Responsibilities: This position reports directly to the Department Manager and Director of Maintenance.
Service, repair and modify aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty.Maintain and repair aircraft, engines, propellers and components including, but not limited to, flight controls, engines, fuel systems, pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical components.Utilize technical knowledge of airframe and powerplant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and apply the required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation.Employ technical knowledge to solve moderate problems by interpreting technical documentationsuch as manufacturers’ manuals, blueprints, ICAs, MELs and FAA regulations to return the aircraft to an airworthy condition.Ability to work with and receive technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician.Exercise good judgment in working with people in a team environment as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety practices.
Desired Skills & Experience:
Minimum qualifications are:
FAA mechanic certificate with airframe and power plant ratings.Must be able to demonstrate competent use of the basic tools of the trade within the first six (6) months.Experience should consist of formal and informal systems training, maintenance of aircraft and engine systems, troubleshooting, dispatch requirements, tools, ground support equipment, technical reports and forms, manuals, catalogs, and work practices in an actual line or hangar maintenance environment.Must have the ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 180 days annually at 60 day intervals.
Two years’ experience in aircraft maintenance.
Essential Job Functions and Skills:
Maintain knowledge of, and comply with, FAA regulations, company procedures, the GMM and MEL, to troubleshoot and repair open aircraft discrepancies, as directed by a supervisor.Ensure all log book entries are posted and correct before returning an aircraft to service (Ref. 14 CFR Parts 43.9 & 43.11).Inventory, maintain, and order aircraft equipment and supplies, as directed by a supervisor or manager, in order to maintain aircraft, and aircraft support equipment.
Tow aircraft, refuel, defuel, pre and post flight inspection of aircraft,Service all gases and liquids, change tires,Remove and replace components and perform functional checks of these components.Participate in phase and special inspections to include service bulletins and airworthiness directives.
Basic Knowledge & Proficiency
Successfully complete all training required for job level and assigned airframe.Maintain a basic understanding of the systems, components, and engines of the aircraft.Pursue training and development opportunities and continue to build knowledge and expertise; share knowledge and expertise with others
Benefits and Compensation
Competitive compensation and benefits. Paid medical/dental and paid life insurance.Progressive facility and working conditions for all employees.
Other Requirements and Comments
Must be a U.S. citizen and hold a valid driver’s license.Complete a lengthy security screening process and at all times possess and maintain eligibility for the appropriate US Government Security Approval. All employees are subject to Pre-Employment, Post-Accident/Incident, Random, and “With Probable Cause” Drug Screening.