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Avionics Technician

Location: Anchorage

Company: Northern Air Cargo

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Aviation, Maintenance

Publish Date: July 29, 2021

Company Description: Northern Air Cargo (NAC), headquartered in Anchorage, is Alaska largest all-cargo airline and the longest continuously operating cargo airline in North America. NAC has provided airfreight services to Alaska’s rural communities for more than 60 years and is rapidly expanding to include air cargo flight operations throughout the western hemisphere and Hawaii. NAC maintains a fleet of Boeing 737 and 767 freighters and operates pilot bases in Anchorage, Honolulu, Miami and Laredo. NAC’s fleet of B737s provide schedule service between Anchorage and 13 Alaska communities and charter service throughout North America (both on-demand and ACMI). While the B767 fleet operates out of Miami in support of sister company StratAir and out of Honolulu in support of sister company Aloha Air Cargo.

Description:

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Northern Air Cargo

Great opportunity with growing air cargo company.  Starting pay is $35.50 per hour + DOE.

POSITION SUMMARY

Position performs avionics maintenance on aircraft.  Conducts operational testing and troubleshooting of electrical and avionics systems and component parts installed in aircraft.  Utilizes deep knowledge of advanced electrical equipment and system diagnostics.

COMPANY INFORMATION

Northern Air Cargo is a subsidiary of Northern Aviation Services and part of the Saltchuk family of companies.  Our mission is to provide safe, reliable aviation services for our customers and create a place for employees to build long-term careers.  Northern Air Cargo services customers in Alaska, Florida, Hawaii, South America and the Caribbean.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Tests, troubleshoots, repairs and modifies electronic components, parts, equipment and systems.
  • Locates and disassembles electrical parts and assemblies to facilitate testing.
  • Attaches fittings, clamps, lines, and hoses to test equipment, pressure or vacuum test cart, and equipment to system components to be tested.
  • Communicates with other workers during system checkout with radio headset or other communication device.
  • Interprets and analyzes test results to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Adjusts, replaces, or repairs defective components, or documents rework to be completed by others.
  • Records operational test and rework information.
  • Fabricates test aids as required.
  • Checks accuracy (calibration) of navigation equipment.
  • Recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.
  • Checks functioning of newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions.
  • Contribute to a positive and productive work environment.
  • Be reliable and maintain regular attendance/punctuality
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Requirements:

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Graduate of an approved/accredited avionics school or two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe rating or a Repairman Certificate
  • Requires FCC General Radiotelephone Operator’s License
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clear driving record
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test, background check and receive clearance from TSA for operation in secure areas.

LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively within the Maintenance Department and with other stakeholders as needed.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Most work is performed in the maintenance hangar or outdoor airline ramp.
  • May be exposed to adverse weather conditions (cold and heat), wet surfaces and icy conditions.
  • Will be working around stationary and moving aircraft and aircraft ground equipment
  • Use of personal protective equipment may be required

PHYSICAL EFFORT

  • The employee must frequently move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or tools.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms (full range of motion); climb or balance; and stoop, kneel; crouch, or crawl.
  • May be required to work in confined spaces for extended periods.
  • The employee must have the ability to climb and stand on ladders for up to two hours.
  • The employee will need to see, speak and hear.

The intent of this Description is to provide a representative summary of the major responsibilities performed and results expected by persons assigned to this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.