A&P Mechanic-Florida

    • Job Tracking ID: 512718-625819
    • Job Location: Leesburg, FL
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 16, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Department: Leesburg (Maintenance)
    • Location: Leesburg
    • Specific Work Hours: 7:30-4:00
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Job Description

Position Summary:
The A & P Mechanic inspects, repairs, and modifies aircraft structures and structural components; maintains & repairs aircraft components; determines equipment malfunctions; interprets technical documentation; and restores equipment condition and/or operation.


Position Responsibilities:

1.Ensures that all aircraft are airworthy.

  • Performs annual aircraft inspections. Documents all areas needing maintenance.

  • Provides an estimate of time and parts needed for repair.

  • Performs repairs and maintenance, following workbook instructions, according to industry and Wipaire standards and to meet FAA regulations.

  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components. Assembles and installs flight controls, engines, pneumatics, fuel systems, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulics, mechanical components and accessories.

  • Repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components.

  • Maintains, repairs, and rebuilds aircraft structures, functional components, and parts such as wings and fuselage, rigging, hydraulic units, oxygen systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, gaskets, and seals.

  • Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufacturers’ manuals.

2.Conducts on-the-job training for less experienced Technicians.

3.Responsible for input and perspective on service documentation for maintenance personnel.

4.Maintains repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance, as needed.

5.Inspects completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation.

Experience and Skills

Qualifications/knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Two to three years’ minimum general aviation aircraft mechanic experience strongly preferred.

  • Airframe & Power Plant (A & P) license strongly preferred.

  • Ability to plan, develop and implement a repair scheme for each component assigned.

  • Ability to review aircraft manufacturer data, either on paper or electronically and ascertain type of repair possible.

  • Ability to meet FAA regulatory and safety requirements in all aspects of the work.

  • Perform lifting of supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Hear, speak and effectively verbally communicate in the English language, including following oral and written instructions, in order to communicate with people inside and outside the organization.

  • Stand, squat, reach, kneel, bend, and twist/turn for extended periods of time and perform long hours of work in the shop and hangar, repairing and maintaining aircraft.

  • Must be able to use hand tools, including wrenches, hammers, power tools, and other tools used in testing aircraft and parts, and a computer, phone, and photocopier.

  • Travel nationally and potentially, internationally, as needed and directed by management. Must be able to obtain and maintain a United States passport.

  • Must have all required tools designated within 90 days of starting employment.

  • Must comply with drug testing requirements in compliance with federal regulations.