Type of aircraft: Commuter – Dash 8Longevity: 6+ monthsType of work environment: Part 145 repair stationSummaryExamine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problemsConduct routine and special inspections as
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A&P Technician, Bridgewater, VA (Comm)

Strom Aviation • 
Bridgewater, Virginia, USA
Position Type: Contractor
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Job Description:
Type of aircraft: Commuter – Dash 8
Longevity: 6+ months
Type of work environment: Part 145 repair station
Summary
  • Examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems
  • Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations
  • Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals and FAA/manufacturer publications and directives to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
  • Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance
  • Modify aircraft structures, systems, or components, following drawings, schematics, charts, engineering orders, and technical publications
  • Replace or repair worn, defective, or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment
  • Read and interpret pilots' descriptions of problems to diagnose causes
  • Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand or power tools
  • Inventory and ordering supplies, parts, materials, and equipment
  • Check for corrosion, distortion, and cracks in the fuselage, wings, and tail
  • Be a source of technical knowledge and instruction to other mechanics
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements:
Tools required: YES 
Years’ experience: 5+
License requirements:  A&P 
Specific aircraft experience required: Dash 8 (100, 200 and 300) experience is strongly preferred.Other multi-engine turbo prop or aircraft modification experience is also preferred.  
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 Job Requirements:

•     High School diploma or equivalent required; college degree through a technical/vocational  school is preferred

  • Must hold a valid FAA Airframe & Powerplant license

  • 5+ years  performing routine maintenance on DHC-8 aircraft

  • 5+ years aviation maintenance experience in a small to medium sized aviation company or military environment

  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven ability to troubleshoot mechanical issues and use manuals to determine effective solution

  • Manage time to effectively meet company priorities

  • Ability to perform maintenance duties utilizing basic hand tools

  • Ability to use and effectively navigate ERP program, time clock and company intranet

  • Ability to:

    • Crawl in and out of tight spaces

    • Comfortably work at elevated heights of at least 40 feet for extended periods of time

    • Lift, balance and carry 50 lbs.

    • Work in enclosed hangers and exterior weather conditions

    • Work in close proximity to other people


Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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Travel: Call for details
Job Ident #: 2130029088
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