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Position:  Military-to-Civilian Aviation Maintenance Technician Program
Location:  Chicago, IL
Job Id:  214
# of Openings:  1

Military-to-Civilian Aviation Maintenance Technician Program
 
GoJet Airlines is seeking individuals with military aircraft maintenance backgrounds who are interested in transitioning into new careers as commercial Aircraft Maintenance Technicians.   We are offering an attractive package of education, pay and benefits to assist transitioning military personnel in obtaining their FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) licensing.  
Candidates will receive:
  • Free intensive classroom test prep
  • Free FAA Testing
  • Hourly pay during test prep and testing
  • Per diem and paid accommodations during test prep and testing*
Once licensed, candidates will be given a complimentary Sonic Tools toolset and a GoJet Maintenance Indoctrination class date.  As a GoJet employee, the candidate will be eligible for a full benefits package, including health and dental insurance, 401(k), and airline travel privileges. 
This program requires a two-year employment commitment from all candidates.  After two years, the employee will be eligible for up to $5,000 in annual retention and longevity bonuses.
*varies by location
 
THIS PROGRAM IS LIMITED TO INDIVIDUALS WITH TWO OR MORE YEARS OF ACTIVE OR RESERVIST MILITARY AVIATION MAINTENANCE EXPERIENCE, SUPPORTED BY M.O.S. and DD214 DOCUMENTATION.
 
NOTE:   Do you ALREADY have your FAA Airframe and Powerplant Licenses?  Click HERE to see our current A&P Mechanic positions and signing bonus opportunities.
 
Qualifications
  • Must relocate to the Chicago, Illinois area.
  • Legal right to work in, and travel freely in and out of, ​the United States​​
  • Must possess a minimum of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess a valid driver‘s license
  • Legally operate company vehicles and equipment with no restrictions
  • DOT required pre-employment drug test
  • TSA required fingerprint check for Criminal History Records Check
  • Must be able to work any shift
  • Must be able to read and converse fluently in English
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to climb stairs, ladders, and work platforms
  • Able to kneel, bend, and sit
Compensation
  • Industry leading pay scale
  • Generous annual pay increase
  • Performance bonuses
  • "Promote from Within" philosophy
 
Benefits
  • Health, dental & life Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Airline travel benefits
  • Discounts on cruises, hotels, rental cars, and more

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