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Flying Colours Corp Senior Avionics Installer in Chesterfield, Missouri

Senior Avionics Installer

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  • 29-Mar-2021 to 28-Apr-2021 (CST)

  • Avionics

  • Chesterfield, MO, USA

  • Hourly

  • Full Time

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    Responsible to remove and install panels, components and interiors, as well as repair work on avionics installations. Incumbent will demonstrate a high level of proficiency in and a meticulous work ethic with the installation of aircraft avionics and electronics systems.

    A Senior Avionics Installer's core objective is to gain the knowledge related to the replacement or repair, electrical troubleshooting and general mechanical applications, using the approved design, engineering, and FAA requirements.


  • Establish the highest quality of the work performed on aircraft interiors, systems and components undergoing completion to ensure that specialized services meet Company standards and goals in turn meets or improves budgeted hours/schedules.

  • A wide and comprehensive familiarity with, and understanding of, both general and specific aspects of the job and their practical application to complex problems and situations ordinarily encountered.

  • Collaborate with department Crew Lead(s) to troubleshoot engineering design discrepancies within the prints. Following and working from approved engineering drawings as well as other written instructions and design specifications.

  • Utilize company material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work. Follow standard operating procedures when using and caring for shop tools and equipment.

  • Stamp, bundle and install connectors on wiring.

  • Removal of old wiring and installation of new wire bundles in aircraft.

  • Troubleshooting and evaluation of avionics systems on the aircraft when designated.

  • Aircraft movement and assistance in hangar stack when required.

  • Maintenance and repair of shop facility, equipment and tooling when required.

  • Read, comprehend, and retain knowledge from, approved, engineering drawings as well as other written instructions and design specifications.

  • Foster a positive team environment and demonstrate a continual willingness to learn while serving as a team member.

  • Participate in in-process data collection and team problem solving. Exposure to basic Continuous Improvement tools/principles 5S, Data-Driven Decision Making, Know Your Customer and Communication Boards.

  • Utilize the methods set forth by the company's Repair Station and Quality Control Manual(s).

  • Other duties not specifically covered herein but otherwise assigned.


    The health and safety described here is representative of the requirements by an employee to protect a worker's own health and safety by working in compliance with the law as well as conducting themselves in a manner that promotes safe work practices and procedures as established by the company.

    This position operates in compliance with all Administrative, Emergency Response, Health & Safety, Quality Assurance policies, AS9100, and procedures as outlined in Company policy and Repair Station Manual(s).


  • Completed training in a vocation or technical school at a college level and/or combination of education and experience . Electronics and/or Avionics training required.

  • Minimum of 6 year's basic on aircraft avionics maintenance installations. Moderate understanding of general job aspects a plus.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Working knowledge of an MRP (Material Resources Planning) system strongly preferred; Corridor software a plus.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.


  • Able to understand and follow direction with minimal supervision.

  • Basic math functions with whole numbers, decimals and fractions and the ability to know how and when to use them.

  • Key competencies related to working with a diverse group of individuals and departments are desirable.

  • Frequent need to give concentrated attention, with one or two senses at a time, where stimuli are changing.

  • Occasional direct and indirect pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.

  • Willing to complete on the job training (OJT) in accordance with FCC Repair Station Manual.

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally when required.


    The work environment described here is representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

    The location where this position functions is in a production environment which is subject to constant exposure to loud noise, potential contact with hazardous/non-hazardous waste material and other safety hazards such as production tools, aircraft monuments, interior components: divans, chairs, other cabinets etc.

    FLYING COLOURS CORP. encourages a diverse work force and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe inclusion is essential to our success as an international company. We encourage all candidates to apply, as we do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under national or local law.