Our Maintenance and Engineering Department maintains the Company's growing fleet of Canadair Regional Jets (CRJ700 and CRJ900) and Embraer E-175 aircraft. In addition to hubs in Phoenix, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and Washington Dulles, Mesa is staffing maintenance bases in El Paso, Tucson and Louisville. If you are interested in a fast-paced, rewarding career, apply now!


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Qualifications for A&P Mechanics

  • Hold a Mechanic's Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) ratings. Meet requirements of 14 CFR Part 65.83
  • Familiar with parameters and standards established specifically in Federal Aviation Regulations, Parts 53, 65 and 91
  • Familiar with basic inventory management functions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work harmoniously with others
  • Familiar with computer data entry, and Microsoft Windows based programs
  • Capable of lifting 75 lbs
  • Able to work flexible schedule to include day and night shifts
  • Willing to travel as needed


Essential Functions

  • Ensure all tasks assigned are completed in accordance with manufacturer's manuals and FAA accepted or approved data
  • Familiar with parameters and standards established specifically in Federal Aviation Regulations, Parts 53, 65 and 91
  • Adheres to all applicable FARs and Company policies and procedures outlined in the General Procedures Manual (GPM) and the Company's, FAA Approved Continuous Airworthiness Maintenance Program
  • Interpret aircraft technical manuals, and electrical drawings
  • Responsible for movement of aircraft in hangar and on ramp, including operation of tow-tractor
  • Maintain work area in a neat, clean and safe condition at all times
  • Perform only those tasks for which proper training and qualification has been obtained
  • Document On-the-job training (OJT) on form (T#004) for training received on tasks which Mechanic/Repairmen has not previously performed
  • Perform other duties as assigned



Full training is provided and includes classroom training. Specific classroom training depends on base of operation.


Current Bases

  • Dallas, TX
  • El Paso, TX
  • Houston, TX
  • Louisville, KY
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Sterling, VA
  • Tucson, AZ


Mesa Airlines offers competitive salaries for our A&P Mechanics. Increases are received annually. Premiums include: A&P License, ARA/RII, Engine Run Taxi, Lead and Night Shift.


Mesa Airlines offers competitive medical and dental benefits, vision, life, 401K and travel benefits with our code-share partners. Employee travel benefits begin 15 days after employment.

As an equal opportunity employer, Mesa Airlines recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity.

Accommodation for Applicants With Disabilities: Mesa Airlines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may email us at HRADMIN@mesa-air.com or alternatively send a fax to 602-685-4350. In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as the subject line of your email or as the title of your fax document.