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Aircraft/Engine Technician

Job Details

Fort Worth - Services - FORT WORTH, TX


Purpose - Job Summary:


As an Aviation Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for conducting repair or overhaul tasks on aircraft engines, APUs (Auxiliary Power Units), modules, accessories, or parts. Your role encompasses troubleshooting, disassembly, cleaning, inspection, assembly, testing, and preservation, ensuring compliance with FAA Regulations, OEM manuals, and related safety practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and write in English, adhering to required standards in the performance of assigned work, and demonstrating competencies in accordance with FAA Regulations, OEM manuals, and related materials.
  • Complete training requirements as outlined in the TES Training Matrices chart, including knowledge of Federal Regulations, visual inspections, receiving inspections, substance-free policies, and department publications, among others.
  • Conduct troubleshooting and repair, either on or off the wing, under general supervision and in line with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Perform disassembly and assembly of various turbine engines using aircraft tools, balance machines, surface grinders, drill presses, and other equipment for repair and overhaul.
  • Conduct inspections of engine parts using magnifying glasses, vernier calipers, depth gauges, buffers, binoculars, and pressure testers to identify physical defects such as cracks, burns, foreign object damages, and structural deviations.
  • Evaluate engine parts to determine repairability or need for replacement, referencing micrometers and precision-measurement tests.
  • Inspect aircraft engine parts to determine and perform non-destructive testing (NDT) requirements.
  • Utilize applicable database systems to retrieve information related to parts inventory, manufacturing models, serial numbers, and other relevant data for proper documentation.
  • Refer to technical publications, specification sheets, and regulatory requirements to ensure all tasks are completed in the correct sequence and are appropriately signed off.
  • Assist with general facility cleaning and maintenance.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years or more of experience on gas turbine engines or possession of an FAA-issued Power Plant license for disassembling/assembling turbine engines and inspecting aircraft engine parts for physical defects.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand technical manuals, work specifications, and written instructions, as well as use micrometers and precision-measuring instruments.

Qualifications (Including Licenses and Certifications):

  • FAA Airframe & Power Plant license (preferred)

Physical And Mental Demands:


  • Shop Work: May require exertion of up to 50-70 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects. Work may involve walking, sitting, driving, or standing for brief periods.
  • Near clarity of vision is necessary for close-up engine and chart/document analysis.
  • Reaching, handling, and talking may be required.
  • Hearing is necessary for perceiving sounds.


  • The job requires careful diligence and attention when performing duties under normal mental stresses associated with detailed mechanical/technical work.

Work Environment:

  • Work primarily takes place in engine shop environments, which may involve hoists, heavy parts, chemicals, fluids, and precision instruments.
  • Adherence to stringent housekeeping and work area safety regulations and practices is essential.
  • Brief periods of elevated noise exposure may occur due to engine testing.
  • Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions may be expected.



 TES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, age, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, and basis of disability status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.