Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Pay Type:     FULL – TIME HOURLY

Status:          DIRECT EMPLOYEE

Job Description:
An Aircraft Maintenance Technician (“AMT”) maintains, repairs, and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, maintains, inspects, and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, fuel systems, and mechanical components, applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures‘ manuals. In addition, AMT’s are required to work according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and company regulations policies and procedures, as well as certify the quality of their own workmanship, including preparing and signing Log Book Entries, for all work done. Other duties may be assigned from time to time.

A minimum starting wage of $30.00+ Per Hour ($62,400.00+ Annualized Per Year) with higher starting wages based upon experience, training, and education. Compensation increases are possible after six (6) months of employment based upon performance, and workmanship quality.

100% Company Paid Health Insurance for the Employee and his or her Spouse or Partner.
30% Company Paid Health Insurance for the Employees Dependents.
100% Company Paid Vision Insurance for the Employee and his or her Spouse or Partner.
100% Company Paid Short Term Disability.
100% Company Paid Long Term Disability.
Company Provided Cell Phone (Apple iPhone).
Company Provided Apple iPad or Tablet Computer.

Minimum Requirements:
FAA Airframe and Power plant license required for this position. Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, and general shop equipment. This job requires working knowledge of technical publications. The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, and is required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. The AMT must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects. Candidates must be able to read, write, and fluently speak and understand the English language. The Assent Aero AMT is required to maintain a valid passport and the ability to travel freely to and from company service locations and from time to time travel to field maintenance assignments. Further the AMT is required to maintain the ability to work rotating shifts, including occasional nights, weekends, and days off to support our clients; and must be able to report to work on a timely basis.

Experience Requirements:
5+ years of recent Airframe and Power Plant Experience working on any or all of the following aircraft: Cessna Citation, Lear 40/45/75, Challenger 300/350, Bombardier Global Series, Gulfstream G450/G500/G550/G650 Series Aircraft. Experience performing major inspection work is required.

Computer Requirements:
An AMT must be able to proficiently type on a standard keyboard and have quality computer skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook & Word) as well as Adobe Acrobat.

Tool Requirements:
All Assent Aeronautics Maintenance Personnel are required to supply their own hand tooling and professional tool cabinet. A specific list of tools required will be provided to the applicant in the event an offer of employment is extended.

Education Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Associates and/or Bachelors degree is preferred.

Licenses Required:
Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License is required.
Inspection Authorization is preferred.
A Valid driver’s license is required.
A Valid Passport is required.

Citizenship Requirements:
Legal right to work in the United States.

Physical Requirements:
AMT’s must be able to perform the following functions in variable weather and environmental conditions: Bend, stoop and crawl in tight, restricted spaces including fuel cells and aircraft belly areas. Push, pull, lift and hold aircraft parts and components weighing up to 60 lbs. in the process of assembling, disassembling, repairing, or installation of these parts and components from a sitting, standing, bending, squatting or overhead position. Lift, connect overhead and remove overhead, electric cable to/from aircraft. Move and climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding weighing up to 100 lbs. Drive vehicles weighing up to 10 tons in congested areas requiring good depth perception and ability to distinguish colors red, green, and yellow. In addition AMT’s must be capable of pushing out/towing of aircraft involving driving vehicles weighing up to 2 tons which requires good depth perception. Work with color-coded wiring and other components, which requires the ability to differentiate colors to include but not limited to red, green, yellow, blue, black, brown, white and orange. Operate a variety of tools in the process of assembling, disassembling, repairing and installing aircraft parts and components while reaching, twisting, turning and gripping. Work in a high noise level environment. Tolerate dust, jet fumes, piston engine fumes and potentially toxic chemicals. Read and interpret printed or computerized maintenance manuals and write legibly to complete forms/paperwork as required.

If you currently do not reside in the location you are selecting, you must be willing and able to relocate.

Four (4) weeks minimum of in house training.
Ninety-Day probationary period.

Uniforms Requirement:
All AMT’s are required to wear company uniforms, which are company provided at no expense to staff members.

Employment Requirements:
This position may be subject to DOT drug testing. If applicable to the position, a candidate must fulfill a fingerprint-based criminal background check to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA). Candidates must also be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US customs security badges, if applicable.