Aircraft Avionics Technician
We are looking for an experienced Avionics Technician to join our team! This position comes with the opportunity to grow within our Part 145 repair station.
Chicago Jet Group was started in 2003 with the idea of providing the highest level of professionalism and attention to detail in the corporate aviation industry. Our mission is to provide the safest air transportation available, with focus on top-notch customer service. We feel this is the key to creating the ultimate value for our customers.
The Avionics Technician is responsible for repair, maintenance, and installation of aircraft avionics for the Maintenance Department of Chicago Jet Group, LLC (hereafter referred to as CJG).
As a member of the Maintenance Department, this individual contributor role performs all functions in the repair and maintenance of aircraft and aircraft avionics, which includes dismantling, repairing, assembly, and construction of electrical and electronic devices.
Additionally, this role will also, as a part of the avionics installation team, be responsible for installation of avionics in accordance with approved type design from the Engineering and Certification Department.
Key duties of an Avionics Technician are:
- Perform all phases of repair, maintenance or modification on aircraft electrical and avionics systems or component parts. Performs inspection, operational checks, ground handling, servicing, and the exchange or replacement of components as required.
- Installs avionics equipment and EWIS and performs operational checks, and post modification testing.
- Troubleshoot and repair electrical and avionics systems on aircraft.
- Perform all work in a prompt timely manner, adhering to all attendance reliability policies and procedures.
- Exercise the authority of an Airman Certificate (Repairman or Airframe and/or Powerplant) in signing the corrective action in maintenance documents or aircraft maintenance log for airworthiness release or return to service, ensuring such is in accordance with CJG policies and procedures.
- Act as cockpit coordinator, when assigned, to ensure safe operation of aircraft systems (e.g., flight controls, electrical, landing gear) from the flight deck.
- Ensure that a clean, safe, and orderly work area is maintained at all times. Ensure that good housekeeping practices are performed at all times.
- Perform scheduled and unscheduled inspection, maintenance, repair and modification on aircraft electrical and avionics systems and in accordance with the applicable Federal Air Regulations (FARs) and the Repair Station Quality Manual (RSQM)
- Fabricate and install aircraft wiring to engineering design specifications, including terminations of wire harnesses/bundles and connection of components.
- Become familiar with and follow the requirements of this RSQM, Federal Aviation Regulations, Airworthiness Directives, Advisory Circular, manufacturer’s service bulletins and any other required references to perform their assigned work.
- Never begin any maintenance unless in possession of the proper, current and applicable approved or acceptable data.
- Ensure the work area is kept to the highest standards of safety, compliant at all times, enforcing regulations and practices to avoid accidents.
- Perform the proper tagging of Aircraft components, parts and panels appropriately stored (including racks by aircraft).
- Perform documentation procedures and sign-offs in accordance with Repair Station Manual and respective task requirements.
- Ensure that tools and equipment are correctly used and handled for both safety and to reduce breakages, wear and tear.
- Ensure tooling, GSE and ground equipment is returned to its proper storage area following use.
- Strive for continuous process improvements and increasing efficiencies in execution and delivery with safety as a priority.
- Take part in any required training as determined by the company. Other duties as assigned.
Preferred Minimum Qualifications
Aircraft avionics maintenance experience on current fleet types being maintained or modified by the Repair Station.
Dassault Aviation Mystere-Falcon 50
Dassault Aviation Mystere-Falcon 900
Experience in custom aircraft avionics systems installations.
Minimum Position Qualifications
- 1 to 3 years aircraft avionics maintenance experience.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Proficient in oral and written English.
- Must report for assignment with personal set of standard trade-specific tools.
- More than 3 years aircraft avionics maintenance experience.
- Valid and current FAA Mechanic Certificate with an Airframe rating.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements
- Able to perform intermediate/major/heavy aircraft maintenance tasks without direct supervision.
- Understand specific design and operation of installed aircraft avionic systems to enable effective troubleshooting, repair and modification of wiring and components.
- Able to read, interpret and apply FAA approved or accepted data (i.e. IPC, M/M, OHM, SRM) proficiently.
- Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
- Must be able to read and speak English proficiently.
- Proven ability to work alone and in a team environment.
- Effective decision-making skills.
- Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately.
- Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy.
- Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared.
- We specialize in working with a wide range of airframes and maintain computerized libraries to ensure we have access to the most up-to-date technical data. Airframes that a technician would be exposed to include, but aren't limited to: Dassault Falcon, Gulfstream, Bombardier, Textron: Cessna Citation, Beechcraft King Air, Hawker
* All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $22.00 - $40.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
Monday to Friday
Ability to commute/relocate:
Sugar Grove, IL 60554: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Avionics: 2 years (Required)
Work Location: One location