Aircraft Electrician/Avionics Technician 1

Electrician/Avionics Central Point, Oregon


Position Purpose

This position performs electrical/avionics’ maintenance and manufacturing tasks to aircraft, aircraft parts and components in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Erickson requirements.  Complies with all company policies and Standard Operating Procedures as a team player.  Willing and able to work long hours and travel as required to meet company requirements.  Provide support to internal and external customers to meet customer requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs disassembly, cleaning, inspection, repair, fabrication, manufacturing, maintenance, and assembly of aircraft and aircraft electrical/avionic parts, components and wiring. Documents work per company, customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Installs electrical/avionic parts and components to aircraft at the fixed base of operations (FBO) and in the field environment.
  • Reads, interprets, and complies with Repair Station Quality Manual, Production Certificate Quality Manual, Standard Operation Procedures, Federal Aviation Regulations, Technical Manuals, Drawings, and Specifications.
  • Works in a team environment and follows Erickson’s Values Charter.
  • Troubleshoots and corrects electrical/avionic discrepancies during normal work and Aircraft On Ground (AOG) situations.
  • Achieves and maintains task qualifications for all work performed.
  • Travels as required to meet company and customer requirements.
  • Performs administrative duties e.g. Time entry, DAX, Training classes, create, revise and use department documents, etc.) as required by Erickson company and department requirements.
  • Orders, receives and returns parts in accordance with company policies
  • Maintains an organized work area and good housekeeping practices.
  • Performs Lean, Standard work and continuous process improvements.
  • Mentors, trains, and coaches new employees when qualified as a mentor or trainer.
  • Performs duties of an Inspector if task qualified.  Percentage of time required is different for different Inspectors based on the quantity of areas employee is task qualified to inspect and workload in department.
  • Works with hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals and products to perform required tasks.
  • Uses tools, equipment, manuals, drawings and specifications to perform aircraft electrical/avionic maintenance and manufacturing
  • Responsible for the care of precision measuring equipment, tools and test equipment and benches.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of FAA and aviation industry requirements and regulations to perform maintenance and manufacturing of aircraft and aircraft electrical/avionic parts and components.
  • Knowledge of electrical/electronic theory and principles.
  • Must be able to identify and distinguish colors.
  • High School Diploma or equivalency, Valid Driver’s license
  • Level 3: 10 plus years -   In aircraft maintenance and manufacturing and have an Airframe and/or Power plant license.
  • NOTE:  Years of experience determines the base level, but employee must in addition have the knowledge and skills for that level or they will be raised or lowered a level to determine their actual pay grade level. Schooling/training is not to be included in years of experience
  • Desired - Airframe and/or Power plant license, FCC license.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally in an accurate and professional way.  Written documents must be clear and concise.
  • Work 40 or more hours per week as directed (overtime, weekends, etc.) 
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as directed and drive company vehicles or rental vehicles as directed. 
  • Have the following qualities: Professionalism, strong work ethic, punctuality, honest, team player, work alone or with others, positive influence, detail orientated, problem solving skills.


  • Safety and Work Environment – Identifies hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and takes appropriate action to maintain a safe and productive work environment for self and others. Follows Guiding Principle “Be Safe”.
  • Effective Communication - Actively listens to others. Communicates with others clearly, openly, and respectfully. Uses all forms of communication effectively and appropriately (includes email, text, IM).
  • Teamwork - Works with and supports others to achieve organizational goals. Meets individual and team deadlines and responsibilities. Assumes additional responsibilities when needed. Responds constructively to instructions and procedures. Listens to others and values opinions and is respectful of team members and other Erickson employees. Works effectively with team leader or manager and promotes a positive team environment.
  • Accountable to Achieving Commitments - Achieves commitments to both internal and external customers. Produces high quality work by being attentive to detail and maintaining accuracy. Works in a conscientious, consistent, and thorough manner to meet all schedules and timelines. Anticipates potential problems. Finds the root cause of problems and takes appropriate action. Makes continuous improvement to processes and results.
  • Adaptability to Change - Understands, accepts, and supports the need for business change and helping others with transitions. Adapts and adjusts to change within own area of responsibility as well as accepting the need for change more broadly. Actively identifies and leads change within area of responsibility.

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, inquiry or discussion about compensation, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

Individuals hired by Erickson must provide documentation of full vaccination against COVID-19 or documentation of a valid exemption. Those with exemptions will be reasonably accommodated only if such accommodations do not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others or an undue burden or Erickson’s operations.