SkyWest Airlines

  • A&P Mechanic

    Posted Date 8 months ago(1/1/2019 2:01 AM)
    Requisition ID
    A&P Mechanic
    Minimum Hiring Range
    $17.98-$24.98 depending on location, shift, and experience.
    Close Date
  • Primary Job Duties

    SkyWest Airlines is a stable, growing organization and is the largest regional airline in the United States. We provide unmatched on-the-job training and advancement opportunities for all of our employees. SkyWest mechanics also enjoy exceptional quality of life working in one of more than a dozen maintenance bases across the country, shift trade flexibility, tool allowance and $2,500* in moving expense reimbursement, $1,600* in A&P test fee reimbursements along with world class health benefits, discounted travel, 401(k) match, and operational and financial rewards. 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. 

    *Up to $2,500 in moving reimbursement and $1,600 in A&P test fee reimbursements for select locations.


    SkyWest Airlines is currently looking for qualified applicants to work in the following location(s):  Boise, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Wayne, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Palm Springs, Salt Lake City, San Luis Obispo, South Bend, and Tucson. If you would prefer working at this/these location(s), ensure that you put one of them as your preferred location. If you would rather be added to a wait list for another location, you may select that city as your preferred location and your application will be reviewed upon hiring need.  SkyWest Airlines currently performs maintenance in: Boise, Chicago, Colorado Springs, Detroit, Fort Wayne, Fresno, Milwaukee, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Palm Springs, Salt Lake City, South Bend, and Tucson.   SkyWest is scheduled to open a new maintenance base in San Luis Obispo late September/early October 2019.   Once your application is reviewed we may invite you to complete a video interview.  Please watch for an additional email and monitor your junk email box. 


    As a SkyWest A&P mechanic, you will be responsible to perform all maintenance functions and effectively troubleshoot all aircraft. Will be responsible for proficiency in all documentation and paperwork.


    • Must be able to effectively troubleshoot all aircraft systems
    • Will be responsible for making critical decisions regarding aircraft safety in a timely manner
    • Must be able to perform all line maintenance functions unsupervised, at any time
    • Will be responsible for proficiency in all documentation and paperwork, including parts paperwork
    • RII and Airworthiness Releases will be required 

    Minimum Requirements

    • Meet all FAA and Safety Requirements
    • Must hold a valid FAA issued A&P Certificate upon hire
    • Good troubleshooting skills
    • CRJ and EMB experience preferred
    • RII Airworthiness duties expected
    • Must have excellent communication and people skills
    • Problem solving and organizational skills are required
    • Willing to work nights 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

    • Must hold a valid A&P Certificate
    • Must be familiar with and be able to read and understand Company and Manufacturer Manuals
    • Able to comfortably lift 75 lbs. routinely with or without a reasonable accommodation
    • Must possess a valid driver license 
    • Must have a reliable source of transportation to get to and from your base; at your own expense

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


    This position will require the selected candidate to travel outside the station for training - in addition to the completion of their new hire onboarding.


    This job posting may have an additional video interview requirement. Please monitor your email and junk folder for additional instructions.


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