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Aircraft Maintenance Technician II

West Star Aviation
Grand Junction, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $23 to $28 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company/AffiliateWest Star Aviation LLC
Work Location(s)Grand Junction
Job Description

Are you looking to take your career as an Aviation Maintenance Technician to the next level? As the fastest growing MRO provider in the industry – we recognize that this is the result of our talented team of trusted employees working together to deliver the best customer experience possible. Our unwavering commitment to employing engaged and technically knowledgeable employees who provide our customers with leading technical expertise, attention to detail, customer service and satisfaction, remain the staples of the West Star Aviation philosophy.

As an Aircraft Maintenance Technician II, each day will bring new experiences and opportunities for growth. Whether you are replacing or repairing parts, troubleshooting electrical/mechanical/hydraulic and pneumatic systems or performing inspections on some of the most sophisticated civilian aircraft in the world today, no day is the same.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Perform general mechanical functions on aircraft and related systems. This shall include, but not be limited to items such as removal and installation of panels and components, repair work and sheet metal repair or installation.
  • Troubleshooting and evaluation of systems on the aircraft when designated.
  • Inspection and evaluation of the aircraft and components when designated.
  • Aircraft movement, assistance in performance runs and taxiing when required.
  • Maintenance and repair of shop facility, equipment and tooling when required.
  • Work independently on projects when required.
  • Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or management.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education

High school diploma or equivalent.

Airframe and Powerplant License.

Aircraft specific factory training preferred.

A valid drivers license approved for airline travel and/or a valid passport is ideal, but not required

Experience

Airframe and Powerplant license minimum.

2-5 years prior experience on aircraft maintenance preferred.

Turbine aircraft experience preferred, but not essential.

Initiative

Self-motivated and maintain a rapid pace.

Process work with minimum supervision.

Responsibility

Attend work every day as scheduled to include overtime and weekend assignments.

Notify supervisor in advance of shift starting if unable to work.

Must have reliable transportation to get to work each and every day.

Perform all work in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines.

Follow all company and safety rules during performance of duties.

Maintain customer oriented work habits.

Contacts

Other technicians in turbine service or other departments.

Team Leader of team assigned, Director of Maintenance.

Company sales representatives.

Customers or outside vendors.


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Physical Requirements

Lift 50 lbs.

Routine walking, bending and squatting or sitting.

Routing or repetitive physical motion with arms and hands including overhead.

Mental Requirements

Understanding and implementation of regulations and guidelines.

Troubleshoot or evaluate system operation.

Work with others in a professional manner.

Supervision

Work under supervision of assigned Team Leader and Director of Maintenance.

May be directed to supervise other technicians in some capacity.

Work with minimal supervision when required.

Working Conditions

The majority of work will be accomplished in a heated hangar.

Work outside during aircraft runs will occur.

Varied positions in and around the aircraft.

Equipment Used

Personal hand tools supplied by the mechanic.

Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical equipment.

Jacks, stands, lifts and other support devices.

Tugs, power carts and other engine powered equipment.


The Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act requires employers in the state of Colorado to disclose the following information. If the position applied to is not located in Colorado, the following information may not apply. Hourly rate for this position generally ranges from $23.00-$28.00 Actual hourly rate will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. Additional compensation in the form of a shift differential provided if the employee is assigned to an alternate shift. The range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other forms of compensation include a semiannual discretionary bonus based on site performance, health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid vacation.#ZR


Employee Benefits
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Company Description
West Star Aviation specializes in airframe repair and maintenance, engine repair and maintenance, major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, paint, parts, surplus avionics sales, window repair and accessory services. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.

West Star Aviation

Address

Grand Junction, CO
USA

Industry

Travel

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