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Textron Flight Avionics Tech A in Wichita, Kansas

Flight Avionics Tech A

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades through the iconic and beloved Cessna and Beechcraft brands. We are passionate advocates of aviation, empowering people with the freedom of flight. As you join our legacy as a global leader in private aviation, you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, expand your skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities, and build your career. We provide a competitive and extensive total rewards package that includes pay and innovative benefits to support you and your family members – now and in the future, beginning day one. Your success is our success.


Job Summary:

To functional test a variety of aircraft avionics and electrical systems and restore malfunctioning system to

proper operation in compliance with engineering and flight test requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans and performs a wide variety of functional testing and troubleshooting operations to

determine cause of malfunctioning electrical and electronic systems used in production

multiengine aircraft. Complex systems may develop unusual malfunctions which are corrected

according to accepted methods and engineering requirements.

o Works from aircraft orders, inspection records, schematic drawings, engineering

specifications, oral and written instructions to assure that aircraft meets requirements for

proper flight operation of systems such as auto pilots, flight directors, automatic direction

finders, high frequency transmitters, radios, heating systems, weather radar, DME,

transponders, EFIS systems and windshear.

  • Observes operation of electrical and electronic systems while aircraft is in flight or being tested on

flight ramp. Adjusts GCUS and parallel generator voltages, compass directions, auto pilot

headings and make other adjustments as required.

  • Uses aircraft orders and inspection records to determine systems requirements. Plans

installation, functional testing and repair sequences for standard and optional equipment to

complete work according to schedules. May contact plant supervision, engineering and avionics

departments to arrange for delivery of shortage items and to obtain specifications for optional

equipment. Works with vendor representative and/or engineering.

  • Takes corrective action to repair malfunctioning systems using a variety of test equipment and

hand tools. Maintains clean working area.

  • Guides and instructs one to two lower grade employees engaged in flight line electrical and

electronics work.

  • Performs other related duties as required such as field or ramp taxi of aircraft.



Must have a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification, and

knowledge of electrical and electronic principles. Ability to interpret schematic drawings, assembly

blueprints and specifications is required.


Requires a minimum of five years diversified aircraft electrical and electronic installation and functional

testing experience to have working knowledge of a wide variety of electrical and electronic systems.

Working Conditions:

Somewhat disagreeable working conditions due to noncontinuous exposure to noise, weather, hydraulic

fluid, MEK, alcohol, and other liquids.

This role is eligible for a $4,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus. Terms & conditions apply. The Company reserves the right to amend or suspend this program at any time.

Kansas Tax Credit:

Join Textron Aviation’s Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Visit https://www.aircapitaloftheworld.com/taxcredits for more information on the tax credit.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Job Function: Manufacturing
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Second Shift
Job Posting: 05/02/2024, 10:13:56 AM
Job Number: 322461