A & P Mechanic

at ALOFT AeroArchitects in Georgetown, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Mechanical Systems Mechanic A

Full-time position – Non-Exempt

Shift: 1st OR 2nd Shift



This position is responsible for the completion of daily aircraft related tasks including heavy repair, maintenance, servicing, and movement, while ensuring the safety, training and production of team members, with minimal supervision.



  • Perform all operations to assigned aircraft without supervision; such as APU Operations, Maintenance Checks, Power Plant Run-ups, Towing Operations, and Aux Fuel Testing.
  • Accomplish and oversee complex aircraft tasks including troubleshooting, removal, installation and rigging and testing of flight controls, landing gears, etc.
  • Accomplish tasks using work methods and procedures, strictly in accordance with engineering drawings, manufacturer’s specifications, Company Process Standards and Airplane Maintenance Manuals.
  • Learn and maintain proficiency with installation and troubleshooting Aux Fuel Systems and interior completions projects
  • Train employees in work methods and procedures, strictly in accordance with engineering drawings, manufacturer’s specifications, Company Process Standards and Airplane Maintenance Manuals.
  • Read, interpret and follow Service Bulletins, Airworthiness Directives and drawings for modifications.
  • Inspect subordinates’ work to maintain compliance with standards and quality of workmanship.  
  • Document all aircraft related actions in accordance with the Repair Station Manual, Quality System Manual and appropriate regulatory guidance. Ensure all paperwork requirements are kept current with job progress.
  • Interface with opposite shift regarding daily requirements; produce complete and accurate shift turnover logs.
  • Report any unserviceable tooling, machinery, or equipment required for efficient production.
  • Prepare and submit all required documentation to Quality Control following completion of project.
  • Inspect for, and report all non-airworthy aircraft, components or articles.
  • Interact with Program Management and other departments to achieve production goals including timeliness and budget constraints while maximizing efforts to meet customer requirements.
  • Research using PC; plan for, and requisition parts and materials including long-lead time items.
  • Promptly report any problems associated with carrying out work assignments including non-availability of parts, materials, improper work-flow, drawing discrepancies, etc.  
  • Maintain and record accurate time accounting records in CIMA.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment in accordance with company standards.
  • Complete initial / recurrent training requirements in a timely manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned.



Must be properly certificated per FAR Part 65, Airframe & Powerplant licenses required



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Exerting/lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally and/or 25 lbs. frequently.
  • Use of hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate precision tools / measuring equipment.
  • Ability to maneuver in and out of and work in tight cramped areas; motions may include standing, sitting, kneeling and working overhead. 
  • This position may require specific vision abilities including close / far vision and color distinction.
  • Ability to climb ladders, aircraft maintenance stands; operate boom lifts.  



The following work environment and characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • Standard office environments. 
  • Exposure to noise, smells, dust and fumes typically associated in an aviation environment.
  • Regular use of sharp cutting tools, heating elements, chemicals, sealants and solvents.
  • Close proximity to several industrial hazards including electrical, mechanical and chemical.
  • Occasional work at heights upwards to 60 feet.  
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Job Posting: 844976

Posted On: Sep 16, 2021

Updated On: Sep 16, 2021