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Repair Station Technician III 

About the Organization Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary Astronics CSC  
Location Waukegan, IL  

Astronics Connectivity Systems and Certification (formerly Telefonix PDT and Astronics Armstrong Aerospace) serves as the experienced, global market leader for in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions for aircraft. As a systems certification provider, Astronics CSC has worked on over 100 projects for industry partners to upgrade commercial and business aircraft with new passenger power systems, IFEC navigation, communication and flight safety systems. Additionally, Astronics CSC offers proven IFEC hardware systems, flexible design platforms, high customer satisfaction, and long-term relationships with industry leaders to help make the connected aircraft a reality. The company now employs over 300 employees, and is a six-time recipient of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Employers to Work For award.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs troubleshooting and maintenance under FAA Part 145 and Repair Station Manual requirements.
  • Performs maintenance according to schematic diagrams, technical drawings, datasheets, component maintenance manuals and written work instructions.
  • Installs components, units and printed circuit boards following specifications.
  • Uses electronic, hand, power, and pneumatic tools.
  • Customizes units and makes adjustments or repairs according to written specifications.
  • Performs final acceptance testing on assemblies prior to shipment.
  • Maintains all work related equipment, passive load, test fixtures, etc.
  • Maintains and writes work procedures and all related documentation for each task performed.
  • Works with management to set work schedule based on approximate delivery dates.
  • Reports product problems to supervisor.
  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment.
  • Work as a team with others in the repair station as well as other individuals in the company.
  • Performs a safety sensitive function.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
  • Working knowledge of ISO/9001/14000/13485 and AS9100 processes.
Position Requirements

Education and /or Experience:


  • Associates Degree in Electronics Technology or equivalent.
  • Two years minimum experience in the Aviation Industry in an AS 9100 work environment.
  • A&P Mechanics License preferred.
  • Currently hold FAA Repairman Designation or able to meet the requirements.
  • Three years minimum experience in electronic and mechanical assembly, with strong knowledge of best practices in the electronic assembly environment.
  • Experience with analog and digital troubleshooting.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; adept at managing conflict to resolution.
  • Have solid computer & typing skills within Microsoft Office Suite and Internet.
  • Must be able to speak, read and understand English.
  • Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams, technical drawings, datasheets, component maintenance manuals and written work instructions.
  • Ability to support customer and regulatory authority on site audits and visits.
  • Must pass any required background checks along with required initial and random ongoing drug and alcohol screening.
  • Strong soldering skills in both thru-hole and surface mount components preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of and familiarity with IPC-A-610, IPC-7711/7721 and J-STD-001 standards and certification preferred.

An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  

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