Aircraft Maintenance Technician
- Charlottesville, Virginia
- Job ID
Aircraft Maintenance Technician job at Signature Flight Support in Charlottesville VA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Full-Time Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Needed!
We Service Private Jets
Signature Flight Support TECHNICAir, the world's largest FBO network, is hiring Customer-Oriented Aircraft Maintenance Technicians at our CHO facility in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia! We are looking for new, self-starting candidates to join our team! Looking for the opportunity to grow in a fast-paced industry? You've come to the right place!!
Position: Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Status: Full-Time, 40 hours per week
Benefits: Access to a range of option for Medical, Dental & Vision coverage, 401(k) w/company match, and Tuition Reimbursement
Pay: Depending On Experience
Aircraft Maintenance Technicians are responsible for performing scheduled, unscheduled or special inspections in compliance with regulatory authorities and industry standards. Troubleshoot and perform maintenance and repairs on aircraft, engines and a variety of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic components and accessories such as propellers, starters, generators, fuel pumps, hydraulic pumps, actuators, wheels, tires and brakes. Troubleshoot and perform structural repairs to airframes, including sheet metal work, riveting, patching and fiberglass/composite work. Perform system troubleshooting and operational and functional checks; service oil, fuel and hydraulic systems; provides nitrogen and oxygen servicing; inspect and repair pitot static systems and battery services. Make required work order entries for discrepancies and corrective actions. Remove and install aircraft components. Install optional or added equipment to aircraft. Perform aircraft engine run and taxi, as qualified, to test system performance. Participate in maintenance test flights for system performance, troubleshooting and alignment. Understand the operation of various airframe and power plant systems. Ensure the calibration of all shop test equipment is accurate by using shop calibration records and procedures and report discrepancies to management. Assist and train other technicians in repair of systems, structures and engines when needed. Perform other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
- Practical knowledge of basic airframe and engine repair.
- Previous experience with general aviation or corporate jet aircraft preferred.
- MUST HAVE and maintain a valid A&P License.
- General aviation piston and turbo-prop market is preferred.
- Must possess a valid state-issued driver's license.
- Must be able to obtain airport badge (passing a 10-year background check)
- Must be able to take/pass a pre-employment drug screening
Ready to give your career wings? Join the leading global provider of flight support services! Apply today using the link below or visit www.signatureflight.com/employment, hit "View USA Jobs" and search by keyword "CHO". A Recruiter from our Talent Acquisition team from our headquarters in Orlando, FL (407 #) will be in touch!
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet
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Signature Flight Support Company Overview
Be Part of a Global Network In our industry, we know that we have to get it right every time. Our employees provide the foundation for the entire customer experience and ensure that we remain at the apex of aircraft ground support providers. That's why Signature Flight Support is committed to employing a diverse group of aircraft handling professionals that are passionate and personally invested in developing the safest, most inclusive, and welcoming work environment. As our company continues to expand, we are determined to provide our employees and customers an environment that encompasses our core values of integrity, responsibility, safety, service, people, and performance. In remaining steadfast in our pledge to our principles, we continue to focus on crafting an atmosphere where our employees are encouraged to share ideas, embrace differences, and grow on both personal and professional levels. Empowering our staff and offering opportunities to prosper enables Signature Flight Support to be the global leader in flight support services.