SkyWest Airlines

A&P Mechanic - ORD

Job Locations US-IL-CHICAGO
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/8/2021 7:52 PM)
Requisition ID
A&P Mechanic
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About SkyWest

With over 13,000 aviation professionals operating thousands of daily flights, SkyWest Airlines connects millions of passengers each month to hundreds of destinations across North America. SkyWest operates in partnership with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines and has a fleet of nearly 450 aircraft. Headquartered in St. George, Utah, SkyWest's industry-leading workforce and excellent leadership team have consistently generated solid operational and economic performance, setting the standard for excellence in the regional industry.

Primary Job Duties

SkyWest mechanics enjoy a distinctive culture of teamwork, respect, and professionalism, along with world-class benefits like 401(k) match, operational and financial performance rewards, health care, retirement, and travel benefits that allow you to see the world. SkyWest mechanics also enjoy an exceptional quality of life working in one of more than a dozen maintenance bases across the country with shift trade flexibility, tool allowance, and up to $1500 in moving expense reimbursement plus mileage.


As an A&P mechanic, you will work on the entire aircraft and effectively troubleshoot our growing fleet of CRJ200, CRJ700, CRJ900, and E175 aircraft. You will also:

  • Troubleshoot all aircraft systems
  • Responsible for making critical decisions regarding aircraft safety in a timely manner
  • Able to perform all line maintenance functions unsupervised, at any time
  • Proficient in all documentation and paperwork, including parts paperwork

Minimum Requirements

  • Meet all FAA and Safety Requirements
  • Hold a valid FAA issued A&P Certificate
  • Possess good troubleshooting skills
  • Preferably have CRJ and EMB experience
  • Possess excellent communication and people skills
  • Possess problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Be willing to work a night/third shift position including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Exercise good judgment in working with people in a team environment as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid unrestricted driver license 
  • Be able to read, write, and understand the English Language
  • Be familiar with Company and Manufacturer Manuals
  • Be able to comfortably lift 60 lbs. routinely with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Travel outside the station for training, in addition to the completion of new hire onboarding

Please complete the on-line application. Qualified applicants will be contacted.


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