Cirrus Aircraft Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic in McKinney, Texas
Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at cirrusaircraft.com.
Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.
Airframe & Powerplant technicians are certified and licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration to perform maintenance, scheduled and unscheduled on airframes and engines on aircraft registered in the United States of America.
Examine replacement aircraft parts for defects
Diagnose mechanical or electrical problems
Read and understand maintenance manuals and other technical documents and identify repair procedures
Repair wings, brakes, electrical systems and other aircraft components
Replace defective parts using approved tooling
Test aircraft parts with proper diagnostic equipment
Inspect complete work for compliance and performance standards
Review and research aircraft records
Interpret flight test data to diagnose malfunction and performance problems
Assemble aircraft components, perform required measurement and testing
Install system software and databases
Education and/or Experience:
Possess FAA Airframe, Power plant or Airframe and Power plant Certificate or equivalent work experience (Repairman Certificate eligible)
Practical experience preferred
Cirrus SR2X Experience/Factory Training a plus
Aircraft paint and refinishing experience a plus
Additional Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration Regulations
Certificates or Licensures:
FAA Airframe, Power Plant or Airframe and Power Plant Certificate
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime hours may be required.
This opportunity is located in McKinney, Texas. Just 30 miles north of downtown Dallas, McKinney is a picturesque city with a small-town feel. Beautiful tree-lined streets, diverse residential neighborhoods, outstanding educational opportunities, a robust business environment, a charming historic downtown and a strong sense of community make McKinney truly stand out. The city's “Unique by Nature” brand is more than a tagline, it embodies the community's willingness to work together to make McKinney a great place to be. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, residents, businesses and visitors show that they strongly embrace the community's vision and strong overall quality of life.
Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.