Unlicensed Aviation Maintenance -SeaTac

REQ: REQ-115118 Technical Service and Repair

  • Seatac, WA, United States
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About Panasonic Avionics

For over 35 years, Panasonic Avionics Corporation has led the industry in design and implementation of breakthrough In-Flight Entertainment solutions that connect the business and pleasure of flying. 

About PTS  (Panasonic Technical Services)

Panasonic Technical Services operates the largest IFEC line maintenance and repair networks in the world.  Our mechanics located at both international airports and customers major hubs across the globe provide support that is tailored to meet an airlines individual needs. PTS brings together all of the engineering, technical, and logistics infrastructure to support and deliver superior in-flight connectivity solutions to our Aviation customers. 

About you

This is an entry level (unlicensed) Aviation Maintenance position.  The ideal candidate has the following qualifications.

  • Previous experience with wiring and electrical  
  • Able to read wiring diagram. 
  • Flexibility. Must be able to work any shift, any day, including holidays and weekends. (70% of our manpower work evening and nights.)
  • Basic understanding of wiring.  Able to trouble shoot and read wiring diagrams.
  • Must have excellent customer service skills. Able to be the face of Panasonic for our aviation customers and partners.  Works well in teams.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States 
  • This position is at the airport and will require a drug screen and background check.
  • Valid Driver License

JOB SUMMARY

Perform maintenance on Panasonic Avionics Corporation (PAC) IFE systems equipped aircraft under the direct supervision of licensed Maintenance Service Representatives or Maintenance Base Supervisor. Troubleshoot electronic units, cabling, and other aircraft systems/units to ensure that the In Flight Entertainment (IFE) system is operational by using basic computer and electronic theories and test equipment. Remove and replace components and equipment in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures. Complete all administrative duties associated with maintenance actions performed.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

IFE maintenance:

  • Perform built-in test (BIT) and manual test.
  • Troubleshoot system failures down to Line Replaceable Units (LRU), cabling, or other aircraft systems.
  • Remove and replace units in accordance with all applicable documentation.
  • Assist MSR during A/C sweep, including deploying and stowing seat arms and Screens.
  • Clean screens if applicable to contract.
  • Assist Software and Media Loading.
  • Assist troubleshooting system failures and functional testing post rectification.
  • Perform Cabin Sweep’s in accordance with Panasonic LMP’s and report findings.
  • Perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by Lead or Supervisor.

Administrative:

  • Assist in the management of airside inventory, cycle counting and month end audit.
  • Complete airside vehicle weekly checks.
  • Assist in the packaging and shipping of inventory.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to determine if a LRU requires replacement.
  • Ability to determine if a unit is bad from stock or requires further troubleshooting.
  • Ability to use basic troubleshooting equipment and applicable techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.
  • Learns to use professional concepts while applying company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.
  • Works on problems of limited scope. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High School or equivalent

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have the legal right to work in assigned country through nationality, visa or work permits.
  • Ability to pass extensive security and background checks.
  • May require both international and domestic travel, up to 25 % of time, to other line station locations to provide relief from time to time as required.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to meet the requirements of the airport authority for access and vehicle operation on their premises.
  • Ability to work a rotating shift roster that spans 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
  • Manual dexterity to grasp and work with tool parts and equipment.
  • Ability to:
    • Climb and work from ladder or platform and,
    • Sitting, standing, bending or twisting for extended periods and
    • to lift up to 50 pounds and
    • operate under extreme weather conditions and in confined spaces for extended periods and
    • Ability to cope with environmental conditions which may include exposure to congestion and varying noise levels.

This role will not provide applicants with sponsorship employment benefits or work visas. 

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety-sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

REQ: REQ-115118 Technical Service and Repair

  • Seatac, WA, United States
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