Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus has
openings available for Aircraft Maintenance Technicians to join our
Team supporting the Fleet Aircraft Maintenance Department.
Embry-Riddle's Prescott 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.
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.
An A&P License is required
in order to be
considered for these positions
- Accomplish Scheduled and Unscheduled maintenance on all
University aircraft operated by the Prescott Campus.
- Perform work IAW 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,
- Complete all necessary entries in appropriate maintenance
forms, work orders, internal inspection forms, malfunction and
defect reports, and aircraft logbooks.
- Properly document all parts, appliances, and materials used in
maintenance of aircraft.
- Report defective shop equipment or equipment requiring
certification to the Shift Lead.
- Support and assist the Shift Lead in the accomplishment of the
overall maintenance effort.
- Maintain a positive, professional image to our Students,
Instructor Pilots, Flight Supervisors, and other University
- Typical schedule is 4/10’s, and does include weekends and
ERAU benefits include
- Technicians are categorized and compensated within four Levels
(1-4) of increasing responsibility that recognize individual
accomplishments, aviation background, technical skills, time &
experience in the industry, and leadership abilities.
- Applicant's Qualifications will determine the Level
- 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
will cover one undergraduate and graduate degree per person
- Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail
room and enjoy observation flights
- All Levels: Read and comprehend instructions, write
information, and complete simple forms.
- All Levels: High school (or GED) level ability in spelling,
grammar, basic composition, and math.
- Level 1 - Zero to one year of work related experience
- Level 2 - One to three years of work related experience
- Level 3 - Three to five years of work related experience
required. Supervisory and people management skills desired.
- Level 4 - Thorough Working knowledge of FAR 145, 91 and 43.
Progressive Aircraft Maintenance experience in maintaining light
general aviation aircraft preferred. Supervisory and people
management skills required. Current Repair Station Inspectors (I)
Designation required. Current FAA Inspection Authorization (IA)
desired. Five to ten years of work related experience
Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances:
- All Levels: Current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
required with no violations.
Required skills, knowledge, abilities:
Hiring Bonus Eligibility:
- Level 1-3: Working knowledge of FAR 145, 91 and 43.
- Level 1-3: Aircraft Maintenance experience in maintaining light
general aviation aircraft preferred.
- All Levels: Basic PC Software Skills (e.g. spreadsheet, word
processing & database etc.).
- All Levels: PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet
end-user applications preferred.
- All Levels: Excellent communication skills required.
Bonus Amount and Timing
- Candidates must hold an FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
and must have at least two years of experience working as a
qualified FAA maintenance technician.
- Candidates must not have worked for ERAU as a maintenance
technician within the previous six months.
- If referred by an Embry-Riddle employee, the candidate must
explicitly state the referrer's name on their job application at
the time that they apply.
- $750 in the 3rd paycheck after the new hire starts
- $1,500 in the 26th paycheck after the new hire starts
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