Aviation Technician Job Description

Aviation Technician Job Description

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Aviation technician provides support troubleshooting and repairing hydraulic systems, electronic systems and variable frequency drive systems such as those found on UUVs.

Aviation Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Troubleshoots malfunctions
May conducts life support and survival continuation training for assigned personnel
Extensive knowledge of DoD Aviation Manuals and policies
Maintain project files and notebooks in an organized manner
Design and specification for airfield pavement works and associated airside infrastructure, roads and drainage
Preparation of drawings, specifications, reports and other technical documents
Checking of design work by junior staff and external consultants
This position may require travel to other sites in support of helicopter operations
Obtain Ordnance qualification
Be capable of performing aircraft maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, modification and replacement of aircraft electrical/avionics systems

Aviation Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Aviation Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FAA, A&P, CPI, IAW, NVG, HVAC, NCATT, FCC, IA

Education for Aviation Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the aviation technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Education, General Education, Technical, Associates, Military, Graduate, Aviation, Electronics, Computer Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology

Skills for Aviation Technician

Desired skills for aviation technician include:

Air data systems
Aircraft maintenance in electrical systems
Aircraft maintenance in hydraulic/pneumatic systems
Airframe structures
Built-in test interpretation to support the customer
Cockpit instrumentation
Communication systems
Electronic countermeasures
Electronic flight controls

Desired experience for aviation technician includes:

Travel to austere or inhospitable high stress environments may be required
Ability to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure may be required
Knowledge and skill required to efficiently and safely performing all ALSE tasks
Lift/push/pull minimum of sixty (60) pounds
Candidate experience must be clearly defined on resumes by listing specific dates (month & year) and locations of relevant
Must have successfully completed the prescribed course of instruction in Naval Aviation Maintenance Logs and Records for NALCOMIS (OMA), Configuration Management course instruction number E-555-0059 and Support Equipment Configuration course C-555-0057

Aviation Technician Examples


Aviation Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an aviation technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for aviation technician
  • Inspects, tests, troubleshoots, repairs, modifies and suggest application of standard or non-standard techniques
  • Inspects buildings and other structures to determine system status, detect malfunctions and make repairs / repair recommendations using a pre‐established check sheet
  • Performs minor plumbing maintenance such as replacement or repair of leaks in toilets, drains and faucets, and unclogging of drains
  • Reconfigures, installs, positions, and remounts modular offices
  • Order work related parts and maintain required documents
  • Responsibility for the Preventative Maintenance program
  • Use SAP as a tool for tracking and completing PM inspections
  • Perform all facility and support equipment PMs that do not require license or special certification to perform
  • Coordinate with appropriate vendors or other COP personnel to accomplish inspections that require license or special certification to perform
  • Compiles stock control records and information as required
Qualifications for aviation technician
  • Candidate must have a minimum of AA or other technical degree and 3 years of related experience on the E2/C2 aircraft at the E4 or above level and must have been a Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI) and be able to support operations IAW COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2
  • Must be able to maneuver body into limited spaces while performing inspections/maintenance
  • Must have dexterity in both hands
  • Must have hearing in both ears and clear voice for instructor duties
  • Must have vision in both eyes, be able to distinguish color and have depth perception
  • May be required to work while standing or walking on uneven surfaces indoors and outdoors for up to 8 hours continuously

Aviation Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aviation technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aviation technician
  • Assist maintenance department with aircraft departures and arrivals
  • Assist maintenance department with aircraft towing and hangar stacking
  • Support maintenance department administration activities including aircraft inspection programs and stockroom parts purchasing and shipping & receiving
  • Assist dispatch department with aircraft bookings and administrative duties
  • Assist Safety & Security Manager with mandatory Transportation Security Administration (TSA) programs including training scheduling, tracking and reporting
  • Assist management team as required with ad hoc duties and projects
  • Service lavatory and water system
  • Clean and restock cabin supplies
  • Completes general maintenance tasks in the hanger
  • Completes paperwork for quality checks of fuel
Qualifications for aviation technician
  • Assist in map generation and product compilation
  • Perform established operations for quality assurance
  • Continuous growth and evolve with engineering technology
  • Understanding of Aeronautical Charts and Procedures
  • Ground school or pilot experience
  • Familiarity with GIS principles and methodologies

