Avionics Bench Technician
Job Type

Troubleshoot, diagnose, calibrate, overhaul and repair down to the component level (under moderate supervision) a variety of avionics system components for the purpose of ensuring the function and providing the customer with reliable and quality repair.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the quality of work performed meets FAA data and the manufacturers or industry’s specifications
  • Properly handling all parts while in the repair process through the Avionics Shop until work is completed
  • Preserving all units or parts during process through the Avionics Shop until work is completed
  • Ensure that the Avionics Shop is kept clean and orderly
  • Ensure all Avionics Shop equipment and tools are in a serviceable working condition
  • Ensure the maintenance data being used is of the latest revision level
  • Perform Preliminary and Hidden damage inspections on equipment 
  • Perform the Final Minimum Performance test in the Manufacturer’s Maintenance Manuals
  • Adhere to all Southeast Aerospace company policies, safety guidelines, and code of ethical conduct
  • In adhering to company polices, all employees are subject to random drug and alcohol tests 
  • Subject to random drug and alcohol testing under DOT and FAA regulations 
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation 
  • Any and all other duties assigned by the supervisor 
  • Provide turn over for next technician or shift.
  • Document all calibrated tools and equipment use in the overhaul and or return to service of a Work Order task 


  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast pace environment and as part of a team
  • Must have adequate knowledge of electronics theory and troubleshooting techniques through schooling or on job training experience
  • Must be capable of reading, understanding and following instructions found in technical manuals for equipment being worked on
  • Demonstrate manual dexterity (must be able to hold certain components with one hand while moving tools around with the other hand)
  • Aptitude for fine, detailed mechanical work and a high level of accuracy and precision 
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to manage more than one project at a time
  • Must be goal oriented and able to complete repairs within company standards
  • Must be proficient with PCB soldering
  • Basic computer skills
  • Acceptable background check for required matters
  • US Persons as defined in 22CFR 120.15 for required matters. 

Preferred Skills  

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Operations Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents. 
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. 


Working Conditions


Working conditions for the Avionics Technician will often be an avionics/instrument shop laboratory

environment. However, the Avionics Technician II may work in hangars or aircraft ramp areas where

the environment can be loud due to aircraft engines and equipment.

Physical Requirements  

  • Manual dexterity (must be able to hold certain components with one hand while moving tools around with the other)
  • Constant hand manipulation of small components and assemblies
  • Sitting for long periods of time
  • Frequent use of hand tools and other repair equipment
  • Use of chemicals for cleaning, lubricating and paint 


  • Health, Dental, 401K-Profit Sharing, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holiday Pay, Portable HSA account, Clothing allowance.
  • Health and Dental insurance premiums fully paid by employer for employee. Southeast Aerospace pays 80% of Health and Dental insurance premiums  for legal dependents. 
  • 401(k) and profit sharing at eligibility.
Salary Description
Depends on relevant experience.