Fort Lauderdale, Florida

STS Technical Services is hiring Aircraft Wheel Shop Technicians in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Position Summary:

Performs repair/overhaul work for the component wheel/brake shop.

Job Duties:

  • Repairs and overhauls components and accessories are carried out in accordance with FAA and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures and policies, and ensures conformance to prescribed standards and tolerances.
  • Carries out diagnostic, repair and overhaul tasks along with technicians and specialists, observing approved and prescribed procedures.
  • Personally carries out or assists specialists in carrying out technically complex repairs.
  • Follows appropriate manual references and utilizes proper tools in performing their repair duties, mainly focused on wheel, landing gear and brake repairs.
  • Follows production schedule; works with the shop Lead and Production Maintenance Supervisor to implement ways to remedy behind schedule conditions.
  • Follows work orders and repair orders to see that all documentation has been completed; assists in the maintenance records and technical data required by the FAA.
  • Monitors and tracks parts shortages, supports the ordering of materials to alleviate shortage conditions.
  • Briefing Lead or Production Maintenance Supervisor concerning repairs for quotations.
  • Creates purchase requisitions for parts and tooling required.
  • Communicates any tooling requirements that may be needed to Lead or Production Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Communications via e-mail, telephone, and in person may be required.
  • Works with Lead to schedule any third party vendor tasks or services.


  • High School/ GED
  • A&P license preferred, relevant experience or repairman certificate may substitute for A&P license
  • MS Office, Internet, Component Control, Lotus Notes
  • 2-4 years of experience with wheel / brake / landing gear repair or overhaul
  • FAA repair station experience or component shop experience
  • Mechanical aptitude and abilities
  • Shop equipment, hand tools (pneumatic & manual)
  • Component Maintenance Manual, blueprint reading
  • Forklift, pallet jack
  • Hydraulic & mechanical systems

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.
  • As required by the position, must have the ability to wear a respirator as per OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 "Respirator Protection" regulations with no restrictions that would prevent the proper use and/or seal of the respirator.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and different shifts if required
  • Employees will be subject to the random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations

About STS Technical Services:

STS Technical Services is a Top 100 Staffing Firm that’s partnered with some of the largest names in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and industrial industries. Our professional recruitment teams put talented individuals to work at client locations all over the world, and we have hundreds of exciting career opportunities for you to explore! If you want to speak to a recruiting professional directly, please call 1-800-359-4787. STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer. #ZR

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

About STS Aviation Group
STS Aviation Group was founded in 1986, and over the past three decades, the company has grown to become a global powerhouse in the aerospace industry. With headquarters in Jensen Beach, Florida and offices around the world, our company provides a growing range of solutions to the global aviation industry. These solutions include component sales and distribution, workforce management, aircraft engineering services, line maintenance, and aircraft repair and modifications.
Over the years, STS Aviation Group has become widely known for its breadth of capabilities and customer-centric approach to helping airlines and aircraft operators meet their critical operational and people requirements all over the world.
To learn more about STS Aviation Group and what makes us the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying,” browse the pages of this website or give us a call today at 1-800-800-2400.

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