Avionics Install Specialist

Location: Teterboro, NJ, USA



Company Profile:

Duncan Aviation is the largest, family-owned maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in the world providing complete nose-to-tail services for business aircraft. We value the individual experiences and diversity of our workforce and are proud to be a Veteran-Friendly Employer. Individuals of all backgrounds, nationalities, disability status, and military service are encouraged to apply. 

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The Install Specialist performs installation, troubleshooting and repair of aircraft wiring and avionics systems using various hand tools, test equipment, and technical reference materials to meet manufacturing specifications, Duncan approved procedures, FARs, and industry standards in a safe and organized work area. In addition, this position may perform as a Qualified Inspector (QI).

Essential Job Functions

1. Performs wire marking, bundling, and pre-pinning systems to be installed.

2. Performs routing of wiring throughout aircraft and connecting wiring to accessories such as relays, circuit breakers, connectors and switches using technical reference materials (i.e. aircraft technical manuals, parts catalogs, etc.). Learns and performs preparation and pinning of new system terminations per manufacturer specifications, Duncan Aviation approved procedure and FARs.

3. Disassembles and reassembles aircraft interior, instrument panels, and avionics equipment bays prior to and/or following the installation of wiring and/or repair of avionics systems, using proper handling and storage techniques. Learns to properly document all removal and installation of aircraft parts and accessories according Installation approved procedures.

4. Performs wiring checks and limited/basic system checks to ensure functionality of wiring installations. Adjusts, repairs or replaces defective parts and wiring on aircraft systems and avionics equipment.

5. Troubleshoots systems and reports problems to a senior technician.

6. Communicates and interacts professionally with the internal and external customers to educate and answers questions regarding the technical functions of the customer's aircraft, within area of expertise.

7. Enters a description of work completed on the work order and demonstrates an understanding of the work order procedure.

8. Be available to provide a continuation of service and be a point of contact for internal or external customers before or after scheduled hours of work.

9. Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Job Specific Requirements

  • Licenses/Certificates: Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record; QI designation; Eligibility for Repairman's Certificate
  • Attendance: Regularly scheduled attendance required; on-call and occasional multiple night travel rotation
  • Physical: Routinely lifts up to 50 lbs., occasionally 100 lbs.; reads small print and identifies colors; tolerates working in confined space and heights above four feet; hears sounds associated with mechanical deficiencies; repetitive motion; works with moving parts and vibration; tolerates products and materials associated with component maintenance; tolerates standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and sitting
  • Environmental: Tolerates working in extreme temperatures and noisy environments

Education and Experience

Install Specialist I:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • One year related avionics or electronics experience or education required

Install Specialist II:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Two years related avionics or electronics experience required

Install Specialist III:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Four years related avionics or electronics experience required
  • Two years avionics installations experience preferred

Available Benefits

  • Moving is expensive and hard work! Relocation Assistance is available for those that qualify.
  • Duncan offers a comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation/Holiday) that is available to team members on day one.
  • Plan for your medical needs with a Health Savings Account (employer and employee contributions).
  • Save for your future through our 401(k) program where you can begin contributions within your first 45 days, 50% match on first 6% contributed
  • Participate in Duncan Aviation’s Tool Account Program, to acquire & grow your Tool Inventory all while making interest free payments
  • Take advantage of a variety of In-House Training opportunities, or use Tuition Assistance to further your education.

Duncan Aviation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Works Multiple Shifts: 0

Multiple Shifts Work Time:

Multiple Shifts Work Week:

Work Week Start: Monday

Work Week End: Friday

Work Start Time: 7:00 AM

Work End Time: 3:30 PM

Job Type: Full Time Regular