We are currently seeking an Avionics Lead to support aircraft maintenance and modification projects as well as avionics back shop repair activities. The successful candidate will have the ability to interact and lead staff in a fast-paced environment. Ensure work performed is of the highest quality and in accordance with regulations. Candidate will be able to work under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead avionics shop in aspects (tools, employees, FAA, etc)
Quote and schedule work for the shop
Install electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft
Adjust, repair, or replace malfunctioning components or assemblies on the aircraft or on test bench
Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, ramp testers or voltmeters.
Lay out installation of aircraft assemblies and systems, following documentation such as blueprints, manuals, and wiring diagrams.
Keep records of maintenance and repair work.
Ascertain that all necessary work records are properly executed by the responsible technician(s).
Coordinate work with that of engineers, technicians, and other aircraft maintenance personnel.
Interpret flight test data to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance problems.
Drive efficiencies throughout department and eliminate waste.
Operate computer-aided drafting and design applications to design avionics system modifications.
Assist in maintaining all ship equipment and tools in a serviceable and working condition.
Assist in maintaining the premises of the Repair Station in a clean and orderly manner.
Knowledge & Skills:
FAA Airframe & Power Plant Certificate (preferred) or FCC License.
Completion of formal maintenance/avionics training on aircraft is desired.
Thorough knowledge of commercial aircraft communication and navigation systems required.
Knowledge of military communication, navigation, and mission system equipment desired.
Ability to read, write English and interpret technical duties is required.
Competent with Microsoft Office suite of software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
Strong documentation and organizational skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience/Requirements and Physical Requirements
Minimum of 10 years avionics experience on avionics test bench and fixed wing aircraft and/or rotor wing, single and multiengine piston & turboprop.
Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day.
Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
May be required to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales.
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, etc.
Willingness to travel up to 20%