- Vandalia, Ohio
- Annual Salary
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Military Transition Program Airframe and Powerplant Technician
Let your career take off with PSA Airlines!
This is an exciting time to join PSA! As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines and the fastest growing regional airline in the U.S. we have unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. At PSA we are a close-knit passionate team that values each other’s opinions and we hold ourselves and others accountable to be our absolute best.
This is your chance to be a part of the fastest growing regional airline carrier in America. Since 2014 PSA has almost tripled in size and will continue to expand to support 150 Bombardier CRJ 200 700 and 900 aircraft. Help us continue to meet the expectations of our parent company American Airlines and be a part of ensuring that PSA Airlines remains known in the industry for its outstanding safety performance and training culture!
As a selected member of the Military Transition Program our goal is assist you the aviation maintenance professional with the most practical and rewarding opportunity to take your military honed skills to the next level and obtain your FAA Certified Airframe and Powerplant License. This is an extremely competitive program in which we are seeking those skilled maintainers that desire to continue in their craft and seamlessly transition from military to commercial aviation maintenance. Our program designed for you is leading the industry in helping service members gain the skills and requirements to affiliate with a leader in the regional aviation industry
Employment Status: Full-time
Reports To: Maintenance Manager
- Previous Experience in a Military Occupational Specialty within Aviation Maintenance
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Valid state-issued Driver’s License
- Will perform tasks necessary to comply with Federal Aviation Regulations and accept the responsibility for work performed by him/herself and/or in conjunction with others and sign for same on the Companys approved forms.
- Work will consist of and include any and all phases of repair and maintenance of aircraft with the aid of the employees own tools specialty tools provided by the Company the use of test equipment and Company-supplied technical manuals.
- In certain cases he/she may be authorized to perform required inspection items and assist in Company training programs.
- Assure that hangar workshops and other areas assigned are maintained in an orderly manner.
The Aviation Maintenance Pathways program for military veterans provides a fully funded opportunity to obtain the FAA Certified Airframe and Powerplant Licensure. Once selected to this program all candidates will be afforded:
Fully funded Airframe and Powerplant course. Application Books Program Testing Lodging and travel to and from. An incidental per-diem will not be authorized for the purposes of this course.
Selected candidates are also eligible for a Sign-On Bonus Relocation Bonus (to certain facilities) and an Experience Bonus. In addition a tool procurement program is afforded as well.
PSA offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical dental 401(k) and flight benefits on all American Airlines flights.
To ensure a safe environment for all we require a drug screening fingerprinting and criminal/verbal background checks.
PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race color creed religion sex (including pregnancy gender identity and sexual orientation) national origin citizenship status age disability genetic information protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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PSA Airlines is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group and operates an all-jet fleet consisting of exclusively Bombardier regional jet aircraft. The company’s more than 2,400 employees operate nearly 600 daily flights to nearly 90 destinations. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, PSA also has flight crew bases located in Dayton, Cincinnati, Ohio, Knoxville, Tennessee, and Charlotte, North Carolina. PSA has maintenance facilities in Dayton and Canton, Ohio and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport and Charlotte, North Carolina. As of year-end 2015, PSA operates 35 Bombardier CRJ 200 aircraft, 26 Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft and 36 Bombardier CRJ 900 NextGen aircraft. The airline expects to add an additional 35 Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft and 18 Bombardier CRJ 900 aircraft to its fleet in the next two years, tripling its fleet size and employee base since the airline’s growth plan was announced in December 2013.