AP Mechanic

USA Jet Airlines
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SUMMARY: The main Maintenance Base Mechanic is responsible to, and reports to, a Supervisor/Lead Mechanic.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Mechanics#8217; duties and responsibilities consist of and include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Overhaul maintenance and repair of airframe components, powerplant, aircraft communication equipment and associated components in accordance with USA Jet Airlines, Inc. manuals, manufacturer#8217;s manuals, bulletins and orders.
  • Mechanics will be required to sign for work accomplished.
  • The mechanic, in performing his duties is required to be constantly alert for defective, worn, or failed parts as well as ensuring safe working conditions.
  • The mechanic may be assigned to such housekeeping duties as policing his work area, or repair and maintenance of company property.
  • Perform all tasks as assigned by their immediate supervisor.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The mechanic may be required to have certain valid ratings depending on the type of work he/she is to perform (121.378). Before performing any duties for USA Jet Airlines, Inc. the Mechanic will be properly qualified and authorized (121.365, 121.369).


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Must possess a current airframe and powerplant certificate
  • Minimum one (1) years aviation experience
  • Boeing 727 Experience preferred
  • Consideration given to candidates with Sheet Metal mechanic experience

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: FAA Certified Airframe and/or Powerplant License

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Good hands on ability.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to detect equipment moving around in hangar.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Noise level can increase to loud or very loud when aircraft is taxiing in the area, and engine run-ups are being performed.


  • USA Jet Airlines, Inc. Aircraft Maintenance personnel must be able to travel on short notice to perform line maintenance and/or aircraft recovery/repairs as needed. This will require having an overnight bag packed at all times, and being ready to travel with little or no notice, for indefinite periods of time.
  • As part of the above-referenced travel requirements, Aircraft Maintenance Personnel must have a valid passport within 90 days of hire at USA Jet Airlines, Inc. at the employee#8217;s expense.
  • To be able to perform the job of an Aircraft Mechanic/Technician, employees are required to possess the minimum tools as outlined on departmental tool list.
  • As part of the job responsibilities of an Aircraft Mechanic/Technician, new hires will be required to complete the TSA Security Training Program, which is provided by USA Jet Airlines. Once personnel have successfully completed the training program, occasional travel with the USA Jet Airlines, Inc.
  • USA Jet Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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      1/22/2019 7:34:07 PM

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