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Aircraft Certification Engineering Technician 2

We are seeking a full-time Aircraft Systems Engineering Technician 2 in our Olathe, KS location. In this role, you will be responsible for providing engineering support and implementation for aircraft certification projects.

Essential Functions

  • Assists with verification of proper function of installed avionics systems
  • Leverages working knowledge of Garmin integration bench operations and test tools to support bench tests and ground tests on aircraft
  • Competently troubleshoots, diagnoses, and corrects electrical and system problems associated with test equipment and integration benches
  • Demonstrates sense of urgency, commitment and focus on the right priorities and develops solutions in a timely fashion
  • Supports electrical or mechanical design teams needs as Garmin Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) project priorities require
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently on moderately complex projects including interfacing with other internal/external stakeholders as required to complete objectives
  • Mentors Engineering Technicians with less experience

For Technician 2 Supporting Electrical Design work:  

  • Leverages working knowledge of electrical wiring practices and relevant design standards to read schematics, and execute work from working diagrams and harness layout drawings of medium complexity
  • Drafts system, component or assembly wiring diagrams of medium complexity with engineering oversight
  • Demonstrates capability of fabricating electrical wire harness assemblies of simple to medium complexity with high quality and minimal errors with little oversight

For Technician 2 Supporting Mechanical Design work:  

  • Leverages working knowledge of aircraft structures and mechanical best practices, materials and relevant standards to be able to read drawings and specifications defining parts of medium complexity
  • Drafts parts and assembly drawings of simple to medium complexity, with engineering oversight
  • Demonstrates ability to fabricate parts and assemblies of medium complexity including sheet metal and simple machined parts

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in a related technical field (ex. Electronics Technology, Aviation Maintenance, Aeronautics, Computer Technology) AND a minimum of 5 years of experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • For internal associates, demonstrated mastery of the responsibilities of the Aviation Systems Engineering Technician 1 role
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills  
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
  • Must possess the ability to bend, twist and lift up to 25 lbs. while using safe lifting techniques; stand and sit for extended periods of time; routinely walk short distances; kneel, stoop crouch, and crawl in confined spaces and heights above four feet such as aircraft interiors, cockpits and other aircraft zones
  • Tolerates working in extreme temperatures and noisy environments 

Desired Qualifications

  • Completion of AutoCAD, SolidWorks or other relevant training courses, or equivalent experience
  • Experience using MS Office products (Word, Excel)
  • Private Pilot’s License
  • Possess intermediate knowledge of avionics including Garmin products


Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.


This position is eligible for Garmin's benefit program. 


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