Flight Mechanic A - Wichita

Wichita, KS

Job Description

Flight Mechanic A

Posted: Monday, 4/15/2024
Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades through the iconic and beloved Cessna and Beechcraft brands. We are passionate advocates of aviation, empowering people with the freedom of flight. As you join our legacy as a global leader in private aviation, you'll have opportunities to try new fields, expand your skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities, and build your career. We provide a competitive and extensive total rewards package that includes pay and innovative benefits to support you and your family members - now and in the future, beginning day one. Your success is our success.

Job Summary:

To perform mechanic work and lead other mechanics to prepare aircraft mechanically for flight test and

delivery to customer.

Flight Mechanic A may be required to perform the duties and essential functions of Flight Mechanic B &

Flight Mechanic C.

Job Responsibilities:

• Performs a variety of diagnostic and mechanical duties on one or more aircraft models involving

diagnosis of malfunctions and required disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, reassembly or

adjustment of various aircraft systems to prepare the aircraft mechanically for flight test and

delivery to customer. Requires a thorough knowledge of aircraft engines, mechanical systems

and components on assigned models to guide, instruct and work with lower classification

mechanics in the performance of the following principle duties.

• Installs, as required, a variety of line shortage items which may involve disassembly and

reassembly of previously installed items.

• Performs functional checks on all mechanical systems such as engines and flight

controls, fuel, oxygen and hydraulic systems making necessary corrections and adjusting

for flight.

• Sets instruments, tests running of engines, rigging and synchronizing throttles and setting


• Diagnoses flight test and inspection squawks and making necessary adjustments or


• Works personally with engineering to troubleshoot the unusual and more difficult aircraft

flight problems.

• Maintains clean working area.

• Required to taxi aircraft to check systems and components. Understands all run related functional


• Uses a variety of mechanic hand tools and equipment such as tensiometers, timing lights, scale

and pressure gauges.

• Leads, guides, instructs and assigns work to other mechanics.

• Performs other related duties as required.



Must have a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification plus

trades training to have a knowledge of aircraft and engine operation and to use arithmetic, blueprints,

specifications, and a variety of precision instruments.


Requires a minimum of 5 years diversified jet, turboprop or piston mod, phase inspection, engine

troubleshooting experience or servicing experience under the guidance of a licensed A&P or at an FAA

certified repair station.

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