Seeking a motivated self-starter who is willing to act as a mentor in a Lead A&P Mechanic role. This position will be working on aircraft daily including an Eclipse Jet, a Piper Cheyenne, Beechcraft Barons (55 & 58), and a Mooney M20F.  SUMMARYTo inspect aircraft, perform maintenance and overhauls,

A&P Certified Aircraft Technician with Inspection Authority – Piston/Turbine Engine

Kelly Aero • 
Montgomery, Alabama, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
Seeking a motivated self-starter who is willing to act as a mentor in a Lead A&P Mechanic role. This position will be working on aircraft daily including an Eclipse Jet, a Piper Cheyenne, Beechcraft Barons (55 & 58), and a Mooney M20F. 
 
SUMMARY
To inspect aircraft, perform maintenance and overhauls, make repairs, and conduct tests to keep equipment operating efficiently and safely. An airframe and power plant (A&P) mechanic works on the airframe, including the fuselage, wings, brakes, and tail assembly, as well as oil and fuel tanks. Responsibilities for the power plant include the engine and propellers (if any), brakes, and landing gear.
 
The basic functions of the holder of an Inspection Authority (IA) may include inspection and approval for return to service, any aircraft or related part or appliance after a major repair or major alteration. Also, the holder of an IA may perform an annual inspection and may supervise or perform a progressive inspection.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Installing air conditioning and other STCs into general aviation piston aircraft.
  • Examines engine and other components to find any cracks, breaks, or other defects requiring repair or replacement.
  • Tests engine and operating systems for proper functioning using array of appropriate tools.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance and repairs or replaces any equipment not functioning properly as well as further in-flight tests, making adjustments and corrections as required.
  • Uses maintenance manuals and specifications to determine proper operating condition.
  • Modifies systems or components as appropriate.
  • Inspect and approve for return to service in compliance with FAA rules and regulations.
Job Requirements:
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
  1. Completion of an aircraft mechanic training course with a minimum of 1,900 actual class hours given by a school certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for such training.
  2. Certification by the FAA as an A & P mechanic required.
  3. FAA Inspection Authorization certification required.
  4. Completion of at least 16 hours of training every 24 months to keep certification valid.
  5. Careful workmanship and attention to detail in performing duties.
  6. Ability to work under stressful conditions because of degree of responsibility required.
  7. Ability to read, understand, and follow technical and maintenance manual instructions to solve complex mechanical problems.
  8. Writing and oral communication skills sufficient to prepare reports and to discuss equipment malfunction.
  9. Sheet metal experience a plus
EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ability to lift 70 pounds from floor to waist level on a frequent basis.

Agility to climb, stand, bend, lie, or kneel in awkward positions and to perform work from scaffolds or ladders.

Manual dexterity required to operate tools to make adjustments and repairs.

Visual acuity sufficient to inspect equipment for defects.

Hearing sufficient to test for sounds of correct or incorrect functioning of aircraft.
 
BENEFITS 
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401k with safe harbor match
  • Health/dental/vision
  • Life AD&D plus company paid short and long term disability first of the month following 60 days of employment
EOE                                                                                                                M/F/D/V
 
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation: Available for the right candidate
Travel:
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