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Avmats Jet Support

Avionics Assistant Shop Manager

Now hiring experienced Avionics Technician/Assistant Shop Manager for AVMATS Jet Support location at Spirit of St Louis Airport, Chesterfield, MO.

  • Candidate must possess skills and knowledge in aircraft avionics for the performance of scheduled maintenance and inspections, repairs and modifications on all types of business jet and turboprop aircraft.
  • Opening available for day shift position, 6:45 am - 3:15 pm Monday thru Friday, overtime as needed.
  • Position candidate will report directly to Avionics Shop Manager.
  • Able to manage avionics crews in the day-to-day operations of an FAA Repair Station Part 145

~ Essential Duties and Responsibilities ~

  • Applicant should have working knowledge of aircraft avionics and electrical systems. Performance of aviation technician functions including inspection, repair, system checkout and FAR 91.411/.413 experience. Installation experience of wiring, terminating, and cannon plugs and connectors.
  • Ideal candidate would have experience with installation or a basic understanding of: VHF Comm systems, GPS, VOR, ILS, DME, transponder systems, Autopilot systems, Pitot-Static systems (including RVSM re- certifications), Aircraft batteries, Cabin entertainment systems, FAA regulations, and general flight line troubleshooting. Prior issuance of an FAA Repairman Certificate with an avionics repair station is a plus; as well as having an FCC license. Applicants should include a summary of their training history.
  • Completion of all Inspection Forms and FAA Form 337's. Records will be completed and processed through the Inspection Department.
  • Check conformance with approved drawings or approved data.
  • Keep current on regulations and all technical data for work assigned.
  • Assist the Chief Inspector in completing their duties, and advise them of unairworthy conditions, or procedures contrary to this Repair Station Manual or the Quality Control System and Procedures Manual. Responsible to assure all parts received from stock have a proper maintenance release tag, or in the case of shelf-life materials, that the items are not outdated.
  • Assure that the calibration of all inspection aids and test equipment used are up to date.
  • Familiarization with the content and procedures of Repair Station manual.
  • See that all necessary safety precautions are followed around the aircraft and all work areas to prevent the possibility of any accident or injuries.
  • Notify the appropriate Shop Manager in the event of unsafe condition or safety hazards.

~ Skills/Qualifications ~

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 3+ years of work-related experience.
  • Specific experience with avionics system development preferred.
  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR's).
  • Exceptional problem solving.
  • Excellent communications skills at all levels.
  • Possesses quality focus and documentation skills.
  • Be able to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands/arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • May require lifting and/or moving up at least 50 pounds or more.

AVMATS is a non-smoking facility and E-verify participant.


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