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A&P Mechanic - Springfield, MO

Springfield, MO

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.

• High School diploma or GED equivalent
• Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Certification preferred***
• Minimum one (1) year or more of diversified aircraft and engine maintenance and repairs preferred.
• Knowledge of aircraft, accessories, components, fasteners, and other hardware.
• Knowledge and Experience with the following aircraft are preferred but not required: ATR, Embraer EMB-120, EMB-135/145, Fairchild SA226/227, Saab SF340A/B, S2000, Beechcraft, KingAir.

Principal Duties:
• Perform various mechanical duties on assigned aircraft, including diagnosing malfunctions, disassembly, repair, replacement, and adjustment of various systems.
• Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft structures, wings and fuselage, and functional components using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brakes, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.
• Perform routine inspections per manufacturer and operator maintenance programs and provide detailed discrepancy listings for each inspection to completion of the aircraft through delivery to the customer.
• Read and interpret manufacturers and service maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
• Inspect, replace, and/or repair worn or damaged components using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
• Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
• Inspect, adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring systems and aircraft accessories.
• Perform engine repair, removal, and reinstallation.
• Perform engine maintenance, annual inspections, and continued airworthiness inspections.
• Perform other qualified duties as required, with the highest standards of safety.

Knowledge & Skills:
• Detailed knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components.
• Knowledge of aircraft, unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, etc.
• The ability to read blueprints, specifications, technical manuals, and test equipment procedures is a plus.
• Able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
• Basic computer data entry skills.
• A self-starter, performing daily tasks without supervision.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
• May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
• Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
• Required to operate power vehicles, machinery, various hand tools, ground support equipment, forklift, etc.

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