Avionics Technicians:

Install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $49,550.00
Average Time to Fill 42 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 446
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 12.93 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Install lead-in wires to control boxes and other components
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Fabricate components for precision instruments
Fabricate electrical parts or fixtures
Construct electrical parts or fixtures
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Apply flux to workpiece before soldering or brazing
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Adjust measuring or control devices
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Assemble electrical components, subsystems, or systems
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured aircraft products by hand
Set-up electronic systems test equipment
Connect electrical components or equipment

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Aircraft Maintenance
Aerospace Industry Knowledge
Assembly / Fabrication Of Wire Harnesses
Project Management
Aircraft Electrical Systems
Quality Assurance and Control
Power Plant Operations
Mechanical Engineering

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