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Aircraft Maintenance Technician (A&P) – All Shifts Jobs in Van Nuys, CA at Thornton Aviation

Title: Aircraft Maintenance Technician (A&P) – All Shifts

Company: Thornton Aviation

Location: Van Nuys, CA

Thornton Aviation is seeking licensed Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (all experience levels) for full time employment. Multiple shifts are available (day, evening, weekend – including 4/10 shifts). We provide industry leading compensation and benefits in a stable and respectful environment. This position will focus on a variety of corporate jet aircraft; including, but not limited to: Dassault (Falcon), Gulfstream, Bombardier (Global/Challenger), Hawker, and Cessna (Citation).
Job Responsibilities:

Under minimal supervision, perform inspections, maintenance, and repairs of moderate to advanced complexity on aircraft systems and structures.

Communicate as required to receive and understand work assignments.

Perform complex aircraft inspections, pre and post flight checks, and confirmation/resolution of reported aircraft malfunctions.

Perform scheduled maintenance on aircraft systems and components in accordance with FAA regulations, manufacturers’ recommendations, the company repair station manual, as well as company policies and procedures.

Handle unscheduled maintenance and repairs of aircraft as needed.

Properly use and maintain company facilities and equipment ensuring accuracy and safety.

Ensure maintenance procedures and documents used are of current form and accurate.

Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


Industry leading compensation and benefits.

Set schedule with opportunity for overtime.

Platinum PPO Health Insurance plan, 90% company paid for employee and their family.

Dental and Vision Insurance, 90% company paid for employee and their family.

Life and Disability Insurance, 100% company paid.

401k retirement plan, with company match.

Essential Qualifications:

A minimum of 2 years recent experience working on corporate aircraft models typical to the company.

Valid Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license issued by the FAA.

Valid California Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications:

Aircraft manufacturers’ recognized model specific training.

Local to Southern California.

Since 1984 Thornton Aviation has provided a variety of aviation services to Corporate, Aerospace, and Entertainment industries. Thornton Aviation is an FAA authorized Part 145 Repair Station capable of Airframe Inspections, non-scheduled repairs, modifications and upgrades, engine work, as well as avionics inspection, fault isolation, and upgrades. Thornton Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $30.00 – $50.00 per hour

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Retirement plan
Vision insurance


10 hour shift
8 hour shift

Work Location: One location

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