Avionics Bench Technician
Canwest Aerospace - Langley, BC

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CanWest Aerospace is a premiere independent aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider in North America, successfully supporting helicopter and fixed-wing operators around the globe.

With more than a decade of MRO experience, CanWest Aerospace holds approvals from Transport Canada (TC) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as an approved MRO provider; specializing in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

JOB TITLE: Avionics – Bench technician
REPORTS TO: Director of Maintenance

The responsibility of the Avionics – Bench technician is to assist in the Inspection, Repair and Maintenance of Aircraft and Aeronautical products being maintained or repaired by the company.


  • Carry out tasks under the direction and supervision of the Maintenance Manager or his/her delegate
  • To carry out the maintenance functions in accordance with the approved data provided
  • To report Deficiencies or defects found during the inspection and repair aeronautical products
  • Troubleshoot avionics, electrical, and medical wiring systems to engineering schematic specifications.
  • Operationally test avionics and electrical systems per manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Troubleshoot and repair avionics systems to a component level on the bench.
  • Assists on design activities, assists with planning installation/repair modifications.
  • Assists in Transport Canada documentation – action procedures (Work order, TCCA Form one, aircraft weight and balance, equipment list changes, log book entries, parts recording, documentation changes).
  • Assists with planning and documenting in-flight testing, certification, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


  • Contribute to the high standard of maintenance carried out by the company
  • Maintain the high morale and sense of shared direction of the Company
  • Project a positive image of your work and Company
  • A sense of ownership in your work
  • Commitment to professional as well as ongoing personal and professional growth


  • 2+ years RF technician experience an asset, formal electronics/avionics training
  • Able to follow directions provided by the Maintenance manager and his/her delegate
  • Ability to operate various forms of tooling and test equipment
  • Very self initiated, self motivated and well organized
  • Team orientated with creativity and ability to see projects through
  • Highly efficient, effective and creative
  • Efficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and AutoCAD
  • Efficient in computer based manuals and must be able to navigate through vendor data to find necessary information

About this company
CanWest Aerospace is a premiere independent aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider in North America, successfully...