Avionics Technician

  • 7515 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Aero Star Aviation was founded in 2013 by President Chris Grinnell. Chris has an extensive background in Embraer Phenom Maintenance and Management dating back to the first Phenom production nearly 10 years ago. Aero Star Aviation is rapidly growing into the number 1 alternative for Embraer Phenom 100s and 300s Maintenance and Management in the southern hemisphere. Our employees are completely specialized and educated on the Embraer Phenom aircraft to ensure the highest quality services to our customers. With locations in Dallas, TX and Ft. Lauderdale, FL, we pride ourselves on our customer connections and superior service.

We live by customer service attentiveness, accommodation, and accuracy!

Job Description

Avionics lead technician will be responsible for performing day to day duties involving Business aircraft avionics. Technician will be responsible for assisting in running day to day flow, troubleshooting, installation, and return to service. Garmin Avionics experience is preferred. Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of process improvement methodology and application. Avionics Technicians demonstrate leadership skills necessary to make decisions with sound judgment, train and mentor employees for improved performance, coordinate activities of multiple departments, and guide day-to-day operations successfully.
 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs regular maintenance on corporate aircraft including cleaning, repairing, inspecting and maintaining the structural, mechanical, and electronic elements of the aircraft, replacing parts, measuring wear and assessing whether parts need repair or replacement.
  • Ensures proper working condition of mechanical systems before flight.
  • Develops and maintains records of maintenance, repairs, inspections, and any reports related to parts or services.
  • Ensures all work is accomplished in accordance with companies RSQCM, manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations.
  • Consults maintenance manuals and specifications to identify correct operations and specifications for replacements or repairs.
  • Installs new parts to replace or repair defective or recalled parts or to enhance the performance of the aircraft; performs these tasks efficiently and to specifications.
  • Ensures proper function of aircraft operating systems via a variety of tests and tools.
  • Identifies and resolves mechanical problems based on visual inspections or reports from pilot or crew.
  • Collaborates, as needed, with airframe and power plant (A&P) mechanics or other appropriate personnel to repair engines and non-instrumental parts.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English.
  • Thorough understanding of aircraft parts, systems, and mechanics.
  • Thorough understanding of tools and testing methods used to ensure proper functioning of an aircraft and its parts, systems, and mechanics.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and adhere to manual instructions to resolve complex mechanical issues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software used to complete and maintain records.
  • Detail-oriented with mechanical inclination.
  • Superior and careful workmanship.
  • Ability to perform basic inspections and repairs.
  • Sufficient oral and verbal communication skills, as needed, to discuss equipment malfunctions and complete reports.
  • Must own basic tools.

Qualifications

  • A&P Certification Required
  • Must have working knowledge of FAA Regulations.
  • 3-5+ Years of aviation experience required.
  • Preferred 3 years Lead experience.
  • Must have valid drivers license.
  • Must pass security 10-year FBI background check and random drug and alcohol tests.
  • Must be able to meet Airport Authority and Transportation Security Agency requirements (no felonies)

Additional Information

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand, lie, and kneel in awkward positions and spaces.
  • Must be able to perform work on scaffolding or ladders.
  • Must be able to lift and pull objects weighing up to 70 pounds at a time.
  • Manual dexterity and physical strength necessary to operate tools or make adjustments and repairs.
  • Must have visual acuity to inspect equipment and identify defects.
  • Must be able to hear well enough to test sounds and identify functioning level of aircraft.

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