Aircraft Maintenance (AOG) Technician

Classification:     Nonexempt | Hourly | Full-time

Career Group | Family | Pathway | Level 

Operations & Production | Production | Technician | Intermediate

Reports To:    Lead Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Department: Aircraft Maintenance


Seeking an experienced A&P Technician with corporate aircraft maintenance experience. An AOG Technician is responsible for completing time-sensitive aircraft repairs in the field away from base. This position requires the technician to display a professional demeanor and project this atmosphere to our customers while working in sometimes unfamiliar locations throughout the support region. Applicant must be willing to work on multiple aircraft makes and models, and MUST be willing to relocate to the New Hampshire area

Essential Functions:

  • Inspect, test, repair, maintain and service aircraft
  • Read and interpret aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
  • Modify aircraft structures, systems, or components by following drawings, engineering orders and technical publications
  • Examine and inspect engine or other components for cracks, breaks, or leaks
  • Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects
  • Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories using hand tools and power tools
  • Adjust, align, and calibrate aircraft systems using hand tools, gauges and test equipment
  • Test engine and system operations using testing equipment and listens to engine sounds to detect and diagnose malfunctions
  • Service and maintain aircraft systems by performing tasks, such as flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes
  • Perform maintenance IAW FAA approved technical data
  • Research FAA technical data to locate applicable data relevant to assigned tasks
  • Additional duties may be assigned

Required Education and Experience:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certification required
  • High School diploma

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Three (3) years or more of maintenance experience working on corporate aircraft
  • Maintenance experience working on Hawker, Bombardier, Embraer, and Pilatus aircraft types

Supervisory Responsibility:

Work Environment:
Frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. Occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions in the hangar. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands:
Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. This position is very active and the employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl all day.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 pounds.  No specific vision requirements.

Objects weighing 70 pounds or more must be accompanied by a second individual to avoid injury.

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.


Please note that this Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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