Apprentice Technician

Job Summary
The Apprentice Technician is the entry and first working level for certificated Airframe and Powerplant technicians. Incumbents at this level work under the guidance of a lead technician and inspect and repair aircraft, engines, and components, and return aircraft to service.
Principal Accountabilities
Work under the general guidance of a lead or journey level technician and perform maintenance and repair to aircraft, engines, propellers, rotors and components in accordance with approved procedures
Learn various aircraft maintenance requirements, standards and procedures
Determine the airworthiness of airframe and engine components
Inspect systems for proper operation and condition
Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of FAA federal aviation regulations pertaining to the maintenance and repair of aircraft
Knowledge of FAA approved maintenance practices, techniques and procedures
Knowledge of aircraft shop maintenance operational procedures
Experience & Education
High school diploma or equivalent
FAA Airman & Powerplant Technician's certificates
A valid Class C California driver's license
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Work in a hangar environment in and around aircraft
Subject to noise including operating aircraft, manufacturing machinery, rivet guns and other aircraft operations
Hangar facility is not heated during the winter nor cooled in the summer
Must be physically capable of utilizing aircraft structural repair and rivet tools
Not required.

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