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Aircraft Maintenance Technician

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Classification: Salary
Reports To: Director of Maintenance

NICHOLAS AIR is growing, and our first-rate team of Aircraft Mechanics is growing too. At NICHOLAS AIR our Maintenance Department is instrumental in ensuring we are successful in providing the most innovative, efficient, and customizable Private Air Travel. We are looking for Aircraft Mechanics who want to make a difference every day and become an integral part of ensuring the success of NICHOLAS AIR’s innovative vision. Be part of a team supported by Executive Leadership who has been in the trenches and knows what it takes to provide support for you every day. Are we the best? Yes, and we don’t say that out of arrogance. We are the best because we listen, adapt and perform. You are not just joining a team but a family. Contact us today, and we look forward to showing you the NICHOLAS AIR difference.

Position Overview

The aircraft maintenance technician must have experience on 2 of the 4 airframes:

  • PC-12
  • Phenom 100 & 300
  • CJ3
  • Citation Latitude / Sovereign
  • Challenger CL300

Perform inspections as required by the FAA in a FAR 145 environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

Fully analyzes all required manuals, blueprints, drawings, and work orders to troubleshoot, repair, and install desired product or part. Detects errors and corrects through proper departmental channels. Plans/schedules items to maintain on-time departures. Inspects all mechanical components prior to installation for proper certs and/or shipping/warehouse damage to ensure serviceability. Accurately estimates hours and materials for scheduled jobs. Works effectively with all departments in recommending productivity improvements. Operates all required ground support equipment.

Competencies

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Mechanical Capacity
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Time Management

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type & Expected Hours of Work

To work as a member of the MRT MRO team focused on maintenance activities and work scope of customer aircraft. Identify and correct issues for malfunctioning aircraft mechanical components and systems. Perform a variety of diagnostic and mechanical duties on jet and turboprop aircraft and assist with scheduling and coordination for other crew members. Will help coordinate and communicate aircraft issues with the customer to include reviewing the work scope with customers, adding squawks as required, respond to customer inquiries and be responsible for assuring customer satisfaction by coordinating with MRO team. Will help oversee the maintenance of the MRT by ensuring vehicle is properly serviced and roadworthy at all times.

Travel

This position requires up to 80 percent travel, including weekends and holidays, overnight travel is expected. Responsible for AOG events and approvals in the United States. Must have a clean driving record.

Required Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3-5 years transport-category jet aircraft-related experience or have demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform all job tasks.
  • Extensive knowledge of all aircraft mechanical systems functions and interactions. Thorough working knowledge of all current FAA regulations, IPM and ATA codes.
  • FAR 135 experience a plus
  • Must have an Airframe and Power Plant License (an Inspection Authorization is a plus)

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.


For more information about available positions, please email [email protected].