Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Mechanic [OR-HR]
CAT Aerostaffing •
Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMT) maintain and repair of aircraft for operational safety.
This includes repairing, inspecting and maintaining the structural, mechanical and electronic
elements of the aircraft, replacing parts, measuring wear and assessing whether parts need
repair or replacement. Aircraft mechanics use a wide variety of diagnostic devices, computers,
hand and mechanical tools to assess and fix aircraft, and maintain aircraft standards as required
by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
● The Aircraft Maintenance Technician is expected to perform in shifts at any hour of the
day or night. Overtime and weekend work is common for this job. These technicians must
be able to accomplish detailed tasks and record their work in the appropriate logbooks
and computerized maintenance management systems.
● Aircraft Maintenance Technicians must be able to keep a cool head in stressful conditions.
● While the majority of maintenance work done at HTCA is accomplished inside a hangar, a
moderate amount of work is also done outdoors. The technician must be able to work in
all types of weather and conditions.
● Aviation Maintenance Technicians are required to wear protective gear such as earplugs
and safety glasses.
● Aircraft Maintenance Technicians must follow FAA guidelines and practices .
● Must have the ability to climb ladders or crawl into tight spaces to visually inspect parts
and make appropriate repairs necessary to aircraft.
● Aviation Maintenance Technicians must demonstrate high mechanical aptitude.
● Aviation Maintenance Technicians ensure that all flight line aircraft are maintained to an
● Aviation Maintenance Technicians ensure that all work areas are organized and clean.
Job Skills & Requirements:
● Must possess a valid Airframe and Powerplant Certificate.
● Must possess a set of hand tools and tool box that conforms to inventory tool control
● Attention to Detail: Airplanes need to be maintained to very specific FAA and
manufacturers standards. Being precise and making sure things are repaired exactly right
● Dexterity: Aircraft mechanics need to use their hands to manipulate and work with a
number of components.
● Technical Skills: Aircraft mechanics need to be able to read gauges, understand
instrumentation and diagnostic tools when assessing and repairing aircraft.
Troubleshooting: Mechanics need to be able to understand the root causes of aircraft
problems and how to correct those problems.
● Competitive pay
● Health and 401K benefits for full time availability
● Corporate Flight Privileges and Discounts
● Dynamic work environment
● Professional development opportunities in a growing company
● Live, work and play in the Beautiful Columbia Gorge Area.
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