West Star Aviation, Inc. Aircraft Maintenance Technician I in Grand Junction, Colorado

JOB TITLE: Aircraft Maintenance Technician IJOB SUMMARY:This hourly, non-exempt position requires a basic knowledge of turbineaircraft and the related systems. The job includes varying amounts of partsreplacement or repair, electrical troubleshooting, hydraulic and pneumaticsystem work, inspection of aircraft or systems and general mechanicalapplications. Job duties will vary each day and are designated by the TeamLeader in charge of the project.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Attend work every day as scheduled to include overtime and weekendassignments. Notify supervisor in advance of shift starting if unable towork. Must have reliable transportation to get to work each and every day. Perform general mechanical functions on aircraft and related systems.This shall include, but not be limited to items such as removal andinstallation of panels and components, repair work and sheet metal repair orinstallation. Troubleshooting and evaluation of systems on the aircraft when designated. Inspection and evaluation of the aircraft and components when designated. Aircraft movement, assistance in performance runs and taxiing when required. Maintenance and repair of shop facility, equipment and tooling whenrequired. Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or management.JOB SPECIFICATIONS:EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent.Airframe and Powerplant License preferred.Experience:Airframe and Powerplant license preferred.1 year prior experience on aircraft maintenance preferred.Turbine aircraft experience preferred, but not essential.Initiative:Self-motivated and able to maintain a rapid pace.Responsibility:Perform all work in accordance with Federal Aviation Administrationguidelines.Follow all company and safety rules during performance of duties.Maintain customer oriented work habits.Contacts:Other technicians in turbine service or other departments.Team Leader of team assigned, Director of Maintenance.Company sales representatives.Customers or outside vendors.Physical Requirements:Lifts 50 lbs.Routine walking, bending and squatting or sitting.Routine or repetitive physical motion with arms and hands.Mental Requirements:Understanding and implementation of regulations and guidelines.Troubleshoot or evaluate system operation.Work with others in a professional manner.Supervision:Work under supervision of assigned Team Leader and Director of Maintenance.May be directed to supervise other technicians in some capacity.Working Conditions:The majority of work will be accomplished in a heated hangar.Work outside during aircraft runs will occur.Varied positions in and around the aircraft.Equipment Used:Personal hand tools supplied by the mechanic.Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical equipment.Jacks, stands, lifts and other support devices.Tugs, power carts and other engine powered equipment.SHIFT: Full-time, first shift.WAGE: $14.00+, DOEHOW TO APPLY: Apply online