California, United States

Aircraft Technician/A&P

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Job description
Aviation Maintenance Technician (A&P Mechanic Columbia, CA)

Compensation: $20.00 – $35.00 per hour Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Employer is a Part 135, 145 Avionics Repair Station, charter and wild land fire fighting flight operation located in Columbia California, and is currently seeking an A&P Certified Aviation Maintenance Technician as a team member supporting a fleet of Turbine/Piston Commanders, Helio Couriers, and single engine Cessna aircraft. As an emergency services provider, the employer is a mission-oriented company that responds rapidly in support of public safety services. The job involves the installation, modification, troubleshooting, wiring and repair of aircraft systems and structures, at home base and when deployed to other airports.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Demonstrable, performance as an AMT (Av. Maint. Tech.) In General Aviation.
* Study of aircraft structure and systems knowledge required (please provide details; include Military or other specific training schools and experience you have).

Job Requirements:
* Demonstrates technical skills and knowledge in aircraft systems operational testing and troubleshooting a wide variety of GA (General Aviation) aircraft systems.

* Fabricate per drawings and standard practices assemblies to include; hydraulic fittings and lines, wires, properly securing fasteners, cables and hardware into aircraft.

*Accurately and properly terminate wires into a variety of contacts and connectors.
* Perform installations, remove and replace components, perform checks and tests.

* Accurately interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, wiring diagrams, system schematics, drawings, engineering orders and other technical documents.

* Properly utilize and maintain hand tools/test equipment to perform repairs and installations.

* Be knowledgeable and conversant with relevant FAA regulations.

* Accurately document work performed.

* Must be able and willing to travel (during fire season we may work out of state for several days to weeks consecutively)

* Willingness to work overtime when required.


* Fluent in speaking and reading English language.

* Versatile and capable of operating a wide variety of computers, software, and network systems

* Possess excellent oral and written skills, as well as strong analytical abilities.
* Excellent concentration and attention to detail with good work efficiency and accuracy.
* Ability to think creatively, while following documentation and maintaining prescribed quality standards.

* Ability to work both in a small team environment and also unsupervised.
* Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to constant changing work assignments.

Physical Capability and Expected Effort:

* Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
* Standing for long periods of time, working in confined aircraft interiors, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching are generally required to perform the functions of this position.

Other Requirements:

* Possess a currently valid drivers license, will be subjected to a background check including vehicle-driving history.

* Ability to travel independently to and from the workplace.

* Will be subject to random alcohol and drug testing

Benefit Conditions:

Waiting period of 90 days

Health insurance

Paid time off

Dental insurance

Vision insurance

Retirement plan

COVID-19 considerations:
Due to current contracts with the Federal and State Government Covid-19 Vaccination is required

  • Location: California, United States
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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