Aircraft Technician Job Opening

Job Description

Job Summary: The Aircraft Technician Job opening requires someone to maintain, repair, and inspect aircraft to ensure safe operations within guidelines set by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as well as supervises shop personnel and oversees shop protocol. You must have experience working on the Beechcraft King Air B200.

  • 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 specs for repairs or to replace parts.
  • 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 Skill and 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, understand, 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 up to 70 pounds at a time.
  • Manual dexterity and physical strength necessary to operate tools or make 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

Benefits: Full-time

Why work at Epic?

Epic Flight Academy has been in operation since 1999. Most of key staff have worked here for many years. We have won several Top Workplace awards based on employee opinions. We offer good pay and benefits, such as 401(k) and insurance. Epic is located in beautiful New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and area known for its quality of life.

How to apply:

Those qualified should email their resume to our Human Resources department.

Our Mission: Provide an unparalleled pathway to achieving commercial pilot dreams through innovative flight education and technologically-advanced aviation resources.

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