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A&P Mechanic - Kinston, NC

Kinston, NC

Job Description

Job Description:
• Assist Licensed Aircraft Mechanics in general airframe and engine inspection, repair.
• Open and close of inspection panels, cleaning aircraft areas prior to inspection.
• Aircraft towing.
• Assist in sheet metal repairs and fabrication.
• Assist in electrical and hydraulic system troubleshooting and repair.
• Use of hand tools and specialized tooling.
• This position is an excellent method of gaining the required experience that can be applied to obtaining an Aircraft Mechanics Airframe and Powerplant certification.

Responsible for inspection, troubleshooting and repair of aircraft to meet company, FAA and customer standards. This includes:
• Fully analyzes all required blueprints, drawings, work orders and sketches in order to troubleshoot, repair and install desired product or part.
• Can detect errors and correct through proper departmental channels
• Schedules items through the shop to maintain on-time deliveries
• Checks all mechanical components prior to installation to prevent damage
• Accurately estimates hours and materials for scheduled jobs
• Ability to operate all required ground support equipment

• Extensive knowledge of all aircraft mechanical systems functions and interactions
• Thorough working knowledge of all current FAA Regulations
• Thorough working knowledge and use of MM, IPC, SRM and other manufacturers repair and troubleshooting documents
• Thorough working knowledge of blueprints, work orders and task cards to determine type of configuration and special instructions prior to installation
• Extensive knowledge of aircraft accessories, components and other hardware
• Comprehensive knowledge of estimating hours and materials for completing projects
• Complete knowledge of aircraft fasteners and applications
• Complete knowledge of all related skill area machines, equipment and hand tools
• Ability to install and rig aircraft flight control surfaces
• Ability to operate aircraft systems
• Ability to do engine run-up and & trim engines
• Must have a command of the English language, both written and verbal

Special Position Requirements:
• Wear appropriate PPE as designated in each work area (e.g. safety glasses, etc.)
• High School diploma or equivalent
• Airframe and Power Plant License
• Must have a good command of the English language, both written and verbal
• Must possess a valid driver license

Supervisory Responsibility:
• None

Training Requirements:
• General Safety
• Quality System Awareness

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
• Heavy physical effort required on occasion
• Continuous mental and visual attention required
• Employees may be subject to random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations
• Work performed in a shop environment on a regular basis
• Occasional travel to line stations
• Exposed to any number of elements but with none present to the extent of being disagreeable
• Must be available to travel up to 30% for work at different workstations as needed, and/or shifts from one station/location to another

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