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Aviation Electronics Technician

Nebraska Department of Transportation Kearney, NE

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Are you naturally good at installing and repairing complex technology? NDOT is seeking an Aviation Electronics Technician that is a passionate, motivated self-directed aviation enthusiast that wants to be part of something bigger than themselves. We're looking for individuals with a high acumen for installing and repairing complex electronic equipment required for aviation navigation and weather reporting systems. The work is rewarding and involves working with communications, computers, navigational systems, visual aids and other electronic equipment both on and off airports within the National Air Space System. 

The mission of the Nebraska DOT is to provide the best possible transportation system for the movement of people and goods that promotes safety, mobility, and economic growth, which enhances the quality of life for all Nebraskans. Our culture is vibrant, and teammates feel valued as an individual and as part of our team. We have good people who share a sense of pride and are excited to make a difference in the lives of fellow Nebraskans. NDOT offers competitive benefits including sick and vacation time, flex time, health insurance, an employer contribution to retirement, wellness incentives, paid professional licensure fees and memberships and career development opportunities.

Examples of Work

The Aviation Electronics Technician will: Use schematic diagrams, blueprint drawings, maintenance manuals and factory publications to operate, modify, test and repair complex electronic equipment required for aviation navigation and weather reporting systems. Perform construction, installation, preventive maintenance inspection, analysis of meter readings, troubleshooting, repair or replacement of malfunctioning parts or equipment. Possess knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment and computer hardware and software application. Training or instruction and study of the navigational aids listed below, in order to obtain and maintain certifications required to install, maintain and repair these systems. Types of navigational aids includes: VHF Omnidirectional Radio Range [VOR], Nondirectional Radio Beacon [NDB], Distance Measuring Equipment [DME] and Automated Weather Observation Systems [AWOS].

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: High school education or equivalent plus five years experience in electronics. Graduation from a recognized vocational technical school in electronics may be substituted for two years experience in electronics. A FCC General Radio Telephone operators license is required. SPECIAL NOTE: Applicants not possessing the FCC license may be considered, however the applicant must acquire the license during the probationary period.

PREFERRED: A solid concept of math and algebra. 

OTHER: Valid driver's license.  Overnight travel for multiple times a month

Nebraska Department of Transportation


Kearney, NE



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