Avionic Technician/Manager-General Aviation
Line Up Aviation is a specialist aviation and aerospace recruitment company that has been operating all over the world for more than 25 years. We work with some of the industry's best known companies who demand the highest standard of service and attention.
Our client has been based in Gloucestershire for over 40 years. The business was started in 1973 and has been built on the solid values of good customer service and value for money.
We are looking to appoint a full-time Avionics Technician/Manager to work as part of our aircraft maintenance team in our Aircraft Maintenance business based on Gloucestershire Airport.
Applications are invited from candidates with at least 5 years Avionics experience in the GA Aerospace industry, with experience in fault diagnosis, inspections, carrying out equipment installations and refits and installation design, carrying out post installation testing and troubleshooting and carrying out Avionic/Electrical/Instrument testing and calibration. Must be current with modern Avionics systems such as the Garmin G1000 systems and preferably Avidyne Entegra
Main Purpose of the Job:
The successful candidate will be part of the maintenance team and be involved in maintenance activities including installation, scheduled maintenance, defect rectification, troubleshooting and design.
To work unsupervised and accurately, able to instruct and carry out all Avionics tasks.
Have a hands on approach to other Avionics/instrument related tasks and be willing to learn to use competently a variety of the latest Avionic and Instrument test equipment.
Capable of Avionics installation and modification procedures.
Assess and troubleshoot Avionic/Electrical/Instrument maintenance and defects.
Liaise with the Administration Office and keep an accurate daily time sheet to record aircraft worked upon.
Liaise with the Stores personnel and undertake parts requisition from the bonded aircraft stores.
Liaise and work with airframe/engine personnel within the maintenance team.
Liaise directly with Customers when necessary.
Use a computer to access and interpret Digital based maintenance data.
To be prepared to adjust working hours and arrangements when necessary.
Clean and current driving license for off-site work.
Experience in carrying out electrical installations and refits, post installation testing and troubleshooting.
Experience with Garmin, Avidyne and other Glass panel system preferred.
Experience in carrying out Avionic/Electrical/Instrument testing and calibration.
A comprehensive understanding of general electronics principles with familiarity with Aerospace Electrical/Avionic installations.
A comprehensive knowledge of wiring and soldering techniques, with the ability to use a variety of crimping tools.
Willingness to learn new tasks and operate a variety of Avionic and Instrument test equipment.
Computer literate and familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and MS Office packages would be Useful.
Excellent communication skills both written and oral, with the ability to liaise with personnel in a manner conducive to good working relationships.
Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure, without compromising safety and quality of workmanship.
To be well organised and have a methodical approach, with the ability to interpret and respond appropriately to verbal instruction and follow company procedures.
Adaptable and flexible to meet changing demands with an ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
Other Work Related Requirements
On occasions it may be necessary to work extra hours to meet deadlines, it is anticipated that the post holder would have the flexibility to be able to vary their hours to the needs and requirements of the company.
* Job type: Permanent
* 40 hours per week Monday to Friday
* The role is based Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
* Due to the nature of this role we can only consider candidates that already have the rights to live and work in the UK
If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Apply a full job description is available on request.
Due to the number of applications we receive, it's not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
- £ 35000 - 40000 Per year
- Full time
Posted 7 Jul 2017
Closes 4 Aug 2017
This job was posted to: Avionics engineer