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NorthPoint Aviation

Aircraft Avionics Department Manager

Immediate Employment Opportunity Available!


Aircraft Avionics Department Manager

NorthPoint Aviation is seeking an Aircraft Avionics Department Manager to join our professional trained maintenance team at our FAA Part 145 Repair Station in Brainerd, Minnesota. NorthPoint Aviation is conveniently located at the Brainerd Lakes Airport in Brainerd, MN. The Brainerd Lakes area of Minnesota is a premier area known for world-class golfing, fishing, hunting, boating, biking, snowmobiling, Kayaking. This region is an outdoor paradise, boasting more than 500 lakes and rivers as well as beautiful parks and forests.

What We Offer

  • Vacation time
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Life insurance
  • Growth opportunities
  • Community involvement

This is an excellent opportunity to build a career with a great company. Reporting to the General Manager, your primary responsibility will be the troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of General and Corporate Aviation aircraft.

Avionics Department Manager Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance /repairs on all aircraft avionics components and electrical systems components, such as airborne navigation and communication systems, autopilot systems, weather radar, transponder, pitot static systems, compass systems, instruments and accessories.
  • Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes and voltmeters.
  • Work directly with customers to provide them with avionics equipment options for their aircraft. Prepare formal quotes for the complete avionics package installation.
  • Schedule the installation, troubleshooting and repairs of aircraft avionics equipment for the avionics department.
  • Train apprentice and avionics technicians in proper installation, troubleshooting and repairs of avionics equipment installed in General Aviation aircraft.
  • Prepare weekly work schedule for all apprentice and avionics technicians employed within the avionics department.
  • Perform all avionics functions unsupervised, at any time. Maintain a clean and neat work area. Help with other housekeeping duties as assigned.
  • Able to maintain repair station records and documents as required for Avionics department.
  • Assist co-workers and those in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary.


  • Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 5 years experience in General Aviation avionics installation or related subjects is required (FCC License Preferred) FAA A&P mechanic a Plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics and coordinate work with that of technicians, and other aircraft maintenance personnel.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of wire harness fabrication, pitot static systems, RVSM systems testing and repair.
  • Previous experience with the following manufacturers preferred: Garmin, Honeywell (Bendix/King), L-3, Aspen, Avidyne, PS Engineering, JPI Instruments and/or (S-Tec).
  • Must be familiar with and be able to read and understand maintenance manuals / wiring schematics and have at minimum, basic knowledge and experience with general computer applications. (i.e., Microsoft, Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


Avionics: Are you up for the challenge?

Avionics Careers

Avionics technicians are specialists who install, maintain and repair a plane’s electronic instruments, such as radio communication devices, radar systems, and navigation aids. With the advancement of digital technology technicians are required to maintain and configure complex computer systems. Are you up for the challenge?

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