Repair Technician I
Lake Forest , California
December 29, 2017
Panasonic Avionics is the world leader in in-flight entertainment and communications, with most systems installed, most airlines served, and the industries deepest knowledge base, developed with over 35 years of consistent product innovation and committed customer service.

Job Summary

Perform routine tasks to ensure repair shop quality standards are met by calibration, testing, troubleshooting and repair of parts, components, circuits and mechanical assemblies. Recognize failures and set-up problems and determines the need for appropriate verification.

Major Responsibilities

Perform the set-up, calibration, testing, and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments, and mechanical assemblies.
• Perform hand set-ups for digital tests. Recognize failures and set-up problems, and determine the need for appropriate verification.
• Record required information on all repairs and publication discrepancies.
• Test and troubleshoot complex analog and digital electronics systems to the component level.
• Position and align parts and components. Secure them in place or remove them using appropriate, various methods including soldering, crimping, fastening, gluing, etc.
• Install assemblies in cases or cabinets.
• Generate repair cost quotation worksheets to be transmitted to end customer.
• Assess design configuration status of units under repair by referencing engineering documentation and maintenance manuals.
• Identify and navigate to appropriate electronic engineering and maintenance documentation to conduct repair actions.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements
• Must be able to test and troubleshoot complex analog and digital electronics systems to the component level and secure or remove parts using various methods such as soldering, crimping, fastening and gluing.
• Ability to operate programmable auto-testers, samplers, real-time oscilloscopes, pulse generators, meters, power supplies, and special test fixtures. Ability to use Volt-ohm meters, frequency meters, distortion analyzers, audio and video signal generator, and semi-automatic test equipment.
• Identify and utilize appropriate engineering documentation and maintenance manuals to assess design configuration and to conduct repair actions.
• Understanding of electronic circuit design for fault isolation and troubleshooting.
• Ability to work on miniature electromechanical devices using common hand tools.
• Understanding of soldering techniques on surface mount technology where acrylic conformal coating is used is required.
• Knowledgeable with the use of power tools.
• Effectively communicate with shop supervision, Engineering and Quality departments to solve technical repair problems.
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal.
• Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
• Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks.
• Works on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment.
• May receive detailed instructions on work.

Education/Experience Requirements
• High School Diploma or equivalent internationally recognized qualification.
• Recognized technical qualification or relevant experience. (In U.S., Associates Degree in Electronics or Electronics Technology preferred or equivalent military education and experience.)
• 0-3 years bench experience in an electronic systems repair environment.

Other Requirements
• Ability to travel up to 10-20% of the time to domestic and/or international locations.

Location/Division: 26200 Enterprise Way, Lake Forest, CA 92630, USA Job Requisition: 1700376

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