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Aircraft Mechanic Helper Program

Be a key part of our motivated team at HAECO maintenance facilities in the USA.

Program highlights

Are you a recent high school graduate or just someone who wants to start a career in aviation maintenance? The HAECO Aircraft Mechanic Helper program could be just what you are looking for. You must be currently enrolled, or set to enroll, in a certified Airframe and Powerplant program at a local community college partner. While enrolled, you can work at HAECO on a part-time or full-time basis.

Currently this program is available at our Greensboro, NC location, but opportunities will also soon be available at our Lake City, FL facility.

As an Aircraft Mechanic Helper, you will: 

  • Assist Aircraft Mechanics in the servicing, repairing and overhauling of aircraft and aircraft components.

  • Remove inspection plates, cowling, engine covers, floorboards, and related items to provide access for inspection and repair, and replaces items when work is completed.

  • Apply Dinotrol to the aircraft structure in preparation for panel close.

  • Perform duties such as furnishing materials, tools and supplies to mechanics; lifting and holding materials in place during maintenance operations; cleaning work areas and machines, tools and equipment.

  • Clean aircraft, interior and exterior parts and assemblies with solvents or other cleaning solutions.

  • Be required to work a minimum of 24 hours per week at a schedule to be determined by the assigned Supervisor and Manager.

Development path

The Aircraft Mechanic Helper program  provides you with a clear and well-defined path to becoming a key part of our maintenance teams, with the potential for future growth in a dynamic industry.

Upon successful completion of the Airframe and Powerplant certificate, you should be able to:

  • Service airframe systems and structures as allowed by the FAA.

  • Repair systems components within the limits prescribed by the FAA.

  • Replace aircraft systems components within limits prescribed by the FAA.

  • Demonstrate proper documentation of maintenance, servicing and repair records as required by the FAA.

  • Demonstrate the privileges and responsibilities of certified FAA Aircraft Maintenance Technicians.

Work with us

Now that you know what the HAECO Group can offer, it’s time to put yourself on the path to building a rewarding career in aviation MRO. Be part of the HAECO success story.

Begin your HAECO journey!

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