Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Our Aircraft Mechanics have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in a first shift, Monday-Friday, climate-controlled environment. The A & P Mechanic inspects, repairs, and modifies aircraft structures and structural components; maintains & repairs aircraft components; determines equipment malfunctions; interprets technical documentation; and restores equipment condition and/or operation. We offer first shift, weekday positions in a clean, climate-controlled environment.
- Ensures that all aircraft are airworthy.
- Performs annual aircraft inspections. Documents all areas needing maintenance.
- Performs repairs and maintenance, following workbook instructions, according to industry and company standards and to meet FAA regulations.
- Maintains and repairs aircraft components. Assembles and installs flight controls, engines, pneumatics, fuel systems, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulics, mechanical components, and accessories.
- Repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components.
- Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions. Examines and inspects aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and de-icers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.
- Maintains, repairs, and rebuilds aircraft structures, aircraft floats, functional components, and parts such as wings and fuselage, rigging, hydraulic units, oxygen systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, gaskets, and seals.
- Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufacturers’ manuals.
- Ensures all safety and regulatory related requirements are met.
- Maintains repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance, as needed.
Experience and Skills
Qualifications/knowledge, skills, abilities:
- Two to three years’ minimum general aviation aircraft mechanic experience preferred.
- Airframe & Power Plant (A & P) license preferred, but not required.
- Ability to meet FAA regulatory and safety requirements in all aspects of the work.
- Perform lifting of supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Hear, speak and effectively verbally communicate in the English language, including following oral and written instructions, in order to communicate with people inside and outside the organization.
- Stand, squat, reach, kneel, bend, and twist/turn for extended periods of time and perform long hours of work in the shop and hangar, repairing and maintaining aircraft.
- Must be able to use hand tools, including wrenches, hammers, power tools, and other tools used in testing aircraft and parts, and a computer, phone, and photocopier.
- Must have all required tools designated within 90 days of starting employment.
- Must comply with drug testing requirements in compliance with federal regulations.
- Must comply with Company’s FOD prevention plan.
- Travel nationally and potentially, internationally, as needed and directed by management on a minimal basis but must be able to obtain and maintain a United States passport.
Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply.