Avionics Technician – UMT Base



Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Fort Lauderdale service center was established in February 1995 and is located in ‘The Venice of America’; the gateway to South and Central America. Located at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the Fort Lauderdale facility is winner of several FAA Diamond Awards. The 133,552ft² (12,407m²) facility’s 170+ dedicated employees are equipped to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, modifications, including interior modifications, avionics installations, and aircraft on ground (AOG) support for Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. The service center has received certifications from the FAA, EASA, Argentina, Aruba, Bermuda, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Chile, Mexico and Venezuela.

The Base Customer Response Team (CRT) Avionic Technician will travel to customers’ aircraft to perform troubleshooting, repairs, inspections, modifications and services of aircraft avionics, electrical and electronic equipment. They will perform and document all work completed per appropriate manuals and regulations as required. They will also be required to assist the Tech CRT A&P where applicable. Working conditions include considerable travel, which may include international and extended assignments, with frequent face-to-face contact with customers. Additional work on drop-ins and planned maintenance within the facility during slow periods of unplanned maintenance may be required. You must be able to work weekend shift.

Essential functions:

  • Adhere to Bombardier’s general work requirements (factory, shop and/or hangar positions)
  • Comply with environmental health/safety policies and procedures. Participate in 5-S activities. Perform all assigned tasks in a safe and timely manner
  • Troubleshoot, repair, install, inspect and perform maintenance on customer aircraft
  • Perform and document work completed per appropriate manuals and regulations as required
  • Inspect incoming parts and documentation to meet regulatory requirements
  • Assist in other maintenance disciplines – airframe, powerplant, structures, composites, etc.
  • Operate ground support equipment as required
  • Conduct mechanical/electrical removals and installations
  • Create service orders with SAP
  • Provide time estimates
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Additional duties

  • Return aircraft to service after maintenance at off-site locations
  • Act as shipping and receiving agent for parts


As our ideal candidate,

  • You have an Avionics/Electric, A/C Technical School or other substantiated equivalent
  • You typically have a minimum of three years’ aircraft maintenance work experience or substantiated equivalent experience
  • You typically have a minimum of one year’s experience on corporate jet aircraft
  • You have the ability to interpret and work with mechanical engineering drawings
  • You have the ability to effectively and accurately communicate in both written and verbal form on individual and/or aircraft status with customers at all levels
  • You own a basic set of hand tools with the ability to demonstrate inventory and control of tools
  • You must be able to work unscheduled overtime including nonscheduled work days and holidays
  • You must be able to work in seasonal/inclement weather outside
  • You must have the ability to be available for considerable travel with two hours’ notice, to include extended assignments lasting up to 30 days
  • You have the interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with assigned employees, other business areas, contractors and customers
  • You must have a valid drivers’ license and be able to maintain insurable status
  • You have the ability to work unsupervised and alone
  • You have strong troubleshooting skills
  • You have the ability to obtain appropriate ground support equipment qualifications as required
  • You possess a valid passport with the ability to travel internationally
  • You have the ability to obtain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge
  • You have the ability to obtain a Bombardier corporate credit card and stay good in standing of guideline requirements
  • You have basic PC skills
  • A&P certification

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Bombardier aircraft model experience
  • Repairman certificate
  • FCC certificate, GROL (General Radiotelephone Operator License) or AET (Aircraft Electronics Technician) certificate
  • Previous experience in customer relations with emphasis on face-to-face contact
  • Ability to train other employees
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Strong planning/organization skills
  • Delegated Inspector eligible
  • Experience with aircraft return-to-service and inspection procedure

Bombardier is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status or any other personal characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

To apply, visit: https://bombardier.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=FOR00427&lang=en


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