Epic Aircraft

Avionics Technician - R&D / Flight Test - Bend

Bend, OR
Epic Aircraft is a general aviation aircraft manufacturer headquartered in Bend, Oregon that is owne

Job Description

Avionics Technician - R&D / Flight Test

Posted: Sunday, 6/2/2024

WHO WE ARE

Epic Aircraft, based in beautiful Bend, Oregon, is the leading designer and manufacturer of high performance, all composite, six-seat single-engine turboprop aircraft. We're seeking talented and creative individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace and/or composite technology industries.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

As a member of the Engineering Team, responsibilities of theAvionics Technicianwill includetroubleshooting, installation, wiring, and maintenance. You will also oversee the assembly of wiring harnesses, read and interpret wiring schematics, perform electrical checkouts of various systems, and be able to troubleshoot electrical issues.Other expectations may include:

  • Usehand tools and a computer-based job processing system to complete work
  • Troubleshoot software and hardware issues at bench assembly and on the aircraft
  • Creation and vetting of basic wiring schematics to help engineering and production
  • Interface with Engineering personnel and provide solutions
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TEAM

  • Avionics experience is required
  • Experience withaircraft electrical systems is required
  • Proficient with using hand toolsand fasteners
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot basic problems
  • Experience with harness making and or modification
  • Knowledge of other aircraft systems such as hydraulics, flight controls, and major components helpful
  • Basic knowledge of avionics tooling
  • Ability to understand and interpret electrical engineering drawings
  • Follow directions and execute processes with minimal direction
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to follow CADdrawings & electrical schematics
  • A "can-do" teachable attitude with a willingness to help any person on the team with any task
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer without sponsorship now or in the future

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Mid-level up to experienced position in Aircraft Maintenance
  • Competitive Wages: $24-$42/hr. DOE
  • On-the-job training and advancement opportunities
  • Shift: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Three (3) weeks of paid time off (Includes a paid week off between Christmas and New Year)
  • Seven (7) paid holidays
  • Discretionary year-end bonus
  • 100% paid health, vision, and dental benefits for employees & 50% for dependents
  • 401K retirement plan with a 3% matching program
  • Pay increases based on performance
  • Friendly team environment and fun company events

Epic Aircraft At A Glance

Epic Aircraft is a general aviation aircraft manufacturer headquartered in Bend, Oregon that is owned by the Russian company Engineering LLC. The company is developing its first FAA certified model for sale.Since 2004, Epic has manufactured and sold kits for high performance experimental models, notably the 1,200 hp (895 kW) Pratt & Whitney Canada PT-6 powered Epic LT. Following a reorganization in 2010, construction on airplanes was resumed and new orders were accepted.
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