2019-015 - Avionics Technician - Coulson Aircrane Ltd.

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2019-015 - Avionics Technician - Coulson Aircrane Ltd.

Post by Coulson Aircrane » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:06 pm

JOB POSTING: 2019-015 POSITION #: _______________

JOB TITLE: Avionics Technician

COMPANY: Coulson Aviation

REPORTS TO: Vice President - Coulson Aviation


At Coulson, we know that our employees are our strongest asset. Guided by a successful past and a long-term innovative vision for growth, our future success will be driven by our people and our strategic approach to our work.

Aircraft fire fighting and developing new industrial technologies are much more than pieces of metal and components; we at Coulson are determined to make a difference saving lives and homes. In addition, we strive to improve the environment we share globally.

Family owned and operated since 1960, the Coulson Group of Companies began with Forestry in British Columbia. During the 1990s, Coulson expanded into Aviation and, led by a pioneering management team, we have become one of the foremost Aviation Fire Fighting Companies in the world. We operate in the USA and Australia, and we expect to expand to other countries around the world.

In addition to Aviation, Coulson has pursued other endeavours, the most recent of which has been Coulson Ice Blast, an industrial cleaning technology that has applications in many industries. In fact, Coulson was recently recognized with awards for our ground-breaking technology.


Due to our rapid business growth, we are looking for experienced Aerospace Design Engineers to join our team.

This position is responsible for providing repair/installation services on a variety of avionics and electrical systems including those found on: Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Bombardier, Sikorsky aircraft. Preparing Avionics for modifications, troubleshooting, and repairs on aircraft. Ensuring OEM, customer and regulatory quality standards are met for all aspects. Reviewing, interpreting and following technical documentation is required. The ability to produce quality work within predetermined time constraints is part of this position.

This position is based in Port Alberni BC.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Maintenance & installation of avionics and electrical systems fitted to aircraft assigned to in accordance with applicable installation drawings and/or manufacturer’s maintenance and installation manuals.
• Troubleshooting and ensuring operational performance and standards of the entire helicopter
• Ensuring all applicable AD’s, SB’s, modifications, SL’s, etc. are complied with.
• Record work on company build sheets or applicable forms.
• Develop work methods, procedures, and standards, if necessary.
• Following established maintenance techniques and adhering to standards.
• Perform regular cleaning and maintenance of machines and tools.
• Tag all parts serviceable or unserviceable.
• Keep the work area clean and tidy.
• Carries out other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

• Minimum two (2) experience with maintenance and installation of avionics and related electrical systems.
• Previous avionics and electrical systems experience on Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Bombardier, Sikorsky aircraft products preferred.
• Thorough understanding of all technical documents such as technical bulletins, alert service bulletins, etc.
• Understanding of Canadian Aviation Regulations.
• Hands-on electrical experience.
• Ability to work independently and within a team environment.


Please submit your resume with a cover letter outlining your experience and salary expectations to jobs@coulsongroup.com. Please quote “2019-016 – Avionics Technician” in the subject line.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


In addition to a competitive salary, Coulson provides excellent benefits as part of its Total Compensation Package. These include medical and dental benefits, pension, and the possibility for bonuses. Moreover, Coulson Group values and strongly encourages its employees to maintain a positive Work-Life Balance, creating an environment that champions creativity and autonomy.

We are proud of our team and encourage a respectful workplace where everyone is treated with dignity and all ideas are welcome. Moreover, we support growth within the company and provide opportunities for advancement.

We support diversity, equity and a workplace that is free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to providing accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation through any element of the competition process, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Port Alberni is a jewel nestled in the Alberni Valley, offering many outdoor activities during your down time, including water sports, camping, hiking, snowshoeing, and others. With lakes, the Inlet, and mountains all around, you will never run out of things to do here. There is a movie theatre that is currently undergoing renovations, and many shops owned and operated by local residents. You will also find some of the most delicious seafood right here in town at one of our many local restaurants.

If you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway, Tofino and Ucluelet are a mere two-hour drive West of town. Or, if you’re not looking for waves, Nanaimo is only an hour East, while Victoria is less than three hours South. Both offer big city shopping opportunities in addition to a wide variety of arts, entertainment, dining, and cultural activities. The Comox Valley is also less than two hours Northeast of the Valley, offering mountain biking, skiing, caving, and other outdoor activities. And let’s not forget those adorable goats on the roof at Coombs!

Centrally located, Port Alberni offers you the benefits of a small town – affordable real estate, anyone? – with the ability to play outside and experience big city life nearby.
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