Aircraft Maintenance Piston Technician
Job Details
Entry
Contour Maintenance- MQY - Smyrna, TN
Full Time
High School
Negligible
Any
Transportation
Summary of Essential Duties

Contour is a long-established aviation services company with diverse capabilities including scheduled airline operations, Part 91/135 aircraft management, on- demand charter, an aircraft sales division, a FAR Part 145/EASA certified aircraft maintenance facility providing airframe maintenance, avionics installations/repairs, and component overhaul services, and a FAR 141 pilot and maintenance training operation. Our fleet operates almost 20,000 flight segments annually and the company is now ranked as one of the ten largest Part 135 operators in the country.

 

At Contour, our core values are at the heart of everything that we do and every decision we make. Constant throughout all of our lines of business is a commitment to integrity and safety. Our team members consistently display an attitude of excellence and the ability to think like a customer. We recognize that there is strength in unity and work together as a team to accomplish our ambitious goals.

 

Contour is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship, color, creed, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy, genetics, veteran status, gender identity, or any other protected status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

Contour's rapid growth has created exciting employment opportunities. We invite you to become part of the family.

 

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Maintain or repair aircraft, aircraft engines, aircraft components according to all specifications.
  • Aircraft piston engine TCM and Lycoming, components and/or equipment.
  • Perform 100 hour, annual and periodic inspections on reciprocating engine aircraft.
  • Perform inspections during assembly of parts and after repair or installation of component.
  • Documenting maintenance procedures to include component damage, component origin, and condition of component, components or equipment.
  • Practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational process and procedures.
  • Troubleshoot defective aircraft systems and components in an effective manner.
  • Two (2) years of recent reciprocating experience preferred.
  • Jet experience a plus as light servicing duties are occasionally performed.

Work Environment:

  • Airport ramp/warehouse environment, subject to varied weather conditions and elevated noise levels
  • Work is typically Monday-Friday with occasional duty weekend.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent stooping, bending, kneeling
  • Standing on feet for extended periods of time
  • Handle objects up to 70 pounds regularly, up to 100+ pounds occasionally, with assistance from co-workers or tools
Qualifications
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • FAA Airframe and Power plant license is required.
  • Two (2) year minimum recent proven piston experience.
  • Must have a valid driver license and good driving record.
  • Be authorized to work in the United States and able to travel in and out of the United States
  • Operational knowledge of laptop and desktop computers, working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, or related presentation programs. Operational knowledge of Outlook is required. Competency with internet navigation is also required.
  • Able to operate warehouse machinery and equipment
  • Able to pass an FAA required 10-year work history review and submit to criminal background and fingerprint checks.
  • Must pass a DOT required pre-employment drug screen and willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.
  • Possess polished and professional interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and a customer-oriented mindset.
  • Possess strong leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must have well-developed people skills and ability to work with a variety of personalities.
  • Able to coordinate multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Able to handle interruptions and a fast-paced environment.
  • Maintain strong attention to detail.
  • Be self-motivated and able to motivate others
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to understand complicated logistical information
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal delivered with tact and professionalism.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to work nights, weekends, holidays, and varying schedules.
  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including OSHA, EPA, state, and federal regulations.
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