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.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
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
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:
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