NAMS Avionics Technician

Location: Anchorage

Company: Northern Air Maintenance Services, Inc.

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Aviation

Publish Date: January 23, 2020

Company Description: Northern Air Maintenance Inc. (NAMS), headquartered in Anchorage, is a Part 145 repair station that provides fleet maintenance, ground services and other general support services for Shared Services in Anchorage, Deadhorse and Fairbanks, Alaska. In addition to maintaining a fleet of three (3) B737-700’s, NAMS provides all below-wing services including baggage handling, aircraft catering and marshalling as well as ticket counter and passenger screening and boarding services. NAMS employs over 100 people in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Deadhorse to service the Boeing 737 fleet as well as mechanics in Alpine to provide contract maintenance services for Conoco Phillips’ twin otter and casa.


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Northern Air Maintenance Services, Inc.

Conducts operational testing and troubleshooting of aircraft electrical and avionics systems and components installed in aircraft required by scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.


Troubleshoots and repairs complex aircraft avionics and aircraft discrepancies.

Locates and disassembles electrical parts and assemblies to facilitate testing and repair.

Checks accuracy (calibration) of navigation equipment on aircraft.

Checks functioning of newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions.

Performs scheduled and unscheduled aircraft and component inspections including general ramp service for customer aircraft.

Removes and replaces EWIS components.

Accomplishes pitot static system testing and troubleshooting.

Troubleshoots and replaces defective aircraft mechanical components.

Performs wire harness build-up and use breakout boxes for troubleshooting.

Will perform the duties of Flight Mechanic when scheduled.

Other duties as assigned.

Regular attendance is mandatory.


Graduate of approved avionics school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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 work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


FCC General Radiotelephone Operators License Preferred.

Valid FAA Airframe and/or Power Plant Certificate required.

Must have a United States passport or be able to obtain passport within 6 months


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must frequently move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.