Aircraft Mechanic


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 169518 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Midwest Aviation 

Department: Aircraft 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

At Kiewit, we operate and maintain a fleet of 9 aircraft which includes 8 Learjet 70/75's and 1 Challenger 300 to support travel for Executives, key members of staff and customers.  We are hiring an Aircraft Maintenance Technician/Mechanic to join our team at our private hangar, operating out of Omaha's Eppley International airport.  This is a full time opportunity, with a rotating weekly schedule, with full benefits, 401K match, and opportunities to grow your skills and knowledge in Aircraft maintenance. In this role, you will be accountable to keep all aircraft in safe working condition.  Under the direction of the Chief of Maintenance, you will be expected to troubleshoot and replace aircraft components, make repairs and sign off on those repairs.  


Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected engineering and construction organizations.  With roots dating back to 1884, our employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in North America.  We offer construction and engineering services in 7 different market areas including Transportation, Power, Oil/Gas and Petrochemical, Water/Wastewater, Vertical Building, Industrial and Mining.  Within Kiewit, our Midwest Aviation team owns, operates and maintains a fleet of 6 aircraft.  

District Overview

Midwest Aviation is Kiewit’s own private flight division.  We operate out of a private hangar on Omaha Nebraska's Eppley International Airport, and maintain bases on Conroe Texas and New Windsor New York.  


This position is based out of Omaha, Nebraska.  We do not offer relocation assistance for this role.    


  • Reports to the Chief of Maintenance.  In his absence, he or she will report to the Director of Maintenance.
  • Perform work in compliance with MWA procedures, FAA regulations and the highest standards of workmanship.
  • Perform Parts procurement to include verification of part authenticity, proper documentation, shipping and receiving as needed.
  • May be required to travel on international flights to provide maintenance support or provide rapid response and deployment when needed for AOG maintenance support.
  • Keep up with latest techniques through reading publications and exchange of experiences with others.
  • Perform assigned and unassigned work to high standards with emphasis on preventative maintenance
  • Conducts or supervises scheduled and unscheduled maintenance events including post and pre-flight inspections.
  • Conducts facilities maintenance and inspections as required.
  • Audits current aircraft status in Company Computerized Maintenance Program.
  • Assures proper documentation and recording of all maintenance activities performed on company aircraft.
  • Assure that all company required in house training programs are accomplished
  • Maintains compliance with all Company Safety and Environmental programs.
  • May be assigned to Project Environmental Coordinator (PEC) to assist the District Environmental Coordinator (DEVM) with environmental regulatory compliance for assigned base of operations.  May be assigned to Assistant Quality Assurance Inspector to assist the Quality Assurance Inspector with the department’s quality assurance program.


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience performing aircraft maintenance. Learjet 45 series aircraft preferred.
  • Must hold an FAA A&P Certificate
  • Possesses a background of verifiable practical experience as an active aircraft maintenance technician. 
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the FAA Regulations and standards relating to aircraft maintenance.
  • Ability to work a rotating schedule that varies from week to week (You will get your schedule one month in advance).


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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