SkyWest Airlines Avionics Technician - ORD in Chicago, Illinois
Primary Job Duties
SkyWest Airlines, is the largest independently owned regional airline. While our business reputation is based upon our operational and fiscal savvy, the true essence of SkyWest's success has always been our people. We operate in a team-based environment and provide limitless opportunities for dedicated individuals to move their career in positive directions. We are also serious about providing outstanding career opportunities in addition to world-class benefits like 401(k), Performance Rewards, health care, and discounted travel worldwide. Some benefits of this position are the ability to work on the entire aircraft, tool allowance, four 10-hour shifts, shift trade flexibility, unmatched on-the-job training, and many more.
Avionics Technicians will be responsible to perform all maintenance functions and effectively troubleshoot all aircraft. Will be responsible for proficiency in all documentation and paperwork.
Must be able to effectively troubleshoot all aircraft systems
In a timely manner, will be responsible for making critical decisions regarding aircraft safety
Will be responsible for proficiency in all documentation and paperwork, including parts paperwork
In a hangar environment, a technician will be performing avionics inspections, routine maintenance (eg foqa downloads) and troubleshooting systems
In shop environment, a technician will be performing testing, troubleshooting and completing repairs on components. May also be required to work on aircraft systems
Other duties as assigned
A&P Mechanics interested in this Avionics Tech position, with intent to acquire time requirements to test for FCC Radio License, may also apply.
Must have acceptable skills to read and understand wiring manuals and schematics
Must possess basic Avionics skills
Work history of being a self-starter, working well in a team environment, ability to effectively use aircraft manuals to troubleshoot and repair aircraft avionics and electrical systems
Possess a valid driver’s license, and be insurable
Must have a minimum toolbox
Problem solving and organizational skills are required
Willing to work nights and holidays
Exercise good judgment in working with people in a team environment as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety
Must be familiar with and be able to read and understand company, manufacturer, and wire diagram manuals to include schematics
Physical and Other Requirements
- Able to comfortably lift 60 lbs. routinely with or without a reasonable accommodation
Experience/Training must meet one of the following:
Graduated from an accredited Avionics School
Military training in Avionics or Electronics
Associate degree or higher in Electronics
Eighteen months experience in the Avionics Industry
A&P certification with previous Avionics Experience
Must hold a FCC GROL license. If a FCC GROL license is not held at time of employment it must be obtained within six months from hire date.
Please complete the on-line application. Qualified applicants will be contacted.
This position will require the selected candidate to travel outside the station for training - in addition to the completion of their new hire onboarding.
This job posting may have an additional video/phone interview requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.
SkyWest is committed to maintaining a working environment of satisfying employment and mutual respect for all of our employees, regardless of race, color, national ancestory, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, age or military status. We have specific training plans and programs in place to maintain such an environment.