Aircraft electrician at ARTS



A single modern aircraft contains up to 500 kilometers of cable connecting all the electrical systems with one another. An aircraft mechanic's job is to ensure that these avionics systems are running smoothly at all times. Find your dream job as aircraft electrician at ARTS!

Start as aircraft electrician at ARTS

10 % 

of ARTS employees are aircraft electricans.

500 km of cable

are laid by aircraft electricians in the Airbus A380.

3 ½ years

of training are needed for this job in Germany.

Opportunities for aircraft electricians

ARTS aircraft electricians work in the fields of production, maintenance, and refurbishing of existing airliners. To verify the operative readiness of avionics and other components, our aircraft electricians employ various diagnostic and testing software, and replace defective parts as required. In addition, the aircraft electricians at ARTS are tasked with the installation and configuration of new electrical assemblies. This includes various sensor systems, hydraulics and pneumatic control elements, but also radar systems and autopilot. They are required to lay down electrical, data, and signal lines or replace entire wiring harnesses.

Since the safety implications are significant, these tasks require strict security and quality controls. ARTS aircraft electricians are certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA): with the CAT-A and CAT-B licences, they are authorized to give clearance for avionics and other aircraft systems following task completion.

Projects of our aircraft electricians

Airbus Operations is one of our clients in Hamburg, where our aircraft electricians are directly involved in the manufacture of numerous Airbus aircraft types. They also support Airbus Defence and Space at the Bremen site in the assembly of the Airbus A400M and in Donauwörth Airbus Helicopters on the complete series of rotary-wing aircraft. ARTS aircraft electricians also assist our client Airbus Defence and Space, situated in Manching, to assemble and maintain the Eurofighter and other military aircraft.

Application as aircraft electricians

Aircraft electricians at ARTS should meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Successfully completed vocational training as an aircraft electrician or avionics technician

  • Alternatively, training and experience in a related field

  • Several years of on-the-job experience

  • Willingness to work in shifts

  • Independent and team-oriented work ethic

  • Fluent German and basic English proficiency

Further information

To support our teams we are constantly looking for aircraft electricians. Further job related information can be found in each individual job offer. If you cannot find a suitable position in our job board, we welcome your unsolicited application.

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