Flight Control Specialist (Req ID 2021-531)

Airframe Maintenance Provo, Utah

The Flight Control Specialist efficiently removes, balances and re-installs flight controls in a safe and clean work environment according to manufacturer’s specifications, appropriate technical publications, Duncan Aviation approved procedures and customer specifications, using Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and fall protection. In addition, this position removes, records and tags miscellaneous aircraft items to allow access for paint processes; orders required parts for flight controls; prepares and completes appropriate documentation; provides OJT to less experienced team members; performs inspections of flight controls; and assists with aircraft paint processes and coordinates and assists aircraft movements.

Essential Job Functions

1. Re-installs flight controls per manufacturer specifications and applicable technical publications. Installs inspection panels and assists with flight controls functional checks. Inspects flight controls installed by other team members and return aircraft to service.

2. Removes and visually inspects flight controls from the aircraft and tags each flight control. Records part numbers and serial numbers and notifies team leader of damage. Accurately orders general and aircraft parts as needed.

3. Balances flight controls by adding or removing balance or tuning weights according to manufacturer’s technical publications. May inspect balancing work performed by other team members.

4. Paints screws for flight control inspection panels and performs minor paint touch-ups prior to installation of flight controls.

5. Prepares, signs off and understands various documents for record keeping purposes as required by Duncan approved procedures, manufacturers’ maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations (i.e. turnovers, removal sheets, W.O. Sheets, FAA 8110-3 & FAA 337’s, personal training log, item approvals and other work order related documents supporting review of squawks and expected hours). 

6. Assists with aircraft paint processes, as assigned, according to Duncan Aviation’s FAA approved procedural manual.

7. Performs other duties as assigned by management. 

Job Specific Requirements

  • Licenses/Certificate: Airframe and Powerplant Certificate preferred; Man Lift required; Respirator Fit required  
  • Attendance: Regularly scheduled attendance required
  • Physical: Routinely lifts up to 50 lbs., occasionally up to 100 lbs.; tolerates products and materials associated with component maintenance; tolerates working in confined spaces and heights above four feet; tolerates standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Environmental: Tolerates working in extreme temperatures and noisy environments
  • Work Schedule: Must be available for all shifts

Education and Experience

Flight Control Specialist I:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
  • Previous mechanical or paint experience preferred

Flight Control Specialist II:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
  • One year aircraft maintenance related experience required

Flight Control Specialist III: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
  • Three years of flight control experience or aircraft maintenance required
  • Five years of aircraft maintenance related experience preferred

Duncan Aviation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled