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Columbia Helicopters Inc.

Avionics Radio Technician

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, wiring diagrams, schematics or other technical data to determine the feasibility and method to perform the assigned task.
  • Avionics Radio Technicians, under supervision, may install, repair, align, maintain, service and/or tune the following: radio, radar, microwave electronic communication systems receivers and transmitters, including analog and digital HF, VHF and UHF equipment; intercom audio panels and audio amplifiers and public address systems. This will require the use of electronic test equipment and other electronic devices. They will locate and isolate defects in electronic equipment; repair, replace, and troubleshoot defective parts; install electronic units and associated electrical elements.
  • Utilizing special tools, circuit testers, meters and equipment; performs tests and/or checks as required to confirm component and system serviceability.
  • Document all inspection findings and work performed/corrective action in the appropriate maintenance records.
  • Maintains work areas and tools in a clean and organized manner, practices proper tool and FOD control.
  • Performs work safely and utilizes the appropriate technical data for the assigned task.
  • Monitors and supports continuous improvement activities by utilizing Lean and continuous improvement tools striving to identify and eliminate waste in all its forms in an effort to improve quality and safety, decrease lead time and reduce cost.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE -

  • High school diploma or equivalent; further education or advance instruction relative to technical field is preferred.
  • Previous Repairman Certificate and FCC preferred.
  • Requires 3+ years’ experience performing bench level repairs on a variety of electronic components.
  • Must have knowledge in the proper operation of a multimeters, oscilloscopes, RF signal generators, and soldering equipment.
  • Must have electronic component level theory and be able to identify symbols on schematics and wiring diagrams.
  • Ability to use precision measuring equipment and hand tools appropriate to the assigned tasks; general mechanics hand tools and appropriate tool box are required.
  • Military or commercial aviation avionics training preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work overtime and/or weekends as assigned dependent on production needs
  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently
  • Conduct oneself in accordance with Company’s Core Values

Qualifications

Behaviors - Preferred

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Motivations - Preferred

Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Columbia Helicopters is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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