Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace, and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

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

Job Description
  • 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 BCBS 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, mailroom 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.
This position requires successfully passing pre-employment and random drug screenings. Please click on the following link to review details:

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