- Laredo, Texas
- Annual Salary $80,000.00
- Job ID
AP Mechanic job at Everts Air Cargo in Laredo TX
Description, duties, responsibilities
Act as the primary mechanic for assigned aircraft while in the air and on the ground. As a Flight Mechanic you will travel with the aircraft on charters and scheduled trips. Oversee and perform all daily aircraft maintenance responsibilities as directed, receive incoming aircraft, screen Flight Logs for entries and implement corrective actions as required. Review and report items under Mechanical Reliability Report procedures. Review DMI log and effect corrective action on all discrepancies as required by FARs, and as parts and time permit.
Compensation Starting at $80,000 annually
Requisition ID 486993547
- Ensure the continued airworthiness of company aircraft at all times in accordance with the FARs and provisions of company maintenance manuals. Identify and examine any condition affecting airworthiness. Report the situation to Flight Mechanic Supervisor, Flight Control, and Maintenance Control; then correct prior to next flight. Coordinate with Flight Mechanic Supervisor, Assistant Director of Maintenance, Maintenance Control, and Flight Control as necessary. At all times, protect the best interest of the company and its property.
- Perform maintenance and inspections on company aircraft. Ensure proper references, maintenance manuals, forms, and records are in use, in accordance with all FARs, and processed appropriately. Supervise and direct non-certificated mechanics.
- Ensure all precision tools, measuring devices, and test equipment have been calibrated and do not exceed calibration due time. Proactively calibrate and service all tools.
- Assemble all forms, records and parts tags used in conjunction with the operation, including records of discrepancies found with corrective action taken, and ensure these reach the Records Department with minimum delay. Scan and email log sheets, M-3s, and yellow tags per GMM 18.104.22.168, Logbook Reporting Procedures. Ensure repairable parts are accurately identified and tagged as required. Submit log sheets and parts tags to Records Department via U.S. Mail or Fed Ex, at a minimum of once a week. Send used, unserviceable parts back to the Parts Department as soon as possible.
- Assume responsibility for all work accomplished as indicated by signature on maintenance forms. Ensure all forms and other maintenance documentation is properly annotated, signed-off, and expeditiously forwarded to Records.
- Perform material receiving function on parts, materials, and equipment at locations where Inspections personnel are not assigned.
- Check parts, hardware, supplies, and materials being installed to be sure they are serviceable and acceptable within the meanings of FAR’s and company manuals. Ensure all parts and materials are stored in an approved manner. Ensure Fly Away Kit is stocked and replenished when required. Inventory weekly and forward results to Maintenance Control.
- Review the flight log immediately on arrival at destination. If any discrepancies are found, inform the Director and Assistant Director of Maintenance, Flight Mechanic Supervisor, Chief Inspector, and Maintenance Control by email, by phone, and by scanning documentation. Review pilot log entries and obtain clarification as necessary to ensure the entries provide sufficient information on which to base corrective action. Review DMI log and affect corrective action on all discrepancies. Coordinate with Maintenance Control, if any AOG items are needed.
- Oversee and assist flight crew and cargo handlers with loading of aircraft, if needed. Verify aircraft cargo areas are checked and free of debris and cleaned, including baggage pits.
- Ensure all departing aircraft are safe in accordance with FAR’s and company/manufacturer manuals and all work performed is properly documented. Understand and be able to interpret and implement FAR compliance.
- When delegated by PIC, ensure aircraft is secured during unattended overnight stops per EAC GOM Form OD-031 procedure and sent to Flight Control and Maintenance Control.
- Submit Tire and Brake Report to Maintenance Control weekly.
- Be thoroughly familiar with the provisions of the General Maintenance Manual.
- Maintain currency in all required training.
- Perform other duties as the situation dictates, including possible Maintenance Representative duties (representing EAC aircraft at MROs), if needed.
- Three weeks (21 days) on followed by one week (7 days) off
- Additional pay provided at your hourly rate if you choose to work on your week off
- This is a Laredo based position housing is not provided
Required/Preferred Experience, Education & Skills
- Valid Driver’s License
- Valid Airframe and Powerplant License
- Valid United States Passport
- 3 years proven line maintenance experience (DC-9/MD-80 aircraft or similar type aircraft is preferred)
- The ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of employment, including file and record maintenance
- A willingness to conduct activities in accordance with company practices and supporting goals
- Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair, and maintenance
- Manual dexterity to assemble and dissemble intricate assemblies
- Effective time management skills
- The ability to work independently and be responsible for complex assignments
- Excellent writing, communication, and information retention skills
- The ability to work in extreme weather conditions
- Competitive total rewards package
- Medical, dental and vision benefits
- 401k match program
- Paid Holidays
Equal Employment Opportunity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. If you would like to view a copy of our affirmative action plans, please contact us.
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Everts Air Cargo Company Overview
Everts Air Cargo was formed in 1995 as a 121 Certificated Cargo Airline. Everts Air Cargo is headquartered in Fairbanks where it serves as the primary base for maintenance, administration and charter operations. Everts provides scheduled freight service to 12 major hubs in Alaska. Everts expanded operations to the Lower 48 and now has five MD-80 jets and flies throughout the US, Canada and Mexico.