Aircraft Mechanic

Location: Anchorage

Company: Northern Air Maintenance Services, Inc.

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Maintenance

Publish Date: January 3, 2022

Company Description: Northern Air Maintenance Services, LLC (NAMS), headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, is an FAA Part 145 Repair Station that provides aircraft maintenance, ground operations, inventory control, and other related support services for an oil company that flies to Kuparuk and Alpine. In addition to providing maintenance for three (3) DHC-8-400 (Q400) aircraft, NAMS provides all below wing services including baggage handling and screening, aircraft catering, aircraft marshaling, and passenger screening. NAMS employs over 70 people in Anchorage, Kuparuk, and Alpine to service the Q400, while also supporting the oil company with contract maintenance on DHC-6-300/400 Twin Otter and CASA 212-300 aircraft in Alpine.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Northern Air Maintenance Services, Inc.


Responsible for all assigned maintenance duties in accordance with company and customer maintenance manuals, manufacturers maintenance manuals, and Service Bulletins, Company, and Customer policies and procedures, and applicable FAA regulations by performing the following duties.

To apply for this job please visit www.nac.aero.



  • Perform periodic aircraft overnight checks, service checks, aircraft line maintenance, servicing, and dispatch.
  • Overhaul, repair, disassemble, assemble, and general maintenance of aircraft and aircraft components.
  • Notify the General Manager and/or RII Mechanic whenever inspection is required before completion of an assigned task.
  • Sign for and be held accountable for all work accomplished on company and customer aircraft and components.
  • Perform the duties of Flight Mechanic when scheduled.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High School Diploma, or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Must possess valid Airman Certificate with Airframe & Powerplant ratings.
  • A moderate degree of reasoning, math skills, and language skills are required for this position. High School levels are sufficient for all areas.


  • Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as FAA regulations, safety rules, manufacturer operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively within the Maintenance Department and with other stakeholders as needed.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with coworkers and customers.


  • Must have a working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Working knowledge of TRAX a plus.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License and clear driving record.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  •  Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, 5-year background check, 10-year criminal history check and security threat assessment.
  • Must have a valid Passport or obtain one within the first 6 Months of employment.
  • Travel:
  • Occasional in/out of country travel will be required.


The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals in order to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The work is classified as “heavy” with regards to the physical demands.
  • Lifting/carrying requirements: Up to 70 pounds occasionally. Repetitions will vary with projects.
  • Climbing: Ability to climb and stand on ladders for up to 2 hours at a time while performing aircraft maintenance.
  • Reaching: Full range of motion may be required to perform the essential functions of this position
  • Standing/Walking: 75% of the day. Concrete floor in Hangar and paved ramp. Surfaces can be wet and icy.
  • Pushing/Pulling: Up to 100 pounds; Moving tools and equipment.
  • Crawling:  Moderate amount of crawling required.
  • Repetitive Bending/Twisting:  Moderate.
  • Talking:  Talking is required throughout the day, communication with customers and co-workers will be required.
  • Vision: Good vision is required to perform all tasks.
  • Hearing: Good hearing is required for effective and safe communication with co-workers.
  • Environmental: Exposure to high noise levels, moving aircraft and equipment, dirt, dust, fumes, heat, cold, exposure to hazardous materials, exhaust fumes, working in confined spaces for extended periods, and work outside in the harsh winter conditions up to 2 hours at a time while performing aircraft maintenance. Use of personal protective equipment including respirators maybe required

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.