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A&P Technician

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 6, 2023
Job Description

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.

Job Summary

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, as required.
  • 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 Departments.
  • Typical schedule is 4/10’s, and does include weekends and holidays.
  • 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 assigned
ERAU benefits include
  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 4% 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 required.
  • Level 2 - One to three years of work related experience required.
  • 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.
Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances:
  • All Levels: Current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate required with no violations.
Required skills, knowledge, abilities:
  • 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.
Hiring Bonus Eligibility:
  • 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.
Bonus Amount and Timing
  • $750 in the 3rd paycheck after the new hire starts
  • $1,500 in the 26th paycheck after the new hire starts
This position requires successfully passing pre-employment and random drug screenings. Please click on the following link to review details:

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