Life at Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics

Life at True Blue Power

Located in the Air Capital of the World and the San Fernando Valley, our facilities in Wichita, Kansas and Chatsworth, California offer great places to live and work. Both cities are located in areas with progressive business climates, exceptional education options and plenty of leisure activities. There’s something to suit everyone, from a single person to a growing family. Together, we bring confidence and innovation to aviators everywhere. When you join our team, you’ll have the opportunity to think differently and move our industry forward. We understand the importance of a healthy and happy lifestyle, diverse work environment, and contributing to our local community.

"Be a part of something bigger. Our employees are the best in the industry — working together to achieve a common goal, supporting one another, and focusing on inclusivity."

Fly with us

Represent one of the most trusted, most respected, and most requested brands in aviation. We are committed to quality, service, integrity, and professionalism. Our employees are the foundation for our continued success. You’ll have the opportunity to serve customers in the general, business, commercial, defense, special mission, UAV, all-electric, hybrid-electric and eVTOL markets.

Professionalism

Join an organization that fosters mutual respect, communication, strong work ethic, and a good work/life balance. We believe positive employee relations are key to cultivating a safe and productive workplace for you and your colleagues.

Integrity

Work with people you can trust. We do what we say and demonstrate strong principles and values.

Quality

Rise to meet the highest standards. Lives depend on the quality of our work and our new products exceed stringent FAA certification requirements.

Customer Service

Help your customers find solutions.We provide rapid response to overhaul, exchange, or repair needs, and have a 99.9% on-time delivery for OEM shipments.

"We have several ways to show our appreciation for our employees. Bonuses, free lunch events, and prizes are just a few of the ways we celebrate our team."

Benefits & Perks

Insurance

We value you and your family’s health. Our comprehensive insurance benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, and more — with low deductibles, co-pays, and premiums. Our insurance plans offer medical (two plan options), prescription, dental, and eyewear coverage.

You can also choose from voluntary insurance plans which offer life and AD&D, long-term disability, critical illness, accident, and identity protection. Additionally, we offer Flexible Spending Accounts that allow you to save on payroll deductions before taxes are applied.

Time Off

Ensuring you have the time you need to maintain a healthy work/life balance is one of our top priorities. We encourage you to take time to rest and reset. Our company offers a competitive accrual schedule for Paid Time Off (PTO) which is earned and available for use from the beginning of employment. Unused PTO carries over year to year, and we have a high PTO cap of 400 hours. We offer paid programs for parental leave and bereavement. We provide 8 paid holidays throughout the year to help you spend time with your loved ones and recharge your batteries!

Retirement

Plan for your future and your retirement. We offer a 401(k) plan with both Traditional and Roth options, along with a company match. Employees receive a bonus based upon years of service at normal retirement age.

Health and Wellness

We are committed to helping you stay healthy. Our award-winning wellness programs are focused on creating a healthier workplace for everyone. Programs include a health club membership with partial reimbursement provided and on-site annual flu shots, and biometric screenings. We offer wellness incentives such as sponsored walk events, an employee step challenge, and an employee weight loss challenge. In addition, we provide an Employee Assistance Program that offers free confidential counseling sessions, daily life assistance, and legal services.

Other Benefits and Perks

Employees receive an anniversary bonus at each milestone anniversary. These bonuses are given every 5 years and increase at each milestone. In addition to the anniversary bonus, we offer referral bonuses, a Thanksgiving bonus, and a holiday bonus.

Our employees enjoy company-provided catered luncheons throughout the year, including our popular Summer Food Truck Fest.

We celebrate our employees’ birthdays every month with complimentary fruit and donuts, and at the end of the year we provide large cash prizes at the December luncheon.

"Our employees voted us one of the Best Places to Work. We offer a great work/life balance, an employee-centric culture, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits.

The average tenure of our workforce is 12 years, and 36% of our employees have been with us for more than 15 years. We love it here and think you will too."

"We’re committed to giving back to our communities. We foster a culture committed to community involvement. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in a variety of organizations that encourage philanthropy and volunteerism."

Community Involvement

Community Campaigns

Get involved. Have fun. Make a difference. Our employees have the opportunity to participate in our annual community-giving campaigns. We host a fun and successful food drive for the Kansas and California Food Drives and the United Way Collection, all benefiting Wichita and the Greater Los Angeles areas.

Scholarships

We seek to enhance and promote the future of aviation by contributing to the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Educational Foundation scholarship program. Since its inception, the AEA Educational Foundation has awarded more than $1.5 million to students seeking careers in the aircraft electronics and aviation maintenance industry, as well as technicians from AEA member companies.

Sustainability

Our company has a long history of commitment to sustainability and the environment. We embrace the challenge of reducing our environmental footprint by recycling paper and aluminum cans, conserving electricity with occupancy sensor lighting, and mercury-reduced light bulbs.