Maintain private and corporate aircraft in accordance with current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. Oversees a team of Avionics Installers/Technicians, setting their work schedules, assisting work projects and providing performance management. Perform duties required to install,
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Avionics Manager

Flying Colours Corp. • 
Chesterfield, Missouri, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
Maintain private and corporate aircraft in accordance with current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. Oversees a team of Avionics Installers/Technicians, setting their work schedules, assisting work projects and providing performance management. Perform duties required to install, test and adjust Avionics equipment such as radar, radio, pulse, navigation, autopilot, entertainment, instrumentation, electrical and compass systems.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Schedule department workload and ensure timely completion. Set workload priorities.
  • Perform duties requird to install, test, calibrate, and inspect Avionic equipment such as Radar, Radio, Navigation, Pulse, Auto Pilot, Entertainment, Electrical, and Compass systems installed in aircraft. 
  • Evaluate components of Avionics systems/equipment for defects.
  • Test Avionic equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness using associated test equipment. 
  • Troubleshoot Avionic and airframe systems and equipment to isolate defective component. Remove and replace defective components in accordance with manufacturer technical documentation or aircraft maintenance manuals. 
  • Retrofit Avionic and airframe systems in accordance with Avionic manufacturer’s specifications, aircraft manufacturer’s service bulletins, and FAA guidelines.
  • Test and calibrate newly installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.
  • Accompany flight crew to perform in-flight adjustments and tests to determine operational status of Avionic/airframe systems.
  • Remove and install aircraft interior components to gain access in order to complete repairs.
  • Completion of documentation, including work orders and log book entries, in accordance with the repair station manual.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Regular periods during which physical effort is required, e.g., walking standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
  • Exposure to factors such as temperature variations/extremes, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, and materials which can cause periods of discomfort.
  • Frequent need to give concentrated attention, with one or two senses at a time, where stimuli are changing.
  • Occasional direct and indirect pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.
Job Requirements:
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Seven (7) years of experience in a similar/related position or equivalent experience as a technician troubleshooting and repairing various Avionic and airframe systems. FAA Repairman Certificate. FCC License preferred but not required.
 
SKILLS/COMPENTENCY REQUIREMENTS 
  • Must have 7+ years in Corporate Aviation Experience. 
  • Maintenance experience is required. 
  • High degree of abstract reasoning  
  • Ability to manage personnel, prioritize work to be performed, assign tasks to appropriate personnel, work with other departments within the repair station, and manage projects to completion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form
  • Ability to work individually as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to read and understand technical literature and manuals.
  • Detail oriented
Please note: The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered as a conclusive description of all work required in the position.
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