Aircraft Technician Job Opening

Job Description

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.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • 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.

Physical Requirements:

  • 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.