SkyWest Airlines

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SkyWest Airlines A&P Mechanic - ORD in Chicago, Illinois

About SkyWest

Looking for the next step in your Aircraft Maintenance career? As a SkyWest A&P Mechanic, you will be a part of a fast-paced environment full of variety that puts your talent to work on our growing fleet of aircraft. This rewarding opportunity will help you gain new skills as you work nose-to-tail on our aircraft, work with a world-class family of fellow mechanics, and have a crucial impact on the entire SkyWest operation.

As an A&P Mechanic, you'll also enjoy:

  • An exceptional quality of life working at one of more than a dozen maintenance bases across the country

  • Shift trade flexibility

  • Tool allowance

  • Up to $1,500 reimbursement for moving expenses (plus mileage!)

  • Many opportunities for extra certifications and training that boost both experience and pay

  • Great team atmosphere

  • Rewarding work

  • Numerous growth opportunities within the company

SkyWest employees enjoy a distinctive and unmatched culture of teamwork, respect, quality, and professionalism, along with world-class benefits such as:

  • 401(k) match

  • Performance Rewards and profit sharing

  • Health care (medical, dental, and vision)

  • Discounted and standby travel privileges worldwide for you and your family with one or more of our four major partners (Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, United Airlines)

Primary Job Duties

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

  • Be responsible for making critical decisions regarding aircraft safety in a timely manner

  • Be trained to perform all line maintenance functions unsupervised, at any time

  • Manage 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

  • 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

  • Preferred: CRJ and EMB experience

  • Preferred: Be familiar with Company and Manufacturer Manuals

Physical and Other Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Possess a valid, unrestricted driver’s license

  • Be able to read, write, and understand the English Language

  • Be able to comfortably lift 60 lbs. routinely with or without reasonable accommodation

Please complete the online application. Qualified applicants will be contacted.

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

SkyWest is committed to maintaining a working environment of satisfying employment and mutual respect for all of our employees, regardless of race, color, national ancestory, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, medical condition, disability, pregnancy, age or military status. We have specific training plans and programs in place to maintain such an environment.