Aircraft Mechanic

Virgin Atlantic Airways - Greater New York City Area

Posted 740 days ago
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At Virgin Atlantic, we’re not just renowned for our flair for customer service; we’ve built an enviable reputation for reliability and efficiency. Naturally, that includes ensuring our aircraft are maintained to the highest standards. That is where you come in.

Virgin Atlantic is currently seeking qualified aircraft FAA certified A&P mechanic.  The chosen candidate will be working within a multi-disciplinary team, including electrical, mechanical and certified engineers to make the best use of ground time and ensure maintenance meets both Civil Aviation Authority and our own standards on the Virgin Atlantic Airways and third party customer fleets at Newark Liberty International Airport. Primary responsibilities will include, completing assigned aircraft maintenance tasks in a timely and cost effective manner while adhering to established engineering procedures. Performing maintenance on station vehicles and ground equipment, assisting with paperwork and ensuring spare parts inventory meet Company standards are inclusive of this position. The chosen candidate would also be expected to work at other airports in the USA, to cover for leave and training periods.

Desired Skills and Experience

Qualified candidates will have successfully completed a recognized Aeronautical Maintenance training program along with an FAA A&P license and 3 years experience on local aircraft types. The demonstrated ability to attend to multiple, complex projects along with attention to detail and schedules is essential. Candidates must be computer literate and possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Must be able to reside and work in the US.


Our employees enjoy a comprehensive compensation and welfare package, which includes a competitive starting salary, superior health, dental and vision coverage; tuition assistance; unusually generous 401(k) program with a dollar-for-dollar match and exceptional worldwide travel benefits. If you would like to explore working in a fast paced and friendly environment, please visit our website, click on the “careers” link, complete our application including salary requirements and attach a resume. 


Virgin Atlantic is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Virgin Atlantic Airways

Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the world’s leading long-haul airlines, was founded in 1984, and currently has 40 aircraft in its fleet. Virgin Atlantic offers service from ten US cities and Vancouver, BC to London and onto a range of long-haul destinations worldwide. From its main base at London Heathrow and Gatwick, Virgin Atlantic services destinations as far apart as Las Vegas, Tokyo, Delhi, Boston and Shanghai. Even with Virgin Atlantic’s continued growth, the service still remains customer driven with an emphasis on value for money, quality, fun and innovation ensuring flying Virgin Atlantic is always an event. Pioneering many air travel innovations, Virgin Atlantic received a number of 2011 travel trade awards including the Travel Choice Award for “Airline of the Year to North America,” Condé Nast’s “Best Long-Haul Leisure Airline,” the British Travel Awards for “Best Economy Class” and “Best Airline Customer Service,” and many more.

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