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about 1 year ago
Weststar Aviation
Location: Illinois
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Maintenance
Category: Technician
Job Description: Now hiring Hawker experienced Aircraft Technicians to work in our growing service center leading a team of AMT’s in completion of scheduled maintenance and inspections to complex modifications and repairs on all types of Hawker corporate aircraft. This hourly, non-exempt position requires a basic knowledge of turbine aircraft and the related systems. The job includes varying amounts of parts replacement or repair, electrical troubleshooting, hydraulic and pneumatic system work, inspection of aircraft or systems and general mechanical applications. Job duties will vary each day and are designated by the Team Leader in charge of the project. Essential Job Functions: * Perform general mechanic functions on aircraft and related systems. This shall include, but not limited to items such as removal and installation of panels and components, repair work, and sheet metal repair or installation. * Perform advance level troubleshooting and repairs. * Examines, disassembles and inspects engines, parts or other components for wear, warping, breaks, leaks or other non-conformities or deficiencies. * Assembles and installs electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools. * Services and maintains aircraft systems by performing tasks, including, but not limited to flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. * Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, functional components, and parts, such as wings and fuselage, rigging, and hydraulic units. * Tests engine and system operations, using testing equipment, and listens to engine sounds to detect and diagnose malfunctions. * Removes engine from aircraft or installs engine, using hoist or forklift truck. * Disassembles, and or modifies aircraft structures, systems, or components, following drawings, engineering orders and technical publications. * Reads and interprets aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. * Adjusts, aligns, and calibrates aircraft systems, using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment. * Maintain and repair of shop facility, equipment and tooling when required. * Work independently on projects when required. Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Minimum of 2 years current experience maintaining, inspecting, servicing and repairing Hawker corporate aircraft. * FAA A&P License and high school diploma or GED. * Prefer candidates who possess an Associate Degree in Aviation Maintenance or related area of study plus Hawker specific experience or training. * Must be able to work overtime as needed. * Work schedule assignments will be made based on business need along with demonstrated level of knowledge, skills and experience. * Must be able to read, write, interpret and speak the English language. * Complete work in accordance with WSA standard operating procedures, quality requirements, aircraft manuals and FAA regulations. * Adhere to general work & safety rules. * Be self-motivated, able to work well in a team-oriented environment and take pride in work performed. * Able to lift at least 50 lbs or more. * Routine standing, walking, bending, squatting, sitting or stooping. * Manual work requires routine or repetitive physical motion with arms and hands. * Work in performed in an aircraft hangar environment subject to extreme temperature variations from very cold to very hot.

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