Sheet Metal Technician - Avionics
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Wichita, KS 67209
Work Days: Monday – Friday
Work Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Summary of Accountabilities:
Performs all Sheetmetal repairs and modifications in accordance with the maintenance manuals, drawings, STC’s, etc.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assist in the removal/installation of avionics electrical components, fabrication of wire harnesses, installations, terminations, ring-out, and functional tests of avionics/electrical systems.
2. Assist in installations, modifications, and the fabrication of wiring and electrical components, fixtures, and associated equipment in accordance with blueprints, worksheets engineering drawings
3. Test avionics equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness.
4. Become familiar with all technical publications (maintenance manuals, parts catalogs, airworthiness directives, service bulletins, etc.) concerning aircraft maintained at this facility.
5. Own and maintain basic hand tools and test equipment to perform assigned tasks.
6. Interpret drawings, specifications and schematics of aircraft instrument/electronic components.
7. Remove and install aircraft subsystem assemblies and components according to aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications.
8. Become familiar and proficient with all shop test and maintenance gear.
9. Perform all tasks assigned by management in a timely and safe manner.
10. Maintain a professional demeanor towards all customers, be courteous, informative and sincere.
11. Maintain a clean and neat work area. Help with other housekeeping duties as assigned.
12. Provide backup to line personnel when they are moving aircraft in and out of the hangers.
13. Other activities and projects as approved by the Director of Maintenance, Shop Foreman or the General Manager.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work of the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent. Education to meet licenses required (see below), 2-5 years in aircraft sheet metal modification
Must meet the requirements of Airport Authority to be receive a badge and have no ramp restrictions
Must be able to read and speak English. Must be able to communicate effectively with other personnel.
Basic math skills.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Assist department managers in maintaining a specified budget.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must possess and maintain a current and valid driver’s license
Basic computer aptitude preferred.
Must be able to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Occasional periods of walking, sitting, rotation, bending, pushing, pulling, and reaching.
Occasionally lifting up to 25 lbs., and frequently lifting up to 10 lbs.
Frequent exposure to general shop conditions, engine noise.
Frequent exposure to aircraft exhaust, moving mechanical parts, lubricants, metals, and solvents.
Frequent exposure to seasonal weather.