Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is hiring an Aircraft Maintenance Technician to support the Flight Department. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

Job duties include:

Perform authorized maintenance, preventive maintenance, rebuilding, and alterations and returns to service University aircraft in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations, manufacturers’ requirements and the highest quality industry standards. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Use the methods, techniques and practices prescribed in the current manufacturer's maintenance manual or instructions to ensure continued airworthiness of aircraft, engines, propellers, and appliances in accordance with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations.

  • Minimal oversight by management, senior technicians, and mentors providing guidance and ensuring ERAU standards are met.

  • Accomplish Scheduled Maintenance and quickly respond to unscheduled maintenance requirements.

  • Perform unscheduled maintenance on all University aircraft on ERAU flight line to include weekends and holidays.

  • Support and assist the Shift Lead in the accomplishment of the overall maintenance effort.

  • Report defective shop equipment or equipment requiring certification to the Shift Lead.

  • Complete all necessary entries in appropriate maintenance forms, work orders, internal inspection forms, malfunction and defect reports, and aircraft logbooks while under supervision.

  • Be thoroughly familiar with the requirements of the FAA approved inspection program, FAA regulations pertaining to aircraft maintenance, airworthiness directives, advisory circular, manufacturers' service bulletins and engineering orders/drawings, as required.

  • Properly document all parts, appliances, and materials used in maintenance of aircraft.

Assist Shift Lead in inventory control functions.

Present and maintain a positive, professional image to our Students, Instructor Pilots, Flight Supervisors, and other University Departments.

ERAU benefits include:

  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions

  • Two BC/BS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account

  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children

  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail room and enjoy observation flights

  • High school (or GED) level ability in spelling, grammar, basic composition, and math.

  • Read and comprehend instructions, write information, and complete simple forms.

  • Current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate required with no violations.

  • One to three years of related work experience.

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:

  • Working knowledge of FAR 145, 91 and 43.

  • Aircraft Maintenance experience in maintaining light general aviation aircraft preferred.

  • Basic PC Software Skills (e.g. spreadsheet, word processing & database etc.)

  • PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet end-user applications preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills required.

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