Job Title:

Avionics Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance
Job Division:
LAUNCH Aviation Jobs - Avionics Technician
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Job Summary:

Avionics Mechanic


Job Description:

  • Inspect, service, test, repair, remove and replace aircraft electrical instruments and electronic equipment, including: power system components, instrument systems, indicating and warning systems, aircraft automatic flight control systems, including auto-pilots, automatic flight stabilization, aircraft compasses and altitude reference systems, auxiliary power plants, airborne communication, navigation displays, etc.
  • Read and interpret aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Perform operational checks after maintenance is performed to ensure proper operation.
  • Adjust, align, and calibrate aircraft systems, using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.
  • Test engine and system operations, using testing equipment.
  • Perform maintenance IAW FAA approved technical data.
  • Research FAA technical data to locate applicable data relevant to assigned tasks.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Primary Requirements:

  • Military Avionics Tech school (back Shop Emphasis)
  • Electronic engineering technology
  • Electronics troubleshooting
  • FCC or other electronics focused licenses
  • Experience may include, but is not limited to:
  • 2 year’s experience troubleshooting electronics down to component level on circuit cards. (eg. Resisters, capacitors, diodes, transistors, IC Chips,)
  • Working with electronic schematics.
  • Various meters and back shop measuring devices.
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Power supplies
  • Frequency generators and frequency counters
  • Automated test equipment (ATE)
  • Consumer electronics experience is valued. (TV’s, radios, and other circuit devices that contain electronic circuit cards)
  • Testing with specialized equipment.
  • High reliability solder under a microscope.

Client will administer an Avionics Skills to all viable candidates that are being considered for this position. The test will consist of 20 questions and must score 80 or above to pass. The test will be administered during the interview period by the hiring manager.



  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant license preferred.
  • A minimum of three years documented aircraft avionics systems experience or an associate degree in avionics from an approved technical school.
  • Must have 3-5 years experience within commercial aviation.
  • Prefer previous experience and qualifications associated with EWIS/SFAR88.
  • Must be able to read and write at a level to enable him/her to comprehend and apply information contained in technical manuals, blueprints and wiring diagrams.
  • Must be able to document maintenance performed on required forms.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Familiar with B737, B747, B757, B767, B777, MD88/90, DC-9 and A319/320 aircraft types and associated engines.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Successful complete a fingerprint-based Criminal History Records check prior to beginning work.
  • Must meet the physical requirements which qualify a person to perform essential job functions including the ability to lift at least 70 pounds.
  • Must be willing to work rotating or fixed shifts.
  • A valid clear driver’s license.


As required by the FAA for all persons in safety-sensitive positions, candidates selected for this position are subject to a drug test.