Avionics Technician at North American Surveillance Systems, INC
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Location: Titusville, Florida
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
- 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