AP Mechanic Lead - Houston, TX - Various Shifts

Textron Aviation
Job Type: 
United States


Performs a variety of diagnostic and mechanical duties on one or more jet, turboprop, and piston multiengine aircraft models involving diagnoses of malfunctions and required disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, reassembly or adjustment of various aircraft systems to prepare aircraft mechanically for flight and delivery to customer. Requires thorough knowledge of aircraft engines, mechanical systems, and components on all assigned aircraft.

  • Checks, corrects or replaces a variety of complex aircraft assemblies, aircraft systems, landing gear systems, air conditioner systems, pressurization system, turbocharges, and optional equipment installations.
  • Repairs or replaces a variety of engine components and accessory items such as carburetors, fuel control units, fuel injection systems, air bleed systems, oil and fuel pumps, starter/generators, and hydraulic and vacuum pumps.
  • Requires knowledge of 100 hours, annual and progressive inspection procedures set forth in FAR 43. Performs modification work on aircraft systems and structures. Performs minor upholstery and touch-up type paint work.
  • Responsible for clear, concise and accurate written reports in logs, inspection reports in logs, inspection reports and in parts identification for issue and return documents.
  • May be required to observe operation of mechanical systems during flight and troubleshoot problems for in-shop repairs.
  • Responsible for guiding, instructing and scheduling the work of three or more technicians and provides job related training or instruction as required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an Airport Security Badge through the local airport authority (if applicable).
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Requirements: 


    • Equivalent to a high school education required.
    • AP license required
    • Requires use of arithmetic, blueprints, and specifications plus knowledge of jet and piston airframe and engine principles.
    • Requires additional vendor training at engine and airframe schools.


    • Requires over five years of diversified jet, turboprop, piston, modification, 100 hours and annual service experience as an AP mechanic, with a minimum of 2 - 3 years experience on Textron Aviation aircraft.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain an airport security badge through the local airport authority, if applicable.
    First posted: 
    6/23/2023 4:01:13 PM

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