A&P Mechanic

at Yingling Aviation in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Summary of Accountabilities

Maintains, repairs, and overhauls aircraft to ensure the aircraft is in safe working condition.

1st Shift: Monday- Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
2nd Shift: Monday – Thursday 2:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Perform all repairs, replacements, etc. on all aircraft systems, airframes, or engines in a safe and expeditious manner and within FAA, and or manufacturer’s specifications.


  1. Assist team leaders and shop foreman in finding unsafe or potential problems to customer’s aircraft.  Report errors, and do repair as needed.


  1. Become familiar with all technical publications (maintenance manuals, parts catalogs, airworthiness directives, service bulletins, etc.) concerning aircraft maintained at this facility.


  1. Own and maintain basic hand tools and test equipment to perform assigned tasks.


  1. Work and communicate closely with other shop and office personnel to assure smooth transition of all customer aircraft.


  1. Become familiar and proficient with all shop test and maintenance gear.


  1. Perform all tasks assigned by management in a timely and safe manner.


  1. Maintain a professional demeanor towards all customers, be courteous, informative and sincere.


  1. Maintain a clean and neat work area. Help with other housekeeping duties as assigned.


  1. Provide backup to line personnel when they are moving aircraft in and out of the hangers.


  1. Other activities and projects as approved by the Director of Maintenance, Shop Foreman or the General Manager.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work of the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.

Education and Experience

Current Valid A&P License REQUIRED

High school diploma or equivalent.

5 years in aircraft maintenance required.

IA Helpful.

Experience with Cessna and Beech model aircraft.

Must possess and maintain a current and valid license.

Must meet the requirements of Airport Authority to be receive a badge and have no ramp restrictions

Communication Skills

Must be able to read and speak English.  Must be able to communicate effectively with other personnel.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. Occasional periods of walking, sitting, rotation, bending, pushing, pulling, and reaching.

Lifting up to 25 lbs., and frequently lifting up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment

Frequent exposure to general shop conditions, engine noise.

Frequent exposure to aircraft exhaust, moving mechanical parts, lubricants, metals, and solvents.

Frequent exposure to seasonal weather.

Additional Requirements or Skills

Mathematical Skills:

Basic math skills.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Budget Responsibility:

Assist department managers in maintaining a specified budget.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

A & P License Required

Inspection Authorization License preferred

Computer Skills:

Basic computer aptitude required

To Apply

Please send resumes to:
Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V)
We participate in E-Verify
No phone calls please

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Job Posting: 11531926

Posted On: Jun 14, 2021

Updated On: Dec 09, 2021

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