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Sierra Nevada Corporation A&P Mechanic (Straight Flight) in Centennial, Colorado

Employee will be responsible performing all types of aircraft maintenance on both piston and jet aircraft in the general aviation arena. Knowledge of piston, turboprop, and jet engines is required to accomplished troubleshooting, repair, and inspection. Some travel both domestic and international may be required to recover damaged aircraft or repair aircraft at the customer facility. Employee must be proficient in all aircraft manufacturer’s support manuals to allow complete research into required maintenance functions. Straight Flight is a very diverse facility that works on all types of aircraft from antique piston to large corporate jets.

Straight Flight is a subsidiary of Sierra Nevada Corporation since 2007 and is equipped with 3 18,000 square foot hangars with back shops for fabrication of both metal and composite parts, avionics repair, and painting projects. Straight Flight became a Certified Repair Station with the Federal Aviation Administration in 1992 and was rated by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency in 2007. Straight Flight currently holds a very impressive Operations Specification that includes 5 Class ratings.

Salary & Benefits

  • 4 – day work week, Tuesday through Friday (minimum 40 hours a week)

  • Day Shift 7:00AM to 5:30PM

  • Salary range - $30 to $40 per hour depending on experience

  • Company sponsored health benefits after 30 days

  • 401K available after 30 days – company match has vesting period

  • Personal Time Off (PTO) available after 30 days


  • High school diploma and typically 5 or more years of relevant experience in general aviation and corporate aircraft

  • A higher level degree may substitute for experience

  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Active, current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Power plant certification with no prior FAA violations

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work locations

  • Ability to speak, read and write in English

  • Pass and maintain Class 3 Physical requirements, including a hearing test

  • Ability to understand and interpret applicable technical schematics, diagrams, blueprints, manuals and/or publications, and service bulletins

  • Must possess own hand tools to complete any maintenance function

  • No limitations on confined space entry and ability to lift 50 pounds

  • No drug or alcohol convictions within the last 5 years

  • Participation in random drug and alcohol testing pool mandatory

  • Background check applies – driving and criminal records reviewed


  • FAA repair station and/or Quality Assurance experience

  • Inspection Authorization (IA) rating

  • Knowledge of Pratt & Whitney PT-6A engines

  • Experience with computerized maintenance manuals

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination. Employment decisions are made without regarding to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.