Aircraft Maintenance Representative Jobs in Chicago, IL at APA Services, Inc.

Title: Aircraft Maintenance Representative

Company: APA Services, Inc.

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Summary:
An Aircraft Maintenance Representative will monitor daily production on the aircraft to ensure compliance with the airline’s standards, policies and procedures. Provide technical assistance to vendor, including: procurement authorization for parts and materials, coordinate additions to the work-scope, and procure technical data for the accomplishment of routine and non-routine items.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Participation in the development of the applicable work scope
Approve labor hours in accordance with applicable agreements/contracts
Participation with the vendor in pre/post dock activities
Monitor daily production on the aircraft to ensure compliance with the airline’s standards, policy and procedures
Active management of applicable agreements/contracts
Maintain schedule and budget
Ensure the General Maintenance Manual process and procedures are being met
Quality of vendor workmanship
Evaluation of the completed maintenance documents to ensure proper completion and control, as well as ensuring that all required entries are completed in the Company CBTS
Provide technical assistance to vendor, including:
– Procurement authorization for parts and materials
– Coordinating additions to the work-scope
– Procuring technical data for the accomplishment of routine and non-routine items
Warranty claims
Provide daily updates regarding progress and outstanding issues
Maintain a maintenance turnover/progress log identifying material issues and unplanned project events.
Continual analysis of vendor performance and coordinated the customers procedures, including the development or revision to procedures that improvements in the process
Other duties as assigned
Hours are varying shifts and weekends as needed.


5 years of FAR 121 air carrier aircraft maintenance experience
2 years of experience in a supervisory role as a Lead Mechanic or higher
Valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant license
Valid Driver’s license
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and must be fluent in English
Minimum 1 year of heavy check experience
Bombardier CRJ 700/900 experience
PC literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office
Valid passport with no travel restrictions
Associate’s degree or higher in an aviation related discipline and/or a (2) two year AMT program or equivalent
Knowledge of applicable Part 121 Federal Aviation Regulations
Job Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Have a background in regional or mainline aircraft maintenance, managing a workforce of company and vendor personnel.
Experience should consist of:
– Formal and informal aircraft systems training
– Maintenance of aircraft and engine systems
– Troubleshooting
– Dispatch requirements
– Use of specialized tools
– Ground support equipment
– Technical reports and forms
– Online Aircraft Maintenance Manuals, and Parts Catalogs
– Aircraft logbook procedures and computer based aircraft maintenance tracking systems
– Contract oversight and enforcement
– FAA Service Difficulty Report (SDR) reporting requirements
– Corrosion Prevention and Control Program (CPCP) reporting requirements
Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills, can work independently while still keeping a team perspective.
Must be detail orientated with ability to multi-task on a regular basis.
Must be a self-starter and be able to show a demonstrated ability to trouble shoot problems.
Must have well-developed people skills and ability to work with a variety of personalities.
Must be flexible with respect to work schedule and willing to assist and support others within the company when needed.
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
Ability to prioritize and coordinate with associated departments

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $119,814.24 per year

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Vision insurance


8 hour shift


FAR 121 air carrier aircraft maintenance: 5 years (Required)
Lead/Supervisor role: 2 years (Required)
heavy check: 1 year (Required)
Bombardier CRJ 700/900: 5 years (Required)


Airframe & Powerplant License (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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