Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services

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Heavy Maintenance Structures Technician

What you will do:

Our Structures Tech position is an exciting opportunity to perform structure maintenance, repair, and/or modification on customer aircraft. You will consult and interpret blueprints, Structural Repair Manuals; Illustrated parts Catalog, service bulletins and engineering orders to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged structural components.

The Structures Tech position will document all maintenance actions in accordance with Airborne, customer, and FAA guidelines. This position is also responsible to Return to Service aircraft that have completed all required maintenance actions utilizing logbooks, Airborne, and customer authorized documentation.


This position has opportunities for experienced mechanics that have a few years of experience or years in the field. This position is a great fast track to our Tech Specialist position.

What you need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Airframe license
  • Working knowledge of aircraft construction and repair principles.
  • Working knowledge of computer based aircraft maintenance software
  • Basic understanding of FAA regulations pertaining to CFT Part 145 repair station operations.
  • Must provide tools as listed on required tool listing.

Preferred Skills:

  • Prefer A & P License
  • Graduate of technical training school
  •  2 years prior experience working with sheet metal and structural repairs in a heavy maintenance /Transport or Regional Jet environment
  • Prior experience on Boeing 737 Classic & Next Generation Aircraft
  • Prior experience at a FAR 145 repair station

 Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and to travel on an as needed basis to support off-site maintenance
  • Must provide tools as listed on required tool listing.
  • Eye/hand coordination and clear field of vision
  • Ability to work at heights up to 80 feet and lift up to 75 pounds
  • Ability to work in tight and confined spaces with respiratory equipment
  • Ability to bend, crawl, twist, and other positions and sustain the position for extended period of time
  • Ability to precisely manipulate hand tools in a variety of situations

AMES is an equal opportunity employer and that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender  identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.




Attention Existing AMES Employees

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