Greater Chicago Area

A&P / IA Piston Aircraft Maintenance Manager

PLEASE NOTE: Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 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. 

Full-Time in  West Chicago, ILSigning Bonus Available

Our client is seeking an Aircraft Maintenance Manager to lead their new aircraft maintenance facility location in West Chicago, IL . We need a manager that can fit in quickly, has a positive attitude, and has general aviation experience working on piston-powered aircraft; preferably Cessna 172, Piper PA-28, and Piper PA-44.

Position Overview
This position works as an aircraft maintenance manager performing and supervising inspections, repairs and preventative maintenance on piston flight training aircraft. The successful candidate will possess the appropriate personality to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a constant focus on safety and quality.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certification
  • FAA Inspection Authorization
  • 5 or more years of piston-powered aircraft maintenance experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations airworthiness requirements
  • Possess adequate tools
  • Successful background check and drug screening

Desired Qualifications

  • Private pilot license
  • Avionics troubleshooting experience with modern avionics


  • Perform efficient troubleshooting, aircraft maintenance, and repair in accordance with applicable regulations, manufacturer’s instructions, and company policies
  • Ensure consistent, accurate aircraft maintenance records by properly documenting & completing required forms, computer entries, and logbook entries
  • Supervise and manage team of technicians
  • Follow all policies and procedures
  • Keep a clean and orderly work environment
  • Perform job duties in a safe manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Location: Greater Chicago Area
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance, Operations / Management
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Marc 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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