For those considering a career in electronics maintenance and installation of equipment and systems related to the aviation field, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given ECPI University the “seal of approval” for the Electronics Engineering Technology program at the Virginia Beach campus. The accreditation team from the FAA spent three days evaluating the curriculum at ECPI University in 2010. The partnership means that when the FAA has internships or job openings, students from an accredited college receive priority in review.
ECPI University is the only school in Virginia with the bachelor’s and associate’s program accreditation from the FAA.
According to the FAA, more than 9,000 technical operations employees make sure that more than 41,000 pieces of equipment operate every day. Technical Operations Services supports the delivery and efficient flight services to customers through responsive and cost effective maintenance of the National Airspace System (NAS) facilities, systems, and equipment.
Technical Operations – Collegiate Training Initiative (TO-CTI) hires students from FAA approved colleges and trade schools for entry-level positions in support of the following jobs:
- Airway Transportation Systems Specialist
- Computer Systems Specialist
- Electronics Engineer
- Electronic Technician
- Environmental Protection Specialist
- Engineering Technician
- General Engineer