Aircraft Maintenance

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Air Wisconsin operates our fleet of regional jets exclusively as United Express on behalf of United Airlines. As recipients of the 2019 MHIRJ CRJ Series Airline Reliability Performance Award, we're always looking for dedicated team members who share our commitment to safety and operational excellence.

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 Tech Supply Clerk
Aircraft Cleaners Maintenance Controllers

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: $23.30/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

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Technical Stores/Supply team members are an important asset within Maintenance at Air Wisconsin. Tech Stores 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 Tech Stores 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 Tech Stores Clerks are set by the collective bargaining agreement between Air Wisconsin Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).

New Bonuses (ATW and MKE): Full-time Tech Stores/Supply Clerks receive a $4,000 annual bonus years one, two, and three of service paid monthly at $333. Part-time Tech Stores/Supply Clerks receive a $2,000 annual bonus years one, two, and three of service paid monthly at $167.

New Bonuses (DAY): Full-time Tech Stores/Supply Clerks receive a $4,500 annual bonus years one, two, and three of service paid monthly at $375. Part-time Tech Stores/Supply Clerks receive a $2,250 annual bonus years one, two, and three of service paid monthly at $188.

Starting wage for Tech Stores Clerks is $10.40/hour

Additional shift premiums and overtime may also apply

Aircraft Cleaners 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 cleaners 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 Cleaners are set by the collective bargaining agreement between Air Wisconsin Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).

New Bonuses (ATW and MKE): Full-time Aircraft Appearance Specialists receive a $4,000 annual bonus years one, two, and three of service paid monthly at $333. Part-time Aircraft Appearance Specialists receive a $2,000 annual bonus years one, two, and three of service paid monthly at $167.

New Bonuses (DAY): Full-time Aircraft Appearance Specialists receive a $4,500 annual bonus years one, two, and three of service paid monthly at $375. Part-time Aircraft Appearance Specialists receive a $2,250 annual bonus years one, two, and three of service paid monthly at $188.

Starting salary: $10.75/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