flyExclusive is a premier owner/operator of private jet experiences that surpass expectations for quality, convenience and safety. From our world-class Jet Club to our unmatched private jet charter, clients who fly with us receive a curated private jet experience that anticipates their needs for com

A&P Aircraft Maintenance Technician

flyExclusive • 
Kinston, North Carolina, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

flyExclusive is a premier owner/operator of private jet experiences that surpass expectations for quality, convenience and safety. From our world-class Jet Club to our unmatched private jet charter, clients who fly with us receive a curated private jet experience that anticipates their needs for comfort and style. Our leadership team uses decades of flying experience, industry knowledge in private jet experiences and expertise in fleet logistics and management to deliver a premium experience every time out of the gate. We proudly exceed all Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards and operates an ARG/US Platinum Rated fleet of over 90 aircraft.

As we continue to build a leading aviation brand, nothing is more critical to this mission than the talented professionals that make up flyExclusive. We’re more than just a private jet company. We go beyond the industry standard to create a uniquely detailed customer experience that is visible throughout all of our departments, from our software design and fleet coordinator teams to our pilots and technicians.

If you are looking for people who motivate others around them, and build relationships that create trust and open communication, you will find that here. The people at flyExclusive create a culture of positivity and aren't afraid to make decisions for the good of their team and the company. If that sounds like you, come work with us at flyExclusive!

We offer competitive pay within the aviation industry, generous time off with flexible scheduling, a great benefits package including 401k matching, relocation assistance, and career growth opportunities!

Our growing company is searching for various experienced candidates for the position of Aircraft Maintenance Technician level 1-3. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications to see the level requirements. 

Summary and Objective

The aircraft maintenance mechanic must accurately repair and perform scheduled maintenance on all airplanes, as well as perform inspections as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

 

Essential functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Performs regular maintenance on aircraft.

  • Project Management; accurately estimates work time and materials for assigned tasks.

  • Fully analyzes all required blueprints, drawings, work orders and sketches to troubleshoot, repair and install desired product or part. Detects errors and corrects through proper departmental channels.

  • Ensures proper working condition of mechanical systems before flight.

  • Maintains records of maintenance, repairs, inspections, and any reports related to parts or services.

  • Inspects and examines engines, wings, propellers, tails, and other parts to identify cracks, corrosion, or other defects. 

  • Inspects hoses and lubricates joints; replaces any that show signs of needing repair. 

  • Consults maintenance manuals and specifications to identify correct operations and specifications for replacements or repairs.

  • Installs new parts to replace or repair defective or recalled parts or to enhance the performance of the aircraft; performs these tasks efficiently and to specifications. 

  • Repairs sheet metal as needed.

  • Ensures proper function of engines and operating systems via a variety of tests and tools. 

  • Identifies and resolves mechanical problems based on visual inspections or reports from pilot or crew. 

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of aircraft parts, systems, and mechanics.

  • Thorough understanding of tools and testing methods used to ensure proper functioning of an aircraft and its parts, systems, and mechanics. 

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and adhere to manual instructions to resolve complex mechanical issues.

  • Detail-oriented with mechanical inclination.

  • Superior and careful workmanship.

  • Leadership and team oriented.

  • Ability to perform consistently in a continuous fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform basic inspections and repairs.

  • Ability to learn new skills and methods of repairs. 

  • Sufficient oral and verbal communication skills, as needed, to discuss equipment malfunctions and complete reports.

  • Must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States, must provide two forms of Federal Identification.

 

Competencies

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software used to complete and maintain records.

  • A&P mechanic certification by the FAA required (Airframe only with timeline for obtaining Powerplant certification).

 

Supervisory responsibilities

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

 

Work environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, employees are frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, vibrations, and loud noise levels both inside and outside the hangar.

  • Possible exposure to a variety of extreme weather conditions.

  • Exposure to loud noises including airplane machinery and jet engines.

 

Physical demands

  • Must be able to stand, lie, and kneel in awkward positions and spaces.

  • Must be able to perform work on scaffolding or ladders.

  • Must be able to frequently lift and pull objects weighing up to 75 pounds

  • Manual dexterity and physical strength are necessary to operate tools and/or make adjustments and repairs.

  • Must have visual acuity to inspect equipment and identify defects.

  • Must be able to hear well enough to test sounds and identify functioning level of aircraft. 

 

Dress Code and Uniform

  • Well-groomed appearance

  • Adherence to department dress code

 

Travel required

  • This position requires up to 5 percent travel. Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

 

Required education and experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • A&P mechanic certification by the FAA required (Airframe only with timeline for obtaining Powerplant certification).

  • Extensive knowledge of all aircraft mechanical systems functions and interactions. Thorough working knowledge of all current FAA regulations, IPM and ATA codes.

  • A&P Mechanic 1- Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 years of general work experience.

  • A&P Mechanic 2- Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.

  • A&P Mechanic 3- Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience or may need 2 years' experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.

 

 

Preferred education and experience

  • Minimum three years’ transport-category jet aircraft-related experience or have demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform all job tasks preferred.

  • Corridor experience preferred.

 

EEO statement

flyExclusive does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, protected genetic information, status as a parent, marital status, political affiliation, or retaliation based on prior protected EEO activity.

 

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Relocation: $5,000 Taxed
Travel: N/A
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