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Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd.

Team Leader Avionics

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Leads team of avionics technicians and ensures completion of assigned project aircraft within allotted time frame and budget
  • Fabricates, installs, modifies, and troubleshoots aircraft avionics systems in accordance with provided aircraft technical data and engineering drawings
  • Trains, instructs, and orients new team members in associated work assignments to meet production requirements
  • Performs inspection of avionics sub-assemblies and installed components to ensure conformity to technical data
  • Ensures work is preformed to the highest degree of safety and quality standards per FAA regulations
  • Maintains required records and completes work order tasks in a timely manner
  • Verifies that all technical data utilized is applicable and of current release
  • Performs supervisory responsibilities for a team of assigned technicians, including time card and time off approvals and annual performance reviews
  • Ensures that work accomplished meets customer specifications, established quality standards, and procedures and reports any deviation to appropriate personnel

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Maintains cleanliness and upkeep of shop equipment, tools, hangar, and work areas
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director Aircraft System Integration
  • Regular attendance and willingness to work overtime as required

Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 3-5 years’ experience with avionics system integration on general aviation aircraft
  • FAA Airframe License preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and blueprints
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High standards of accuracy and quality
  • Previous aviation leadership experience preferred
  • Proficiency in general computer use and MS Office software, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Must qualify as a U.S. person in compliance with ITAR 22 CFR 120.15
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for business-related travel or offsite training

What We Offer

  • 11 paid holidays a year, plus 15 days of paid vacation time, and 6 days of paid sick/personal time to start with an increase to 20 days of paid vacation time after 5 years with Pilatus
  • 90% of medical, dental, and vision premiums paid for single coverage and 80% for family coverage, averaging $9,600 annually
  • Monthly health savings account (HSA) contributions totaling $2,250 for single coverage and $3,000 for family coverage annually
  • 401(k) retirement plan matching up to 6%
  • Life and long-term disability insurance premiums paid in full
  • Tuition assistance available annually after the first year
  • Hiring range of $30.00 - $38.00 per hour depending on experience
  • Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

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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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