Aircraft Mechanic, Storage
Ascent Aviation Services is one of the largest aviation maintenance, repair, overhaul, storage and reclamation operations in the world. Our strength comes from our talented and professional employees who excel through teamwork and enthusiasm. Ascent Aviation Services continues to grow and are continually looking for motivated and career minded aviation professionals who will support our vision and goals.JOB PURPOSETo assist aircraft maintenance personnel in the service, repair and overhaul of aircraft and aircraft components, parts, and accessories.WORKING CONDITIONSPhysical Demands: Requires sitting, standing and walking for extended periodsof time. Requires frequent bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, balancing and reaching above shoulder level. Requires occasional crawling, climbing, lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling weight up to or 50lbs. unassisted. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.Equipment Operated: Aircraft ground servicing equipment including tugs, tractors, hi-lifts, trucks, service carts and hand tools.Work Location: Aircraft maintenance hangar, flightline.Potential Hazards: Exposure to high intensity noise levels, extreme changes in temperature, materials identified on Material Safety Data Sheets, working on unprotected heights or around moving machinery; aircraft fuel tank entry.Protective Equipment Required: Goggles, safety glasses, face shields, ear protection, aprons, gloves, safety harnesses, breathing equipmentJOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESEssential Job Functions:• Assists A P mechanics in preparing an aircraft for assembly or maintenance, to include, cleaning of parts, removing and replacing components.• Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes, under direct supervision.• Upon completion of work scope obtains the signature of a certified mechanicon work cards or forms.• Ensures that proper documentation is made on training record for training received, and signed by the immediate Lead, Supervisor, or Manager.• Performs maintenance work such as repair and maintenance of company equipment and shop housecleaning, under direct supervision.Marginal Job Functions:• Ensure that all work performed is done in a safe manner. Directs activities to protect employees from harm and maintain safe working conditions.SMS REQUIREMENTS• Will participate in and support safety initiatives, safe work practices and SMS compliance.• Will participate in safety activities including the following: immediately reporting hazards, unsafe work practices and accidents/injuries.• Will follow all safety rules, FAA regulations, PPE compliance and equipment operation requirements.Duties not listed within the position description may be required of the employee at the discretion of the department management. Job functions and percentages may vary due to irregular working conditions or multiple shift positions.
JOB SPECIFICATIONSKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to organize and plan work adhering to deadlines; attention to detail and mathematical skills; ability to read, write, and understand the English language and to follow verbal and written instruction; ability to interpret and apply technical data relating to position; ability to safely drive and operate a standard shift automotive vehicle and other applicable equipment; ability to work with supervision.Education/Training: High School diploma or equivalent required. Education or training in aircraft maintenance or equivalent combination of education, training or experience preferred.Experience: Six months to one year experience in aircraft or automotive maintenance preferred.Certificates/Licenses: Current valid Arizona drivers.Other: May be required to work at both Marana, AZ and Tucson, AZ locations as business needs dictate. Ascent Aviation Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.