Avionics Technician / Installer

Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Los Angeles, CA (VNY)

  • Job Title: Avionics Technician / Installer I
  • Department:  Maintenance
  • Location: Van Nuys, CA
  • Reports to: Avionics Manager
  • Salary Range: $38.00/hour – $49.00/hourly
  • Status: Full-time
  • FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Clay Lacy Aviation is looking for a strong “Avionics Technician/Installer I” to join our team. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years of Military or Corporate Aircraft Avionics experience. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive, and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

 Position Summary

The technician is responsible to the Avionics Manager / Avionics Supervisor to ensure that tasks assigned are carried out according to Repair Station Manual procedures and manufacturer specifications. Each technician will be properly certified by FAR Part 145.151 to perform maintenance, preventative maintenance, upgrades, and alterations.


  • Be thoroughly familiar with the contents of the Repair Station Manual and the Quality Manual.
  • Perform tasks as assigned by the Avionics Manager, Avionics Supervisor, or Lead
  • Ensure all tasks assigned and completed conform to industry standards, OEM Technical Data & Clay Lacy Aviation RSM / QCM Manuals.
  • Comply with all safety, efficiency, and quality standards, including HAZMAT and OSHA.
  • Maintain shop equipment and tooling.
  • Maintain personal appearance and uniforms to company standards.
  • Avionics Systems Testing, Troubleshooting, Maintenance & Installations
  • Keep the shop, workspaces, and aircraft work areas clean and organized.
  • As directed by the Avionics Manager, Avionics Supervisor and Lead Technicians.


Airframe license preferred.


Minimum of 2 to 5 years of Military or Corporate Aircraft Avionics experience

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to learn New Airframes, Cabin Management/Entertainment Systems and Avionics systems.
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Accountable, trustworthy, and dependable.
  • Must be comfortable working as part of a team for the benefit of the entire group
  • Must be able to interpret wiring diagrams and electrical schematics
  • Must have experience in Installations & Troubleshooting and have a good understanding of Avionics & Electrical Systems, Operations, and Interfacing
  • Willing to travel and provide on-call & weekend support when required or as scheduled
  • Must have experience, knowledge, and understanding of hand tooling, wire strippers and crimpers
  • Must possess own tooling
  • Military Avionics schooling & experience will be considered
  • Airframe licenses preferred


We are committed to supporting employees in their adoption of a healthier and more active lifestyle. We understand the contribution each employee makes to our accomplishments and so our goal is to provide a comprehensive program of competitive benefits to attract and retain the best employees available.

Through our benefits programs, we strive to support the needs of our employees and their dependents by providing a benefit package that is easy to understand, easy to access, and affordable for all our employees.

Our benefits are a valuable part of the total rewards that Clay Lacy Aviation offers you and your families. We offer you a robust benefits package and other resources that help you take care of yourself and your family.

  • Health Insurance – HMO and PPO options available
  • Dental Insurance – HMO and PPO options available
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation/Time Off
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays (9)
  • 401K Plan
  • Floating Holidays (2)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection Services
  • Employee Discounts to retailers, restaurants, and theme parks
  • Uber for Business

Equal Opportunity Employer

Clay Lacy Aviation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit claylacy.com