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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
United States
Not specified
Job description


Security Clearance: None

Job Summary

The Apprentice Technician is the entry and first working level for certificated Airframe and Powerplant technicians. Incumbents at this level work under the guidance of a lead technician and inspect and repair aircraft, engines, and components, and return aircraft to service.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Work under the general guidance of a lead or journey level technician and perform maintenance and repair to aircraft, engines, propellers, rotors and components in accordance with approved procedures
  • Learn various aircraft maintenance requirements, standards and procedures
  • Determine the airworthiness of airframe and engine components
  • Inspect systems for proper operation and condition
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of FAA federal aviation regulations pertaining to the maintenance and repair of aircraft
  • Knowledge of FAA approved maintenance practices, techniques and procedures
  • Knowledge of aircraft shop maintenance operational procedures

Experience & Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • FAA Airman & Powerplant Technician’s certificates
  • A valid Class C California driver’s license

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Work in a hangar environment in and around aircraft
  • Subject to noise including operating aircraft, manufacturing machinery, rivet guns and other aircraft operations
  • Hangar facility is not heated during the winter nor cooled in the summer
  • Must be physically capable of utilizing aircraft structural repair and rivet tools


  • Not required.