Overview

Avionics Manager Job at Total Aviation Staffing, LLC – in St. Louis, MO

We’re currently looking for an experienced Avionics Manager for one of our clients.

Salary Range: $70,000-$115,000 for the right, very experienced person

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance (STD), Long-Term Disability Insurance (LTD), Voluntary Benefits, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), 401k

General Summary:
With advanced knowledge and a high level of skill supervises the avionics team in all aspects of aircraft installation and repairs including troubleshooting support, final systems checkout, final run-up checkout, and certification/test flying. Provides support to all departments with avionics and electrical troubleshooting on various airframes. Provides training and OJT to technicians.

Essential Job Functions:
Effectively lead/direct team to deliver customer aircraft on time, on budget, and squawk-free.

Develop and maintain an efficient/high-performing team to achieve goal hour objectives.

Coordinate the proper application of manpower for each job in order to satisfy scheduling requirements.

Coordinate the scheduling of all assigned work orders for the department and presentation of work orders upon completion of a project ready to close to the Manager for final review before being invoiced.

Ensure that all completed assigned tasks have been inspected in accordance with the repair station manual.

Daily monitoring of the work in progress to assure that labor and materials are applied to each work order properly.

Ensure customer communication for all assigned shop activities.

Daily review of employee time cards for accuracy.

Participate in the selection, performance management, and performance review process for all team members with the Manager.

Provide OJT to junior technicians.

Provide an expert level of advice and troubleshooting to technicians, customers, and engineering for all aspects of avionics and electrical systems.

Perform function test flights of newly installed avionics equipment as well as existing equipment to evaluate for troubleshooting purposes.

Become the main point of contact for the modifications team for technical questions and concerns.

Works closely with Department Manager and Team Leaders to develop, coordinate, standardize and implement new and existing procedures that promote continuous improvements in efficiency and quality.

Assists the Department Manager in evaluating equipment and tooling needed for avionics installations and troubleshooting.

Supports maintains, and complies with all environmental, health, and safety federal, OSHA, state, and local regulations

Work with Quality Control and Engineering on all required documents

Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Job Specific Requirements:
Licenses:
Airframe & Power plant Certificate and/or FCC License preferred

Ability to attain & retain an AOA badge or Airport requirements

Competencies:
Ability to manage a team with both experienced technicians and mentor junior technicians with a calm demeanor.

Ability to communicate well, in advanced/complex situations

Organizational skills and attention to detail

Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment

Possess excellent mechanical aptitude and a desire to initiate improvements within defined boundaries

Physical:
Routinely lifts up to 10 lbs, occasionally lifts up to 50 lbs

Stands for periods of time, with frequent bending, squatting, kneeling, and stooping

Uses hands to reach and feel, with repetitive motion

Good finger dexterity

Reads writes, speaks, and understands English fluently

Visual acuity correctable to 20/20

Works in confined spaces, extreme temperatures, heights above six feet, noisy environments, and flight

Works with and around products and materials associated with aircraft maintenance

Ability to wear required PPE

Other:
Regularly scheduled attendance required

Must be able to work various shifts and overtime as needed

Occasional overnight and short notice travel

Education and Experience:
Associate Degree in a related field or equivalent required

Bachelor or Graduate Degree preferred

Thorough knowledge of FARs 43, 91, 135, 145

5 plus years related avionics installation and repair experience required

Previous supervisory or leadership experience required

Basic skills in Microsoft Office Suite

About the Company

Company: Total Aviation Staffing, LLC –

Company Location:  St. Louis, MO

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