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Mechanic, Airframe & Powerplant (A&P)


Envoy Air
Location: Chicago, Illinois
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Job Title
Mechanic, Airframe & Powerplant (A&P)
Location
ORD - Chicago, IL US (Primary)
Career Level
Entry Level
Category
Maintenance - Base/Line
Job Description

Our Aircraft Mechanics are certified with both their Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licenses and have the important responsibility of maintaining our fleet. This is accomplished by ensuring our fleet meets aircraft standards as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  Aircraft Mechanics are required to maintain the airworthiness of aircraft and all their components while in service or while undergoing scheduled overhaul maintenance.  Tasks are completed according to FAA regulations, company policies and procedures, and instructions from Crew Chiefs, Supervisors and Managers.  Aircraft Mechanics certify the quality of their own workmanship, including signing mechanical flight releases for field work.  Necessary paperwork and computer entries must be made for any maintenance performed. 

 A wide variety of duties are performed such as dismantling, overhauling, repairing, fabricating, assembling, welding and erecting all parts of an aircraft. This includes airframe, engines, radio equipment, instruments, electrical systems, heating systems, cooling systems, and hydraulic systems.  Test and inspect parts, subassemblies or completed assemblies. If qualified, may be responsible for taxiing and towing aircraft for maintenance purposes.  Assures the shop/work area is maintained in a safe and orderly manner.

Job Requirements

In this role, the Mechanic must have attention to detail in order to ensure tasks are completed with precision.  The ability to trouble shoot is critical in this position.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) license
  • Valid state driver’s license
  • Ability to differentiate colors such as: red, green, yellow, blue, black, brown, white and orange
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 60 lbs.
  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts including, nights, holidays, weekends and days off
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Possess the legal right to work in the United States
  • Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language

 

Position Preferences

  • A minimum of one (1) year of aircraft maintenance experience
  • FCC General Radio Telephone Operators license

 

Additional Position Details

  • Mechanics must maintain a valid passport and the ability to travel freely to and from all of the cities/countries served by our Airline in order to complete field trips
  • This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA), if applicable
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable
  • If applicable, Federal law requires Envoy to determine an applicant's history of Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and/or alcohol violation(s) or refusal(s) to test before hiring him/her into a safety-sensitive position
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Job Title
Mechanic, Airframe & Powerplant (A&P)
Location
ORD - Chicago, IL US (Primary)
Career Level
Entry Level
Category
Maintenance - Base/Line
Job Description

Our Aircraft Mechanics are certified with both their Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licenses and have the important responsibility of maintaining our fleet. This is accomplished by ensuring our fleet meets aircraft standards as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  Aircraft Mechanics are required to maintain the airworthiness of aircraft and all their components while in service or while undergoing scheduled overhaul maintenance.  Tasks are completed according to FAA regulations, company policies and procedures, and instructions from Crew Chiefs, Supervisors and Managers.  Aircraft Mechanics certify the quality of their own workmanship, including signing mechanical flight releases for field work.  Necessary paperwork and computer entries must be made for any maintenance performed. 

 A wide variety of duties are performed such as dismantling, overhauling, repairing, fabricating, assembling, welding and erecting all parts of an aircraft. This includes airframe, engines, radio equipment, instruments, electrical systems, heating systems, cooling systems, and hydraulic systems.  Test and inspect parts, subassemblies or completed assemblies. If qualified, may be responsible for taxiing and towing aircraft for maintenance purposes.  Assures the shop/work area is maintained in a safe and orderly manner.

Job Requirements

In this role, the Mechanic must have attention to detail in order to ensure tasks are completed with precision.  The ability to trouble shoot is critical in this position.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) license
  • Valid state driver’s license
  • Ability to differentiate colors such as: red, green, yellow, blue, black, brown, white and orange
  • Ability to lift items weighing up to 60 lbs.
  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts including, nights, holidays, weekends and days off
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Possess the legal right to work in the United States
  • Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language

 

Position Preferences

  • A minimum of one (1) year of aircraft maintenance experience
  • FCC General Radio Telephone Operators license

 

Additional Position Details

  • Mechanics must maintain a valid passport and the ability to travel freely to and from all of the cities/countries served by our Airline in order to complete field trips
  • This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA), if applicable
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable
  • If applicable, Federal law requires Envoy to determine an applicant's history of Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and/or alcohol violation(s) or refusal(s) to test before hiring him/her into a safety-sensitive position
Travel
None/Not Specified

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