Avionics Technician
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 5640

Job Title: Avionics Technician
Reports To: Manager, Production
Date Posted: 2021-12-22
Location of Work: 557, 565, 573, 579, 588, 589, 693, 800 Barnes Dr, Enfield NS
Close Date: 2022-01-21
Position Type: Permanent, Full Time
Start Date: ASAP

Position Overview:

An Avionics Technician performs servicing, elementary work, and maintenance tasks on aircraft avionics systems and components in accordance with the approved maintenance program and uses technical data including, but not limited to, technical manuals and drawings. Avionics Technician tasks include removal, disassembly, survey inspection, servicing/disposition/conditioning of removed components and parts, servicing, repair, modification, reassembly, installation, continuity checks, and support to Avionics Systems Technician.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Safely operates support equipment and hand/power tools while adhering to Tool and FOD control procedures. Maintains a clean/safe work area utilizing safe work practices and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Reviews and responds to built-in-test (BITE) results, and resolves all defects/unserviceability on avionics systems, including disassembly, replacement and reassembly; and related systems support such as disturbed systems checks and avionics functional checks.
  • Conducts support for EMI/EMC tasks.
  • Performs ramp duties including, but not limited to, marshalling, parking, towing, fuelling/defueling, servicing, and post/pre-flight inspections.
  • Assists Avionics Systems Technicians to perform the required maintenance after flight test.
  • Performs authorized airworthiness functions of Shop Certification Authority (SCA) and Product Conformance Authority (PCA)
  • Travels and works on off-site Mobile Repair Parties/Field Teams, and Work Parties.
  • Provides on-job-training (OJT) and technical supervision to other Avionics Technicians.
  • Attends trade training and development sessions for qualifications/authorization purposes.
  • Adheres to policies, procedures and directives as established by the company.

Position Requirements:

  • Must meet one of the following eligibility streams: a graduate of recognized aircraft maintenance or apprenticeship program, hold a current Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) license, be qualified as an Avionics Technician with the Canadian Forces, or be a graduate of an equivalent foreign military/civilian basic trade-training program.
  • Transport Canada licensed AME's (E) or candidates with FAA/JAA equivalent, eligible for Transport Canada license or experience as Aircraft Certification Authority (ACA) and experience with major modifications and prototype aircraft ground test plans.
  • Basic to detailed knowledge of aircraft avionics systems including but not limited to communications, navigational, radar, data management, instrument and electrical power distribution systems.
  • Detailed knowledge in carrying out instructions, accessing and using Wire Information Management System (WIMS) and general wiring practices standards.
  • Must be capable of reading and interpreting technical documentation such as technical manuals, drawings and Technical Data Packages (TDPs), Work Orders (WOs), Request for Engineering Services (RES) instructions and associated data.
  • Must demonstrate a compliant and skilled level of proficiency, which is acquired by course or on the job training and practical experience, for authorization in the performance of maintenance (POM), and must demonstrate a basic understanding of airworthiness requirements for authorization to perform airworthiness functions.
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies. Continually focusing on your individual safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Learn & 8S activities in your area.
  • Incumbents must be able to pass and maintain Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) and Transport Canada security clearances.
  • The successful applicants will be eligible to meet requirements for the U.S International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR), and Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP).
  • Applicants must be able to pass and maintain a Level II (Secret) security clearance with the Department of National Defence.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply on-line at www.impgroup.com.

Internal applicants please use source code: I am an IMP employee.

IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self identify on either your cover letter or resume

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