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Aircraft Mechanic - Corporate Jets

StandardAero

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Augusta, GA
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First Shift
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

The A&P Mechanic IV is responsible for using sound judgement and technical aptitude to make decisions regarding maintenance, sequence and techniques, troubleshooting, and discrepancy resolution. The A&P Mechanic IV is technically competent on assigned aircraft/engines, and is expected to be able to accomplish the vast majority of his/her duties with minimal supervision.

This position is responsible for performing routine maintenance, and major inspections on turbofan and turboprop powered aircraft. Trouble-shooting, repair, and modification of aircraft components and engines is accomplished by this position. In addition, engine removal and reinstallation, operational checks, leak checks, and engine runs are all within the responsibility of the A&P Mechanic IV.

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES BY DEPARTMENT:

• Removes and reinstalls engines from turbofan and turboprop powered aircraft.

• Performs operation checks and engine runs to ensure air-worthiness prior to departure.

• Inspects aircraft in accordance with OEM Light or Heavy Maintenance manuals.

• Evaluates removed components for serviceability and document discrepancies (squawks).

• Troubleshoot and repair all airframe systems as required (hydraulics, landing gear, etc).

• Removes, balances and reinstalls flight controls.

• Inspects for hidden damage and corrosion.

• Performs mechanical checks of flight controls and a/c systems.

• Removes and reinstalls component(s) as required to perform sheetmetal repairs.

• Removes and reinstalls components in order to perform sheetmetal interior modifications.

• May perform fuel tank sealing on aircraft.

 

OTHER PRINCIPLE DUTIES:

• Documents all work accomplished (a.k.a. sign-off) in a clear, concise and accurate manner.

• Accomplishes Service Bulletins, Repair Letters, and Airworthiness Directives as required.

• Reads and interprets maintenance manual procedures, blueprints, technical manuals, and schematic diagrams when required.

• Analyzes a variety of mechanical problems and determines the cause and best method of repair.

• Tests operation and repairs/adjusts, as required: engines, engine controls and accessories, propellers and controls, landing gear, hydraulic systems and servicing, and flight controls, and adjusts rigging as required.

• Checks and repairs fuel, oil, oxygen, heating, cooling and pressurization systems.

• Travels on road trips as required, and is able to lead other employees and handle any technical problem that may occur.

• May serve as a delegated inspector if authorized by Quality Department.

• Responsible for knowing, understanding, following, promoting and continuously improving company policies and procedures.

• Uses hand tools, precision measuring instruments, gauges and calibration test equipment.

• Provides guidance and assistance to other A&P Mechanics in regard to proper mechanical procedures and techniques.

• Observes all safety, environmental and general housekeeping rules and policies.

• May perform other duties as required by the department.       

 

Relocation Provided:      Yes - Bonus

 

Position Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

High school diploma or equivalent.

A valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate required.

Five or more years’ experience in corporate jet maintenance working specifically on Dassault Falcon, Bombardier Lear, Canadair Challenger, Embraer Legacy or Hawker aircraft.

Demonstrated technical ability on specific airframes and engines in the areas of inspections, maintenance, preventive maintenance, alterations, and repairs.

Demonstrated ability to locate and apply FAA regulations, Advisory Circulars, Orders, Notices etc.

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and plan work activities in an organized manner.

Must have good interpersonal and verbal skills in order to communicate with customers, employees, and leaders.

Must be able/willing to provide training and mentoring to less-skilled teammates.

Possesses analytical skills to perform complex mechanical troubleshooting.

 

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, walk, bend, stretch, and climb ladders.

Must be able to think clearly, and speak intelligibly on the telephone and in person.

Must be able to manipulate equipment of all sizes, tools, computer keyboards, and telephones.

Must be able to work outside in the extreme of temperatures and inclement weather.

Must have excellent hand-eye coordination.

Must be able to work on and in fuel tanks to include cleaning and repairing compromised sealant/paint protections.

Must be able to work in confined space and from heights, to include test flights.