- Oakland, California
- Job ID
Avionics Supervisor job at Signature Flight Support in Oakland CA
Description, duties, responsibilities
The Avionics Supervisor provides exceptional customer service to all customers, suppliers, and employees while observing and practicing all safety policies and procedures. Qualified candidates will perform and supervise the troubleshooting, repair, and installation of modern aircraft electronic systems to include but not limited to aircraft radios, radar, navigation, gyros, remote compass, guidance systems and flight entertainment systems in accordance with regulatory, customer, and company requirements. Interprets prints and schematics of avionics systems to modify or troubleshoot electronic systems. Conduct pre-flight checks of avionics equipment and may be required to assist the flight crew in airborne checks. Perform light sheet metal layout and fabrication (instrument panels, antenna doublers, etc).
The Avionics Supervisor will assist the parts supervisor in managing the stock of supplies and will also work directly with the Chief Inspector on regulatory requirements to maintain the Radio ratings held. In addition the Avionics Supervisor will reconcile engineering drawings and system schematics to ensure proper repair and document appropriate paperwork upon approval for aircraft to return to service. The Avionics Supervisors will work directly with the DOM to review work orders for proper completion and ensure that they reflect the correct amount of time charged for service as well as working to acquire new customers and grow the business by gaining trust and confidence of potential customers when discussing technical repairs/improvements to aircraft.Measures, calculates and determines wire lengths and requirements; verify and reconcile with engineering drawings. Interprets prints and schematics of avionics systems to modify or troubleshoot electronic systems. Tests and troubleshoots aircraft radios, radar, navigation, gyros, remote compass, guidance systems and flight entertainment systems. Repairs, modifies and/or builds new equipment and systems in conformance with company, customer, FCC, and other regulatory specifications. Conducts pre-flight check of avionics equipment and may be required to assist the flight crew in airborne checks. Perform light sheet metal layout and fabrication (instrument panels, antenna doublers, etc) Complies with all safety, environmental and general housekeeping policies. Completes all required repair station paperwork to approve aircraft for return to service. May perform other duties as required by the Department.
- Possess and maintain valid FCC Repairman Certificate
- Minimum of five years previous experience in general aviation industry
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Associate Degree in electronics related field or equivalent experience
- Minimum of 18 years of age
- Must maintain a valid state driver’s license. May be required to maintain a valid state commercial driver’s license (CDL) and certification requirements for operating equipment as necessary
- Possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written
- Possess excellent customer relation skills
- Proficient in computer operations and Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
- Possess strong problem solving and analytical skills
- Advanced working knowledge of applicable FCC, FAA, OSHA, and environmental regulations
Ability to perform maintenance operations outside and in extreme temperatures and inclement weather
Excellent vision, coordination, and hearing required to detect problems and conduct inspections
Physically able to perform frequent walking, stretching, bending, sitting, stooping, reaching, grasping, and climbing actions
Requires dexterity to manipulate hand and power tools
Physically able to perform heavy lifting on a regular basis up to 50 pounds
May be required to work nights and weekends to handle contingencies and emergencies
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
Signature Flight Support Company Overview
Be Part of a Global Network In our industry, we know that we have to get it right every time. Our employees provide the foundation for the entire customer experience and ensure that we remain at the apex of aircraft ground support providers. That's why Signature Flight Support is committed to employing a diverse group of aircraft handling professionals that are passionate and personally invested in developing the safest, most inclusive, and welcoming work environment. As our company continues to expand, we are determined to provide our employees and customers an environment that encompasses our core values of integrity, responsibility, safety, service, people, and performance. In remaining steadfast in our pledge to our principles, we continue to focus on crafting an atmosphere where our employees are encouraged to share ideas, embrace differences, and grow on both personal and professional levels. Empowering our staff and offering opportunities to prosper enables Signature Flight Support to be the global leader in flight support services.