Aircraft Avionics Installation Technician - Peterborough Location
Flying Colours Corp - FCCN
Peterborough, ON
Flying Colours Corp is a global leader in all aspects of aircraft completions and maintenance. With facilities in Canada, USA, and Singapore our continued growth and success is driven by our talented workforce that embody our core values: integrity, innovation and flexibility.

Due to continued growth in our businesses, we have a requirement for an Aircraft Avionics Installation Technician to join our Team at our Peterborough, Ontario location.

General Accountability

Responsible for assisting in the removal/installation a and setup of avionics electrical components, fabrication of wire harnesses, installations, terminations, and ring-out.

Specific Accountabilities

Assists in installations, modifications, and the fabrication of wiring and electrical components, fixtures, and associated equipment in accordance with wire schematics, work instructions, and engineering drawings. Specific tasks may include:
Marking the wires using a laser wire labelling machine;
Sorting, combing and tying wires into specific bundles;
Installing clamps, tie-wraps and associated hardware;
Terminating wires with appropriate pins and connectors;
Perform checks to ensure wires are accounted for and correctly connected in accordance with applicable released wiring diagram.
Maintains required logs and records.
Completes tasks within allotted time frame.
Reports any issues/concerns to Crew Leader/Manager in a timely fashion.
Ensures that work completed meets applicable regulatory requirements, customer specifications and FCC policies and procedures.
Checks all work and ensures a defective free assembly prior to final inspection.
Complies with the company FOD program, tool control program, and all internal administration, quality and safety policies and procedures.
Maintains a neat and orderly work area.
Properly care for and maintain shop equipment and tools.
Performs Aircraft Incoming and Delivery Inspections for Cabin Management Systems.
Performs other duties as assigned by Crew Leader/Management.

Experience and Education Requirements

Completion of secondary school is required.
Completion of College/CEGEP/vocational/technical training in avionics is an asset.
Minimum of 3 years of basic electrical/electronic experience or completion of College/CEGEP in electrical techniques.


Ability to interpret engineering drawings, wiring diagrams, and work instructions.
Knowledge of software loading for Cabin Management and System Configuration.
Ability to set-up hand held devices and operating systems.
Ability to understand and follow direction with minimal supervision.
Ability to work as part of a team, where tasks may be shared or reallocated daily.
Good mobility, manual dexterity and physical condition to work in areas within the aircraft where access may be limited.
Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and written.
Ability to trouble-shoot and problem-solve.
Ability to maintain professional work habits at all times.
Excellent planning, organization and coordination skills.
Strong attention to detail.

Working Conditions

Regular periods during which there is continuous physical effort required, e.g., walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
Exposure to factors such as temperature variations, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, noise, and materials which cause periods of discomfort.
Regular need to give concentrated close attention, with one or two senses at a time, where stimuli are changing.
Noticeable pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.
Work in confined spaces and elevated heights when required.

Working Hours

This is a full-time FT position where hours will change due to business operational needs and flexibility is required. The rotational shift is 2 weeks on days then 2 weeks on afternoons.

Day Shift: 7am to 4pm
Afternoon Shift: 3pm to 12am


We offer competitive compensation to qualified and highly motivated candidates. Please note that applicants for these positions must have current status to work in Canada in order to be considered for this opportunity.

How to Apply

Please apply online at

While we appreciate all resumes received, we can only contact directly those applicants under consideration for interview.

Flying Colours Corp. is proud to participate in the Legislated Employment Equity Program LEEP. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including candidates representing the four designated groups: Women, member of Visible Minorities, Aboriginal Peoples and Persons with Disabilities.