Avionics Lead Technician
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Boise, ID 
Posted 27 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description


Job title:  Avionics Lead Technician       

Reports to:   Avionics Team Lead          

Open Date:   November 2,2022

Close Date:   Open

Job Summary
The Avionics Lead Technician is responsible for leading projects including general aviation aircraft avionics installations, troubleshooting and/or performs needed repairs to aircraft systems and or units using test equipment and hand tools, as needed, to return aircraft to service per FAA and manufacturers specifications. In addition, this technician will lead projects and oversee assigned technicians.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Directly supervises assigned technicians
  • Responsible for motivating, mentoring, training, and providing constructive criticism to technicians
  • Leads projects as assigned; Prioritizes work flow on assigned jobs, Makes technical decisions regarding discrepancies and job flow
  • Maintains high level of communication with Avionics team, Production Scheduling, and other departments
  • Monitors labor hours versus scripting, and communicates discrepancies with regard to project deadlines to Avionics Team Lead and Avionics Manager
  • Ensures on time delivery of assigned project
  • Follows established procedures for assigned projects
  • Communicates technical issues directly to customers
  • Responsible for daily turn-over logs with assigned project information
  • Utilizes outside technical resources as required
  • Performs routine maintenance and inspections on general aviation aircraft
  • Performs major repairs and modifications
  • Ensures proper care of customer property through all phases of projects
  • Works overtime as required to meet project deadlines
  • Accurately completes required paperwork and work order details in Corridor
  • Orders parts using Corridor
  • Continually keeps clean and organized work area including personal tool box
  • Meets or beats flat rates for most of the assigned tasks 

Qualifications & Job Requirements
Experience & Competencies:
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in general aviation avionics and/or general electronics
  • Owns basic hand tools to complete work (list will be provided)
  • FCC Certification is preferred
  • Airframe certification preferred

Other prerequisites
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Ability to obtain Airport Issued security badge
  • Valid Driver’s License

 Apply on-line at www.westair.com/careers.
Western Aircraft Inc. has a Drug Free Workplace Policy which includes applicants passing pre-employment testing in accordance with 14 CFR 120. Applicants testing positive for the presence of prohibited drugs are ineligible for employment. DOT applicants who become employees of Western Aircraft Inc. will also be subject to random, reasonable cause, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident testing.

Western Aircraft, Inc. is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. Equal Opportunity Employer; W/M/Vets/Disability


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
2+ years
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