Aviation Maintenance Technician

Department: Maintenance
Location: Bay City WI
Department: Maintenance
Location: Bay City WI

Job Summary

RWA Part 145 Repair Station is open 7 days per week 7:30 am – 6:00 p.m. As an Aviation Maintenance Technician for RWA you will work as a member of a team accomplishing many different aspects of aircraft maintenance. This position reports to the Director of Maintenance.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full time position and the schedule may include either a Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or a rotating schedule (10 hour days) 7:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. This position is located at RWA headquarters in Bay City, WI.

Compensation for this position is based upon the Mechanic Pay Scale and employee’s annual performance. Employee status in this position will be hourly (non-exempt).

Responsibilities

  • Line service, inspection, repair, and modification of aircraft and/or aircraft systems and components.
  • Utilize technical knowledge to repair aircraft discrepancies efficiently, while properly documenting all work performed.
  • Utilize comprehensive test equipment and special tools to complete inspections.
  • Utilize knowledge of computer systems to research inspections, repair criteria and/or repair parts requirements.
  • Comprehensive troubleshooting and repair of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Inspection, rigging and adjustment of flight controls and control cables.
  • Phase inspection and repair on Cessna 560 aircraft.
  • Annual inspection on piston engine aircraft.
  • Engine removal, installation, rigging and adjustment of engine controls.
  • Re-fuel, de-fuel and testing of aircraft fuel systems and components.
  • Aircraft pressurization checks.
  • Engine run-up and taxi checks.
  • Sheet metal repairs.
  • Upholster removal, cleaning, repair and installation.
  • Removal, disassembly and assembly of main landing gear wheel assemblies.
  • Altimeter and transponder

Additional Duties

  • Organize work space and environment.
  • Account for personal and company tools.
  • Utilize knowledge of FARs to ensure the airworthiness of aircraft.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position is not responsible for managing or hiring of other employees.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • A valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certificate (A&P Certificate)
  • 3-5 years’ experience with turbine aircraft
  • Past Part 135 maintenance work
  • Any formal airframe specific maintenance training

Specific Skills

  • The ability to read and interpret instructions from manuals and internal RWA documents.
  • Proficiency in the Windows operating environment.
  • Physical capability to work in tight spaces, at heights, on-wings, use ladders, operate tugs, operate lifts, and lift weights up to 100lbs.
  • Familiarity with Federal Aviation Regulations relating to aircraft maintenance.
  • A strict adherence to Company policies and Standard Operating Procedures (“SOP’s).
  • Ability and willingness to work first or second shift, after-hours, overtime as required, weekends and holidays.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • A valid US Driver’s License.
  • A valid U.S. Passport OR the ability to obtain a U.S. Passport.
  • A complete set of tools designed for or appropriate for aircraft maintenance.
  • Completion of employment drug screening, FBI fingerprinting check and a 10-year background check.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • A valid US Driver’s License.
  • A valid U.S. Passport OR the ability to obtain a U.S. Passport.
  • A complete set of tools designed for or appropriate for aircraft maintenance.
  • Completion of employment drug screening, FBI fingerprinting check and a 10-year background check.

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