Intern, Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Grand Junction, Colorado
Not Specified
Mar 13, 2019
May 15, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
1 year
Degree Required
High School
Manages Others?


This hourly, non-exempt position requires a basic knowledge of mechanical skills. The job includes varying amounts of parts replacement or repair, electrical troubleshooting, hydraulic and pneumatic system work and general mechanical applications. Job duties will vary each day and are designated by the Team Leader in charge of the project. 


  • Perform general mechanical functions on aircraft and related systems. This shall include, but not be limited to items such as removal and 
installation of panels and components, repair work and sheet metal repair or installation.
  • Troubleshooting assistance of systems on the aircraft when designated. 
  • Inspection and evaluation of the aircraft and components when designated. 
  • Aircraft movement, assistance in performance runs and taxiing when required. 
  • Maintenance and repair of shop facility, equipment and tooling when required. 
  • Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or management. 


Education – 

High school diploma or equivalent required. 

Currently enrolled in an A & P program required. 

Experience – 

1 year prior experience on aircraft maintenance preferred. 

Turbine aircraft experience preferred, but not essential. 

Initiative – 

Self-motivated and able to maintain a rapid pace. 

Responsibility – 

Attend work every day as scheduled to include overtime and weekend assignments. 

Notify supervisor in advance of shift starting if unable to work. 

Must perform all work in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines. 

Follow all company and safety rules during performance of duties. 

Maintain customer oriented work habits. 

Contacts – 

Other technicians in turbine service or other departments. 

Program Manager, Team Leader of team assigned, Director of Maintenance. 

Company sales representatives. 

Customers or outside vendors. 

Physical Requirements – 

Lift at least 50 lbs. 

Routine walking, bending and squatting or sitting. 

Routing or repetitive physical motion with arms and hands. 

Mental Requirements – 

Understanding and implementation of regulations and guidelines. 

Troubleshoot or evaluate system operation. 

Work with others in a professional manner. 

Supervision – 

Will work under supervision of Program Manager, Team Leader, Lead and Director of Maintenance. 

Working Conditions – 

The majority of work will be accomplished in a heated hangar. 

Work outside during aircraft runs will occur. 

Varied positions in and around the aircraft. 

Equipment Used – 

Personal hand tools supplied by the mechanic. 

Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical equipment. 

Jacks, stands, lifts and other support devices. 

Tugs, power carts and other engine powered equipment.