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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
United States
Job description

Loyd's Aviation is seeking an aircraft mechanic to join our team. Loyd's Aviation has been serving the aviation community in Bakersfield, CA for over 60 years. Position is full-time with benefits and bonus pay eligibility.


  • Inspects, services, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs airframe systems, piston and turbine engines, propellers and appliances.
  • Services, maintains, and repairs aircraft fuselage, empennage, wings and flight control surfaces.
  • Performs preventative maintenance, inspections, troubleshooting and repairs to airframe electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, environmental and mechanical systems.
  • Performs rigging of landing gear, flight controls and engine controls.
  • Performs removal and replacement of airframe and engine components such as fuel control units, cylinders, fuel pumps, fluid hoses, vacuum pumps, alternators, compressor bleed valves, landing gear motors and actuators.
  • Performs removal and replacement of engines and propellers.
  • Performs repairs to airframe structural and non-structural components using various sheet metal tools such as rivet guns, drills, shears, sheet metal brakes and grinding wheels.
  • Reads and interprets manufacturer's maintenance publications, schematics, technical data and other specifications pertaining to work being performed.
  • Performs 100-hour, phase and progressive inspections to airframes, engines, propellers and associated components.
  • Performs compliance of airworthiness directives, manufacturer's service bulletins and other technical requirements.
  • Performs ground handling of aircraft including towing, jacking, leveling and taxiing.
  • Keeps a clean work area as required to maintain a professional and safe work environment.
  • Attends training classes as required to maintain a high level of proficiency.

License Requirements:

  • Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Must possess an FAA issued A&P (Airframe and Powerplant) Certificate license.
  • Airport Security Background Checks/Fingerprints
  • Pre-Employment and Random Drug/Alcohol Testing

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and use of special tools / equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.
  • PC knowledgeable.
  • Read and speak English fluently.

no requirements specified