Avionics Installation Technician

Classification:     Nonexempt | Hourly | Full-time

Career Group | Family | Pathway | Level 

Operations & Production | Production | Technician | Intermediate

Reports To:    Lead Avionics Installation Technician

Department    Avionics Installation

Summary/Objective:

Directly support Production with the removal/installation of avionics electrical components, fabrication of wire harness, installations, terminations, continuity checks, functional tests of avionics/electrical systems. 

Essential Functions:

  • Read and understand complex electrical drawings and schematics
  • Assist in the installation, modification and fabrication of wiring and electrical components, fixtures, and associated equipment per Pro Star Aviation and/or OEM specifications
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and test avionics and instrument systems installed on various airframes.
  • Experience using basic hand tools, aircraft test equipment and electrical test equipment
  • Properly document work completed in accordance with appropriate technical data and Pro Star approved procedures
  • Accompany flight crews to perform in-flight testing as well as preliminary avionics and instrument systems testing as required
  • Communicate and interact professionally with customers to educate or answer questions regarding technical aspects within area of expertise
  • Travel to customer locations to perform essential job functions though Pro Star’s On-the-Fly service
  • Complete all training requirements schedule by the Pro Star Training Department, to include regular completion of OJT forms 
  • Maintain accurate and complete time records for both attendance as well as labor

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Familiar with FAA regulations
  • Experience using standard test equipment (i.e., Multimeter, Pitot/Static/Nav/XPDR test sets)
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Experience reading Engineering Drawings and specifications

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant License
  • Some related work experience in Corporate Aviation
  • Avionics or Electrical education
  • Experience with aerospace connectivity systems
  • Experience with Inflight entertainment systems
  • Familiar with aircraft flight instruments systems

Supervisory Responsibility:
None

Work Environment:
Frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. Occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions in the hangar. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands:
Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. This position is very active and the employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl all day.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 pounds.  No specific vision requirements.

Objects weighing 70 pounds or more must be accompanied by a second individual to avoid injury.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel:
25%

Please note that this Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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