Flying Colours Corp
  • 02-Mar-2022 to 04-Jul-2022 (CST)
  • Avionics
  • Chesterfield, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible to install, test and adjust Avionics equipment such as radar, radio, pulse, navigation, autopilot, entertainment, instrumentation, electrical and compass systems. Incumbent will demonstrate a high level of proficiency in and a meticulous work ethic in the tasks associated with the aircraft avionics and electronics systems.

A Senior Avionics Technician's core objective is for replacement or repairs, electrical troubleshooting and general mechanical applications, using the approved design, engineering, and FAA requirements.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Establish the highest quality of the work performed on aircraft interiors, systems and components undergoing completion to ensure that specialized services meet Company standards and goals in turn meets or improves budgeted hours/schedules.

  2. A wide and comprehensive familiarity with, and understanding of, both general and specific aspects of the job and their practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered.

  3. Collaborate with department Crew Lead(s) to troubleshoot engineering design discrepancies within the prints. Following and working from approved engineering drawings as well as other written instructions and design specifications.

  4. Utilize company material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work. Follow standard operating procedures when using and caring for shop tools and equipment.

  5. Inspect components of Avionics systems for defects, such as loose connections, frayed wire and for accuracy of assembly/installation.

  6. Test Avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness using test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, digital meters, counters, and Data Bus Readers.

  7. Troubleshoot Avionics systems and equipment to isolate defective components.

  8. Install aircraft Avionic systems such as cabin management and entertainment systems, FMS, TCAS, EGPWS, Iridium Phone and High-Speed Data systems in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and Federal Aviation guidelines.

  9. Calibrate installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.

  10. Accompany flight crew to perform in-flight adjustments and to determine and record required post-flight repair work.

  11. Comply with installation and testing of aircraft service bulletins in accordance with manufacturer's documentation.

  12. Remove and install interior of aircraft to gain access in order to complete repair or installation.

  13. Read, comprehend, and retain knowledge from, approved, engineering drawings as well as other written instructions and design specifications.

  14. Foster a positive team environment and demonstrate a continual willingness to learn while serving as a team member.

  15. Participate in in-process data collection and team problem solving. Exposure to basic Continuous Improvement tools/principles 5S, Data-Driven Decision Making, Know Your Customer and Communication Boards.

  16. Utilize the methods set forth by the company's Repair Station and Quality Control Manual(s).

  17. Other duties not specifically covered herein but otherwise assigned.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE / HEALTH AND SAFETY:

The health and safety described here is representative of the requirements by an employee to protect a worker's own health and safety by working in compliance with the law as well as conducting themselves in a manner that promotes safe work practices and procedures as established by the company.

This position operates in compliance with all Administrative, Emergency Response, Health & Safety, Quality Assurance policies, AS9100, and procedures as outlined in Company policy and Repair Station Manual(s).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSES, ETC:

  1. High School Diploma and/or an apprenticeship gaining knowledge of avionics technology with specific knowledge in the primary avionics systems.

  2. Minimum of 6 year's basic on aircraft avionics maintenance installations. Moderate understanding of general job aspects a plus.

  3. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Working knowledge of an MRP (Material Resources Planning) system strongly preferred; Corridor software a plus.

  4. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Able to understand and follow direction with minimal supervision.

  2. Skills shall include experience with Pitot-static Tester, ATC-601 Tester, TCAS-201 and NAV, 401 Tester, Multi Meter, Megohmmeter, VOMS, Electric Power Carts.

  3. Basic math functions with whole numbers, decimals and fractions and the ability to know how and when to use them.

  4. Key competencies related to working with a diverse group of individuals and departments are desirable.

  5. Frequent need to give concentrated attention, with one or two senses at a time, where stimuli are changing.

  6. Occasional direct and indirect pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.

  7. Willing to complete on the job training (OJT) in accordance with FCC Repair Station Manual.

  8. Willing to travel domestically and internationally when required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment described here is representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

The location where this position functions is in an airplane hangar environment which is subject to constant exposure to loud noise, potential contact with hazardous/non-hazardous waste material and other safety hazards such as production tools, aircraft monuments, interior components: divans, chairs, other cabinets etc.


FLYING COLOURS CORP. encourages a diverse work force and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe inclusion is essential to our success as an international company. We encourage all candidates to apply, as we do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under national or local law.

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