A P Mechanic Prop

Job Title

A P Mechanic Prop

Job Description

Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
Aviation Technical Training

Required: Airframe and Power plant Certificate

Experience Required: 2 years maintaining general aviation propeller aircraft, primarily Beechcraft

Preferred: 5 years maintaining general aviation aircraft. Cirrus and Cessna Aircraft experience desirable.

Skill, Knowledge and Abilities
Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to the customers or employees of organization
Mathematical Skills:
Ability to calculate figures and amounts and to apply concepts of basic math

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations ma be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
A typical workweek consists of 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, with some overtime required.
These are the requirements with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Must be able to read, understand and interpret instructions and information at the high school level.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment can be very loud on occasion.
Work alone or as a team member in performing inspections, repairs, and preventive maintenance on a large variety of general aviation aircraft.


The A & P Mechanic is responsible to perform assigned tasks on airframe, interior, engine, and associated components, in accordance with current FAA regulations, and appropriate technical manuals

The A & P Mechanic is responsible to report any un-airworthy condition to the Chief Inspector and the appropriate DOM.

The A & P Mechanic is responsible to report any un-safe practices to the appropriate DOM and the Chief Inspector.

The A & P Mechanic is responsible to follow and not deviate from any written instructions such as Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, Service Instructions, Kit Installation Instructions, Supplemental Type Certificates, etc. without approval of the Chief Inspector.

The A & P Mechanic is responsible for getting an Inspector to sign off his work.

Perform airframe and engine inspections

Have knowledge of calendar, hourly, and progressive inspection procedures.

Troubleshoot and perform needed repairs to airframe components, engines, and a variety of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic repairs to other aircraft accessories such as starter/generators, fuel pumps, hydraulic pumps, actuators, wheels, tires and brakes. Troubleshoot, diagnose, and report findings of discrepancies to appropriate personnel.

Consult and get a plan of action approved before spending more than thirty minutes troubleshooting a problem.

Seek out discrepancies on the aircraft and report them to the DOM or his designee. Write maintenance forms (squawks) on all discrepancies found.

Repair or replace defective or malfunctioning parts or systems

Perform structural repairs to airframe including sheet metal work, riveting, patching, and fiberglass/composite repairs

Perform oil changes, service hydraulic systems, provide nitrogen and oxygen servicing, inspection and repair pitot static systems, fuel systems, and batteries

Ensure that all maintenance to be performed has been approved for work.

Install optional or added equipment to aircraft

Operate all power tools and equipment necessary to accomplish a job assignment

Accurately tag and store items removed from the aircraft during the dismantling phase

Make required logbook entries of repairs and comply with all company and FAA requirements

Document descriptively, the findings found during inspections in appropriate location

Complete all required maintenance records and turn the aircraft binders in to Maintenance Control at the end of each shift.

Respect the confidentiality of company, customer, and personnel information

Maintain cooperative working relationships with supervisors and other staff members

Demonstrate ability to tactfully handle difficult situations

Recognize and deal with priorities.

Perform maintenance duties away from base on temporary duty

Ensure all time cards and time sheets are properly filled out at squawk change or job completion and turned in at the end of each shift.

Coordinate maintenance activities with Lead and other technicians who are assigned to the same job.

Make the best use of time during shift. Check with DOM or Designee before logging any non- productive labor.

Provide proper notification and advanced notice of absence

Report to work on time each day, after lunch, after breaks, and not leave early

Maintain the work area in a neat and orderly manner. Clean up spilled fuel or hazardous materials immediately.

Maintain an awareness of and conform to all company policies and procedures

Wear a clean complete company uniform and maintain a well groomed, professional appearance, appropriate for the position.

Perform other duties and tasks as may be assigned from time to time by the Director of maintenance

Additional Information

Safety Sensitive Position
Drug Testing Required
Some overtime required

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent
Aviation Technical Training
Airframe and Power plant Certificate
2 years maintaining general aviation propeller aircraft, primarily Beechcraft.
Desire Cirrus, Cessna Aircraft experience