Airframe and Engine Mechanic jobs in the United States

Airframe and Engine Mechanic maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots aircraft components to ensure safe and reliable performance. Conducts routine servicing to optimize the lifetime of aircraft airframe and engine components according to internal procedures, guidelines, and technical handbooks. Being an Airframe and Engine Mechanic utilizes a variety of tools and equipment to diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical issues and determine malfunctioning parts of aircraft engines and assemblies. Follows company protocols to maintain safety, cleanliness, and organization within the hangar or workshop. Additionally, Airframe and Engine Mechanic recommends part changes or adjustments to ensure compliance with all federal aviation regulations, standards, and specifications. Maintains accurate records of services and procedures performed and documents and reports issues, concerns, and unusual wear or damage of parts. Requires a high school diploma. Requires FAA Airframe (A) and Powerplant (P) Mechanic License. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Airframe and Engine Mechanic works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be an Airframe and Engine Mechanic typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic
  • Cirrus
  • Kissimmee, FL FULL_TIME
  • Job Summary:

    Airframe & Powerplant technicians are certified and licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration to perform maintenance, scheduled and unscheduled on airframes and engines on aircraft registered in the United States of America. 

    The shift for this position will be Monday-Friday 7am-330pm.

    Essential Duties:

    • Examine replacement aircraft parts for defects
    • Diagnose mechanical or electrical problems
    • Read and understand maintenance manuals and other technical documents and identify repair procedures
    • Repair wings, brakes, electrical systems and other aircraft components
    • Replace defective parts using approved tooling
    • Test aircraft parts with proper diagnostic equipment
    • Inspect complete work for compliance and performance standards
    • Review and research aircraft records
    • Interpret flight test data to diagnose malfunction and performance problems
    • Assemble aircraft components, perform required measurement and testing
    • Install system software and databases       

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Possess FAA Airframe, Power plant or Airframe and Power plant Certificate or equivalent work experience (Repairman Certificate eligible)
    • Practical experience preferred
    • Cirrus SR2X Experience/Factory Training a plus
    • Aircraft paint and refinishing experience a plus

     Additional Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:

    • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration Regulations 

    Certificates or Licensures:

    • FAA Airframe, Power Plant or Airframe and Power Plant Certificate

    Other Duties:

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  Overtime hours may be required.

    Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 250 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at cirrusaircraft.com. 

    Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate.  We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events. 

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Airframe & Power Plant Mechanic
  • FLT Academy
  • Woods Cross, UT FULL_TIME
  • Airframe & Power Plant (A&P) Mechanic Are you passionate about general aviation? At FLT Academy, smooth processes and systems are the key to our success. Our team of qualified A&P mechanics are the ba...
  • 20 Days Ago

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Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic (A&P)
  • Aviation Service Partners Inc.
  • Albertville, AL FULL_TIME
  • Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic (A&P)How would you feel about providing high end-to-end services to a business? To have the freedom to design new concepts and the resources to achieve them. A career wh...
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Aircraft Mechanic III (Airframe)
  • System Studies & Simulation, Inc.
  • Jacksonville, FL OTHER
  • S3, Inc. is a rapidly growing woman owned small business founded in 1991, headquartered in Huntsville, AL, that provides technical, programmatic, and logistic services to U.S. Department of Defense, o...
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Airframe Structure Mechanic
  • Dassault Falcon Jet
  • Little Rock, AR FULL_TIME
  • Modify, troubleshoot, repair and inspect all aircraft strucutres, both primary and secondary on the aircraft. Operate test equipment and tooling used in the repair of aircraft structures. Interpret te...
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Lead Airframe Structures Mechanic
  • Dassault Falcon Jet
  • Little Rock, AR FULL_TIME
  • Perform sheet metal operations with or without power tools, as needed, in accordance with Dassault Engineering drawings, Dassault Engineering Standards, and FAA aircraft repair and Alterations Manual ...
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APU Assembly Technician - Honeywell 331 Series
  • Total Aerospace Services
  • Washington, DC
  • Job Description Job Description Do you want to be a part of a team of aviation innovators helping change the industry la...
  • 5/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

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A&P Mechanic - Direct Hire
  • LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions, LLC
  • Dulles, VA
  • A&P Mechanic - Direct Hire LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking A&P Mechanics for a Direct Hire opportunity i...
  • 5/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

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UAV Robotics Engineer
  • Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Careers
  • Laurel, MD
  • Description Are you searching for challenging mechanical engineering and design work? Do you have experience with design...
  • 5/24/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Base Licensed A&P Mechanic - IAD - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Mesa Airlines
  • Washington, DC
  • Job Description * $5,000 Sign-On Bonus * Ensure all tasks assigned are completed in accordance with manufacturer's manua...
  • 5/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Aircraft Maintenance Technician
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Washington, DC
  • The Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) is a critical TechOps role at Delta.In this role, you will maintain the proper...
  • 5/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Experienced A&P Mechanic MST - Dulles, VA
  • Textron
  • Dulles, VA
  • Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades through the iconic and beloved Cessna and Bee...
  • 5/20/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Field Service Representative (FSR) / Senior Mechanic
  • Amentum
  • Quantico, VA
  • Provides technical insight, review, and support to mechanics, aircrew, FST as well as PMA-274 Maintenance Department on ...
  • 5/20/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Airframe and Engine Mechanic jobs
$63,056 to $81,265