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Lead A&P Mechanics - Military Veterans

at STS Aviation Group

STS Technical Services is hiring Lead A&P Mechanics in Chicago, Illinois.

Job Description:

Inspect, modify and repair aircraft at the maintenance base. Troubleshoots technical discrepancies and executes repairs of company aircraft.  Leads and guides mechanics on advanced tasks.  Proficient in the use of electronic test equipment, voltage/amperage measuring, recording devices and navigation of troubleshooting equipment. Coordinates materials and tooling requirements for projected work. Schedules manpower to cover aircraft maintenance and inspections.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot technical discrepancies and execute repair of company aircraft

  • Accomplish aircraft inspections per company procedures

  • Proficient in use of electronic test equipment, voltage or amperage measuring, recording devices and navigation troubleshooting equipment

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics and technical orders

  • Inspect and assist in maintenance of company equipment and tooling

  • Work as a member of a team that will interface with contract maintenance personnel

  • Follow safety measures, good shop practices and cleanliness standards

  • Communicate discrepancies to Maintenance Control department found during inspections and follow directions to troubleshoot and repair faulty conditions

  • Ensure that all aircraft documentation is completed accurately per company and FAA procedures prior to aircraft departure

  • Leads and  guides mechanics on advanced tasks

  • Organize daily tasks and coordinate inspections/repair of aircraft

  • Coordinate materials and tooling requirements for projected work for entire shift

  • Act as shift manager as required

  • Schedule manpower to cover aircraft maintenance and inspections

  • Perform Manual and Aircraft parts inventories as required

  • Assist other company departments to ensure on-time departure of company aircraft

  • Additional duties assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

  • 5+ years of experience in Line Maintenance on Boeing Aircraft

  • 1+ year of Lead experience

  • Formal training on advanced systems/avionics on Boeing aircraft

  • Must be able to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft software and in use of digital manuals

  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills

  • Must be able to work in variable weather conditions

  • Able to work rotating schedules to include weekends, nights and holidays

  • Must possess valid passport or State issued driver’s license and  may travel occasionally for AOG recovery and special projects when requested

About STS Technical Services:

STS Technical Services is a Top 100 Staffing Firm that’s partnered with some of the largest names in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and industrial industries.

Our professional recruitment teams put talented individuals to work at client locations all over the world, and we have hundreds of exciting career opportunities for you to explore!

If you want to speak to a Recruiting Professional directly, call 1-800-359-4787.

STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer.


Chicago, IL

STS Aviation Group
About STS Aviation Group
STS Aviation Group was founded in 1986, and over the past three decades, the company has grown to become a global powerhouse in the aerospace industry. With headquarters in Jensen Beach, Florida and offices around the world, our company provides a growing range of solutions to the global aviation industry. These solutions include component sales and distribution, workforce management, aircraft engineering services, line maintenance, and aircraft repair and modifications.
Over the years, STS Aviation Group has become widely known for its breadth of capabilities and customer-centric approach to helping airlines and aircraft operators meet their critical operational and people requirements all over the world.
To learn more about STS Aviation Group and what makes us the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying,” browse the pages of this website or give us a call today at 1-800-800-2400.
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