Aircraft Maintenace Technician

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #24638

Our client is a private fast growing aviation company and is looking to fill a Lead Aircraft Maintenance Technician Position at the Executive General Aviation Airport at Palm Beach International Airport. This is a full time permanent position offering great benefits package to include medical, dental and vision and 100% paid by the company for employee and family. Other benefits included 2 weeks paid vacation and 10 more personal days and paid holidays.
The Lead Technician will work 4p-4a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and every other Saturday and paid for 40 hours and overtime pay if over 40 hours. This position is going to be working on corporate and private jets and doing troubleshooting and repairs. Candidate will be answering phone calls and emails from customers and leading/supervising 3-6 technicians. This is a working Lead position and candidate will be available to working holidays when needed. This is a high tech fast paced position.
Job Description
The Lead Aircraft Maintenance Technician is responsible for knowing, understanding, and accomplishing all required steps associated with compliance of the maintenance work scope assigned. Candidates should have their own tools and A&P license. Candidate should have experience working in private corporate aviation and working on such manufacturers as Bombardiers, Cessna and Gulf Stream. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Ensure all work is accomplished in accordance with the Empire Aviation USA policies and procedures (RSQCM), manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations.

  • Document maintenance discrepancies and take necessary actions to correct the items..?
  • Will oversee other mechanics with detailed report of work progression and open items to be included in the shift turnover log.
  • Proper tagging of Aircraft components, parts, and panels appropriately stored including racks by aircraft.
  • Maintain work areas, buildings, and equipment which are utilized for aircraft maintenance in a safe, clean, and operative condition. ?
  • Have sufficient hand tools to perform maintenance duties.?
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Lead Mechanic.
  • The Lead Aircraft Mechanic, certified, may delegate any duties to any qualified assistant; ?however, such delegation does not relieve the Aircraft Mechanic of overall responsibility.
  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts including, nights, holidays, weekends and days off.
  • Ability to physically perform climbing, stooping, stretching, walk or stand for lengthy periods of time, etc. for operations related to the job and lift up to 50 pounds.

Job Requirements:
Working knowledge of FAA regulations

  • Good computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft
  • Ability to understand and interpret aircraft technical data
  • ?Effective communication in English, oral and written
  • ?Ability to successfully lead others as part of a team in order to achieve established goals
  • Available for foreign and domestic travel, as needed
  • Ability to work in a high tech and fast paced environment.

Licenses/Certifications Required:

  • Valid and current Airframe and Powerplant License
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Passport

Please forward your resume as soon as possible and all qualified candidates will be contacted immediately.
Empire Aviation USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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