Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Airframe and Powerplant Licensed Mechanic - Incentives Offered at Hire! - Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village, IL
Panasonic Avionics takes entertainment to new heights. The company, which is a subsidiary of Panason

Job Description

Airframe and Powerplant Licensed Mechanic - Incentives Offered at Hire!

Posted: Friday, 12/29/2023


LOCATION: Elk Grove Village, IL – (ORD) Chicago O’Hare International Airport



Panasonic Avionics Corporation (PAC) is looking to hire four (4) A&P Licensed Mechanics (or soon to be licensed) Avionics/Aviation Mechanics to join our corporate team of experts to work on, replace and improve the performance of IFE (in-flight entertainment) systems on planes for some of the most recognized airlines across the globe. As the #1 provider of IFE products in the world, Panasonic Avionics offers a great culture, training platform, and long-term career trajectory that is designed to make your career TAKE OFF!

Hourly rates range from $31.69 to $42.05 based on years of experience. (These rates include Geographical Differential for said location and would depend on applicable licenses and experience.) Starting rates increase with additional years of experience).

This is a full time, direct hire position, offering full medical, dental, vision, 401k, and life insurance. Additional benefits include tuition reimbursement, two weeks of accruable PTO, 14 paid Company Holidays, 7 sick days, and 3 personal days. Ask your recruiter about additional perks to work with PAC.


If you've ever boarded a plane with a video display on the seat in front of you, offering Movies, TV, Gaming, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Audio; there's a great chance that Panasonic Avionics is behind it all. And we are looking for the best and brightest to join our Panasonic Technical Services Team to help us continue to provide the best In-Class Services.


As a Maintenance Services Representative for Panasonic Avionics Corporation, you will be using your A&P license and acquired skills to perform line maintenance on various airlines inside and outside of the cabin. Responsibilities will include maintenance of Airframe, Powerplant and In-Flight Entertainment/Connectivity systems as assigned by local management.


Perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, and alterations to Panasonic Avionics Corporation (PAC) In-flight Entertainment Systems on aircraft subjected to FAA/CAA/EASA/CASA Regulations.

Aircraft/IFE Maintenance and Support

  • Perform built-in test (BIT) and manual test of Panasonic Avionics Corporation IFE systems.
  • Troubleshoot electronic units, cabling or seat consoles in which failures occur down to the line replaceable modules, using knowledge of electronic theory.
  • Identify necessary repairs to restore functional acceptance, which may require the removal and replacement of defective line replaceable modules and/or cabling.
  • Perform maintenance checks on Customer aircraft for various airlines
  • Operate a vehicle on airport property and around aircraft.
  • Operate airline communications equipment.
  • Communicate and interface with customer.
  • Document the testing and repairs using computer and bar-coding equipment.
  • Assist in tracking the spare inventory.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or upper management.
  • HS diploma or GED is
  • Airframe & Powerplant License, or a related certificate of equal value is
  • Must be able to pass a background and drug screening (marijuana included).
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be open to most shifts. (Night shift or Graveyard shift included. Airports are a 24/7 operation)
  • 0–1-year experience in a mechanical or electrical technician position through work or school his preferred but not required.
  • General knowledge of fundamental electrical mechanics or related experience acquired through commercial aviation, military experience or technical school education is highly preferred, but not required.
  • 1 + years of IFE or avionics experience is highly preferred, but not required.
  • Must have the ability to climb and work from ladder or platform, and endure sitting, standing, bending or twisting for extended periods.
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to operate under extreme weather conditions and in confined spaces for extended periods.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions, procedures, blueprints, diagrams, manuals and to comprehend and follow verbal instruction in English.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Panasonic Avionics Corporation At A Glance

Panasonic Avionics takes entertainment to new heights. The company, which is a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation of North America, makes in-flight entertainment and communications systems that allow airborne passengers to get their fix of live TV, movies, music, interactive games, and travel guides. Its Global Communications Suite offers internet access, telephone service, and broadband connectivity. Customers include most commercial airline carriers and aircraft manufacturers, such as Airbus and Boeing. Panasonic Avionics has operations in the US, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East. Mission: At Panasonic, we begin with our airline customers’ essential needs in mind, asking them where they want to go, listening carefully, and then working to fulfill those needs. We innovate with purpose, backed by unmatched industry knowledge and driven by a “can do” attitude that inspires creative solutions. We have a vested interest in our customers’ success, which is why provide long-term, proactive product support and global service.
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