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A&P Mechanic

Texas Pneumatic Systems, Inc.

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Kansas City, MO
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

We are Trusted Partners | Supporting Flight. Our more than 52 years of success is the result of our employees who have dedicated themselves to providing unmatched quality, service and safety in aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul. Being a part of ATS offers an opportunity to build meaningful partnerships, innovate new ideas, do the right thing, and make our company a great place to work!

SUMMARY: Service, repair and overhaul aircraft to ensure airworthiness. Works under minimal supervision.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

General

  • Has intermediate knowledge of all areas of the aircraft and assigned work area.
  • Repair, modify, replace or otherwise perform routine aircraft maintenance work in specialized area of aircraft.
  • Develop repair schemes utilizing SRM or Engineering data
  • Communicate effectively with other maintenance personnel at all levels by keeping co-workers and leadership apprised of work progress and difficulties as they arise.
  • Complete on-the-job-training (OJT) forms and required reading.
  • Read and interpret manufacturer and airline maintenance manuals, service bulletins, drawings and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repair, replacement or modification.
  • Conduct operational tests.

The following duties will apply based on the area to which the employee is assigned:

Flight Control:

  • Remove and Install flight control surfaces and components
  • Perform weight and balance including calculation of flight control surfaces
  • Perform rigging and operational test of all flight control surfaces including autopilot
  • Troubleshoot flight control systems
  • Utilize OEM and Engineering drawings to modify structures and flight controls
  • Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft structures


Systems:

  • Remove and replace landing gear, engines and air-conditioning systems
  • Utilize OEM and Engineering drawings to modify parts
  • Rig landing and operational test gear systems and engine systems
  • Trouble shoot landing gear, engines, hydraulic and air-conditioning systems
  • Tow qualified preferred

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Airframe and/or Power Plant License preferred.
  • Level of skill customarily acquired after completing ATS apprenticeship program or two years or more related commercial/military aircraft experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

PHYSICAL EFFORT AND DEXTERITY:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to sit; use their hands and arms; and talk or hear; and focus on objects close.
  • The employee will also be required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee ay be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to handle and climb ladders and aircraft stairs.

Compensation

The base salary for this position is $21.50 – $33.00 (expressed as hourly for non-exempt), exclusive of benefits or potential bonuses. This position is eligible for a quarterly corporate bonus. If you are hired at ATS, your final base hourly rate will be based on factors such as skills, education and/or experience. In addition to those factors – we consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range noted above is the full base hourly range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer a generous benefits package, as detailed below.

Benefits

ATS offers employees a wide range of benefit options to support the health and financial security of their families.

Health: To give employees flexibility to select the coverage that best meets their family’s needs, ATS offers a choice of comprehensive medical/pharmacy plans, dental and vision plans, health and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and voluntary benefits including accident and critical illness.

Financial: The ATS 401(k) plan includes employer matching contributions and a variety of investment options to help employees reach their financial goals. Employees also have access to financial advisors at no cost for personalized, professional, licensed assistance. ATS provides company-paid life and disability insurance, with an option to purchase more. Other available benefits include legal services and discounted home and pet insurance.

Time-Off: ATS supports employee work-life balance by providing paid-time off (PTO) and paid holidays, as well as paid parental leave. PTO accruals start at 104 hours per year and employees receive 64 hours of holiday leave throughout the year.

Incentive Program: ATS employees are eligible for an incentive plan based upon their role within the organization.

Tuition/License Assistance: ATS offers a generous tuition reimbursement program including Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) student loan repayment, Airframe/Powerplant (A&P) certification (coursework and/or testing), and business-related degrees.

Employee Assistance Program: ATS makes access to support easy for our employees and their families through our Employee Assistance Program, with confidential 24/7 counseling and referrals, for help with challenges that life can bring.

Discounts: ATS has partnered with local and national vendors to provide employees with discounts on entertainment, mobile phones and service, computer hardware and software, gym memberships, rental cars and more.

Career Development: The ATS Academy programs offer both technical skills and leadership training opportunities for those looking to add skills to their technical toolbox or move into a leadership role. Our Apprenticeship Program offers robust on the job training for anyone looking to begin a career in aviation maintenance.

EEO EMPLOYER STATEMENT: ATS is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants, and prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state, or local laws. ATS is also committed to protecting its applicants for employment and independent contractors from unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications or business necessity will be adhered to where appropriate.

As part of our equal employment opportunity policy, ATS will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, Armed Forces veterans and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.