A&P Technician – Piston Aircraft

ATP Flight School is seeking quality Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) to join our growing team. We need A&P mechanics that can fit in quickly, have a positive attitude, and have General Aviation experience working on piston powered aircraft; preferably Cessna 172, Piper PA-28, and Piper PA-44.

Position Overview

This position works as a team member performing inspections, repairs and preventative maintenance on piston flight training aircraft. The successful candidate will possess the appropriate personality to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a constant focus on safety and quality. Technicians will also possess the ability to dynamically move through ATP’s computerized logbook management systems, adhere to the maintenance and manufacturer manuals, and make safety-focused decisions on a day to day basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certificate
2 or more years of piston-powered aircraft maintenance experience
Knowledge and understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer manuals
Possess adequate tools
Desired Qualifications

FAA Inspection Authorization
Private pilot’s license
Avionics troubleshooting experience (Garmin integrated avionics)
Responsibilities

Perform efficient troubleshooting, aircraft maintenance, and repair in accordance with applicable regulations, manufacturer’s instructions, and company policies
Ensure consistent, accurate aircraft maintenance records by properly documenting & completing required forms, computer entries, and logbook entries
Follow all policies and procedures
Keep a clean and orderly work environment
Perform job duties in a safe manner
Perform other duties as assigned

Pay & Benefits

Up to $30 per hour starting pay (pay commensurate with experience)
$15,000 Employer Paid Life Insurance
Medical coverage (Employer pays 60% of total premiums)
Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
Employer-Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
Short-Term Disability Insurance
401(k) Enrollment (100% Vested with no employer contributions)
8 Paid Holidays (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Thanksgiving Friday, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)
13 Paid Time Off Days per Year (PTO is earned on an accrual-based system, you accumulate a little over 1 day of PTO for each month you work. Accrued PTO may be requested upon successful completion of 90 days of employment.)
5 additional Paid Time Off Days per Year after 5 years of service (18 days total)
5 more Paid Time Off Days per Year after 10 years of service (23 days total)
Signing bonus and/or Relocation bonus available for qualified applicants!

Background check and drug screening will be conducted

Physical Demands

Squat/kneel for extended periods
Make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists
Stand for extended periods
Lift/carry more than 50 pounds of various items
Maneuver body to enter confined spaces
Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out
Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired
Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place
Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath
Keep or regain the body’s balance or stay upright when in an unstable position
Climb to enter and exit aircraft using aircraft step/handles
Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls
Climb and stand on ladders
Walk
Read
Push/Pull
Speak
Bend/Stoop
Hear
Write

Tagged as: faa a&p, FAA Inspection Authorization, general aviation

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