Surdex Corporation
  • 16-Dec-2020 to 15-Feb-2021 (CST)
  • Maintenance
  • Chesterfield, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Other

Surdex, a leading aerial survey company, located in Chesterfield MO, is seeking an A & P Mechanic to join our team. We have a fleet of 11 aircraft including single-engine pistons, twin pistons and multi-engine turboprops.

The Aircraft Mechanic provides maintenance services on Surdex aircraft, under the direction of the Director of Maintenance (DOM), to provide the highest levels of safety and maximize the available flight status days for each aircraft.  The aircraft mechanic performs inspections, preventative maintenance, modifications and repairs in accordance with FAR, manufacturer's recommendations, technical manuals, and industry standards. 

Essential Duties:

  • Ensure inventory of critical components are available for unscheduled maintenance
  • Maintain aircraft appearance, both exterior and interior
  • Provide for the security, care, and maintenance of the hangar, tools, and equipment
  • Ground-run and taxi all equipment as trained and authorized by the DOM
  • Ensure all internal records are maintained to track aircraft and equipment squawks, diagnostics, repairs, parts, inspection, and return to service information

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:


  • A & P rating required
  • 5 - 10 years of general aviation experience
  • Attitude and work performance that demonstrates Safety and Quality First attitude
  • Strong written, reading and verbal use of the English language
  • Maintain positive relationships with employees, vendors and customers
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize 
  • Available to work overtime as needed


  • Inspection Authority (IA) certification, strongly preferred
  • Experience with structural repair, particularly sheet metal preferred
  • Available to travel as required to meet Surdex mission objectives

 Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to access file cabinets/shelving, aircraft undercarriage at various heights
  • Visual acuity to see close, distance, color, peripheral and depth perception
  • The ability to climb ladders, scaffolding, and work at heights up to six (6) feet
  • The ability to occasionally work outside during all seasons of the year
  • Ability to pass a drug test, motor vehicle and criminal background check

Surdex is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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