National Airlines, based in Orlando, FL, operates passenger charter service as well as customized military and commercial air cargo carriage worldwide. National Airlines specializes in over-sized, time-sensitive, and special handling requirements, utilizing 757-200, 747-400 and A-330 aircraft to acc

A&P Mechanic - Orlando, FL

National Airlines • 
Orlando, Florida, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

National Airlines, based in Orlando, FL, operates passenger charter service as well as customized military and commercial air cargo carriage worldwide. National Airlines specializes in over-sized, time-sensitive, and special handling requirements, utilizing 757-200, 747-400 and A-330 aircraft to accomplish its missions.

Reports To: Maintenance Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


A&P Technician repairs, tests, and maintains aircraft engines, components, and systems in accordance with FAA and customer specifications. Performs inspections during assembly of parts and after repair or installation of components. Documents maintenance procedures include component damage, component origin, condition of component, components, or equipment. Practices safety-conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures. Ensures we deliver a quality product without defects to our customer base.

Essential Functions:

  • Services, inspects, and maintains aircraft, aircraft engines, and associated components.
  • Effectively performs work to meet deadlines and performance goals IAW company policies & procedures.
  • Reviews aircraft log entries with flight crews on trip arrivals.
  • Performs all duties in compliance with General Maintenance Manual, Company policy and all applicable FAA and DOT regulations, including proper completion of paperwork and forms related to assignment.
  • Repairs, maintenance, overhaul, and inspection of assigned equipment, components, and aircraft as required by location, according to established procedures and requirements.
  • Troubleshoots system(s), disassembles, repairs, and reassembles sections and components to maintain full functioning equipment according to requirements.
  • Maintains work areas, vehicles, and materials in a clean and safe condition.
  • Being accountable for the quality of the work the individual performs, ensuring all assigned tasks are completed efficiently and safely.
  • When authorized by the Quality Control, perform inspection of designated Required Inspection Items
  • Maintains current inventory of flyaway kits, including serviceable parts, unserviceable parts, and tools. Coordinates the return of used parts.
  • Responsible for fueling and or defueling.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibility: No

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma
  • FAA Certificated mechanic with Airframe and Power plant ratings, and a minimum of three (3) years exercising the certificate.
  • Must be willing to travel domestically and, if required, internationally
  • Valid, unrestricted Passport with the ability to travel in and out of the United States or ability to obtain one.
  • Able to crawl, bend, kneel, climb and stoop frequently in confined spaces.
  • Alert moving vehicles and aircraft.
  • Able to drive tugs, trucks, lift trucks, snorkel lift, boom lift and tractor after attending training.
  • Must be comfortable with working on lift platforms to heights of up to 20 feet and above.
  • Ability to operate various tools including, but not limited to jacks, welders, torches, paint guns, sanders, and drill press.
  • Ability to climb in and out of aircraft being repaired as required.
  • Ability to lift and move machine parts weighing up to 70 pounds from ground to equipment level (waist level) and maneuver any single item weighing up to 125 pounds with appropriate equipment or assistance from another person.
  • Ability to learn and use technical manuals. Good mechanical aptitude and ability to solve problems effectively.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver License and a record that meets our company’s insurance standards.
  • Must pass a background check which may include a pre-employment drug test and criminal history records check (CHRC)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the country in which the position is located.
  • Must be able to perform repairs effectively and quickly in short notice, high pressure situations, at various locations, and in all types of weather.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point.

Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Ability to learn and use technical manuals, good mechanical aptitude and solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to stay focused and work under pressure.
  • Excellent written, verbal, communication, and analytical skills
  • Organized self-directed individual who is a team player with strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Knowledge of Maintenance software applications


  • Airframe and Power plant Certificate
  • Federal Communications Commission license, preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Extended periods at workstation, using a keyboard, viewing a computer screen, and communicating by telephone and in person.
  • Ability to lift up to a minimum of 70 pounds and maneuver up to 125 with the appropriate equipment.

Work Environment:

  • Airport tarmac
  • Outside, and Office settings
  • Work shift varies.

Travel/Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel for maintenance training and/or aircraft familiarization.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

National Air Cargo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other legally protected status.  We prohibit discrimination in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions or other conditions of employment or career development.  We take affirmative steps to hire and advance females, racial minorities, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.  We offer Reasonable Accommodations where necessary to candidates for employment and to our qualified employees with disabilities.

National Airlines also expects all our employees to support and promote our Safety Management System (SMS) Safety Policy and Safety Objectives. Employees at all levels of the organization are encouraged to report safety concerns or hazards without fear of reprisal.

National Airlines requires all team members to complete a record in National’s Vaccination Tracking Tool. Team Members may opt to provide records documenting their fully vaccinated status or agree to comply with weekly COVID-19 testing and reporting. Requests for medical and religious exemptions for those who cannot be vaccinated will be considered with substantiating documentation. 

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