Aircraft Mechanic Jobs in Des Moines, IA at Reliable Source Talent

Title: Aircraft Mechanic

Company: Reliable Source Talent

Location: Des Moines, IA

POSITION SUMMARYThe Mechanic will complete scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems, adhere to and comply with service bulletins, and perform computer-based software updates, diagnostics, and troubleshooting for Unique Ground Support Equipment (UGSE). All technicians will report directly to the Shop Supervisor.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned and are not limited to the following)

Install or replace machinery and equipment using hand or power tools.
Install new and replacement parts and instruments.
Dismantle defective machines for repair.
Reassemble machines and equipment following repair and testing operations, making adjustments as necessary.
Use hand tools, such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, or precision instruments.
Use power tools, such as pneumatic wrenches, jacks, hoists, etc.
Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
Meticulously document all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance actions utilizing computer-based Maintenance Information Systems (MIS).
Strictly adhere to common aviation practices of Tool Control, FOD Prevention, Safety, and Parts Accountability.
Strict adherence to all environmental safety and regulatory commissions, including (but not limited to) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Perform routine housekeeping duties, including cleaning the work area, toolboxes, and company vehicle(s).
Other assignments as designated by the Shop Supervisor and/or the Operations Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies
Ability to promote effective security operations for the protection of people, data, property, etc.
Knowledge of applicable machines and tools, including their designs, uses repair, and maintenance.
Med/Heavy Truck Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification preferred.
Familiarity with repair manuals, wiring (electrical) diagrams, and schematics (electrical and hydraulic) necessary to troubleshoot and repair failed components.
Average to advanced computer skills necessary with an aptitude to acquire increased skills preferred.
Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in awkward positions and tight areas).
Must be able to properly lift weights exceeding 50 pounds.
Ability to work in all weather conditions.
Must possess the hand tools necessary to perform assigned tasks.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
Must be able to read and speak the English language.
Ability to work both as a team and/or independently with great success.
Legally eligible to work in the United States.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
No travel restrictions.

Reliable Source Talent DBA RST provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $25.00 – $42.00 per hour

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Vision insurance



Ability to commute/relocate:

Des Moines, IA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Aircraft maintenance: 1 year (Required)


ASE Certification (Required)

Work Location: One location

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