Aircraft/Flight Mechanic

Full Time
Crestview, Florida
Posted 3 years ago

Job Description:

Position Summary

Responsible for performing scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance; inspections and corrosion control of aircraft components, airframe and power plant; maintain appropriate aircraft records and logs. Service, repair, and modify aircraft structures and structural components of basic difficulty. Using manufactures’ manuals, operators’ handbooks, or other similar documents,  applies technical knowledge to solve pilot reported discrepancies with moderate supervision.
Essential Functions
  • Maintain and repair aircraft, engines, propellers, and components including, but not limited to, flight controls, fuel systems, pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical components.
  • Utilize technical knowledge of airframe and poweplant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and apply the required expertise in restoring equipment condition and/or operation.
  • Employ technical knowledge to solve basic problems by interpreting technical documentation such as manufactures’ manuals, blueprints, Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA’s), Minimum Equipment List (MEL), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and accepted practices to return aircraft to an airworthy condition.
  • Ensure all logbook entries are posted and correct before returning an aircraft to service. Inventory, maintain, and order aircraft parts, equipment, and supplies, as directed by a supervisor or manager, in order to maintain aircraft, and aircraft support equipment.
  • Perform aircraft ground handling such as; Tow, refuel/defuel, pre- and post-flight inspections and servicing.
  • Change tires, remove and replace components, and perform operational and functional checks of these components.
  • Participate in phase and special inspections to include Service Bulletins (SB’s) and Airworthiness Directives (AD’s) under direct supervision.
  • Inspect and operate powered and non-powered ground support equipment, ensuring equipment is serviced in accordance with manufacture guidelines.
  • Advise department management of any issues, delays, and/or schedule interruptions.
  • Ensure all tools and test equipment are accounted for at the end of each task and each shift or day.
  • Ensure work area is clean, safe, and orderly at all times, inclusive of work area and hangar as required.
  • Adhere to safety manuals (including hazardous materials program), policy and procedures manuals, General Operations Manual (GOM), and Repair Station Manuals (RSM).
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing professional networks, and/or participating in professional societies.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have working knowledge of aircraft systems, maintenance of aircraft and engine systems, troubleshooting, dispatch requirements, tools, ground support equipment, technical reports and forms, manuals, catalogs, and work practices in actual line or hangar maintenance environment.
  • Requires a working knowledge of Airworthiness Directives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
  • Knowledge of FAA Part 145 Repairs station regulation.
  • Must possess an Airframe and Powerplant (A & P) License.
  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the field or related area.
  • Must have a basic understanding of FAA standards 14 CFR Part 43, 91, 125, and 145.
  • Travel Requirements: 30%-40%
  • Relocation Allowance: TBD

Job Features

Job CategoryMaintenance

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