CubCrafters is expanding and has full time aircraft mechanic positions in our service and maintenance organizations. Staff in these positions inspect, maintain, and repair the structural, mechanical, and electronic systems of the aircraft we manufacture and service. Our mechanics are trained to use a wide variety of diagnostic devices, computers, hand and power tools to assess, fix, and assure the airworthiness of the aircraft we produce and maintain. We’re looking for responsible, motivated, and talented individuals at all experience levels to join our team of like-minded aviation maintenance professionals.
Aircraft mechanics in our maintenance organization will generally perform annual inspections, repair, upgrade, and rebuild existing aircraft for our customers.
CubCrafters also highly values the role our aircraft maintenance teams have in the improvement and development of the aircraft we manufacture by providing feedback to both our Engineering & Product Development team and our Customer Support team in a process of continually updating and improving the aircraft designed and manufactured by the company.
• Performs duties of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certificated Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Technician
on Certified, LSA, and E-AB light general aviation aircraft.
• Performs periodic maintenance, 100-hour/annual inspections, repairs, rebuilds, and alterations on light single
engine tube and fabric aircraft in accordance with FAA regulations and directives.
• Diagnose deficiencies in aircraft airworthiness or performance via written or verbal communications. When
necessary must be able to interact with pilots on a high level to develop an understanding of aircraft
problems and/or discrepancies.
• Start aircraft, conduct ground operational tests, taxi tests, and accompany pilots on maintenance operational
flights to validate/diagnose operational issues that may not be readily apparent during ground operations.
• Diagnose and solve malfunctions of aircraft systems and components by utilizing a wide variety of diagnostic
equipment, studying layout drawings, blueprints, wiring diagrams and/or by analyzing operating characteristics
of aircraft or its components.
• Evaluate the possible effect of repairs and alterations on other structures, systems or prior alterations to
ensure the aircraft is at least equal to its original or properly altered condition.
• Rig and adjust aircraft and aircraft components to proper specifications including engines, engine systems,
propellers, primary and secondary control systems.
• Trace and correct electrical problems in various aircraft systems. Understand basic electrical circuitry and
have a sound understanding of aircraft electrical systems and principals.
• Must be familiar with Department of Transportation, FAA publications (Code of Federal Regulations Part 14,
Airworthiness Directives, Orders, Bulletins, Advisory Circulars, Forms, etc.) and be able to work within the
confines and compliance of such oversight.
• Understand and be able to apply the theory of Weight & Balance as it relates to light aircraft.
• Be self-motivated, maintain clean and orderly work area, treat coworkers and customers with respect, and
represent the company in a positive and professional manner.
• Other duties and projects as assigned.
The successful candidate should have demonstrated skills in the following: attention to detail; precision workmanship; manual dexterity; mechanical aptitude; approachability; time and performance management; customer service and interaction skills; proactive and collaborative approach to problem-solving; positive communication skills (verbal and written); ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment; the ability to briefly and accurately express complex technical problems in terms that permit the listener to make a valid decision; ability to change focus due to conflicting/changing priorities; ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive situations appropriately when performing job duties; and the ability to support long term company goals, even if those goals may not be popular with all members of the organization.
An FAA Airframe & Power Plant Certificate is required, with single engine general aviation experience preferred. Tube and fabric experience and glass panel avionics experience is helpful. The ability to lift and carry parts and equipment up to 50 pounds as a routine job function is required. Proficiency in the English language (both written and verbal) is required.
Pay is based on experience. Range $22.00 to $29.00
• One week paid vacation after year one and two weeks of paid vacation per year afterwards;
• Sick leave benefit which is richer than WA State requires;
• Six paid holidays annually;
• Employee-discretionary tax-free savings in the form of a 401k plan after 6 months of employment with CubCrafters
matching contributions up to 4%;
• Company pays 75% of base medical plan for employee and 25% for employee’s dependents. Separate vision, dental, life,
and LTD available.
• Health care plan is available the first month after 30 days of continuous employment;
• Access to cub crafters’ aircraft, rental at the employee’s rate.
Please email resume and application to: firstname.lastname@example.org