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27 Nov 2019

Full-Time DHC-8 A&P Mechanic

Dynamic Aviation – Posted by KShifflett Bridgewater, Virginia, United States

Job Description

DHC-8 A&P Mechanic


Location: Bridgewater, Virginia


Job Description: The DHC-8 A&P Mechanic diagnoses, adjusts repairs and/or overhauls DHC-8 aircraft and related systems.


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Examine and inspect aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, and deicers to locate cracks, breaks, leaks, or other problems
  • Conduct routine and special inspections as required by regulations
  • Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals and FAA/manufacturer publications and directives to determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
  • Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance
  • Modify aircraft structures, systems, or components, following drawings, schematics, charts, engineering orders, and technical publications
  • Replace or repair worn, defective, or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment
  • Read and interpret pilots’ descriptions of problems to diagnose causes
  • Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand or power tools
  • Inventory and ordering supplies, parts, materials, and equipment
  • Check for corrosion, distortion, and cracks in the fuselage, wings, and tail
  • Be a source of technical knowledge and instruction to other mechanics
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Must hold a valid FAA Airframe & Powerplant license
  • 1-5+ years performing routine maintenance on DHC-8 aircraft
  • 1-3 years aviation maintenance experience in a small to medium sized aviation company or military environment
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic math calculations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot mechanical issues and use manuals to determine effective solution
  • Manage time to effectively meet company priorities
  • Ability to perform maintenance duties utilizing basic hand tools
  • Ability to use and effectively navigate ERP program, time clock and company intranet
  • Ability to:

o   Crawl in and out of tight spaces

o   Comfortably work at elevated heights of at least 40 feet for extended periods of time

o   Lift, balance and carry 50 lbs.

o   Work in enclosed hangers and exterior weather conditions

o   Work in close proximity to other people

Dynamic Aviation Group, Inc. offers a competitive salary and an excellent work environment. No calls or agencies please. Dynamic Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit

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Job Types: Full-Time.

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