The Aircraft Maintenance and Structural Technician position requires a strong knowledge of piston and turbine aircraft airframe maintenance, repair and inspections including structural repair and avionics component installations. The job requires the candidate to be proficient with the maintenance, repair and inspection of aircraft systems, including, however, not limited to electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and structural systems in accordance with company approved policies and procedures. The job requires the use of electronic work order, technical manuals and signatures. Additionally, the job requires the candidate to demonstrate expertise using company provided maintenance, repair and inspection tooling, test equipment and technical references (aircraft manuals, electrical wiring diagrams, structural repair manuals). The Aircraft Maintenance and Structural Technician will work directly under the supervision of the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Leads and/or Owner.  The Aircraft Maintenance and Structural Technician will be required to maintain professionalism with all company owners, employees, customers and vendors.

Required Job Functions with Limited Supervision shall include, however, not limited to:

Perform or assist Avionics Technicians with pre and post aircraft airframe preliminary inspections prior to aircraft avionics installations
Assist Avionics Technicians with the removal and reinstallation of aircraft upholstery and panels for access to components and when maintenance or repair requires such removal
Daily use of Electronic Work Order System requirements to include the use of time clock, discrepancy login, electronic notification system including input of required discrepancy/corrective action with reference to approved data
Proficient in the use of avionics manufacture avionics manuals and airframe specific maintenance and structural repair manuals and avionics and electrical wiring diagrams
Position will also involve cross training to assist Avionics Technicians in performing wire marking or labeling and fabrication of harness to include terminations using company provided calibrated tooling and equipment
Position will also involve cross training to assist Avionics Technicians in performing installation of wiring and components throughout aircraft to include harness, relay, circuit breakers, and instrument panels, junction boxes, switches and antennas
Performs proper tagging and identification including handling and storage of all items removed from aircraft in accordance with company repair station and quality control manuals
Required to attend on and offsite aircraft and avionics factory classes with duration from one day to several weeks including on the job training with payment per company policy
Required to work all hours Monday through Friday with possible shift work, weekend work and only as needed and directed by company management to include work performed away from home within the United States or internationally with travel by ground or air
Required to train others in same, higher or lower capacities
Required to perform any other duties as assigned or directed by supervisors, leads or management
The Aircraft Maintenance and Structural Technician will be trained to perform various inspections including Phase and Document Inspections and prepare necessary documents (FAA Form 337, Maintenance Transaction Reports, Cescom/Camp) for the return to service of aircraft and as required.  The candidate will also be trained for the same including the performance of preliminary inspections, functional checks and final inspections as required by the use of the Electronic Record System.  Additionally, the candidate will be trained on the research of Airframe, Accessory and Engine, Propeller Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directives (AD) including TCDS and STC’s

Job Specific Experience and Requirements

Valid driver’s license and excellent driving record (prior to use of company vehicle)
Regular and mandatory overtime attendance as needed or required
Working in extreme temperatures, confined spaces and noisy environments
Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds. Working with continued body motions to including working under and above aircraft using lifts, ladders, mechanical stands, and creepers
Standing for long periods of time and walking, bending, kneeling and sitting
Working under all lighting conditions, utilizing proper lighting to assist or enhance reading of small print and connector numbering and color identification
Education and Experience
High School graduate or equivalent required
FAA Part 147 Avionics Training School or FAA Mechanic License with Airframe & Powerplant Rating Required

Factory Airframe and Engine company training certification preferred


Tagged as: Avionics, faa a&p

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