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Electro-Mechanical Technician II at Thales Avionics, Inc. (ASW)

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Piscataway, New Jersey

Job Description:

Location: Piscataway, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

When you rely on airlines to take you where you want to go, you rely on Thales. In an increasingly fast paced and unpredictable world, we work together to keep aircraft fully operational, safe and well maintained to make your life better, and keep you safer. Combining a diversity of talents, we master the decisive moments that matter to passengers and airlines. Whatever it takes.

Thales is currently seeking an Electro-Mechanical Technician in Piscataway, NJ (relocating to Orlando, FL in approximately 6-8 months.)  The Thales ELS Electro-Mechanical (Rotable) Repair Technician is responsible for all critical repair, maintenance, test, and modifications of electro-mechanical equipment in accordance with FAA regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots and repairs electro-mechanical equipment to component level in accordance with FAA regulations

  • Modifies equipment according to service bulletin and/or manufacturer documentation

  • Works in collaboration with experienced Rotable technicians

  • Carries out prescribed procedures according to an established schedule

  • Receives training in the use of more specialized repair and test equipment

  • Follows specific repair processes to perform preventive maintenance on AC/DC generators

  • Review work orders to ensure customer requested activities have been complied with, prior to release of the repair

  • Work is reviewed by Rotable Technician IV, supervisors, and inspectors

  • May work on alternative assignments with detailed written or oral instructions

  • Completes quality and production paper work, prepares estimates, and maintains maintenance documentation in accordance  with current quality assurance requirements

  • Communicates with cross-functional departments as required to support repair process

  • Participates in Technician cross-training programs and may be assigned to other teams for short or long term assignments

  • Completes repairs in accordance with company ISO procedures and within company objectives

  • Position subject to FAA drug program requirements

  • Occasional overtime and flexibility in work schedule

  • This position will have access to hardware, software, technology or technical data controlled under Canadian and/or US export control laws.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Must be willing and able to relocate to Orlando, FL within 6-8 months of hire date.

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Minimum of two (2) years related experience in servicing electro-mechanical equipment, maintenance or production experience preferred in commercial airline and/or aviation product support field. FAA Repair Certificate a plus

  • Prior military or commercial aviation repair/maintenance experience preferred

  • Must have understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations and other governing regulatory requirements

  • Able to meticulously document incoming product condition and maintenance activities

  • Pass a seven (7) year background check and pre-employment drug test

  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with hand tools and or not limited to use precision measuring tools such as Micrometers and Calipers.

  • Familiarity with tooling lathe and various air tools

  • FAA Repair Certificate a plus

  • Understanding and advanced experience in troubleshooting AC/DC generators

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and wiring diagrams

  • Ability to read technical literature, follow oral instructions and communicate with cross functional team members.

  • Possess a strong mechanical aptitude

  • Identify mechanical and operational problems and take corrective actions to repair

  • Must be able to read and understand all diagrams and schematics, and engineering print(s) of: mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Ability to use basic and advanced test instruments and perform adjustments as necessary

  • Ability to determine when scope of job is beyond existing skill set or requires additional support

  • Willing to think out-of-the-box to solve operational and technical problems

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please contact us at

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