Aircraft Technician Job Opening
Job Summary: Aircraft Technician maintains, repairs, and inspects aircraft to ensure safe operations within guidelines set by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as well as supervises shop personnel and oversees shop protocol.
- Performs regular maintenance on aircraft.
- Ensures proper working conditions of mechanical systems before a flight.
- Develops and maintains records of maintenance, repairs, inspections, and any reports related to parts or services.
- Inspects and examines engines, wings, propellers, tails, and other parts to identify cracks, corrosion, or other defects.
- Inspects hoses and lubricates joints; replaces any that show signs of needing repair.
- Consults maintenance manuals and specifications to identify correct operations and specifications for replacements or repairs.
- Installs new parts to replace or repair defective or recalled parts or to enhance the performance of the aircraft; performs these tasks efficiently and to specifications.
- Ensures proper function of engines and operating systems via a variety of tests and tools.
- Identifies and resolves mechanical problems based on visual inspections or reports from the pilot or crew.
- Collaborates, as needed, with airframe and power plant (A&P) mechanics or other appropriate personnel to repair engines and non-instrumental parts.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Thorough understanding of aircraft parts, systems, and mechanics.
- Thorough understanding of tools and testing methods used to ensure proper functioning of an aircraft and its parts, systems, and mechanics.
- Ability to read, comprehend, and adhere to manual instructions to resolve complex mechanical issues. Detail-oriented with mechanical inclination.
- Superior and careful workmanship.
- Ability to perform consistently under stressful conditions.
- Ability to perform basic inspections and repairs.
- Ability to learn new skills and methods of repairs.
- Sufficient oral and verbal communication skills, as needed, to discuss equipment malfunctions and complete reports.
Education and Experience:
- Current A&P mechanic certification by the FAA.
- Current FAA Inspection Authorization.
- 2 to 4 years working in the aviation industry.
- Thorough working knowledge in the repair and maintenance of airframe, hydraulics, fuel systems, and aircraft engine.
- Beechcraft King Air B200 experience required.
- Must be able to stand, lie, and kneel in awkward positions and spaces.
- Must be able to perform work on scaffolding or ladders.
- Must be able to lift and pull objects weighing up to 70 pounds at a time.
- Manual dexterity and physical strength necessary to operate tools or make adjustments and repairs.
- Must have visual acuity to inspect equipment and identify defects.
- Must be able to hear well enough to test sounds and identify the functioning level of aircraft.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Job Type: Full-time
Qualified applicants should email their resume.