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Avionics Technician A&P

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Technician


Panama City, Florida, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AFO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AFO provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AFO sustains mission readiness and ensures quality of life by maintaining high value assets and operations at peak performance and successfully manages these operations through accurately forecasting, managing, and aggressively controlling costs.

As an AFO employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO) is seeking an Avionics Technician for the United States Air Force Contractor Logistics Support contract at Tyndall AFB in Panama City, FL.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots to determine malfunctions on aircraft avionics components and electrical systems components, such as airborne navigation/communication systems, weather radar, autopilot, compass systems, telemetry systems and surveillance radar systems and accessories component level.
  • Uses all mandated safety equipment and complies with all safety requirements in accordance with company and government regulations and guidelines.
  • Completes all checklists, forms and reports as required in accordance with the company, government and FAA regulations and guidelines.
  • Participates in on-the-job training with onsite personnel.
  • Tests and troubleshoots instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, or voltmeters.
  • Keeps and maintains records of maintenance and repair work.
  • Lays out installation of aircraft assemblies and systems, following documentation such as blueprints, manuals, and wiring diagrams.
  • Assists co-workers and those in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in analyzing and developing troubleshooting plans is a must.
  • Must have at least 5 years of practical experience operating as a Licensed A&P.
  • Must have 5 years’ experience sea surveillance radars and telemetry systems.
  • Must be able to read and interpret wiring diagrams.
  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Must pass airport security background checks and travel for work as required.
  • He/she must hold the appropriate licenses.
  • Shall possess the knowledge and ability necessary to perform routine and other work required.
  • Ability to frequently be required to stand, walk, continually utilize hand and finger dexterity, climb, balance, bend, or crawl; occasionally from height and in precarious places.
  • Be able to frequently lift/push/carry items less than 25 pounds/ up to 25 pounds/ up to 50 pounds/ more than 50 pounds.
  • Aware he/she will be working near moving mechanical parts as well as around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals while exposed to loud noises.
  • Utilize visual acuity to operate equipment and read technical information.
  • Be exposed to weather conditions outside as well as non-weather conditions such as extreme heat or cold.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Exhibits positive, courteous behavior with customers, businesses, and co-workers.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3894