Aircraft mechanic Job at Akima, Yuma, AZ

  • Akima
  • Yuma, AZ

Job Description


Work Where it Matters

Akima Technical Solutions (ATS), an Akima company, is not just another federal technical solutions contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At ATS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , ATS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , ATS delivers a full spectrum of logistics and supply chain services that meet our customers’ most stringent mandates and metrics.

As an ATS employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

ATS is looking for a Technical Services Engineer I to work in Yuma, AZ. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Duties include line servicing, inspection, repair, and modification of aircraft and/or aircraft systems and components.
  • Applies technical knowledge to repair aircraft discrepancies efficiently while properly documenting all work performed.
  • Analyzes equipment failures to determine cause and recommend corrective action.
  • Performs such typical maintenance operations as the removal and replacement of aircraft and powerplant components that require bolting, torquing, adjusting, rigging, and safety wiring to include powerplant and flight control removal/installation.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, cleans, services, inspects, modifies, replaces, and/or overhauls aircraft and aircraft systems using approved technical data to ensure airworthiness.
  • Executes all required paperwork in conjunction with assigned normal duties.
  • Works with little or no supervision and accomplish assignments with little or no rework.
  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment.
  • Uses and operates Ground Support Equipment in a safe manner.
  • Interfaces effectively with members of management, other departments, and co-workers.
  • Follows all safety procedures and specifications.
  • Travel to support flight operations (less than 25%).


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certificate is highly preferred.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Aviation maintenance experience (turbo-prop experience preferred).
  • A valid U.S. Driver’s License.
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a U.S. SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Physical capability to work in tight spaces, at heights, on wings, use ladders, operate tugs, operate lifts, and lift 75 lbs.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English, able to interpret instructions from technical manuals and internal Company documents.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or 571-353-7053 (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: ATS - Akima Technical Solutions

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11561

Job Tags

For contractors, Local area, Remote job,

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