Aircraft Mechanic A&P

Panama City, FL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-3896


Job Summary:

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO) is seeking a A&P Technician for the United States Air Force Contractor Logistics Support contract at Tyndall AFB in Panama City, FL.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine maintenance, inspections, and repairs of aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness.

  • Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings 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 manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

  • Inspects turbine blades to detect cracks or breaks.

  • Tests engine operation, using required equipment.

  • Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.

  • Removes engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck.

  • Disassembles and inspects parts for wear, warping, or other defects.

  • Repairs or replaces defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.

  • Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories.

  • Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.

  • Required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration with current Airframe and Powerplant license.

  • Services engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition.

  • Specializes in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies.

  • Performs routine inspections.

  • Ability to test run aircraft during busy airport operations.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs deficiencies reported by aircrew.

  • Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams and schematics.Ables to perform simple to complex composite repairs.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Aircraft Maintenance Experience: 2 years’ experience DeHavilland Dash 8 turbo prop aircraft.

  • Engine experience: 2 Years’ experience Pratt & Whitney engine PW-120A.

  • Certificate: Airframe and Powerplant certificate with no enforcement actions.

  • Computer Skills: Basic computer skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products a plus.

  • Driver’s License: A valid state issued driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Inspection Authorization (IA)

  • 5 years’ experience DeHavilland Dash 8 Turbo Prop Aircraft

  • 5 Years’ experience Pratt & Whitney engine PW-120A.

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3896