AP Mechanic

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Job Description: The DHC-8 A&P Mechanic diagnoses, adjusts repairs and/or overhauls DHC-8 aircraft and related systems. Heavy MRO environment. Job Responsibilities: * Examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems * Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations * Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation * Read and interpret maintenance manuals and FAA/manufacturer publications and directives to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components * Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance * Modify aircraft structures, systems, or components, following drawings, schematics, charts, engineering orders, and technical publications * Replace or repair worn, defective, or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment * Read and interpret pilots' descriptions of problems to diagnose causes * Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand or power tools * Inventory and ordering supplies, parts, materials, and equipment * Check for corrosion, distortion, and cracks in the fuselage, wings, and tail * Be a source of technical knowledge and instruction to other mechanics * Other duties as assignedQualifications:- A&P LICENSE REQUIRED- 10years heavy maintenance experience on aircraft- Dash-8 Experience- Experience in a MOD facility and comfortable performing modification work - Must provide own toolsJob Requirements: * High School diploma or equivalent required; college degree through a technical/vocational school is preferred * Must hold a valid FAA Airframe & Powerplant license * 1-5+ years performing routine maintenance on DHC-8 aircraft * 1-3 years aviation maintenance experience in a small to medium sized aviation company or military environment * Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Proven ability to troubleshoot mechanical issues and use manuals to determine effective solution * Manage time to effectively meet company priorities * Ability to perform maintenance duties utilizing basic hand tools * Ability to use and effectively navigate ERP program, time clock and company intranet * Ability to: o Crawl in and out of tight spaces o Comfortably work at elevated heights of at least 40 feet for extended periods of time o Lift, balance and carry 50 lbs. o Work in enclosed hangers and exterior weather conditions o Work in close proximity to other people- Must be eligible for a Secret clearance Pay Rate:10+ years of experience: $18.50 taxed+ $100/daily per diem=$31 ($18.50/12.50)OT: $31/hour fully taxed(Overtime 10-18 hours. They just went to 5 10's and may add Saturdays until they are caught up with work.) About Aerotek: We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

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5/10/2018 1:18:02 PM

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