About Us: IParks Aviation Holdings dba Ideal Aviation Mx and Avionics is a full service General Aviation Maintenance Facility. We are a Cirrus Authorized Service Provider and a Dealer for Garmin, Avidyne, Aspen, L3 Lynx, and Appareo. We are partnered with Ideal Aviation Illinois, a fixed
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A&P Mechanical Technician

Ideal Aviation • 
Cahokia, Illinois, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
 
About Us:
 
IParks Aviation Holdings dba Ideal Aviation Mx and Avionics is a full service General Aviation Maintenance Facility. We are a Cirrus Authorized Service Provider and a Dealer for Garmin, Avidyne, Aspen, L3 Lynx, and Appareo. We are partnered with Ideal Aviation Illinois, a fixed base operator (FBO) that has been serving pilots and passengers at St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS) since 1983. The FBO occupies 4 hangars totaling over 77,000 square feet. Ideal provides fuel, maintenance, flight training, aircraft rental, and storage to resident and transient pilots.
 
Essential Duties:
  • Will work as part of a team performing general maintenance on GA aircraft to include annuals and repairs
  • Use hand tools and small power tools to conduct general maintenance of Turbine and Piston aircraft
  • Troubleshoot complicated mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical problems
  • Perform all mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical component maintenance, repair or replacement of parts to as directed
  • Work effectively as part of a team of technicians
  • Comply with all policies and procedures to ensure a safe and productive work site
  • Perform routine maintenance and airworthiness releases returning aircraft to service
  • Responsible for servicing, inspecting, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft engines, and associated components; effectively performs work to meet deadlines and performance goals
  • Troubleshoot systems; disassembles, repairs, and reassemble
  • Maintain work area, tools and vehicles in clean and safe working conditions
  • Complete work with little assistance
  • Possess honesty, integrity and a commitment to maintaining safe compliant aircraft.
Job Requirements:
 
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • 3-5 Years GA maintenance experience
  • Positive attitude towards productivity, safety and quality maintenance
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must have own set of tools
  • Must already be authorized to work in the United States and show evidence.
  • Possess honesty, integrity and a commitment to maintaining safe compliant aircraft.
  • Be able to use computer based software and manuals
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Current IA
  • Avionics and electrical trouble shooting experience a plus
  • Experience maintaining PT6 King Air series aircraft.
Physical Eligibility Requirements:
  • The work environment is primarily indoors with some line maintenance
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs; Fit in tight places; Able to bend and lift objects above their head. 
  • Must have physical dexterity sufficient to perform repetitive tasks and motions, including bending at the waist and knees, squatting, kneeling, crawling, twisting and sustaining those positions for extended amounts of time. 
  • Must have sufficient vision and ability to safely perform the essential functions of the position. 
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (High Visibility clothing, Ear protection, safety glasses) when required.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Available to work any shift.
Education and/or Experience:
  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • 3 years current A&P experience
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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