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11 months ago
Textron Aviation
Location: United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Technician


To work as part the Mobile Service Truck (MST) team, focused on the maintenance activities and work scope of the Customers Citation aircraft. To install, adjust, functional test, troubleshoot and repair avionics systems on board the aircraft at remote locations. Will assist the MST A&P Technician with reviewing the work scope with Customers and adding squawks as required. Will respond to Customer inquiries and be responsible for assuring Customer satisfaction by coordinating with the Service Center Team. Will assist the MST A&P Technician with overseeing the maintenance of the MST, insuring vehicle is properly serviced and road worthy at all times.



Performs the functional testing required to isolate a customer complaint in a particular avionics system and repairing that aircraft system in accordance with FAA procedures.

1. Based on in-flight analysis and/or evaluation of information received from the customer, diagnoses problems and takes corrective action.

2. Troubleshoots problems on defective units or wiring discrepancies.

3. Replaces defective units, repairs wiring and modifies. Works from appropriate Textron Aviation schematics, blueprints and service bulletins.

4. Responsible for final testing of avionics equipment and signing off customer discrepancy sheets.

5. Ensures all transmitting and receiving equipment (includes pulse equipment) complies with all applicable FCC rules and regulations.


Installs modifications on the aircraft, including wiring build-up and aircraft installations.


As required, accompanies pilot in flight for diagnosis and observation, or to functional test repaired systems and/or align systems.


Orders and obtains parts necessary to effect aircraft repairs. Assures that cores are returned in accordance with established procedure.


Responsible for communicating safety expectations of the Service Center.


Monitors the work environment to assure it is maintained in a safe and orderly condition.


Identifies and corrects unsafe acts.


Responsible for continually updating knowledge and staying current on latest avionics developments and equipment to maintain current status of all FCC and FAA repair station licenses.


Works as a member of a team focused on meeting customer expectations requiring Mechanics and Avionic Technicians to assist each other as required.


Must possess a Textron Aviation-issued driver license and valid state-issued driver license. Both are required to operate Company-owned vehicles or vehicles under Textron Aviation control. Textron Aviation driver license candidates are required to possess at the minimum, the state requirement for vehicle liability insurance in order to be eligible for a Textron Aviation-issued driver license and a valid state-issued driver’s license.

10. Performs related duties as required.




* Equivalent to 4 years high school plus a level of training equal to 2 years college or technical school

* Over 3 years experience in aircraft avionics systems, troubleshooting, and repair


* Airframe and Power Plant Certification

* Minimum 1-2 years on Cessna, Hawker, or Beechcraft aircraft.


Generally good working conditions occasionally exposed to disagreeable weather conditions.


* Duties require a broad knowledge of electronics and ability to use all test equipment connected with this field

* Must have knowledge of the operation of avionics systems including communication, navigation, auto-pilot, flight detector, pulse equipment including DME, transponder, and weather radar.

* Must be able to obtain an Airport Security Badge through the local airport authority (if applicable)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

EEO Statement Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.

Primary Location
: US-Alabama-Birmingham

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation

: Full-time

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

: First Shift

Job Posting
: 03/29/2018, 4:21:00 PM

Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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