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Avionics Technician – Apprentice (Depot Level)

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Title: Avionics Apprentice Technician
Department: Component Repair
Reports to: President/General Manager

JOB SUMMARY

RESPONSIBILITIES
To learn all facets of troubleshooting and repairing aircraft electronics to the discrete component level. This is a career position, beginning as an apprentice, with increasing levels of authority and responsibility. The applicant is expected to receive FAA certification as a Radio and Instrument Repairman within two (2) years of employment.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT TRAINING FOR APPLICANTS
Applicants must show working knowledge of Fundamental Electronics prior to employment. Capital Avionics will provide training classes to validate applicants knowledge and skills. These classes are provided free of charge and are conducted in two hour blocks, two days of the week.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Completion of electronics training from an accredited educational or military institution. Training should include AC/DC basic theory, analog and digital circuits, RF and microprocessor fundamentals. Those with ham radio experience and/or general hobby electronics experience are preferred.
Applicants will be required to attend company provided evening classes for remedial electronics training which includes theory and practical application of the following:

  • DC Circuits
  • AC Circuits
  • RF Circuits
  • Linear Circuits
  • Semiconductor Circuits
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Digital Circuits
  • Computers

Applicant must also:

  • Have documented soldering training and/or demonstrated ability to remove and install through-hole and SMT devices or willingness to add this skill by attending local vocational school on their own time (school fees paid by the Capital Avionics).
  • Agree to obtain the FCC General license within 180 days of employment.
  • Agree to obtain the avionics NCATT General certificate within one year of employment.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING
After showing proficiency in basic electronics and completion of pre-employment training, specialized training will be given.The systems studied will depend upon the applicant’s area of interest and the needs of the company. They include:

  • X-Band Radar
  • Transponder (ATCRBS and Mode S)
  • DME
  • Radio Altimeter
  • Autopilots
  • Communications (AM, FM and HF)
  • Navigation (VOR, GPS, ILS, ADF)
  • Electronic Instrumentation (EFIS)
  • Instruments

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

  • Self motivated
  • Aptitude for Electronics
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good computer and organizational skills
  • Willingness to follow company and regulatory policies
  • Desire to learn new skills

SALARY
Capital Avionics, Inc., provides a full benefits package with health and retirement plans. Salary commensurate with experience.

DISCLAIMER
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes a drug and alcohol free work environment.

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