Avionics Technician

November 28 2021
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction, Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, Mechanic, Program management, Project, Manufacturing, Assembly, Quality
Halifax, NS

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 Technicians. There are multiple openings for this position. The hourly wage range for this position is $21.31- $29.72 and the language of operation is English.

Position Type:  Permanent, Full Time

Location of Work:  557, 565, 573, 579, 588, 589, 693, 800 Barnes Dr, Enfield NS, B2T 1K3

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 of 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, fueling/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:

Candidates must be one of the following:

  1. Trade qualified and experienced ex-DND military Avionics Aircraft Technician.
  2. AME-E with valid AME license.
  3. Graduate of a Transport Canada approved aviation training organization.
  4. Graduate of a training institution with a specialty in electronics and avionics, which is acceptable to the Airworthiness Authority of Canada.
  • 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 and lean 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.

Benefits Package:

I.M.P Group Ltd. Aerospace Division, located on Barnes Dr. in Enfield Nova Scotia, is an operating unit of I.M.P Aerospace and Defence. We provide a wide range of employee benefits which are designed to support the total health and wellbeing of our employees and their families. We are pleased to offer a comprehensive group benefits plan and group RRSP program which respond to the individual needs of our diverse workforce by offering flexibility and choice. Employees of I.M.P Aerospace are required to be fully vaccinated with all necessary doses of Government of Canada approved Covid-19 vaccines. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and foreign nationals holding unrestricted work permits that authorize their employment in Canada.

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