Cirrus Aircraft

Experimental A&E Technician

Duluth, MN, US
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Aug 03, 2017
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Job Summary:

An A&E specialist is responsible for the installation, operation, troubleshooting, repair and modification of the aircraft's avionics and electrical systems. They perform operations in accordance with planning documents, process specifications, and engineering drawings. An A&E will be able 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 specialist 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. They will be required to repair and or replace avionics components, wiring and connectors. Strong attention to detail required.

Technicians will be required to use hand tools and to operate common powered, shop tools. Problem-solving and communication skills are highly valued as these technicians are a crucial part of new product development. Experimental team members will need to work effectively in groups and with other departments across the organization.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

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.

Particular skill-sets employed include: wire harness fabrication, construction of electrical system test units, and troubleshooting electrical circuits.


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.

A&E Technician candidates will have a combination of some of the following qualifications:
  • 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.

**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.

Demonstrated Proficiencies/Skills/Abilities:

Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read, write and speak the English language.

Must be able to use a computer to access information and communicate with other team members.

Manual Dexterity: The qualified candidate will need to use their hands with precision on small items in small spaces. Candidate must be quick and confident with their hands.

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