Aircraft Mechanic II

Location US-AK-Anchorage
Company Lynden Air Cargo
Regular Full-Time


A&P Mechanics perform routine and non-routine maintenance on Company aircraft and aircraft components in a competent and effective manner. They use experience to diagnose problems, determine solutions, and complete work, with or without supervision. Lynden Air Cargo is a US part 121 all-cargo airline based in Anchorage, Alaska. Lynden Air Cargo conducts operations within Alaska as well as other locations around the world, utilizing its fleet of L382 Hercules aircraft. Lynden's structure provides employees with the family environment of a smaller company, and the competitiveness, expectations and rewards of a large, global organization.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Performs all work assigned in accordance with established policies and procedures as governed by Lynden Air Cargo's Employee Handbook, LAC GMM and applicable CFR's.


Records all work performed on the appropriate forms and in accordance with LAC's GMM.


Assumes responsibility for the work performed as indicated by signature recorded on appropriate forms.


Reports any abnormal conditions or discrepancies to appropriate supervisory personnel.


Performs airworthiness release of aircraft, if so authorized.


Performs maintenance on ground support equipment, as assigned.


Assists and trains other mechanics if qualified and delegated.


May travel globally, as needed, to support LAC’s fleet.


May act as Lead Mechanic if qualified and delegated.


Must have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training on type (Lockheed Martin C130/L382); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Some educational and/or training requirements may be waived at the discretion of the Director of Maintenance.



Ability to read and interpret technical documents, including, but not limited to, maintenance manuals, wiring schematics, and structural repair manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to use common sense and sound judgment to deal with situations and multiple problems in a highly controlled and regulated environment. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 



FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant Ratings;

FCC General Radio Telephone Operator License; desirable, but not required.

Current US Driver License

Current US Passport



Must be reliable and demonstrate the ability to perform maintenance duties. Manual dexterity and accuracy required.



Must furnish all hand tools of the variety and quantity required to properly perform assigned tasks. 

Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, nights or holidays and to be away from home for extended periods of time.

Must be available to travel to domestic and international locations without restrictions, including entrance onto foreign military bases, for up to 6 months in the year. 



While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is often very loud.



This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.


Federal law requires Lynden Air Cargo to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.  Lynden Air Cargo will provide the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.  
Details:  Work Authorization Information  EEO Poster EEO Poster Supplement


A post conditional offer of employment physical, drug test and background investigation are required.


All employees, including employees working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to a medical or sincerely held religious belief.


Random drug testing is required of all Lynden Air Cargo employees.

Lynden Air Cargo, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or national origin.

Veterans and Minorities are encouraged to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Priority referrals for protected veterans.


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