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Aircraft A&P Mechanic
Total Aerospace Services Washington, DC

Aircraft A&P Mechanic

Total Aerospace Services
Washington, DC
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $30 to $35 Hourly
  • Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Do you want to be a part of a team of aviation innovators who are helping change the industry landscape?

Our client is an Indianapolis-based regional airline that operates the largest fleet of Embraer 170/175 aircraft in the country, with crew bases in 10 cities (LGA, ORD, CMH, IND, BOS, SDF, EWR, PHL, PIT, and DCA). The company proudly provides 1000 daily departures to over 100 cities in the US, Canada, Central America, and the Caribbean. The company employs over 6000 aviation professionals in diverse specialties.

They are currently recruiting for an Aircraft A&P Mechanic job in Arlington, VA, Chicago, IL, and New York, NY.

What Is In It For You

Salary: $30- $35/hr based on experience with a sign-on bonus of $7,000

Position Type: Permanent Direct hire - Full-time

Relocation: $2,500 in relocation assistance provided

Benefits: Dental, medical, 410k, PTO, and sick pay monthly.

Travel bonus: Partnership with America, Delta, and United for all employees

A Day In The Life of an Aircraft A&P Mechanic

The position you are applying for performs preventive maintenance, repair, modifications, and other maintenance of aircraft, components, and related equipment by standards and regulations.

Essential Duties of The Aircraft A&P Mechanic

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Performs preventive maintenance, repair, modifications, and other maintenance of aircraft, components, and related equipment and complies with 14 CFR, manufacturers' specifications, the GMM, Company policy, and procedures, as well as other methods accepted by the FAA and OSHA when accomplishing maintenance.
  • Performs maintenance mechanic duties in all areas inside and outside the hangar as well as at the airport terminal.
  • Troubleshoots all aircraft systems. Executes maintenance work orders.
  • Uses tools, equipment, and test apparatus necessary to ensure completion of the work in accordance with accepted industry practices. Verifies that all calibrated tooling is current on its calibration before use.
  • Verifies materials and parts used are of a serviceable condition.
  • Verifies that each part or component is effective for the aircraft on which it will be installed.
  • Adheres to material handling and control procedures specified in GMM and by the equipment manufacturers. Initiates material requests.
  • Evaluates the area and equipment that will be utilized to ensure that safety is not compromised before performing any maintenance action. Applies safety first at all times.
  • Maintains a clean, safe working environment throughout the work shift.
  • Updates Supervisor on the progress of work performed. Reviews paperwork at the end of the shift to ensure that all work accomplished is signed for prior to departing the maintenance facility. Assists with the completion of shift turnover report in accordance with procedures in the GMM.
  • Completes all department internal company forms, maintenance records, documents, work orders, etc., including performing maintenance computer system transactions as required (MEL, DMI).
  • Provides coaching and on-the-job training as directed.
  • Adheres to established work schedule. Participates in shift meetings and briefings as required.
  • Submits in writing any suggested changes in operational procedures that will enhance safety and cost-effective aircraft maintenance.
  • Accesses Company Intranet to become familiar with and utilize the GMM and aircraft manuals. Ensures part effectivity is correct per aircraft.
  • Adheres to recurrent training, including required FAA AMT training, and keeps necessary licenses and certifications up-to-date.
  • Reads and acknowledges understanding of maintenance newsletters and Company Emails on a timely basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

Education And/Or Experience.

  • High school diploma or equivalent with an FAA Airframe and Powerplant license.

Preferred Education And/Or Experience

  • Previous experience as an A&P mechanic or airline experience. Experience using a computer to look up information and input data.

Other Requirements

  • No previous felony convictions and stable employment history.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record.
  • Must possess the required tools.
  • Able to work both in a team setting and individually.


  • Able to pass an FAA-required 10-year work history review and pass criminal background and fingerprint checks. Willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.

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 and be understood before groups of associates of the organization.

Reasoning/Problem-Solving Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.

Decision Making

  • Possess decision-making skills. Makes limited decisions and determines best methods to solve problems by referring to established precedents and policies. The impact of decisions is moderately low.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
  • Able to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle and feel, and reach with hands and arms at least 90% of the time.
  • Able to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl up to 60% of the time.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds at least 35% of the time.
  • Able to lift or move 75 pounds over 70% of the time.
  • Must be able to see to perform work and to see approaching vehicles, aircraft, and machinery.

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Work near moving mechanical parts, and work with fumes or airborne particles over 90% of the time.
  • Work in high, precarious places up to 50% of the time.
  • Work around toxic or caustic chemicals up to 30% of the time.
  • Withstand the risk of electric shock and work with explosives up to 10% of the time.
  • Work in outdoor weather conditions inside and outside an open-air hangar as well as the airport terminal up to 100% of the time.
  • The work environment can be loud.
  • Able to wear a respirator and protective equipment for testing and regular duties. This includes minimal facial hair in order to ensure a proper fit into of respirator in accordance with OSHA regulations.
  • Able to work nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays to support 24-hour operations.

Travel Requirements

  • Able to travel up to 20% of the time, including overnight stays.

If you are interested in the Aircraft A&P Mechanic job in Arlington VA, Chicago, IL, and New York, NY, apply today!

This vacancy is being advertised by Total Aviation Staffing, LLC. The services advertised by Total Aviation Staffing, LLC are those of an Employment Agency


Total Aerospace Services

Washington, DC
20500 USA



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