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Avionics Technician

Date of Posting: July 6, 2011

Position:  Avionics Technician

Department: Manufacturing Final Assembly

Number of Positions Available: Multiple

Location: Calgary, Alberta


  • Competent to perform electrical wire installation tasks under the supervision of a licensed Avionics Technician in a manufacturing production environment.
  • Be responsible to their assigned Supervisor and have ability to take direction verbally and through printed media;
  • Basic knowledge of Standard Wiring Practices and Avionics Systems; Accurately interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, wiring diagrams, system schematics, engineering orders, test documents, manufacturer’s installation manuals. Have a basic understanding of other aircraft systems i.e. Hydraulic, flight controls, etc. and major components
  • Dismantle, inspect, record discrepancies, recommend and record methods of repair;
  • Repair, fabricate parts and components; fabricate per drawings and standard practices wire bundles and assemblies to include marking of wires, properly securing wires into bundles, and termination of wires into a variety of contacts and connectors
  • Install, rig and carry out all other mechanical and structural functions and test in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications; this is more a mechanical responsibility
  • Ensure that all applicable standards of airworthiness are met;
  • Maintain a clean work area, and alert the Supervisor of any safety concerns;  Take immediate action or report immediately any unsafe conditions
  • Responsible for ensuring both accuracy and traceability of parts removed or installed on Aircraft;
  • Perform other work as assigned.
  • Willing to work shift work.
  • Properly utilize Avionics test equipment to perform systems tests. Properly utilize and maintain Avionics hand tools to perform installations and repairs
  • Safely operate ground support equipment, ie. Power carts, lifts (when properly trained), etc. as required


Qualifications/Experience or Additional Experience: 

  • Shall hold or working towards a current AME “E” Transport Canada license or related experience;
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic;
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team;
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Internet;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;


Interested applicants should submit their covering letter and resume to the Human Resources Department via hr@vikingair.com We thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however only those in consideration will be contacted.