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By working with us, you will grow into the well-versed, proficient mechanic you are meant to be. Ameriflight mechanics work on aircraft from nose to tail, which means our crew is able to gain unique expertise they can’t find anywhere else.

With bases throughout the US and the Caribbean, you can earn that invaluable hands-on experience in the region of your choice. Ameriflight also provides opportunities for advancement that ensure you will come to understand the full scope of airplane mechanics.

We are specifically looking for mechanics who have experience with at least one of the following types of equipment and their engines:

  • Embraer Brasilia
  • Fairchild SA-227
  • Beech 1900
  • Beech 99
  • Piper PA-31

In addition, we have positions for sheet metal/structures specialists and avionics bench/installation techs.

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  • Competitive salary – commensurate with experience and location
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits available first of the month after hire date
  • Company-provided life insurance
  • 401(k) – 50% contribution match up to 5% of pay
  • Vacation (80 hours first year)
  • On-the-job training
  • Set schedule and location
  • Opportunity to work on aircraft nose to tail

Ameriflight is a firm believer in the benefits of on-the-job training. Our in-house maintenance training department is thorough and hands-on, allowing mechanics with little or no experience on our aircraft to become experts in no time. While experience is valued at Ameriflight, we know that every maintenance technician has to start somewhere. In fact, we have helper positions for mechanics that are still in A&P school for that very reason.

  • FAA mechanic’s certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Eligibility to work in the United States
  • Ability to communicate effectively with verbal and written skills, including the ability to interpret documents such as safety guidelines and operating manuals
  • Ability to complete basic math tasks
  • Ability to work various shifts
  • Professional appearance in compliance with the Ameriflight Employee Handbook
  • Successful completion of pre-employment DOT drug screening and other required background checks 
  • Willingness and ability to travel to recover aircraft, work with other bases, and/or meet the training needs of the company
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Perform all manner of maintenance on Ameriflight aircraft: PA-31, B-99, BE-1900, SA227 & EMB120.
  • Maintain and service Airframe systems (landing gear system, MLG strut, repack landing gear strut, hydraulics, O2, electrical, pneumatic boot, flight control cable, etc.)
  • Maintain and service Powerplant systems (engine replacement, engine rigging PT-6, propeller, starter generator replacement, etc.)
  • Close vision to read labels, distance vision to see what aircraft is arriving, color vision to see color-coded labels, peripheral vision to watch for activity in the environment, depth perception when marshalling and towing aircraft, and the ability to adjust focus when writing
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks      
  • Ability to work in a potentially noisy environment
  • Ability to perform minor maintenance on ground support equipment as needed
  • Ability to work outdoors and in weather as necessary
  • Ability to work near moving mechanical parts and aircraft
  • Sign-off on the maintenance actions that are taken using your mechanic’s certificate
  • Ability to tow aircraft
  • Ability to maintain a clean work area
  • Ability to perform other duties as assigned 

Van Nuys Aviation Career Day

Date: Friday, April 27th, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Van Nuys, CA

OBAP Las Vegas Spring Career Fair

Date: Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Embry-Riddle San Diego Career Expo

Date: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
Time: TBD
Location: San Diego, CA

ASCA Conference

American School Counselor Association
Reach for the Stars
Date: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 – Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
Time: Sa 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Su 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. | M 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Los Angeles, CA

EAA Airventure Oshkosh

Date: Monday, July 23rd, 2018 – Sunday, July 29th, 2018
Time: All day
Location: Oshkosh, WI

OBAP Convention and Career Expo

Date: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 – Friday, August 17th, 2018
Time: All day
Location: Marriott Marquis | Houston, TX

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