Avionics Configuration Specialist

  • 10888 S 300 W, South Jordan, UT, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Guardian Flight is a leading provider of air medical services, management, and experience in the air medical industry. Guardian Flight has developed a proven business model that allows our programs to experience success in caring for and transporting patients in rural area hospitals to large tertiary care facilities in metropolitan areas. We utilize the most advanced equipment, quality aircraft, and most importantly, trained and experienced staff to accomplish our mission of saving lives and caring for the communities we serve.

Our fleet includes King Air 90 and 200, Pilatus PC-12, and Learjet. Our teams fly in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and Wisconsin.

Job Description

The Avionics Configuration Specialist will perform their duties and responsibilities listed below in support of the company’s 14 CFR Part 135 Air Carrier Certificate. They will be expected to possess quality assurance related attributes and the ability to focus on the minute details of complex technical matters and the associated technical data; and have the experience and knowledge necessary to apply the appropriate standards ensuring company aircraft are maintained and modified in accordance with the appropriate data and applicable regulatory requirements. The Avionics Configuration Specialist will report directly to the Airworthiness Manager.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

1.    Developing and maintaining a current and accurate database of avionics equipment installed in company aircraft fleet.

2.    Researching aircraft certification and operational regulations and avionics equipment capabilities/specification in preparation for avionics alterations providing advice on optimum solutions and ensuring compliance with all applicable requirements.

3.    Providing technical and regulatory oversight of all avionics alterations applied to company aircraft by company maintenance organizations and outside maintenance support vendors.

4.    Assisting with developing avionics installation data packages for alterations performed by company maintenance organizations, to include drawings, instructions for continued airworthiness, flight manual supplements, and other documents as required.

5.    Performing aircraft acceptance inspections after avionics modifications work scope; verifying conformity of alterations of new and refurbished aircraft completed for EMS operational configurations to the appropriate specifications and FAA approved data.

6.    Assisting with developing FAA Approved Aircraft Inspection Programs (AAIP) and Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL) to include performing audits and revisions.

7.    Providing assistance with maintaining aircraft equipment lists.

8.    Providing assistance to field maintenance personnel interpreting complex avionics technical data and regulatory compliance matters.

9.    Providing assistance to the Director of Maintenance in support of managing aircraft avionics configurations as directed.

10.  Performing additional duties as assigned by the Airworthiness Manager.

11.  Traveling to regional maintenance bases will be required occasionally.


1.    High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent

2.    FAA Airframe License

3.    A minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience with a 14 CFR Part 135 air carrier or Part 145 certified repair station preferably in a quality assurance or technical support role

4.    Experience in rotary and fixed wing aircraft operations with exposure to Airbus AS350, EC130 rotorcraft; Beechcraft King Air and Learjet 35/45 series airplanes highly desirable

5.    Self-motivated and detail oriented with a focus on quality, safety, and regulatory compliance

6.    Possess honesty, integrity and a commitment to maintaining safe compliant aircraft

7.    Excellent listening, verbal and written communication and problem solving skills

8.    Ability to work in a rapidly evolving and dynamic environment

9.    Demonstrated team player with excellent interpersonal skills

10.  Computer proficiency with the ability to work with Microsoft Office 2010 suite of products at an advanced level of productivity

Preferred Qualifications:

1.    Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management, Maintenance or Technology or a related field

2.    FAA Airframe & Powerplant License with Inspection Authorization

3.    A minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience with a 14 CFR Part 135 air carrier or Part 145 certified repair station preferably in a quality assurance or avionics technical support role

4.    Extensive hands-on experience performing maintenance and alterations on Airbus AS350 and EC130 rotorcraft; and Beechcraft King Air and Learjet 35/45 series airplanes

5.    Extensive experience working with FAA Aircraft Safety Inspectors for applying major alterations on aircraft certificated under 14 CFR parts 23, 25 and 27.

6.    Experience developing aircraft alterations documents packages, to include wiring and structural drawings, instructions for continued airworthiness, and flight manual supplements, for avionics alteration applied to company aircraft

7.    Experience developing and administering FAA Approved Aircraft Inspection Programs (AAIP) and Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL)

Additional Information

For more information, visit www.guardianflight.com