Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Daytona Beach, FL 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

The Fleet Aircraft Maintenance department at our Daytona Beach campus is currently accepting applications for an Aircraft Maintenance Technician.

The Aircraft Maintenance Technician will perform authorized maintenance, preventive maintenance, rebuilding, and alterations and returns to service university aircraft in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations, manufacturers' requirements and the highest quality industry standards. Use the methods, techniques and practices prescribed in the current manufacturer's maintenance manual or instructions to ensure continued airworthiness of aircraft, engines, propellers, and appliances in accordance with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations. Oversight provided by management, senior technicians, and mentors to provide on-going development and progress in pursuit of autonomy of responsibilities to meet ERAU standards.

The Aircraft Maintenance Technician will accomplish Scheduled Maintenance and quickly respond to unscheduled maintenance requirements. Support and assist the Shift Manager in the accomplishment of the overall maintenance effort. Perform unscheduled maintenance on all University aircraft on ERAU flight line to include weekends and holidays. Report defective shop equipment or equipment requiring certification to the Shift Manager.

The Aircraft Maintenance Technician will complete all necessary entries in appropriate maintenance forms, work orders, internal inspection forms, malfunction and defect reports, and aircraft logbooks while under supervision. Become thoroughly familiar with the requirements of the FAA approved inspection program, FAA regulations pertaining to aircraft maintenance, airworthiness directives, advisory circular, manufacturers' service bulletins and engineering orders/drawings, as required. Learn to properly document all parts, appliances, and materials used in maintenance of aircraft. Assist Shift Manager in inventory control functions.

Other duties as assigned.

  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate required with no violations.
  • Working knowledge of FAR 145, 91 and 43.
  • Aircraft Maintenance experience in maintaining light general aviation aircraft preferred.
  • Basic PC Software Skills (e.g. spreadsheet, word processing & database etc.) Familiarity with Microsoft operating systems, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook/email, and Internet preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills required.
  • Level 3: Supervisory and people management skills desired.
  • Level 4: Thorough Working knowledge of FAR 145, 91 and 43. Progressive Aircraft Maintenance experience in maintaining light general aviation aircraft preferred. Supervisory and people management skills required. Current Repair Station Inspectors (I) Designation required. Current FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) desired.

Required Experience:

  • Level 1 - Zero to one year of work related experience required.
  • Level 2 - One to three years of work related experience required.
  • Level 3 - Three to five years of work related experience required.
  • Level 4 - Five or more years of work related experience required.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recognizes the value of diversity and is dedicated to fostering a positive climate in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged in their professional, social, and intellectual pursuits. Embry-Riddle is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The University does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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