Job Listing Description

Avionics/Electrical Mechanic

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Avionics Electrician/Mechanic in Mobile, AL. 

Position Summary:  To conduct, maintain, test and repair electrical/electronic systems and components in accordance with the repair stations, FAA's and manufacturer's airworthiness and maintenance standards.



This is a contract position with 6+ months assignment.



Primary Responsibilities:



  1. Basic Requirements:


  • Perform all maintenance in accordance with FAA approved data and to the standards of good workmanship as required by the Client
  • Keep safety of flight in the forefront at all times in the production of an airworthy product.


  1. Scope of Work:


  • Perform routine or special maintenance inspections to prevent failure of aircraft electrical and avionics systems and components; perform complete operational and functional checks on navigation, communication and flight control systems including instrumentation and pitot static installations, etc.
  • Fabricate wiring harnesses, installs/modifies avionic and electrical systems.
  • Determine when a component should be repaired or replaced; decide necessary repair schemes and quantity and type of parts needed to accomplish proper repair.
  • Follow approved maintenance procedures, consulting internal procedures and technical data FAA approved.
  • Perform serviceability tests on repaired components/systems using test equipment specified by the original equipment manufacturer.
  • Complete work package documentation with sign off after finishing all designated operations.
  • Perform installation of avionic equipment.
  • Interpret avionic/electrical wiring diagrams, wire identification, harness fabrication, wiring and cable integrity, coax cables and fittings and connector assemblies.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace malfunctioning components or assemblies, using hand tools and soldering equipment.
  • Install electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft, using hand tools, power tools, and soldering equipment.
  • Interpret flight test data to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance problems.
  • Set up and operate ground support and test equipment to perform functional test of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, rework, and modify worn or defective assemblies, components or systems.
  • Suggest improvements to processes and procedures.
  • Satisfy work schedule requirements.
  • Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.
  • Advise operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.
  • Inform appropriate management and line mechanics of potential electrical/ mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  • Perform preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  • Assist maintenance personnel with technical troubleshooting.
  • Assist and train other maintenance and/or other technical level employees.


  • Maintain all hangar and shop tools and equipment in a serviceable condition.


  1. Policy compliance:


  • Ensure assigned work area is kept clean and free of hazards to both personnel and the aircraft.
  • Follow all necessary safety precautions; hearing and eye protection, use of chemicals, engine and propeller hazards, fall protection, etc.
  • Comply with OSHA Safety Regulations.


  • Participate in on-the-job training as required.
  • Observe safety procedures and personnel policies.


  • Regular attendance required as outlined in company policy.


  • Act as a positive role model in all aspects of daily performance.


  • Perform any duties that may be assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.


 


Additional Responsibilities:  



Education:



  • High School Diploma or its equivalent required.
  • Certified by FAA with a current Airframe and Power Plant license is preferred.
  • FCC 2nd Class License preferred
  • 3-5 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, and the ability to demonstrate proficiency in these areas.
  • Proficiency with interpretation of avionic/electrical wiring diagrams, wire identification, harness fabrication, cables, fittings, circuits and connectors.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.
  • Ability to inspect and install digital avionics equipment.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently while ensuring quality work.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers to handle or feel, talk or hear and have good visual abilities.
  • Will often be required to sit, climb or balance and work in close quarters.
  • Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment.
  • High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances required.
  • Must be safety conscious at all times.
  • Able to lift or help lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Note: Noise level may be loud at times.
  • Previous experience on turbo prop aircraft preferred.
  • Must understand, read and write proficiently in the English language to read and understand appropriate manuals, schematics, and technical information necessary to adequately perform duties.


Experience:



  • Prior avionics experience is required.
  • Prior experience in aircraft maintenance required.
  • Familiar with turbo prop aircraft is a plus.


Licensure/Certifications:



  • Certified by FAA with a current Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic license is preferred


Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):



  • English language is required; bilingual in Spanish is not required, but is a plus.


Travel Required:



  • 10% Potential Domestic and International travel

 
Job Number: 1910099527
Job Location: Mobile, AL
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 03/14/2019
Last Updated: 03/21/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Lynn Byers
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745
Email: southeastjobs@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002jWqjQAE&URLSource=cjhunter

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