Commander is always looking for talented, motivated aviation professionals who are self-starters and have exceptional experience in avionics and instrument servicing.
Commander Instruments and Avionics is not hiring at this time but will soon announce employment opportunites available at our Charlotte, NC component services facility. It you feel that your skills and talents can contribute to the growth and expansion of our company then please forward a current resume to us for review.
• INSTRUMENT AND AVIONICS BENCH TECHNICIANS: Candicates must have had previous issuance of "Repairman Certificate" by a "Certificated Repair Station" along with experience in the bench testing, repair, and overhaul of instruments and radios. Pay and benefits are commensurate with the applicants experience and qualifications for the position desired. (This position is for components only and does not involve work on aircraft.)
• INSTRUMENT AND AVIONICS DEPARTMENT MANAGER: Candidate must have had previous issuance of "Repairman Certificate" by a "Certificated Repair Station" along with extensive experience in the bench testing along with "hands on" repair and overhaul of instruments and radios. Candidate must have excellent references, good personal appearance and communication skills as well as the ability to coordinate, inspect, and document component services for the Repair Station. Additional job requirements involve follow-up, quoting, and communicating repair and overhaul work orders with customers, ordering and receiving parts and supplies, managing technicians, and processing FAA documentation prior to shipment of finished goods. Multilingual abilities in German, French, Japanese, Spanish, and Russian are desireable but not required. Pay and benefits are commensurate with the applicants experience and qualifications for the position desired. (This position is for components only and does not involve work on aircraft.)
Instrument and Avionics Technician Job Description
Inspect, test, calibrate, overhaul or repair aircraft instrument and avionics equipment, such as gyros, airspeed indicators, altitmeter, altitude reporting equipment, flight directors, horizontal situation indicators, air data units, transponder, radar, radio, communication, navigation, multi-function display, GPS, autopilot, collision avoidance, ELT, airborne telephone system etc. Repair of components involves bench work to a component level.
TASKS - Technical Tasks and Abilities
1. Assemble components, such as switches, electrical controls, and junction boxes, using hand tools and soldering iron.
2. Connect components to assemblies, such as radio systems, instruments, magnetos, inverters, and in-flight refueling systems, using hand tools and soldering iron.
3. Test components or assemblies, using circuit tester, oscilloscope, and voltmeter.
4. Set up and operates ground support and test equipment to perform functional flight test of electrical and electronic systems.
5. Fabricate test parts and test aids as required.
6. Interpret flight test data to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance problems.
7. Install electrical and electronic components and assemblies using hand tools, power tools, and soldering iron as required.
8. Adjusts, repairs, or replace malfunctioning components or assemblies using hand tools and soldering iron.
SKILLS - Basic Skill Requirements
Troubleshooting - Determining causes of malfunctions and operating errors then detemining the corrective action.
Installation - Installing components, wiring, or software programs to meet performance specifications of component.
Operation and Control - Controlling operation of sub-assembly, component, and finished goods.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on test equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, test equipment or other indicators to make sure a component or unit is functioning properly.
Knowledge - The "Need to Know"
Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Engineering and Technology - Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Physics - Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, technical structures and processes.
Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Public Safety, Security, Hazmat, Human Factors - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective FAA, local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.