Aircraft Mechanic (A&P) IA
- $60,000 to $96,000 Yearly
Elite Air Service has an immediate full-time opening for an experienced A&P IA. We are a growing FBO specializing in maintenance and refurbishment of piston GA aircraft, with the majority of our work on single engine aircraft. Help lead our close knit team of technicians. We frequently work on private and classic aircraft maintenance and refurbishment, with our projects adding years of enjoyment to the aviation community of the greater Michigan, Ohio and Indiana area. Elite technicians frequently provide floatplane service, float change-over and float installs and our FBO is situated in beautiful southern Michigan along the Coldwater chain of lakes. We're looking for a hard working, growth minded A&P technician to add to our team.
- Airframe & Powerplant License & IA License (Required)
- US work authorization (Required)
- Aircraft maintenance: 3-5 years (Preferred)
Full Job Description
Position responsibilities include:
- Day-to-day leadership of a small team of AP techs in our shop
- Maintenance, repair, and modification of rental aircraft, company projects and customer aircraft.
- Great opportunity to work on a variety of aircraft from radial to modern twin.
- Light aviation - piston singles and light twins experience needed.
- Troubleshooting and repair of the engine (Continental, Lycoming, Jacobs radial), airframe mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
- Current working knowledge and continuing awareness of federal regulations and best practices
- Coordinating tasks and cooperation with our paint and interior teams for optimum project completion.
Our ideal candidate has knowledge of Continental and Lycoming opposed engines and is experienced with Cessna and Piper singles and twins. Must have an A&P IA license. We want to hear from you!
Our office team handles customer interactions, invoicing, payments, parts searching, parts ordering, and core returns, so our maintenance techs can stay engaged in maintenance, and not be distracted by office functions.
COVID-19: Elite Air Service cares deeply about employee and customer safety, especially during the pandemic. Elite is a small local FBO with fewer than 100 employees and we do NOT require vaccinations and we respect all employees rights to protect themselves and their families in the manner they deem appropriate.
We offer top-level salaries, paid vacations/holidays, and good health insurance. Relocation assistance is available.
We are a shop where everyone matters and you are not just another number. Don’t miss this opportunity, if you want to make more money, and work in a fun and upbeat environment, please drop us a resume, we want to talk with you.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug testing will be required. All applicants will be kept strictly confidential.
Elite Air Service has been serving the needs of general aviation at the Branch County Memorial Airport in Coldwater MI for over 20 years. Elite has plenty of work: we maintain a number of local airplanes and we frequently undertake outside restoration and modernization projects. Additionally, we have a dedicated aircraft paint hangar and a full-time paint team. You will enjoy steady work, a regular schedule, and a fantastic work/life balance. This is a great career opportunity with the benefits your family needs. We are a small “family-like” shop with a close-knit team of professionals who work as a team. Our community is close enough to major cities for convenience but far enough for a lower cost of living and a small-town way of life. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, start your journey and please apply today!
Enjoy the benefits of a privately owned shop with a supportive and close-knit team with performance-based pay and a great work/life balance.
Elite Air Service has been serving the needs of general aviation at the Branch County Memorial Airport in Coldwater MI since 2000. Elite Air Service prides itself on friendly hometown service with an above-average quality of work. We are proud of our fast turnaround on aircraft maintenance, we always strive to minimize your aircraft downtime. We specialize in single and twin-prop service, maintenance, complete airframe, and interior refurbishment. We also offer flight instruction and aircraft rental, aircraft maintenance, floatplane service, fuel service, hangar rental, aircraft sales, and purchase assistance. Enjoy the benefits of a privately owned shop with a supportive and close-knit team. EAS has great pay plans and benefits and a strong focus on family and work/life balance. If you are serious about a long-term career where your contributions matter and are appreciated, apply today!
Elite Air ServiceColdwater, MI
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