- Examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems
- Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations
- Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation
- Read and interpret maintenance manuals and FAA/manufacturer publications and directives to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
- Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance
- Modify aircraft structures, systems, or components, following drawings, schematics, charts, engineering orders, and technical publications
- Replace or repair worn, defective, or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment
- Read and interpret pilots' descriptions of problems to diagnose causes
- Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand or power tools
- Inventory and ordering supplies, parts, materials, and equipment
- Check for corrosion, distortion, and cracks in the fuselage, wings, and tail
- Be a source of technical knowledge and instruction to other mechanics
- Other duties as assigned
- A&P License
- 4+ years experience
- DHC-8 experience a plus
- High School diploma or equivalent required; college degree through a technical/vocational school is preferred
- Must hold a valid FAA Airframe & Powerplant license
- 4+ years performing routine maintenance on DHC-8 aircraft
- 4+ years aviation maintenance experience in a small to medium sized aviation company or military environment
- Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Proven ability to troubleshoot mechanical issues and use manuals to determine effective solution
- Manage time to effectively meet company priorities
- Ability to perform maintenance duties utilizing basic hand tools
- Ability to use and effectively navigate ERP program, time clock and company intranet
- Ability to:
- Crawl in and out of tight spaces
- Comfortably work at elevated heights of at least 40 feet for extended periods of time
- Lift, balance and carry 50 lbs.
- Work in enclosed hangers and exterior weather conditions
- Work in close proximity to other people
As an employee of Strom Aviation, you will receive benefits including holiday pay, longevity pay, access to a 401K program and insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability). We offer travel pay, bonuses, and other incentives for some positions as well. A referral is the best compliment we can get, and Strom Aviation offers 2 different referral programs for our employees.
Our recruiters strive to connect qualified individuals with opportunities. With hundreds of jobs across the nation, Strom offers opportunities no matter where you are.
**Please check with recruiter to see if you qualify for per diem, travel pay, or numerous bonuses. These items vary by job.
Contact: Strom Jobs
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