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Aircraft Servicer at Akima, LLC

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Description:

Akima Logistics Services (ALS) provides the full spectrum of logistics services, ranging from performance-based and integrated logistics services (PBL & ILS), sustainment planning, material management, warehousing, and distribution to vehicle and equipment maintenance including legacy aircraft maintenance, sustainment, and transition support. ALS is also a major provider of role-player and foreign language speaking training support at U.S. Army installations across the nation. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

The Aircraft Servicer responsibilities include but is not limited to:

  • Aircraft refueling, oil servicing, de-icing, inflating tires, cleaning aircraft, staging fire bottles for daily operations, ground handling, and hangaring of aircraft. 

  • This position requires the ability to lift 50 pounds over your head. 

  • The work will be conducted in a challenging environment with variable weather conditions.  

  • The servicer will be required to assist with line maintenance, as well as scheduled maintenance. 

  • These tasks include but are not limited to; adjust and replace parts such as control cables, fuel tanks, spark plugs, tires, batteries, removal of inspection panels, cowlings, floorboards and related items to provide access for inspection and repair, and replaces these items when work is completed. 

  • The servicer will assist in towing and jacking of aircraft, maintenance and inspection of ignition systems, instruments, and fuel/oil lines.  The servicer will assist in dismantling, repairing, overhauling or replacing parts and assemblies such as engines, tires, brakes, and additional green tag parts. 

  • The servicer will be required to keep inventory of consumables such as oil, tires, and chemicals.  The servicer will also be expected to help mechanics by furnishing them with parts, materials, tools and equipment as needed. 

  • The servicer will assist the mechanic in cleaning hangars and work area after maintenance. 

  • The servicer will be expected to keep hangars and support equipment organized and help with inventory and maintenance of support equipment.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Education:  High School diploma or equivalent

  • Aircraft Maintenance Experience:  Basic General Aviation experience with light single engine aircraft under 12,000 lbs

  • Certificate:  Airframe and Powerplant certificate with no enforcement actions

  • Computer Skills:  Basic computer skills.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products a plus

  • Driver’s License:  A valid state issued driver’s license


The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.  We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


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