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Aviation Maintenance Technician



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023
The Aircraft Mechanic will inspect, repair and maintain aircraft to ensure airworthiness in accordance with FAA regulations and company policies.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Perform regular maintenance on aircraft
  • Ensure proper working condition of components, engines, flight controls and other mechanical/electrical systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance on systems
  • Repair sheet metal as needed
  • Follow a check list for 100 hour/Annual inspections
  • Identify and resolve problems discovered through inspection or pilot reports
  • Replace parts with new/overhauled parts as needed to maintain airworthiness.
  • Consults maintenance manuals to ensure proper procedures are followed
  • Make a report to Supervisor regarding estimated time to repair squawks discovered or reported by owner/crew
  • Communicate with Supervisor or customer as required to ensure customers fully understand repair process and what must be repaired/replaced
  • Makes appropriate log book entries as specified in the FAR’s
  • Works in an efficient manner at all times
  • Reports all time spent on aircraft through our tracking system
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Hourly pay will depend on experience. Minimum starting pay is $30 per hour and $32 if you have an IA

Minimum Requirements

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificates

Required Skills/Abilities

While not required, Inspection Authorization is preferred

  • Good communication skills. Will be in contact with customers
  • Detail oriented with good workmanship/demonstrates good ownership of issues on aircraft
  • Ability to read complex maintenance instructions and follow them
  • Must be able to collaborate with other mechanics to solve problems

Physical Requirements

  • 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 lift and pull objects weighing up to 70 pounds at a time.
  • Manual dexterity and physical strength necessary to operate tools 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.

The job will be 4, 10 hour days with the possibility of Saturdays.