Aircraft Electrician/Avionics Technician 2

Erickson Inc. Portland , OR 97228

Posted 4 months ago

This position performs electrical/avionics maintenance and manufacturing tasks to aircraft, aircraft parts and components in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Erickson Air-Crane (EAC) requirements. Complies with all company policies and Standard Operating Procedures as a team player. Willing and able to work long hours and travel as required to meet company requirements. Provide support to internal and external customers to meet customer requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform disassembly, cleaning, inspection, repair, fabrication, manufacturing, maintenance, and assembly of aircraft and aircraft electrical/avionic parts, components and wiring. Documenting work per company, customer and regulatory requirements.

  • Install electrical/avionic parts and components to aircraft at the fixed base of operations (FBO) and in the field environment.

  • Read, interpret, and comply with Repair Station Quality Manual, Production Certificate Quality Manual, Standard Operation Procedures, Federal Aviation Regulations, Technical Manuals, Drawings, and Specifications.

  • Work in a team environment and follow EAC Guiding Principles.

  • Troubleshoot and correct electrical/avionic discrepancies during normal work and Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.

  • Achieve and maintain task qualifications for all work performed.

  • Travel as required to meet company and customer requirements.

  • Perform administrative duties e.g. Time entry, DAX, Training classes, create, revise and use department documents, etc.) as required by EAC company and department requirements.

  • Order, receive and return parts in accordance with company policies

  • Perform housekeeping and other organizational requirements.

  • Perform Lean, Standard work and continuous process improvements.

  • Mentor, train, and coach new employees when qualified as a mentor or trainer.

  • Perform duties of an Inspector if task qualified. Percentage of time required is different for different Inspectors based on the quantity of areas employee is task qualified to inspect and work load in department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • EAC, FAA and Customer requirements and regulations to perform maintenance and manufacturing of aircraft and aircraft electrical/avionic parts and components

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, Valid Drivers license

  • Use tools, equipment, manuals, drawings and specifications to perform aircraft electrical/avionic maintenance and manufacturing

  • 0-3 years level 1 - In aircraft maintenance and manufacturing

  • 4-9 years level 2 - In aircraft maintenance and manufacturing

  • 10 plus years level 3 - In aircraft maintenance and manufacturing and have an Airframe and/or Power plant license.

  • NOTE: Years of experience determines the base level, but employee must in addition have the knowledge and skills for that level or they will be raised or lowered a level to determine their actual pay grade level. Schooling/training is not to be included in years of experience

  • Desired

  • Airframe and/or Power plant license, FCC license.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally in an accurately and professionally way. Written documents must be clear and concise

  • Responsible for the care of precision measuring equipment, tools and test equipment and benches.

  • Care of Proprietary data and its use.

  • Work 40 or more hours per week as directed (overtime, weekends, etc.) Travel domestically and internationally as directed. Drive company vehicles or rental vehicles as directed. Work with hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals and products to perform required tasks.

Have the following qualities: Good attitude and moral practice and promote safety, work ethics, punctuality, honest, team player, work alone or with others, positive influence, detail orientated, problem solving skills and if they do not know something, stop and ask.


Safety and Work Environment Identifies hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and takes appropriate action to maintain a safe and productive work environment for self and others. Follows Guiding Principle Be Safe.

Effective Communication

  • Actively listens to others. Communicates with others clearly, openly, and respectfully. Uses all forms of communication effectively and appropriately (includes email, text, IM).


  • Works collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

Accountable to Achieving Commitments

  • Achieves commitments to both internal and external customers. Produces high quality work by being attentive to detail and maintaining accuracy. Works in a conscientious, consistent, and thorough manner to meet all schedules and timelines. Anticipates potential problems. Finds the root cause of problems and takes appropriate action. Makes continuous improvement to processes and results.

Adaptability to Change

  • Understands, accepts, and supports the need for business change and helping others with transitions. Adapts and adjusts to change within own area of responsibility as well as accepting the need for change more broadly.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, inquiry or discussion about compensation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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