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Avionics Technician at North American Surveillance Systems, INC

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Titusville, Florida

Job Description:


North American Surveillance Systems (NASS) is looking for a Avionics Technician II to join our team. This person will work under minimal to self-direction under a Lead or Manager following intermediate engineering drawings & schematics to install, repair and/or modify electrical/ avionic (Communications-Navigation, Instruments, etc.) Systems and Subsystems.

  • Performs operational checks, bench checks troubleshoots and isolates malfunctions in complex aircraft avionics equipment.

  • Tests avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness, using test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, digital meters and counters, and circuit analyzers.

  • Calibrates installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.

  • Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft records.

  • Works with Customer, Engineering, and other Technicians to troubleshoot avionics/ electronic malfunctions by necessary correspondence to resolve and provide information for corrective action(s).

  • Performs Avionics system and component Pre/Post maintenance operational check flights.

  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and inspections in accordance with manufacturer’s and FAA recommended and mandatory instructions.

  • Assists/ leads in the final checkout of new installations or the modification of aircraft avionics systems and components.

  • Reads and interprets manufacture’s maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data and other specifications.

  • Assists with the jacking and towing of aircraft enter the maintenance records description of the work performed.

  • Has a thorough knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, tools, and procedures within the commercial/ military aviation field.

  • Must possess and maintain a complete set of electrical/ avionic tools in good condition.

  • Receives technical guidance, as required, from Manager or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.

  • Meet goals and objectives by successful installations and/ or repairs per engineering drawings/ schematics and various requirements.

  • Responsible for the fabrication of wiring, parts, sub-assemblies and installations and/ or repairs to structure and avionics systems.

  • Ensure that appropriate levels of Quality and compliance are met for all assigned work in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Provides fabrication and technical support to peers as required.

  • Perform manufacturing and maintenance activities for the effective management of organizational goals and objectives, configuration and document controls, work package execution, standard metrics within the department, and product quality.

  • Interface with all departments to ensure cooperative effort.

  • International travel to customer locations may be required.

  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.


  • Working ability to interpret schematic diagrams, engineering drawings and charts of assigned systems

  • Working knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators. Micrometers, sheet metal brakes and shears

  • Working knowledge of aircraft communications/ navigation and instrument systems

  • Knowledge of advanced electronic principles and circuit analysis

  • Advanced ability to trace signal flow, understand interrelationships of circuits, interpret waveforms and voltages

  • Excellent soldering and harness/ wiring skills, PC board, surface mount and crimping experience

  • Advanced knowledge of all standard test equipment and maintenance procedures

  • Advanced knowledge of technical publications

  • Minimal to self-directed ability to perform individual assignments

  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships

  • Ability to perform general hangar activities such as aircraft towing, weight and balance, etc.

  • Must possess reliability, communication skills, workmanship and good judgment


  • Completion of high school or equivalent (2-year technical trade school) and/or U.S. military technical schools or specialized training course.

  • 2+ years of actual and recent avionics maintenance/ troubleshooting experience on equipment typically installed on general aviation aircraft. (. i.e. Garmin, Bendix King, Honeywell Collins and Technisonic Radios)

  • Performing FAR Part 91-411 & 91-413 checks and recertification of altimeters/ encoding and transponders

  • A valid FCC License with radar endorsement is desired

  • Broad technical structure experience

  • FAA license or equivalent experience

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance

  • Have and maintain a valid US Passport

  • Must be a US Citizen


  • 100% employer paid Healthcare, Dental, Vision insurance

  • Employer pays $100,000 Basic Life Insurance - Options for additional voluntary life

  • Children's Education Fund

  • Continued Education

  • Large growth potential