Vail Valley Jet Center Aircraft Mechanic in Gypsum, Colorado

Full-time Year-round

Schedule is 30+ hours a week

The Vail Valley Jet Center is a top ranked full-service, independent FBO at the Eagle County Regional Airport. We are dedicated to providing exceptional operational and technical service, handling everything from logistical challenges to basic aviation ground support. We complete major and minor maintenance, including repairs and installations on aircraft ranging from single engine to large jets.

Do you have a passion for aviation? Come join our flight support team as an A&P Aircraft Mechanic.

Why should you apply?

  • Opportunities for on-the job training

  • Competitive wages

  • End of season bonus

  • Quarterly safety incentive

  • Holiday pay

  • Full health insurance package. Company shares 65% of premiums

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Voluntary disability and much more

Have you ever wanted to learn to fly? We also provide a one-hour complimentary introductory flight for new employees.


  • Perform servicing, repair and inspection tasks in the hangar as well as on the ramp in variable and potentially harsh weather conditions

  • Perform inspections and repairs on GA piston & turboprop aircraft

  • Carry out AOG and servicing tasks on light through heavy executive and fractional jets in accordance with respective aircraft crew or maintenance control

  • Carry out contract maintenance work on Q400, A-319, B737 and B757 airliners in accordance with maintenance control

  • Perform or assist in light aircraft engine runs for troubleshooting and operational checks.

  • Research manuals, IPC’s, and technical support for parts and information

  • Inventory and order parts as required for repairs or to retain stock supply

  • Communicate in a professional and friendly manner with both customers, teammates, and supervisors

  • Use and drive heavy machinery such as forklifts; aircraft tugs; man lifts and more

  • Adapt to seasonal workload – weekends, holidays and late hours will be required

  • Be available for callout via phone day or night during workweek

  • Comply with and satisfy the needs and demands of FAA and Airline inspectors

  • Build and maintain relationships with customers and stakeholders of the Vail Valley Jet Center and the Eagle County Regional Airport

  • Comply with the FAA – DOT Employer Drug and Alcohol substance testing program


While performing the duties of this job, the employee must regularly lift and / or move up to 90 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and smell. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma

Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is required

Must be able to obtain and maintain an airport security ID badge

Must have an Airframe & Powerplant license

Minimum 3 years’ corporate / commercial / piston experience preferred

FAA Inspection Authorization preferred

Factory Training preferred (Dassault, Citation, Gulfstream, etc…)

We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment and random substance testing

Vail Valley Jet Center is based in Gypsum, Colorado. This is a great place to live because, the area offers the beauty of the mountains, countless recreational opportunities, accessible and abundant arts and cultural opportunities and much more.