Cirrus Aircraft Avionics & Electricial (A&E) Specialist - Mechanic in McKinney, Texas
Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at cirrusaircraft.com.
Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.
Responsible for the installation, operation, troubleshooting, repair and modification of the aircraft’s avionics and electrical systems. Perform operations in accordance with planning documents, process specifications, and engineering drawings. Ability to conduct software loads and utilize test equipment and aircraft system diagnostics to verify proper operation of aircraft displays, instruments, communication, navigation and autopilot systems.
A successful candidate will have the ability to independently troubleshoot complex system faults and have a thorough knowledge in the use of aircraft manuals, drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics.
Job duties may include (but are not limited to):
Direct aircraft assembly and installation of various components including: wiring assemblies, avionics flight deck systems, power generation, fuel assemblies, engines, hardware, sealants, etc.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Direct assembly and installation experience of wiring components
Direct experience working on aircraft
Electrical and mechanical work history
Electrical troubleshooting experience
Personal project experience working on automobiles or equipment and/or wiring projects using small hand tools
Experience repairing and/or replacing avionics components, wiring and connectors
Strong attention to detail
Required to use hand tools and to operate common powered, shop tools.
Problem-solving and communication skills are highly valued.
*Please detail any and all electrical and mechanical related experience on your application and/or resume. *
Education and/or Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Previous aircraft avionics/electrical system experience or 2 years electronics troubleshooting required.
Wire harness fabrication, construction of electrical system test units, and troubleshooting electrical circuits.
Garmin experience preferred
This opportunity is located in McKinney, Texas. Just 30 miles north of downtown Dallas, McKinney is a picturesque city with a small-town feel. Beautiful tree-lined streets, diverse residential neighborhoods, outstanding educational opportunities, a robust business environment, a charming historic downtown and a strong sense of community make McKinney truly stand out. The city's “Unique by Nature” brand is more than a tagline, it embodies the community's willingness to work together to make McKinney a great place to be. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, residents, businesses and visitors show that they strongly embrace the community's vision and strong overall quality of life.
Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.