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Republic Airways Holdings LIFT Apprentice Mechanic in Indianapolis, Indiana

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LIFT Maintenance

At Republic Airways, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airways is a great place to get your career off the runway!

POSITION PURPOSE

Under guidance of a Licensed A&P Mechanic, performs preventive maintenance, repair, modifications and other maintenance of aircraft, components and related equipment in accordance with standards and regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Repairs, modifies, replaces or otherwise performs routine aircraft maintenance work in a safe and timely manner.

  • Accurately completes required maintenance-related paperwork.

  • Communicates effectively with other maintenance personnel at all levels by keeping co-workers and leadership apprised of work progress and difficulties as they arise.

  • Completes on-the-job-training (OJT) forms and any required reading.

  • Reads and interprets manufacturer and airline maintenance manuals, service bulletins, drawings and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repair, replacement or modification.

  • Helps with general cleanup of work areas.

  • Maintains regular and prompt attendance and time clock adherence.

  • Demonstrates effective and appropriate conduct with co-workers.

  • Evaluates the area and equipment that will be utilized to ensure that safety is not compromised before performing any maintenance action. Applies safety first at all times.

  • Completes all department internal company forms, maintenance records, documents, work orders, etc. including performing maintenance computer system transactions as required.

  • Reads and acknowledges understanding of maintenance newsletters and Company Emails on a timely basis.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Able to use and navigate within Microsoft Office.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Able to work both in a team setting and individually.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Previous mechanical experience working in a shop environment.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must successfully pass background check and drug test

  • No previous felony convictions and possess a stable employment history.

  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record.

  • Must pass a mechanical aptitude test

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, write and understand the English language. Ability to read and interpret documents such

as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine

reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively and be understood before groups of associates

of the organization.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or

diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.

DECISION MAKING

Possess decision making skills. Makes limited decisions and determines best methods to solve problems by referring to established precedents and policies. Impact of decisions is moderately low.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle and feel, reach with hands and arms at least 90% ofthe time.

  • Able to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl up to 60% of the time.

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds at least 35% of the time.

  • Must be able to see to perform work and to see approaching vehicles, aircraft and machinery.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Work near moving mechanical parts, work with fumes or airborne particles over 90% of the time.

  • Work in high, precarious places up to 50% of the time.

  • Work around toxic or caustic chemicals up to 30% of the time.

  • Withstand risk of electric shock and work with explosives up to 10% of the time.

  • Work in outdoor weather conditions inside and outside an open air hangar up to 100% of the time.

  • The work environment can be very loud.

  • Able to wear a respirator and protective equipment for testing and regular duties. This includes minimal facial hair in order to ensure proper fit in of respirator in accordance with OSHA regulations.

  • Able to work nights, evenings, weekends and holidays to support 24 hour operations.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to travel up to 15% of the time, including overnight and weekend travel.

Republic Airways is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com at http://www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/republicairline/ , Twitter at https://twitter.com/RepublicAirline and YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1IOcelXc92JDhi8sIR9F0Q , and connect on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/republicairline/ or Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/company/republic-airways-holdings-inc-/ .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at www.flywithlift.com at http://www.flywithlift.com/ .

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