A & P Mechanic

Job Description:  
Shift: 2nd shift (Monday - Thursday, 4 10 hour days)
Location: South St. Paul, Minnesota Details: Full time, hourly position

Position Summary:
The A & P Mechanic inspects, repairs, and modifies aircraft structures and structural components; maintains & repairs aircraft components; determines equipment malfunctions; interprets technical documentation; and restores equipment condition and/or operation.

Position Responsibilities:
1. Ensures that all aircraft are airworthy.
a. Performs annual aircraft inspections. Documents all areas needing maintenance.
b. Performs repairs and maintenance, following workbook instructions, according to industry and Wipaire standards and to meet FAA regulations.
c. Maintains and repairs aircraft components. Assembles and installs flight controls, engines, pneumatics, fuel systems, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulics, mechanical components and accessories.
d. Repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components.
e. Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions. Examines and inspects aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and de-icers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems.
f. Maintains, repairs, and rebuilds aircraft structures, functional components, and parts such as wings and fuselage, rigging, hydraulic units, oxygen systems, fuel systems, electrical systems, gaskets, and seals.
g. Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufacturers manuals.
h. Ensures all safety and regulatory related requirements are met.
2. Maintains repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance, as needed.

Qualifications/knowledge, skills, abilities:
• Two to three years minimum general aviation aircraft mechanic experience preferred.
• Airframe & Power Plant (A & P) license preferred.
• Ability to meet FAA regulatory and safety requirements in all aspects of the work.
• Perform lifting of supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Hear, speak and effectively verbally communicate in the English language, including following oral and written instructions, in order to communicate with people inside and outside the organization.
• Stand, squat, reach, kneel, bend, and twist/turn for extended periods of time and perform long hours of work in the shop and hangar, repairing and maintaining aircraft.
• Must be able to use hand tools, including wrenches, hammers, power tools, and other tools used in testing aircraft and parts, and a computer, phone, and photocopier.
• Must have all required tools designated within 90 days of starting employment.
• Must comply with drug testing requirements in compliance with federal regulations.
• Must comply with Wipaire FOD prevention plan

Wipaire, Inc.
Job Location:  
St. Paul, MN
Salary Range:  
Application Procedure:  
Wipaire offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package. Please e-mail resume to: or mail/fax resume to our office. No calls or walk-ins please. Wipaire is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline:  

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