Licensed Mechanic Career Guide


  • Must comply with FAA regulations
  • Must be able to effectively troubleshoot all aircraft systems
  • Must be able to perform maintenance on company aircraft, which includes Embraer 145, 170, 175, 190 and Q400 series aircraft
  • Must perform tasks as required by your Supervisor
  • Must make critical decisions regarding aircraft safety in a timely manner
  • Must be able to perform all line maintenance functions unsupervised, at any time
  • Must be familiar with (and be able to read and understand) Company and Manufacturer Manuals


  • Candidate must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record that will pass the criteria set by our insurance carrier for on the job coverage
  • FAA Airframe and Power-plant Mechanic License
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Possess required tools
  • No previous felony convictions
  • Good communication skills
  • Positive and professional image
  • Reliability and self-motivation
  • Ability to exercise good judgment when working with people in a team environment, as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety
  • Willingness to work weekends, holidays and night shifts
  • Willingness to work overtime when needed
  • Excellent decision-making skills
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Stable employment history
  • Must be United States citizen, or have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986
  • Must be able to see and hear approaching vehicles, aircraft, propellers and machinery that could present immediate danger
  • Must be able to routinely lift 75 pounds, climb, bend, kneel, crawl and stoop frequently in confined spaces


  • Chautauqua Airlines: Louisville, KY
  • Republic Airlines: Charlotte, NC; Denver, CO; Kansas City, MO; Laughlin, NV; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington DC (Reagan National and Dulles)
  • Shuttle America: Chicago, IL (O’Hare); Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Newark, NJ; New York, NY (LaGuardia)


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