SkyWest Airlines

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SkyWest Airlines Avionics Technician -BOI in Boise, Idaho

About SkyWest

With over 13,000 aviation professionals operating thousands of daily flights, SkyWest Airlines connects millions of passengers each month to hundreds of destinations across North America. SkyWest operates in partnership with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines and has a fleet of over 500 aircraft. Headquartered in St. George, Utah, SkyWest's industry-leading workforce and excellent leadership team have consistently generated solid operational and economic performance, setting the standard for excellence in the regional industry.

As an Avionics Technicians, you’ll also enjoy:

  • An exceptional quality of life

  • Four, 10-hour shifts

  • Tool allowance

  • Up to $1,500 reimbursement for moving expenses (plus mileage!)

  • Great team atmosphere

  • Rewarding work

  • Numerous growth opportunities within the company

SkyWest employees also enjoy:

  • 401(k) match

  • Performance Rewards and profit sharing

  • Health care (medical, dental, and vision)

  • Discounted and standby travel privileges worldwide for you and your family with one or more of our four major partners (Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines)

Primary Job Duties

  • Must be able to effectively troubleshoot all aircraft systems

  • In a timely manner, will be responsible for making critical decisions regarding aircraft safety

  • Will be responsible for proficiency in all documentation and paperwork, including parts paperwork

  • In a hangar environment, a technician will be performing avionics inspections, routine maintenance (e.g., FOQA downloads) and troubleshooting systems

  • In shop environment, a technician will be performing testing, troubleshooting and completing repairs on components. May also be required to work on aircraft systems

  • Other duties as assigned

A&P Mechanics interested in this Avionics Tech position, with intent to acquire time requirements to test for FCC Radio License, may also apply.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be familiar with and be able to read and understand company, manufacturer, and wire diagram manuals to include schematics

  • Must possess basic avionics skills

  • Work history of being a self-starter, working well in a team environment, ability to effectively use aircraft manuals to troubleshoot and repair aircraft avionics and electrical systems

  • Possess a valid driver’s license, and be insurable

  • Must have a minimum toolbox

  • Problem solving and organizational skills are required

  • Willing to work nights and holidays

  • Exercise good judgment in working with people in a team environment as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Able to comfortably lift 60 lbs. routinely with or without a reasonable accommodation

Experience/Training must meet one of the following:

  • Graduated from an accredited avionics school

  • Military training in avionics or electronics

  • Associate degree or higher in electronics

  • Eighteen months experience in the avionics industry

  • A&P certification with previous avionics experience

Must hold a FCC GROL license. If a FCC GROL license is not held at time of employment it must be obtained within six months from hire date.

Please complete the online application. Qualified applicants will be contacted.

This position will require the selected candidate to travel outside the station for training - in addition to the completion of their new hire onboarding.

This job posting may have an additional video/phone interview requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.

SkyWest is committed to maintaining a working environment of satisfying employment and mutual respect for all of our employees, regardless of race, color, national ancestory, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, age or military status. We have specific training plans and programs in place to maintain such an environment.