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A&P Technician, Piston Aircraft - TIW Airport Gig Harbor

Company: ATP Flight School
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

About Us
ATP is the nation's largest flight school, providing students with the most efficient path to a successful airline pilot career. For over 35 years, ATP has been the leader in professional flight training and supplying pilots to regional and major airlines.
The role
This position works as a team member performing inspections, repairs and preventative maintenance on piston flight training aircraft. The successful candidate will possess the appropriate personality to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a constant focus on safety and quality. Technicians will also possess the ability to dynamically move through ATP's computerized logbook management systems, adhere to the maintenance and manufacturer manuals, and make safety-focused decisions on a day to day basis.

  • Perform efficient troubleshooting, aircraft maintenance, and repair in accordance with applicable regulations, manufacturer's instructions, and company policies

  • Ensure consistent, accurate aircraft maintenance records by properly documenting & completing required forms, computer entries, and logbook entries

  • Follow all policies and procedures

  • Keep a clean and orderly work environment

  • Perform job duties in a safe manner

  • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certificate

    • 2 or more years of piston-powered aircraft maintenance experience

    • Knowledge and understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer manuals

    • Possess adequate tools

    • FAA Inspection Authorization

    • Private pilot's license

    • Avionics troubleshooting experience (Garmin integrated avionics)

    • General Aviation experience working on piston powered aircraft; preferably Cessna 172 and Piper PA-44.

      ATP offers a comprehensive employee benefits program, including:

      • Starting pay commensurate with experience

      • $15,000 Employer Paid Life Insurance

      • Medical coverage

      • Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

      • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance

      • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

      • 401(k) Enrollment (100% Vested with no employer contributions)

      • 8 Paid Holidays

      • 13 Paid Time Off Days per Year (PTO is earned on an accrual-basis)

        Physical Demands

        • Squat/kneel for extended periods

        • Make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists

        • Stand for extended periods

        • Lift/carry more than 50 pounds of various items

        • Maneuver body to enter confined spaces

        • Bend, stretch, twist, or reach out

        • Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired

        • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place

        • Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath

        • Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position

        • Climb to enter and exit aircraft using aircraft step/handles

        • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls

        • Climb and stand on ladders

        • Walk

        • Read

        • Push/Pull

        • Speak

        • Bend/Stoop

        • Hear

        • Write

          ATP is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: ATP Flight School, Seattle , A&P Technician, Piston Aircraft - TIW Airport Gig Harbor, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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