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Avionics Technician

Dallas, TX, USA

Full Time

Full Time

About the Role

Avionics technician will be responsible for performing day to day duties involving Business Aircraft Avionics. Technician will be responsible for assisting in running day to day flow, troubleshooting, installation, and return to service. Garmin Avionics experience is preferred. Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of process improvement methodology and application. Avionics Technicians demonstrate leadership skills necessary to make decisions with sound judgment, train and mentor employees for improved performance, coordinate activities of multiple departments, and guide day-to-day operations successfully.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs regular maintenance on corporate aircraft including cleaning, repairing, inspecting and maintaining the structural, mechanical, and electronic elements of the aircraft, replacing parts, measuring wear and assessing whether parts need repair or replacement.

  • Ensures proper working condition of mechanical systems before flight.

  • Develops and maintains records of maintenance, repairs, inspections, and any reports related to parts or services.

  • Ensures all work is accomplished in accordance with companies RSQCM, manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations.

  • Consults maintenance manuals and specifications to identify correct operations and specifications for replacements or repairs.

  • Installs new parts to replace or repair defective or recalled parts or to enhance the performance of the aircraft; performs these tasks efficiently and to specifications.

  • Ensures proper function of aircraft operating systems via a variety of tests and tools.

  • Identifies and resolves mechanical problems based on visual inspections or reports from pilot or crew.

  • Collaborates, as needed, with airframe and power plant (A&P) mechanics or other appropriate personnel to repair engines and non-instrumental parts.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English.

  • Thorough understanding of aircraft parts, systems, and mechanics.

  • Thorough understanding of tools and testing methods used to ensure proper functioning of an aircraft and its parts, systems, and mechanics.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and adhere to manual instructions to resolve complex mechanical issues.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software used to complete and maintain records.

  • Detail-oriented with mechanical inclination.

  • Superior and careful workmanship.

  • Ability to perform basic inspections and repairs.

  • Sufficient oral and verbal communication skills, as needed, to discuss equipment malfunctions and complete reports.

  • Must own basic tools.

Education and Experience: A&P Certification Preferred. Must have working knowledge of FAA Regulations. 3-5 Years of aviation experience required. Preferred 3 years Lead experience. Must have valid drivers license. Must pass security 10-year FBI background check and random drug and alcohol tests. Must be able to meet Airport Authority and Transportation Security Agency requirements (no felonies)

Physical Requirements: Must be able to stand, lie, and kneel in awkward positions and spaces. Must be able to perform work on scaffolding or ladders. Must be able to lift and pull objects weighing up to 70 pounds at a time. Manual dexterity and physical strength necessary to operate tools or make adjustments and repairs. Must have visual acuity to inspect equipment and identify defects. Must be able to hear well enough to test sounds and identify functioning level of aircraft.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Based on experience

Benefits: Dental insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance

Schedule: 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate: Dallas, TX 75209; Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience: Aircraft maintenance: 2 years (Required)

Aviation Leadership: 1 year (Preferred)

Technical Aviation: 3 years (Required)

Corporate aviation: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification: Airframe & Powerplant License (Preferred)

Shift availability: Day Shift (Preferred), Night Shift (Preferred)

Willingness to travel: 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.

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