Aircraft Maintenance Technician job – Signature Flight Support – Syracuse, NY

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Signature Flight Support

138 reviews


Syracuse, NY


Position Description

Responsible for inspection, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of aircraft systems, structures and engines.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Perform scheduled, unscheduled or special inspections in compliance with regulatory authorities and industry standards.
  • Troubleshoot and perform maintenance and repairs on aircraft, engines and a variety of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic components and accessories such as propellers, starters, generators, fuel pumps, hydraulic pumps, actuators, wheels, tires and brakes.
  • Troubleshoot and perform structural repairs to airframes, including sheet metal work, riveting, patching and fiberglass/composite work.
  • Perform system troubleshooting and operational and functional checks; service oil, fuel and hydraulic systems; provides nitrogen and oxygen servicing; inspect and repair pitot static systems and battery services.
  • Make required work order entries for discrepancies and corrective actions.
  • Remove and install aircraft components. Install optional or added equipment to aircraft.
  • Perform aircraft engine run and taxi, as qualified, to test system performance. Participate in maintenance test flights for system performance, troubleshooting and alignment.
  • Understand the operation of various airframe and power plant systems.
  • Ensure the calibration of all shop test equipment is accurate by using shop calibration records and procedures and report discrepancies to management.
  • Assist and train other technicians in repair of systems, structures and engines when needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The following functions may be performed in variable weather and environmental conditions such as jet engine fumes, dust or jet engine noise. Must have ability to:

  • Regularly walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.
  • Frequently sit.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Read, write and fluently speak and understand the English language.
  • Read and comprehend safety rules, instructions and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and other employees.
  • Perform simple math calculations and apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.
  • Wear uniform and insignia as prescribed by the Company.
  • Report to work in a regular and timely manner.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

Position Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Will work Wednesday – Saturday four 10hr Shifts.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus

Practical knowledge of basic airframe and engine repair.

Previous experience with general aviation or corporate jet aircraft preferred.

Must have A&P license.

Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

Must have basic computer skills. Must provide all tools necessary to perform essential job functions.

EEO/DFW

Primary Location: United States-New York-Syracuse-Syracuse Hancock International Airport – SYR

Schedule: Full-time

138 reviews

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