• Technician-A&P

    Location : Name Knoxville, TN - MX
    Posted Date 3 days ago(2/17/2020 2:56 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Family
    Maintenance & Related Lic
    Closing Date
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express exclusive carrier, is now offering sign-on bonuses for all qualified A&P maintenance technicians!  Our aircraft maintenance technicians are among the best in the regional airline industry and we take pride in our proven track record of safety. With the addition of 25 new Embraer E175 aircraft to our fleet in 2019, it has never been a more exciting time to join the ExpressJet maintenance team!


    Sign-on bonus up to $18,000!

    • Sign-on bonus of up to $4,000 depending on location.
    • Relocation sign-on bonus of $1,500 depending on location
    • Experience sign-on bonus of $2,500 per year of experience, up to $12,500 (5 yrs exp)

    ExpressJet serves more than 110 airports across the United States, Canada and Mexico, with over 3,300 weekly flights from bases in Chicago, Cleveland, Houston and Newark. ExpressJet’s fleet includes more than 100 aircraft, including the Embraer ERJ145 and 25 new Embraer E175 aircraft.


    • Maintain the aircraft in accordance with aircraft manufacturer manuals and FARs and Company policies.
    • Maintain the aircraft with safety and high standards in mind at all times.


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Valid Airframe and Powerplant license issued by the FAA
    • Current and valid driver’s license
    • Able to lift up to 75 pounds unassisted
    • Work nights, weekends and holidays
    • Work in an environment subject to changing climate conditions and moderate noise levels
    • Able to ascend/descend ladders, stairs and work stands unassisted
    • Able to bend, kneel, crawl and stoop frequently in confined spaces
    • Excellent communication and people skills
    • Able to exercise good judgment in a Team environment as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety
    • Problem solving and organizational skills
    • Able to read and understand Company and Manufacturer Manuals
    • Travel to field stations to make repairs
    • Authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
    • Ability to pass FAA required drug screening and background check (DOT, criminal history, reference check, fingerprints, driver’s record.)  Position is subject to pre-employment and random DOT drug testing

    Additional Information

    Training to improve your future skills:
    We believe in giving our technicians every opportunity to succeed by providing in-house training and tailoring our program to your needs.

    Courses you will complete in your first year:

    • Initial indoc training
    • Fleet familiarization training
    • Regulatory compliance training
    • Systems troubleshooting training

    Benefits offered with employment:
    Your health and wellness are important to us. It’s why we make it our mission to support, encourage and provide the best quality of life for all of our people.

    • Guaranteed 40-hour work week
    • Travel privileges on United and other global airlines
    • Medical, dental, mental health, vision and prescription plans
    • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Employee Scholarship and Employee Relief Fund programs
    • Corporate, travel and other discount programs

    Career Progression:
    When you’re ready to take on new challenges, we are here to help.  

    We give our aircraft maintenance technicians the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging projects, mentor future A&P technicians and transition into management roles. We place an emphasis on promoting within our team.


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