Job Description:
*Provides transport for people and cargo by maintaining, repairing, and overhauling aircraft and aircraft engines.

 

Duties:
* Ensures operation of aircraft by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; making repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
* Maintains the stability and reputation of the airline by complying with federal aviation administration and other legal requirements.
* Detects and diagnoses malfunctions by examining engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks; listening to operating engine for abnormal sounds to detect sticking or burned valves; inspecting turbine blades to detect cracks or breaks; using testing equipment such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, and ammeter.
* Determines feasibility of and method of repair or replacement by studying and interpreting manufacturer’s and airline’s maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications.
* Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures by using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment on wings and fuselage and on functional components, including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units.
* Repairs and replaces worn or damaged engines and system components by disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, warping, or other defects; reassembling, reinstalling, or installing parts; using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
* Maintains aircraft electrical and mechanical systems by adjusting, repairing, or replacing electrical wiring systems; flushing crankcase; cleaning screens; greasing moving parts; checking brakes.
* Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperativeness.
* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. time
* Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
* Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
* Keeps maintenance equipment operational by following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures.
* Maintains maintenance supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
* Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

 

Skills/Qualifications:
Controls and Instrumentation, Quality Focus, Documentation Skills, Lifting, Attention to Detail, Mechanical Inspection Tools, Tooling, Power Tools, Manufacturing Experience, Manufacturing Methods

 * A & P Certification with Two (2) year experience in piston and turboprop.

 

Pay:
TBD based on experience

 

Location:
Greater Peoria International Airport. Peoria, Illinois

 

Benefits:
*Full Time Position
*Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/401K benefits available
*Paid vacation time

 

Interested in working for Byerly Aviation? Please contact us today with your resume.

To apply for this job email your details to tmckune@byerlyaviation.com