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Fargo Jet Center

Fargo Jet Center
3802 20th St. North
Fargo, ND 58102
ahaugen@fargojet.com
www.fargojet.com

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Lead Avionics Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title:  Lead Avionics Technician
Position Reports to: VP of Technical Services
Department/Location: Avionics/Maintenance/Fargo Jet Center, North Fargo

Primary Operational Objectives:
The Lead Avionics Technician would be responsible for the supervisory functions of the Avionics team, as well as to perform avionics/electronics systems on general aviation/corporate aircraft.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible to supervise, lead, and mentor the Avionics team by effectively and efficiently communicating direct areas of accountability and expected performance, ongoing training, as well as employee relations
  • Perform installation, maintenance, and troubleshoot malfunctions of aircraft avionics and electrical systems components, such as, airborne navigation/communication systems, weather radar, autopilot, compass systems, and accessories in accordance with MFG specifications and FAA guidelines (aircraft such as Piper, Cessna, Pilatus, Hawker Beech, Gulfstream, and other general aviation and corporate aircraft)
  • Communicate with the Maintenance Manager and VP of Technical Services to ensure effective scheduling and coordination of work between related departments; as well as taking prompt corrective action where necessary
  • Develop and maintain customer relationships by providing information relating to current work orders and other recommended avionic services available
  • Complete all checklists, forms and reports as required in accordance with the company, government, and FAA regulations and guidelines
  • Maintain adequate knowledge to understand and follow the repair facility's Inspection Procedures Manual
  • Maintain a favorable working relationship with all company team members, vendors, and customers
  • Responsible to follow and comply with all safety rules and regulations
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management

Qualifications:

  • Degree or certificate from an accredited two (2) year college, university or technical school in avionics maintenance or electronics required or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience with GA/Corporate aircraft; supervisory experience a plus
  • Knowledge of aircraft component repair
  • Knowledge of avionics, electronic and electrical test equipment
  • Knowledge of U.S. government regulations for federal contractors and FAA maintenance programs
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • A&P License a plus
  • Repairman Certificate a plus
  • FCC General Radiotelephone License

 Physical Demands:

  • Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, reaching, pushing and pulling required.
  • Frequent work in small spaces, extreme temperatures, and heights above six feet, noisy environments and flying.
  • Frequent work with products, material and chemicals associated with aircraft maintenance.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

To Apply: Email resume to Amy Haugen - ahaugen@fargojet.com or apply via website at www.fargojet.com

Hillsboro Aviation Inc.

Hillsboro Aviation Inc.
3845 NE 30th Ave.
Hillsboro, OR 97124-6376
503-648-2831
www.hillsboroaviation.com

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Avionics Technician

Job Description: Hillsboro Aviation's Avionics and Aircraft Maintenance operations are expanding.  Hillsboro Aviation is now accepting applications for an Avionics Technician experienced with avionics installations and trouble-shooting on airplanes and helicopters.  This is a key position in a growing, dynamic aviation company based in the Portland, OR area.

Job Duties:  

  • Installation of new avionics equipment in Part 23 airplanes and Part 27 helicopters
  • Troubleshooting and repair of installed avionics systems in customers owned aircraft
  • Maintaining avionics systems in Hillsboro Aviation owned airplanes and helicopters 
  • Maintaining the avionics shop in a clean and organized manner
  • Be a problem solver and constructively offer new ideas
  • Adhering to FAA Part 145 Repair Station practices
  • Be able to effectively communicate with other employees, and customers
  • Present a positive professional attitude and appearance
  • Constant variation in dealing with new technology avionics as well as legacy equipment 

Qualifications/Licenses:

  • FCC - General Radio Telephone Operators License
  • NCATT - Aircraft Electronics Technician Certification (recommended)
  • Graduate from an Aviation Electronics training school or program

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with avionics installations and repair of avionics systems in general aviation aircraft
  • Experience with avionics system in single and multi-engine airplanes, and helicopters
  • Experience with Garmin, Bendix-King, ARC, S-Tec, Avidyne, Sandel and Chelton Avionics systems
  • Flexibility in work schedule
  • Potential travel on short notice for limited duration 

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • FAA Repairman's Certificate or eligibility
  • A & P License
  • FAA Pilot's License
  • Strong Computer Skills. Experienced with Microsoft Office and computer-aided drafting

About Hillsboro Aviation:
Founded in 1980, Hillsboro Aviation is known internationally as a leader in the general aviation industry for providing quality aviation products and services including FBO services, helicopter and airplane charter services, aircraft and parts sales, MRO services, avionics equipment sales, and installations. Hillsboro Aviation has flown over 1.2 million hours in its 36-year history and supported a variety of missions including aerial firefighting, sightseeing and construction, search and rescue, TV news, aerial survey, and seismic operations. The company has sold over 1000 new and used aircraft and represents over 50 of the industry’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and vendors. Hillsboro Aviation is headquartered at the Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO). Learn more at hillsboroaviation.com.

Hillsboro Aviation is an EEO M/F.

This job will remain open until filled. For more information about this position please log onto http://www.hillsboroaviation.com/jobs to fill out an application today. Please note that only applications that have been submitted through our website will be considered. Please do not call regarding the status of your application.

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