SkyWest Airlines Avionics Technician - ORD in Chicago, Illinois
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
Up to $1,500 reimbursement for moving expenses (plus mileage!)
Great team atmosphere
Numerous growth opportunities within the company
SkyWest employees also enjoy:
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.
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.