Education and/or Experience Required
Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License required. Minimum of 3 years of experience on large aircraft such as DC-9, MD80, or B-727; or equivalent combination of education or experience.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
- FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificates required. Must possess a valid U.S. Driver’s License.
- Must have some working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations part 21, 25, 43, 91, 119, and 121.
- Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
- Must be able to think and react quickly with a sense of urgency to time-sensitive problem situations
- Must be able to remain calm during adverse conditions
- Language - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Reasoning - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- Mathematical - Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
- Strong computer skills in Microsoft Windows, Word, Outlook and Excel preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Aircraft and engine inspections to determine airworthiness (near and far vision required). Color coded bands on various systems require color vision for quick and positive identification.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in wet, humid conditions; in high, precarious places; with fumes or airborne particles; with toxic or caustic chemicals, in outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, with explosives and near vibration. There is a slight risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Operating jet engines and engine driven power carts.
- USA Jet Airlines, Inc. Aircraft Maintenance personnel must be able to travel on short notice to perform line maintenance, aircraft recovery/repairs as needed and/or travel to C-Check facilities as the Inspection Representative during heavy maintenance and modification. This will require having an overnight bag packed at all times and being ready to travel with little or no notice, for indefinite periods of time.
- As part of the above-referenced travel requirements, Aircraft Maintenance Personnel must have a valid passport within 90 days of hire at USA Jet Airlines, Inc. at the employee’s expense.
- To be able to perform the job of an Aircraft Mechanic/Technician, employees are required to possess the minimum tools as outlined on departmental tool list.
- As part of the job responsibilities of an Aircraft Mechanic/Technician, new hires will be required to complete the TSA Security Training Program, which is provided by USA Jet Airlines. Once personnel have successfully completed the training program, travel with the USA Jet Airlines, Inc. will be required.
- Must be able to successfully pass an initial, and random, Drug and Alcohol screening process as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and a Fingerprint Based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and/or Security Threat Assessment (STA) as required by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
- USA Jet Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.