Mechanic Assistant

Job Summary

Assists with, but not limited to, aircraft servicing, repairs and preventive maintenance on customer aircrafts and Swissport GSE equipment. Performs office administrative tasks as assigned by a Licensed A&P Mechanic, lead mechanics or AMM/AMS

Job Responsibilities

• Assists mechanics with aircraft transit handling and equipment or toolings

• Cleans and maintains shop equipment and tools in a clean and orderly manner

• Maintains and monitors parts and fluid inventories; Checks batteries and fluid levels in equipment and replaces or replenishes as needed.

• Perform a variety of minor mechanical repairs or preventive maintenance on customer aircrafts under direct supervision of a Licensed A&P Mechanic at all times.

• Operates various hand tools, including, grease gun, hydraulic jack, nitrogen servicing tools, etc.;

• Picks up supplies and parts from vendors or suppliers as necessary.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationship[s with co-workers and suppliers; and maintain local state driver’s license applicable to job responsibilities and good driving record.

Qualifications And Competencies

• A recent graduate from an aviation related program, or in the process of obtaining his/her Airframe and Power Plant License from an FAA FSDO or equivilant experience required.

• Ability to read and understand how to interpret policies and procedures of: FAA and FAR rules

• Experience in automotive and equipment repairs.

• Experience with performing a variety of minor mechanical repairs or preventive maintenance on customer aircrafts under a direct supervision of a Licensed A&P Mechanic at ALL TIMES.

• Local state driver’s license applicable to job responsibilities with a good driving record.


• The ability to walk, sit, stand, bend and stoop for long periods

• May be required to lift, carry or push/pull supplies, materials, equipment and/or items weighing up to 50 pounds.

• Work is primarily conducted outdoors.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

F.ight Test Prep as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

About Us

Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 55,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 700 client companies at 255 stations in 44 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Travel Services, Fuelling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Our mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience”.

Primary Location: North America-US-CA-Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Schedule: Part-time