Bonus Info

Earn up to $46,000 in Bonuses

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus

  • $2,000 sign-on bonus
  • $3,000 after six months of active employment
  • $5,000 paid at one year of active employment

$20,000 Tuition Reimbursement

Up to $16,000 Longevity Bonus & Relocation Assistance!

Additional Benefits

  • New mechanics are eligible for a full relocation package to any of our three maintenance bases in Appleton and Milwaukee, WI and Dayton, OH.
  • Best vacation time in the industry and generous work rules
  • Paid uniforms and annual tool allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Industry-leading health benefits
  • Worldwide travel privileges for you and your family

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Maintenance Events
Aircraft Mechanic

If your desire is to contribute your mechanical skills to the success of a superior maintenance team instead of being “just a number” among a thousand mechanics, Air Wisconsin is where you will find career satisfaction.

A&P and Avionics Technician Inventory Clerk Maintenance Controllers
Aircraft Appearance Specialist Aircraft Mechanic Apprenticeship Program

Air Wisconsin Mechanics and Avionics Technicians are encouraged to use all of their knowledge and skills learned during training or prior experience to troubleshoot, inspect, test, replace, dismantle, alter, fabricate and repair the airframe components, engines and the various pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems installed on the CRJ fleet. A variety of tools and equipment are used, including precision measuring equipment, pneumatic devices, electrical testing devices, general shop equipment, ground support equipment and computers.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform maintenance on CRJ 200 series and other equipment.

Perform all assigned work in accordance with manufacturer’s aircraft maintenance manuals, Air Wisconsin General Maintenance Manual and FAA Regulations.

Effectively troubleshoot and repair all aircraft systems.

Comply with all safety rules and regulations.

Must be able to perform all line maintenance functions unsupervised, at any time.

Complete aircraft maintenance documentation as required.

Training

All training is paid for by Air Wisconsin.

Week 1: Indoc with special focus on safety and compliance

Week 2-3: CRJ General Familiarization Training

Additional company paid support training throughout your career

Compensation

Wages for A&P Mechanics and Avionics Technicians are set by the collective bargaining agreement between Air Wisconsin Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).

Starting salary: $30/hour (includes license premiums) for all locations

Great Medical Insurance plan options

Annual tool allowance

Worldwide Travel Benefits for you and your family

Additional shift premiums, longevity and overtime may also apply

Tuition reimbursement

Inventory team members are an important asset within Maintenance at Air Wisconsin. Inventory Clerks are responsible for receiving, shipping, storing, distributing and monitoring aircraft parts, materials, supplies and tools/equipment used by Maintenance employees to maintain our Bombardier CRJ aircraft.

Duties and Responsibilities

Locate and retrieve aircraft parts, tooling and supplies for the Maintenance Department.

Perform accurate and timely computer transactions, including parts issues, stock returns, and station and bin transfers.

Deliver parts and/or company materials to designated locations.

Receive inventory and perform associated computer transactions.

Perform shipping functions, including Dangerous Goods.

Maintain a clean and organized stock room in compliance with the General Maintenance Manual and federal regulations.

Training

To ensure success, all Inventory Clerks are required to attend Initial Maintenance Training during the first week of employment, followed by job-specific training. All training is paid.

Compensation

Wages for Inventory Clerks are set by the collective bargaining agreement between Air Wisconsin Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).

Starting wage for Inventory Clerks is $16.00/hour

Additional shift premiums and overtime may also apply

Our Maintenance Apprenticeship Program provides a jump-start for students interested in a career in aviation maintenance to gain experience and work in the hangar with tenured mechanics as you work toward your A&P license. Starting pay is $24/ hour, gain company seniority and a guaranteed final interview to be a full-time Air Wisconsin mechanic. You will also have access to various resources and leaders in the regional airline industry and travel privileges on our partner airline.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under direct supervision, executes standard aircraft maintenance tasks in a timely and safe manner, including repairs, modifications, and replacements.

Prepares various maintenance reports and summaries including performance metrics.

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

Training

All training is paid for by Air Wisconsin.

Compensation

Starting salary: $24/hour

Worldwide travel privileges

Tuition reimbursement

Earn $10,000 sign-on bonus once you start as a full-time mechanic

$4,000 employee referral bonus

Aircraft Appearance Specialists are an integral part of the maintenance organization. They are responsible for cleaning and grooming the interior and exterior of aircraft, providing our passengers with an unparalleled customer experience. Aircraft Appearance Specialists may also be tasked with cleaning aircraft components and physical plant facilities, including general janitorial duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

Deep cleaning of aircraft (sanitizing, vacuuming, washing) interiors, including flight deck, galley, passenger compartment and lavatories.

Restocking required passenger and flight crew supplies such as inflight magazines, lavatory supplies and flight attendant supplies.

