspection.
  • Tests and maintains test equipment, electronic systems, and components.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of electronic principles and circuit analysis.
  • Ability to trace signal flow, understand interrelationships of circuits, interpret waveforms and voltages.
  • Working knowledge of aircraft communications/navigation and instrument systems.
  • Ability to interpret schematic diagrams, engineering drawings and charts of assigned systems.
  • Excellent soldering and harness/wiring skills, PC board, surface mount and crimping experience.
  • Working knowledge of all standard test equipment and maintenance procedures.
  • Working knowledge of technical orders and maintenance forms.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.

Experience & Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) or more years of electrical assembly experience.
  • Good working knowledge of basic electricity.
  • A&P License preferred but not required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
  • Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds. Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.
  • May work in aircraft maintenance hangar or outside and be subject to extreme weather conditions.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.


  • Travel to and between CONUS and OCONUS locations as requested is required.

Aviation / Support (Full-time)