Florida, United States

Lead Piston Airframe and Powerplant Technician – Tallahassee, FL

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.

Title of position:  Lead Piston Airframe and Powerplant Technician

Title of position:  Tallahassee, FL

 Job Overview:

The employer is looking to add an experienced Airframe and Powerplant licensed aircraft mechanic to their team of dedicated aviation enthusiasts. The employer is an Authorized Service Center for Piper, Daher-Kodiak, and Cirrus, and are proud to offer exceptional support to the aviation community. Come join them and experience the satisfaction of working on general aviation aircraft with an amazing team.


  • Perform routine inspections, maintenance, and repairs on piston aircraft in accordance with FAA regulations, FAA Part 145 Repair Station requirements, and manufacturer guidelines.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose complex mechanical, electrical, and avionic issues to ensure timely and accurate problem resolution.
  • Oversee and lead maintenance teams in the execution of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks, ensuring compliance with safety standards.
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance activities, including inspections, repairs, and component replacements.
  • Collaborate with other aviation professionals, including engineers and quality control personnel, to ensure the highest standards of aircraft maintenance are met.
  • Stay updated on the latest advancements in aviation technology, regulations, and safety procedures.
  • Train and mentor junior technicians to enhance their skills and knowledge in aircraft maintenance.

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License.
  • Minimum of 8 years of recent hands-on experience in maintaining General Aviation piston aircraft.
  • Thorough knowledge of FAA regulations and guidelines related to aircraft maintenance.
  • Strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills for both mechanical and avionics systems.
  • Own and maintain a well-equipped toolbox, adequate for aircraft maintenance.
  • Must be able to pass airport background check and pre-employment drug test

Preferred Experience:

  • Piper M350
  • Cirrus SR Series
  • Continental engines
  • Lycoming engines
  • Sheetmetal
  • Inspection Authorization
  • FAA Part 145 Repair Station


  • Participation in quarterly bonus program, which typically equates to $1-$2 per hour
  • 401(k) and matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account

  • Location: Florida, United States
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance

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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