Position Title: Electronics Bench Technician
Classification: Non-exempt, hourly
Department: Avionics Lab
Reports To: Branch Manager
Location: Van Nuys, CA
To troubleshoot, diagnose and make repairs down to the component level on a variety of avionic equipment for the purpose of ensuring functionality that meets manufacturer s specifications and provides the customer with reliable and quality repair.
Troubleshoots, diagnoses and repairs electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems including testing and modifications in accordance with manufacturers specifications.
Applies principles and theories of advanced analog and digital electronics in addition to mathematics and elementary physics.
Use technical manuals for product information including theory of operation, assembly drawings, schematics, and test and alignment procedures specific to each type of equipment.
Completes documentation such as shop and work order records and submits required reports.
Utilize company database to retrieve specific records for making complex repairs and in turn adds personal records to database regarding repairs for future reference.
Education & Experience
Required - Minimum two year electronics degree or an equivalent education, training and work experience with the ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of advanced analog and digital electronics.
Preferred - Minimum two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of various types of avionic equipment such as autopilot, radios, radar and transponders.
Experienced in the use of digital meters, oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers and other specialized test equipment.
Prefer proficiency with PCB soldering, auto-pilot, and radio repair.
Aptitude for fine, detailed mechanical work, high level of accuracy
Strong problem solving skills and ability to manage several projects at once
Basic communication skills; written, verbal, and interpersonal
Basic computer skills.
Must pass FAA/DOT drug screen and background check.