Aviation Bench Technician

Primary Role:

The Bench Technician position is primarily responsible for the bench testing, and repair/overhaul of various types of electronic, mechanical and avionic components. The position requires a reliable self-motivated aviation technician that can read and follow directions. Must be able to work individually and also in a team environment.


Job Description:

Electronic bench technicians check for common problems such as defective manufacturing or loose connections, often referring to schematics and specifications to locate the malfunction. Potential to support both electrical and mechanical aircraft components not limited to: testing, cleaning, troubleshooting, disassembly, re-assembly, and inspection. Application of knowledge and instruction from Component Maintenance Manuals (CMMs) to evaluate and repair aircraft components. Since there are so many different types of electronics, it is important for an electronic bench technician to consistently upgrade their understanding of new products and technologies. Becoming adept at diagnosis requires the expertise and usage of diagnostic tools, various meters, and common hand tools. Must have electrical theory and trouble shooting skills.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Test, disassemble, inspect, repair and reassemble aircraft components.
  • Work overtime on a short notice.
  • Follow customer’s special instructions and requirements.
  • Follow all company procedures and policies.
  • Follow all safety and security policies and regulations.
  • Back up department functions, cross-train in other departments and performs other duties as necessary.
  • Report to work on a regular and consistent basis.

REQUIRED ABILITY TO:

  • Able to read and understand component maintenance/overhaul manuals.
  • Able to read and understand drawings, wiring schematics, and diagrams.
  • Good grasp on analog and digital electronic theory and able to troubleshoot/repair to component level.
  • Very good soldering and circuit board repair skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate the use of common hand tools and torque wrenches.
  • Demonstrate the use of oscilloscopes, API’s (synchros), multimeters, and function generators.
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Build alliances, partnerships and collaborate with co-workers in a tactful, professional and respectful manner. Be a team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Resolve workplace differences and conflict to achieve goals and objectives in a professional manner.
  • Foster an atmosphere of new ideas, input and creative solutions when faced with challenges.
  • Listen to others attentively and retain/process information effectively.
  • Promote a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, and socially responsible while championing an energetic and positive work culture.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
High School degree or equivalent.


DESIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Previous Electronics/Avionics repair experience.
Airframe & Powerplant Certification


WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Continuous work in manufacturing/production setting.
  • Continuous walking and standing, and lifting, pushing and pulling heavy objects throughout the work day.
  • Flexibility to work long hours and occasional weekends.