Dry wash and polish aircraft exterior.

Hangar facility organization and cleanliness.

Compensation

Wages for Aircraft Appearance Specialists are set by the collective bargaining agreement between Air Wisconsin Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).

Starting salary: $15.71/hour for all locations.

Additional shift premiums and overtime may also apply.

Air Wisconsin Maintenance Controllers serve as the central coordination point for the airline’s technical operations. Maintenance Controllers utilize their knowledge of aircraft systems, mechanical experience, and good judgement to ensure safe and airworthy aircraft are made available to the flight operation in the most efficient manner possible. They also serve as the primary point of contact within the company for matters related to aircraft servicing.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate maintenance activities in cooperation with Air Wisconsin Maintenance Planning, Dispatch and Mechanics

Provide direction, guidance and assistance to maintenance personnel at Air Wisconsin staffed facilities and remote stations

Determine the most efficient course of action for aircraft technical events with consideration to multiple internal and external factors

Primary point of contact for aircraft maintenance inquiries

Strict adherence to Federal Aviation Regulations and Company Policies

Training

Week 1: Indoc with special focus on safety and compliance

Week 2-3: CRJ General Familiarization Training

Additional company paid support training throughout your career

Compensation

Maintenance Control is a Salaried Non-Union position. Compensation is determined by experience and abilities.

Great Medical Insurance plan options

Worldwide Travel Benefits for you and your family

CRJ200 aircraft

Recruitment Events

  • January 31
    Cincinnati State Info Session
  • February 1
    PIA Pittsburgh Info Session
  • February 9 - 12
    NGPA Winter Warm Up/Industry Expo, Palm Springs, CA
  • February 23 - 25
    Women in Aviation International Conference – Long Beach, CA

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Great Benefits

Health & Insurance Retirement Work Life Programs

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Air Wisconsin offers employees the opportunity to enroll in great medical, dental and vision plan options upon meeting eligibility requirements. Air Wisconsin insurance plans are competitive within the industry and provide access to broad provider networks. These benefits are made available to employees and eligible family members.

Health Savings Account

Employees enrolled in the high-deductible health plan have access to a health savings account into which they can make contributions along with company-provided contributions to use towards current and/or future health care expenses. All contributions, any earnings and distribution of funds are made on a pre-tax basis. Employees receive a debit card that can be used when visiting a provider's office or at a pharmacy.

Flexible Spending Account

To assist with certain health and dependent care expenses, employees can elect to have pre-tax dollars payroll-deducted and contributed into a flexible spending account (FSA). For a health care FSA, employees can elect to have a debit card for easy point-of-contact purchases of eligible items.

Life Insurance

Air Wisconsin provides company-paid basic life insurance to all benefit- eligible employees. Employees also have the option to enroll in voluntary life insurance benefits for themselves, their spouses and dependent children at group rates.

Long-term Disability Plan

Employees are enrolled in long-term disability insurance upon benefit eligibility. This provides income protection in the event of a permanent disability.

Employee Contribution

Employees have the option to make pre-tax and/or Roth (after-tax) contributions through payroll deductions up to the IRS maximum- allowable dollar amount per year. If employees have funds in another qualified retirement plan, they can make a rollover contribution into their Air Wisconsin retirement plan at any time.

Employer Contribution

In addition to any contributions made by employees, the company, at its discretion, can also make contributions towards an employee’s retirement plan after eligibility has been met. The employer contribution amount is dependent on the employee group.

Travel privileges

Employees and their immediate families, including their parents, enjoy reduced-rate travel privileges.

Vacation and sick pay

Full-time employees receive paid vacation time. The sick leave policy gives full-time employees time off from work with pay when ill or unable to work.

Commuter benefits program

Employees may use pre-tax or after-tax dollars to purchase transit and parking passes/tickets for commuting between home and work.

Employee Assistance Program

This program offers identification, clinical assessment and treatment referral for a wide range of personal problems and concerns, including relationship issues, eldercare and childcare, grief and other life situations.

Employee discounts

Employees enjoy special discounts and offers for great savings on products, services, entertainment and travel.

Wellness Program

Air Wisconsin has created a culture around wellness to promote healthy lifestyles of employees and their families through education, awareness and participation for long-term wellness.

Note: Resumes are only accepted for positions that are listed under our Open Positions . The resume or cover letter must indicate the position(s) of interest. Resumes with no position listed or indicating "Any Open Positions" will not be accepted or retained and will be discarded. View our Applicant Policy.


Note: All employment is contingent upon passing a federally required 10-year background check and pre-employment drug screen. If hired, you will be required to complete an extensive application that will be used to complete the background check, and you may be required to clear a FBI Fingerprint process. All statements must be accurate, and if anything is found to be false, it could result in disqualification.


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