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Delta Air Lines

Avionic Maintenance Technicians

Avionics and Component - Aircraft Maintenance Technicians

Location – Atlanta, GA

Avionic Maintenance Technicians provide critical technical support to Delta's fleet and perform inspections, tests and repairs on aircraft electronic components in a bench repair environment. Avionics Maintenance Technicians maintain aircraft components and avionics systems according to Delta and FAA specifications; perform inspections during assembly of parts and after repair or installation of components; document maintenance procedures including component damage, origin, and condition; and practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures. Responsibilities also include performing appropriate computer functions and documentation to ensure maintenance records, part tracking and costs are accurately recorded.   

Summary of responsibilities (not comprehensive of all tasks) -

  • Performs all work activities in accordance with established laws, regulations, standards, safety protocols, and procedures to ensure safety of self and others.  
  • Inspects aircraft or aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, tires, and engines for damage, defects, corrosion, or other wear to ensure airworthiness.   
  • Recommends replacement, repair, or modification of aircraft equipment based on inspection.  
  • Reports issues, malfunctions, unusual wear, or damage to appropriate personnel, as required.  
  • Installs, removes, or modifies aircraft structures, systems, or components, following drawings, schematics, charts, engineering orders, and technical publications.  
  • Repairs worn, defective, or damaged parts or components (e.g., damaged gaskets, lines and couplings, cables, and pulleys), using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.   
  • Inspects completed work to certify that maintenance adheres to standards and procedures, and that aircraft are ready for operation.   
  • Interprets discrepancies or logs (written or verbal) to understand history and nature of issue, to troubleshoot issue, and to identify required next steps (e.g., fix, defer, replace).   
  • Researches, reads, and interprets technical manuals and guidelines to perform inspections, installations, repairs, or other work activities.   
  • Reviews maintenance records to determine if service and maintenance checks, repairs, and overhauls were performed at prescribed intervals.   
  • Maintains repair logs, documenting all preventative and corrective aircraft maintenance activities.   
  • Serves as a technical expert or mentor by providing advice and corrective recommendations to others.  
  • Uses computers, computer systems, and other technology to enter, document, access, receive, or communicate information.

The minimum starting hourly rate for this position is $34.31 with a potential maximum hourly rate of $34.31. The ability to reach the maximum hourly rate is dependent upon several other offered premiums (Examples would include but not limited to - Airframe and Powerplant license, Shift differential, Station location differential, Line Maintenance differential, Skill differential).

Minimum Qualifications -

  • Two years of bench level avionics/electronics component repair experience

OR a minimum of 17mths of academic training specializing in

  • avionics/electronic component repair
  • OR have CETa certification from The Electronics Technicians Association
  • OR have completed Electronics Program at a Delta approved learning institution
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • Demonstrates that privacy is a priority when handling personal data
  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority
  • FCC license is preferred but not required
  • Airframe and Powerplant License is preferred

Why you’ll love Delta -

Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values – Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Perseverance, and Servant Leadership – every day, in everything we do. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while providing great benefits to help you keep climbing along the way: 

  • Competitive salary, performance incentives, industry-leading profit sharing, and 401(k) with generous direct contribution and company match 
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, and paid personal time 
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits 
  • Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health counseling  
  • Paid training includes instruction, observation, exams and performance measures.  
  • Domestic and International (standby) Flight privileges for employees and eligible family members 
  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals  
  • Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Delta perks such as Enterprise Car Rental, Hilton and Marriott Hotels and Auto/Homeowners Insurance

Delta Air Lines is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.
Delta Air Lines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. To request a reasonable accommodation, please click here.


Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines
Atlanta, GA   United States

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