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Airframe & Power Plant Technician II

Company: Supernal
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world's communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people's ability to move - whether for work or play.
What we do:
The Airframe & Power Plant Technician II is responsible for the maintenance, inspection and modifications to rotorcraft in support of Test and Evaluation Programs. This role will ensure the safe execution of assembly, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, preventative maintenance, inspections, minor and major modifications in accordance with applicable Supernal and industry guidelines.
This position will be required to work on-site 5 days a week.
What you can do:

  • Interface with Program & Project Leaders, Engineering, Safety, Quality Management, Procurement, Program Management Office, and Test organization members
  • Aircraft Minor and Major Modification Execution and Sign-off including submitting FAA form 337
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Annual Inspections
  • Test Article Build Up and Maintenance
  • Track and Balance
  • Trouble Shooting of Aircraft and Test Systems
  • General Ground Operations including jacking, towing, fueling, and weight and balance
  • Electrical Assembly and Repair
  • Responsible for accurately completing all required paperwork
  • Responsible for the coordination of aircraft and test asset maintenance schedules.
  • Perform build-up and maintenance of test articles, ensuring that quality objectives, configuration control, and conformity requirements are met
  • Managing the logistics for new parts / supplies when necessary
  • May require up to 25% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

    What you can contribute:

    • Minimum GED or HS diploma required; college degree preferred
    • Minimum seven (7) years of experience as an Airframe and Power Plant Technician (an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered for this role)
    • Minimum two (2) years of experience with an Inspection Authorization (IA)
    • Rotorcraft Experience
    • Familiar with standard and non-standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the aviation field
    • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to stay on budget and meet deadlines
    • Must maintain a clean working environment at all times
    • Sense of urgency, proactive delivery of communication and follow up
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must have the ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints.
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

      You may also be able to contribute:

      • Current Airframe and Power Plant License with Inspector Authorization
      • Experimental Flight Test Experience preferred

        Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other category or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:
        This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code subject to U.S. export controls laws and regulations. If an export authorization from an applicable US regulatory agency is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal's receipt of such regulatory authorization(s) and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations pursuant to such authorization(s).
        Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location.The per-hour pay range for this position is:$50.25—$71.33 USDClick or visit: to view our benefits!

Keywords: Supernal, Irvine , Airframe & Power Plant Technician II, Professions , Irvine, California

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