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!

Job Summary
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. R
easonable 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

Required Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Inspection Authority (IA)
  • Ability to create or modify step by step assembly work instructions
  • Experience wiring aircraft and troubleshooting aircraft electrical or sensor issues

Working Conditions
Work will be conducted in typical mechanical shop and industrial test cell environments.

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

Mitch Maldonado

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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