Aviation Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an aviation technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aviation technician
  • Ground handles the Company's aircraft(s)
  • Monitors the fuel inventory and performs quality fuel tests in a safe manner
  • Performs basic cleaning, restocking, and maintenance of the aircraft
  • Performs basic customer service requests and maintains a high standard of customer service
  • Create shopping carts, process Confirmations, create PO Releases, and create new vendors using SRM
  • Process PO, Framework, and Non-PO invoices
  • Ability to use Documentum database
  • Maintain PO/Non-PO files, invoices, PO Releases
  • Maintain an Excel list of all Aviation vendors that are utilized on an on-going basis
  • Back-up Flight Scheduler position as needed, utilizing the Flight Request System and FOS Scheduling System
Qualifications for aviation technician
  • Experience using GPS devices
  • Preferred minimum of 3 years material control and/or USMC/Navy aviation supply experience
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in USMC/Navy Aviation supply
  • Meet all skill requirements for a Technician and have system level maintenance experience demonstrating a general knowledge in visual, computer, display, or hydraulic/pneumatic systems
  • Have four (4) years of demonstrated competence through satisfactory progressive performance in electronic maintenance and have two (2) years technician experience of simulation systems comparable in complexity to those on which assigned to work
  • Must have a thorough understanding of U.S. Army standards and specifications as used in the performance of maintenance actions

Aviation Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aviation technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aviation technician
  • Perform maintenance tasks to assist organizational-level maintenance with a specific focus on returning Long Term Down Aircraft to flight ready status
  • Provide depot maintenance services at the aircraft operating sites when the aircraft are not required for flight operations to reduce the time aircraft are required to be down for maintenance
  • Complete maintenance tasks within On-Condition Maintenance (OCM) guidelines other identified depot field team work specifications
  • Provide support for larger maintenance tasks, in which organizational-level maintenance participates
  • Perform heavy maintenance tasks on aircraft structures and systems
  • Evaluate damage and perform composite repairs, electrical and mechanical repairs and installations
  • Ensure work performed meets Bell’s expectations for the highest levels of safety and quality
  • Work alongside US Marine maintainers when required
  • Follow tasking of NAVAIR Fleet Support Team and MALS-16 Aviation Maintenance Officer (AMO)
  • Conduct equipment inspection, fitting, adjustment and aircrew instruction in the survival, use, and care of life support
Qualifications for aviation technician
  • Previous engine maintenance experience in the aerospace field on turbine engines
  • Ability to pass motor vehicle background check
  • Minimum of 1,400 hours of formal training
  • Must be able to work a variable schedule that includes days, nights, weekends, depending on the needs of the department
  • Must reside within 1 hour drive time from the Monett Municipal Airport
  • Associate's degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or closely related field

Aviation Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aviation technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aviation technician
  • Performs the maintenance and upkeep of the hangar facility
  • Inspects and maintains the equipment used by the Line and Maintenance Technicians (tug, Lektro, tow bars, floor cleaner, golf cart, scissor-lift, deicer, Company van, lifting platforms, ) Performs maintenance in-house, when possible
  • Keeps hangar facility clean and well organized
  • When necessary, cleans aircraft interiors and restocks the aircraft cabin between trips
  • When necessary, cleans exteriors of aircraft, as required
  • When other duties have been completed, assists Aircraft Technicians in maintaining Company aircraft, under their direct supervision and control
  • Preparation of Airfield longitudinal & cross sections, Geometry layouts, Slab layouts, Line marking drawings, Typical sections & Details
  • Perform vehicle tracking analysis through Autotrack, Aviplan or equivalent software
  • Ensure proper documentation and version control of drawings and team communication
  • Maintain drawing control index
Qualifications for aviation technician
  • Three years of experience with aircraft airframe, propulsion systems, and electronic systems
  • Will consider related experience obtained while in pursuit of degree
  • Understanding of aircraft airframe and propulsion systems
  • Knowledge of reading schematics, troubleshooting/fabricating simple AC/DC circuits
  • Ability to design simple electrical and mechanical systems/designs for research equipment
  • Ability to perform simple hydraulic plumbing

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