Future Opportunities – KA350 A&P Mechanic

Tenax is a leading provider of special mission aircraft and related services to the U.S. Government and commercial customers.Founded in 2001, Tenax is a privately-owned small business (by number of employees) headquartered in Madison, Mississippi.

Our company focuses on special mission aviation programs critical to national security and the public interest including, but not limited to: aerial fire suppression, aerial intelligence gathering and airborne data acquisition.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Tenax Aerospace. We are always looking to identify exceptional talent, sometimes in advance of official job openings. Simply apply to this posting, and we will keep your information on file for one year. If a position becomes available within that time, we will review your materials and be in contact should your application be selected for further consideration.

Position Summary

A&P mechanic will support a modified King Air 350 series aircraft to include ensuring the assigned aircraft are maintained in accordance with FAA and/or program standards and all logbook and company reporting requirements are met. Must be able to operate independently in environments worldwide. Contributes as a team member to maintain high aircraft availability rates 365 days per year. Supervises any vendor technicians performing specialized inspections, repairs, or logistical support on or off site. Interfaces with domestic and foreign government representatives regarding the use of local logistical infrastructure.

Essential Functions

Utilizes core knowledge to troubleshoot aircraft on-ground and perform on-ground installation and servicing whenever possible to mitigate the need to repair the aircraft at an off-site repair location. Installs parts and documents maintenance performed in hard copy and electronic logbooks.
Diagnoses, adjusts, or repairs aircraft engines and assemblies, such as hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Troubleshoots, installs and services avionics communications equipment and electrical system wiring while ensuring the equipment meets mandated requirements and specifications. Performs testing and calibration of avionic systems including computer and electronic communication panels.
Provides maintenance support at the aircraft location utilizing ground support equipment (GSE) and tooling.
Records spares, GSE and tooling inventory to include receipt, issuance and core tracking.
Tracks GSE and tooling for calibration requirements and ensures all equipment is calibrated in accordance with manufacturer requirements.
Packs core returns for shipment and supports the program by completing all necessary return and customs paperwork.
Supports all requirements of the contractor’s flight and ground operation procedures and Army 95-20 requirements.
Owns assigned tasks from their initiation to completion/decision point.
Contributes to the overall success of the program by supporting customer needs and executing duties efficiently and effectively.
Provide recommendations for resolution of maintenance and logistical issues.
Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct reports.

Work Environment

This job operates in field locations. This role routinely uses standard office equipment. Travel is required. Permanent assignment or rotational deployment to OCONUS duty locations is required.


Minimum Qualifications

Must possess and maintain a secret level or higher security clearance.
High School Diploma.
At least 3 years of relevant experience.
Possess a valid driver’s license.
Capable of lifting at least 50 pounds.
Ability to work extra hours when necessary.
Possess a current US Passport.
Able to secure necessary VISA(s).
Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license.
Must be able to complete pre-deployment training in accordance with program standards through a CONUS Replacement Center.
Preferred Qualifications

Avionics experience.
Familiarity with DCMA Instruction 8210-1c or Army Regulation 95-20.
Associate or bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Tenax TM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

A&P Mechanic – King Air 350
Tenax TM LLC


Tagged as: Associates Degree, faa a&p, Secret Service Clearance

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