Position:  Aircraft Mechanic - Apprentice Student
Location:  St. Louis, MO
Job Id:  189-004
# of Openings:  1

Are you mechanically inclined?  Do you enjoy learning how things work, and fixing them when they don’t?  If so- we have a fantastic opportunity for the right people! No specific aircraft maintenance experience is required for this paid training program that takes place at our professional airline training facility and working maintenance hangar in St. Louis, Missouri. Our Apprentices are taught and coached by seasoned, licensed maintenance technician trainers and mentors.  Professional tools will be provided for the duration of the program. At the conclusion of this program, successful participants will be licensed Airframe  Mechanics.  Successful participants will receive free program tuition, along with an hourly wage and will be given the opportunity to purchase their tools at a significant discount. 
With over 30 years of experience and profitability in the regional airline industry, Trans States Airlines is the smart choice for your next career move.  We take employee satisfaction seriously, and work hard to make Trans States a place where our people want to build long-term careers. Plus, we promote from within whenever possible, which means that our employees have significant opportunities to earn more and move up throughout the course of their careers.  We're more than an airline. We're a family. And we'd like you to be a part of it. 
  • Must demonstrate mechanical aptitude during testing process
  • Understand the use of basic hand and power tools
  • Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have the legal right to accept employment in the United States.
  • Successful completion of drug & alcohol screening.
  • Able to lift 75lbs.
  • Pass a security background check & be eligible for an airport (SIDA) badge.
  • Available to work any shift, any days, and be able to travel.
  • Paid training
  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Flight benefits
  • Discounts on cruises, car rentals, hotels and other hospitality services

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