A&P Technician
Prescott, AZ 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott, Arizona campus has openings available for Aircraft Maintenance Technicians to join our Team supporting the Fleet Aircraft Maintenance Department. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow's aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80F in the summer and 45F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national forests. The university is a small, private, residential university in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

Job Summary

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. Other duties may be assigned as required.

An A&P License is required in order to be considered for these positions

  • Accomplish Scheduled and Unscheduled maintenance on all University aircraft operated by the Prescott Campus.
  • Perform work IAW 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.
  • Complete all necessary entries in appropriate maintenance forms, work orders, internal inspection forms, malfunction and defect reports, and aircraft logbooks.
  • Properly document all parts, appliances, and materials used in maintenance of aircraft.
  • Report defective shop equipment or equipment requiring certification to the Shift Lead.
  • Support and assist the Shift Lead in the accomplishment of the overall maintenance effort.
  • Maintain a positive, professional image to our Students, Instructor Pilots, Flight Supervisors, and other University Departments.
  • Typical schedule is 4/10's, and does include weekends and holidays.


  • Technicians are categorized and compensated within four Levels (1-4) of increasing responsibility that recognize individual accomplishments, aviation background, technical skills, time & experience in the industry, and leadership abilities.
  • Applicant's Qualifications will determine the Level assigned

ERAU benefits include

  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions
  • Two BC/BS health plans - PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account
  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children will cover one undergraduate and graduate degree per person
  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail room and enjoy observation flights



  • All Levels: Read and comprehend instructions, write information, and complete simple forms.
  • All Levels: High school (or GED) level ability in spelling, grammar, basic composition, and math.
  • 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. 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. Five to ten years of work related experience required.

Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances:

  • All Levels: Current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate required with no violations.

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:

  • Level 1-3: Working knowledge of FAR 145, 91 and 43.
  • Level 1-3: Aircraft Maintenance experience in maintaining light general aviation aircraft preferred.
  • All Levels: Basic PC Software Skills (e.g. spreadsheet, word processing & database etc.).
  • All Levels: PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet end-user applications preferred.
  • All Levels: Excellent communication skills required.

This position requires successfully passing pre-employment and random drug screenings. Please click on the following link to review details: https://careers.erau.edu/prescott-drug-alcohol-testing.

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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