Mountain View, CA

Avionics Technician

PLEASE NOTE: This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary and bonus structure with full benefits package. 

Avionics Technician

We are seeking an Avionics Technician with experience in the research and development of flight vehicles in Mountain View, CA.  In order to help advance our goal of bringing revolutionary airships to life, the Avionics Technician will work directly with appropriate company personnel to organize, plan, and execute the installation and troubleshooting of all electrical systems. This position will also provide flight operational support as required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinating, planning, and performing systems integration activities on the flight vehicle, ensuring all work is conducted in accordance with engineering data, manufacturer’s publications, and FAA guidelines
  • Collaborating with engineering during system integrations, initial systems checks, and flight operations to troubleshoot and execute repairs to all electrical systems
  • Leading small teams during the avionics/electrical portion of systems integration and assist in other subsystems as needed
  • Fabricating high quality, high-reliability wire harnesses and electro-mechanical assemblies for cockpit systems integration, flight control system installation, fuel and lifting gas management systems, and ESC/BMS controls
  • Reading, interpreting, and working from drawings and controlled documentation including wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and mechanical drawings for the assembly and integration of wiring harnesses
  • Participating in line maintenance activities during flight operations
  • Maintaining all airship maintenance records in accordance with current FAA regulations
  • Managing spare parts, consumable inventories, and tool control
  • Maintaining all airship maintenance equipment, hydraulic power packs, maintenance platforms, and any additional equipment used to support the airship


  • Minimum 5 years avionics experience with a concentration on R&D flight vehicles
  • Maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting experience on electrical wiring harnesses
  • Previous cockpit avionics retrofit experience
  • Knowledge of high voltage electrical, ESC, BMS, and batteries
  • Previous experience managing installation teams
  • Compliant with all environmental health and safety policies and procedures
  • Proficient in using tools such as multimeters, crimpers, high voltage testers, calibrated tools, calipers, micrometers, torque wrenches, and other hand tools
  • Proficient in operating man lifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts, and maintenance platforms
  • Familiarity with Google Suite (Gmail, Drive, Sheets) and other basic technology
  • Ability to get DOT driver license

Preferred Qualifications

FAA Airframe and Powerplant license preferred

  • Location: Mountain View, CA
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Marc Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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