Wisconsin, United States
A&P Mechanic (Piston engines)
PLEASE NOTE: This position requires that the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!
A&P Mechanic will play an important role in the development and certification efforts for company. They have a diverse role providing support for assembling, modification, and teardown of test engines and sub-assemblies as well as test setup, execution, and documentation of results and observations in an R&D environment. In addition, A&P Mechanic may provide support in one or more areas including: aircraft electrical, avionics, airframe setup, or fabrication of test infrastructure.
The A&P Mechanic role has additional responsibilities from the prior engine technician roles in the area of coordination of tasks and feedback on junior technician technical performance. The A&P Mechanic may perform some duties of the previous engine technician roles as needed.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Other duties may be assigned.
- Coordinate or perform builds of test engines and related sub-systems
- Review and provide feedback on workmanship of junior technicians and test operators
- Ensure that the build process is fully documented and stored properly
- Oversee or perform engine tear down, cleaning, and documentation of observations and data
- Modification of components as needed to meet engineering specified test requirements
- Setup of engines and assemblies for testing following established protocols and test requirements
- Execute tests within established protocols and engineering specifications
- 6+ years of relevant powerplant/piston engine and airframe building and troubleshooting experience
- A&P mechanic license
- Strong “can do” attitude accompanied with a sense of ambition and urgency
- Works effectively with others in a team environment
- Ability to coordinate multiple priorities and tasks related to engine builds and R&D testing
- Desire to work with others to train them in technical aspects of the job and industry
- Excellent attention to detail in mechanical assembly and the inspection process during teardowns
- Ability to comprehend and communicate technical details effectively in verbal and written form
- Computer literacy including the ability to organize and manage test data
- Ability to follow procedures consistent with mechanical shop and R&D test operations
- Ability to lift, hold, and position weights up to 45 lbs at least two to four times per hour as needed
- Ability to work in various positions necessary to service the engine or test equipment as needed
- Inspection Authority (IA)
- Ability to create or modify step by step assembly work instructions
- Experience wiring aircraft and troubleshooting aircraft electrical or sensor issues
Work will be conducted in typical mechanical shop and industrial test cell environments.
Wisconsin, United States