Aircraft Maintenance Technician I

Location
East Alton, Illinois
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Mar 13, 2019
Closes
Apr 13, 2019
Sector
Other
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
1 year
Degree Required
High School
Manages Others?
No

JOB SUMMARY 

This hourly, non-exempt position
requires varying degrees of knowledge of Challenger aircraft and the related
systems. The job includes varying amounts of parts replacement or repair,
electrical troubleshooting, hydraulic and pneumatic system work, inspection of
aircraft or systems and general mechanical applications. Job duties vary each
day and are designated by the Team Leader in charge of the project. Will have
direct customer contact. May be required to work independently or lead small
projects. 


ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS 

  • 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 and evaluation 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.
  • Work independently on projects when required. 
  •  
  • Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or 
  •  
management.

JOB
SPECIFICATIONS 


Education High school diploma or equivalent. 

Airframe and Powerplant
License. 

Aircraft specific factory
training preferred. 


Experience Airframe and Powerplant license minimum. 

1-5+ years prior
experience on aircraft maintenance preferred. 

Challenger aircraft
experience preferred. 


Initiative Self-motivated and able to maintain a rapid pace. 

Able to process work with
minimum supervision. 


Responsibility 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 or other departments. 

Team Leader of team
assigned, Program Manager 

Company sales
representatives. 

Customers or outside
vendors. 



 

JOB TITLE - CHALLENGER/LEARJET MECHANIC I, II, III -
continued 


Physical
Requirements Able to 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. 

Ability to troubleshoot or
evaluate system operation. 

Ability to work with
others in a professional manner. 


Supervision Will work under supervision of assigned Team Leader and Program
Manager 

May be directed to
supervise other technicians in some capacity. 

Work with minimal
supervision when required. 


Working
Conditions The majority of work will
be accomplished in a 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. 

 

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