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RTX Corporation Avionics Electronics Technician - 2nd Shift (Onsite) in Federal Way, Washington

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United States of America


HWA33: Federal Way, WA 32125 32nd Avenue South , Federal Way, WA, 98001-9345 USA

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The Avionics Electronics Technician will participate in high-level technical work with little or no instruction. Responsible to perform testing, troubleshooting, repair, and modification of various moderate to complex electronic avionics equipment in in an FAA regulated environment and in accordance with Collins Aerospace Workmanship and Quality Standards, including products returned from airlines, dealers, airframes and/or end users for service under close or general supervision.

This is a 2nd Shift position with the following hours: Monday through Friday, 2 PM to 10:30 PM.


  • Set up and operate precision test equipment for alignment, troubleshooting and testing of electrical equipment and systems. Possess a working knowledge of standard test equipment, oscilloscopes, ohmmeters, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, etc., as well as a working knowledge of custom made test equipment, including automated test equipment.

  • Follow written procedures and demonstrate proper use of hand tools and measuring devices.

  • Follow blueprints, guidelines, and/or diagrams to ensure product specifications and tolerance levels are met.

  • Troubleshooting and testing of repair units.

  • Aligns and adjusts advanced electronic components on units being repaired to ensure proper functioning of electronic circuits, utilizing established calibration procedures .

  • Utilizes SAP and other MRO computer programs.

  • Participate on project teams.

  • Apply technical expertise in the evaluation, development, maintenance and use of complex products, devices, tests, or procedures under changing conditions where problem solving skills and judgments are required.

  • Must be highly-motivated and dedicated to exceeding customer expectations.

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Utilize analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

  • Successfully work as a team member supporting work completion in a fast-paced environment.

  • Conduct written and verbal communication with technicians, engineering, and leadership within the MRO.

  • Responsible for a moderate level of planning.

    This position is considered safety sensitive in accordance with FAA guidelines. Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per FAA’s regulation 14 CFR part 120, as well as 49 CFR part 40.


  • Typically requires a HS diploma or AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience or in the absence of a HS diploma, GED or AA/AS degree, 8 years of relevant experience.

  • U.S. Person (U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or granted refugee or asylee status) as defined here:

  • Must have an electronics background or education with 2+ years complimentary work history in a manufacturing or service environment.

  • Electronics maintenance industry experience or education required.

  • Must have prior experience troubleshooting electronics equipment.


  • AAS degree in electronics and/or prior military experience strongly preferred.

  • 2+ years experience with aviation electronic equipment repair or manufacturing is preferred.

  • Experience reviewing CMM/SB documentation.

  • Electronic maintenance industry experience.

  • Testing/Troubleshooting experience.


*Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance.

• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees.

• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option.

• Tuition reimbursement program.

• Student Loan Repayment Program.

• Life insurance and disability coverage.

• Optional coverages you can buy pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection.

• Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits.

• Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning.

• Adoption Assistance.         

• Autism Benefit.

• Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions.

• Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program.

• Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits.

• Bright Horizons, child and elder care services.

• Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program.

• And more! 

Learn More and Apply Now!

Diversity drives innovation: inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

Minimum Program Qualifications

  • Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application

  • Have prior experience in functional area of interest

  • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances flight deck solutions, airborne communications, vision systems, sensors and fire protection for commercial and military customers around the world. That means we’re helping people reach their destination safely and keeping pilots, passengers, flight crews, airlines, airports and military personnel connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

The salary range for this role is 44,000 USD - 102,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.