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PDS Tech Inc Avionics Service Center Technician in Auburn, Washington

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Avionics Service Center Technician in Auburn, WA

A leading supplier of state of the art avionics systems for both commercial and military applications has an opening for an Avionics Service Center Technician.

The qualified candidate will be repairing avionics equipment (circuit card and component level) in one or more areas of the following technologies - COM/NAV, Surveillance, Weather Radar, Autopilot, and Multifunction Displays.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up and operate precision test equipment for alignment, troubleshooting and testing of electronic equipment and systems.

  • Possess a working knowledge of standard test equipment, oscilloscopes, ohmmeters, signal generators, spectrum analyzers etc., as well as a working knowledge of custom made test equipment including automatic test equipment.

  • Have a basic understanding of advanced test equipment functions.

  • Reprogram replacement equipment, determines possible failures.-Be proficient in through-hole soldering techniques.

  • Have a working knowledge of various avionics systems, basic electronics theories and associated circuitry and components.

  • Align and adjust advanced electrical components on units being tested to ensure proper functioning of electrical circuits, utilizing established test procedures.

  • Analyze circuitry and physically check wiring and operation of various electronic parts, units, and system components necessary to locate malfunction causes found during testing of components, equipment or systems.

  • Performs difficult electrical/mechanical repair operations consisting of disassembly and assembly of units.

  • Determine requirements and install modifications as set forth by Service Bulletin or other authorized documentation.

  • Properly prioritize time to meet production needs as assigned by senior technicians, leads and management.

  • Follows all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations applicable to Service Center Operations.

  • Maintain adequate and current knowledge of applicable FAR/EASA regulations as well as legal and contractual obligations.

  • Follow safety requirements and perform duties in accordance with all safety procedures. Participates in the facility safety program.

  • May be required to perform related duties as assigned.

  • Accept training as needed to work other areas of the shop as workloads shifts.

  • Access advanced test equipment functions.

  • Reprogram replacement equipment, determine possible failures.


  • Minimum 3 years of avionics component repair experience, desire/preference for experienced RF/Digital technician.

  • H.S. Diploma or Associates Degree or equivalent Military/Trade School. Military experience and/or FCC License a plus

  • Direct avionics bench (component) repair experience

  • On Wing Aircraft Maintenance involving removing and replacing avionics equipment is not the desired experience but repairing the components inside of the avionics box is desired.

  • Need component level troubleshoot ecxpereince

  • Repair experience in one or more of the following technologies is highly desired – COM/NAV, Surveillance,Weather Radar Autopilot, and Multifunction Displays.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.