AAR Corp Aviation Careers – Airlift A&P Tech – OCONUS FW

Organisation: AAR Corp
Duty Station: Entebbe,
About AAR Corp:
AAR Corp. is an aviation
support company. Founded in 1951, AAR provides a broad range of products and
services to the aerospace and government/defense industries, with a nearly even
split between them. Engineering and manufacturing products account for
approximately a third of AAR’s business and aftermarket support services the
remaining two-thirds.
Job Summary: The Airlift
A&P Tech will be maintaining aircraft and their associated engines and
sub-systems to ensure airworthiness. Perform maintenance for CASA 212, CASA
235, DASH 8, and SA227 Metro.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of repairs, replaces and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as
    cowlings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging,
    surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units; using hand tools,
    power tools, machines and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake,
    welding equipment, rivet gun and drills.
  • Reads
    and interprets manufacturer and airline maintenance manuals, service
    bulletins, and other related documentation to determine feasibility and
    method of altering or repairing the aircraft and it’s associated
    components, determining the airworthiness of the aircraft and it’s
    associated components and replacement for malfunctioning or damaged
  • Regularly
    inspects engines and their associated components for airworthiness;
    repairs or replaces defective engine parts and associated components;
    removes and installs engines onto the aircraft.
  • Troubleshoots,
    repairs and replaces electrical wiring and associated components.
  • Performs
    miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including hydraulic system
    servicing, engine oil replenishment, aircraft systems lubrication,
    aircraft fueling, etc…
  • Regularly
    interacts with Company maintenance control, the customer and manufacturer
    in matters that concern the airworthiness of the aircraft, operational
    readiness of the aircraft and issues related to the troubleshooting of the
    aircraft’s system.
  • Perform
    other duties as assigned or required.
  • Position
    requires U.S. Security Clearance; must be prepared to deploy overseas and
    live in austere conditions for extended periods of time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a High School diploma or GED.
  • The
    applicant must have current FAA issued Mechanic certificate with both
    Airframe & Powerplant ratings.
  • Prior
    experience maintaining specific assigned aircraft. (CASA 212, CASA 235,
    DASH 8, SA227 Metro)
  • A
    minimum of five or more years Fixed Wing experience. Must have exercised
    the privilege of their A&P License for a minimum of 6 months of the
    previous 24 months.
  • Past
    experience with working from blueprint drawings, diagram, specifications,
    service manuals, sketches, templates and other incomplete data.
  • Must
    know the maintenance sections of the certificate holder’s maintenance
    manual, the operations specifications, the provisions and applicable parts
    of FAR Part 135.
  • Significant
    experience working on the following airframes is highly preferred: CASA
    212 CASA 235 DASH 8 SA227 Metro is preferred
  • Strong
    Electrical/Avionics background is an advantage
  • Part
    135 experience a plus
Personal Competencies:
Job Knowledge & Skills: Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of
technical responsibilities; performs tasks with minimal supervision; exhibits
skills needed to perform the job; troubleshoots & recommends/implements
Productivity: Works effectively & meets goals; takes
initiative to improve performance.
Quality Works: accurately & meets quality
requirements; questions errors & reports inconsistencies; follows processes
& procedures
Work Habits: Provides accurate & consistent
documentation; handles multiple tasks effectively; makes appropriate decisions;
demonstrates accountability for own work & actions; provides timely
communications regarding work status.
Initiative & Innovation: Looks for new & better ways to get work
done; asks questions to strengthen skills; seeks new responsibilities; shares
ideas for new processes/solutions to improve job & company
Interpersonal Relationships
& Teamwork
: Listens
attentively & responds appropriately; cooperates with others; resolves
conflicts/problems with others; assists with a variety of team roles.
Dependability: Begins work on time, adheres to planned
schedule on the job; shows flexibility to meet deadlines; sets an example for
others; completes tasks in appropriate timeframe to meet company, team and
individual goals.
Safety: Adheres to all safety and security policies
& regulations; reports hazards & safety problems/incidents immediately.
Continuous Improvement: Examines personal & organizational
processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes &
failures to learn and improve; open to different ideas, suggestions and trying
new things.
Training & Development: Has completed the required training;
proactively identifies new training & development opportunities; receptive
to coaching & feedback. U.S. citizenship required: Must be able to obtain
and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level.
How to Apply: 
If you desire to join the
aviation industry in the aforementioned capacity, please visit the web link
below to review requirements and Apply If deemed necessary.

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