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10 Tanker Air Carrier


A&P Avionics

Full Time/Hourly

General Summary

10 Tanker Air Carrier is an aerial firefighting company that operates DC10 aircraft modified to disperse fire retardant to control forest fires. The company operates and maintains its aircraft under FAR parts 91, 137, and 145. The A&P/Avionics Mechanic Is responsible for the airworthiness, safety, and maintenance of the company’s fleet. Must be capable of working with and from various equipment, stands, ladders, boom lifts, scissor lifts, tugs, etc. Be able to work outdoors for long periods of time all year. International work in the southern hemisphere during the northern winter is always a possibility.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Daily aircraft maintenance

  • Avionic troubleshooting

  • Service checks

  • Line checks

  • Perform preventive maintenance

  • All Systems Troubleshooting and repair

  • Lav servicing

  • Fueling

  • Loading retardant

  • Accomplish daily paperwork properly

  • Logbook entries

  • Parts requisitions

  • Parts tags

  • Daily text messages for flights, end of day, and mx reporting

  • Work closely with all maintenance team members and all company employees

  • Maintain open communications with all flight crew members

  • Understand, employ, and work with all pertinent aircraft data

  • Can think and work “outside the box” while maintaining safety and airworthiness

  • Drive and operate a truck towing a 27ft trailer

  • Fly onboard the airplane during repositioning flights

  • Offer guidance and direction to other maintenance members

  • Must be able to Lead and or Follow as work and circumstances dictate

  • Be financially responsible in all company and personal matters

  • Independently identify tasks that need to be accomplished and accomplish them

  • Ensure all work areas are maintained orderly and clean

  • Ensure all tooling and equipment are properly maintained, clean and stored after each use

2503-A Clark Carr loop SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 

(760) 246-8288


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