Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Location: Palm Springs, CA

Department: Maintenance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

You are an experienced A&P technician with the ambition to have a greater impact on an organization. You take pride in doing your job well and maintaining aircraft to impeccable standards. You strive to achieve the highest levels of customer service. You are great with your hands but are also interested in helping a company organize and grow. You want to be a part of a high quality team that will help you learn and grow. You are ambitious and eager to work.

We have a very successful Part 145 Repair Station in need of quality technicians. We are in search of team members that can help us grow to the next level. We are profitable, built with no debt, and have command of our market.

Successful candidates for the position will have the following qualifications and skills;

  • FAA airframe and powerplant (A&P) license.
  • 5+ years of experience on multiple corporate aircraft models (Citation, Global, Challenger, Hawker, Lear, Phenom, Falcon, Gulfstream).
  • Familiarity with avionics and electrical systems.

Preferred qualifications include;

  • Formal training on Challenger and/or Gulfstream product lines.
  • Experience as a lead technician or crew chief.
  • Experience as an aircraft maintenance inspector.
  • Experience with AOG maintenance events.

Why Work for Desert Jet?

We have a close-knit team who each play an important role in the growth of the company.  This is your chance to get in on the ground floor of a fast-growing aviation company and make an impact while doing the work you enjoy.

Professional development and growth opportunities are an important part of working at Desert Jet.  Significant opportunities are available to those who join our team and contribute to the success of the organization.

Who We Are

Desert Jet is a group of full-service aviation companies providing jet owners with a full complement of aviation services – including FBO services and jet maintenance, management, charter, acquisitions and sales. But at heart, we are a group of people who are creating great futures for our families by building a group of companies based on our stated values that provide an exceptional service experience for our customers.  We believe that we can, as a team, build a fun work environment that will enable us to create a memorable experience for our customers that will enable them to do great things with their companies and loved ones through the utilization of private aviation.

Desert Jet is a fast-growing company with lots of opportunity on the horizon.  We have ranked on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing, privately held companies the last five years in a row.  We are currently constructing a new 5 acre, 5 million dollar facility to accommodate our growth.

We have an active and effective Safety Management System that allows us to continually make thoughtful improvements in how we do things.  We hold a variety of industry recognitions, including IS-BAO Stage III Registration, ARGUS Platinum and Wyvern Wingman status as well as NATA Safety 1st.


We offer industry-leading compensation as well as a range of benefits and perks, including;

·         Company-paid medical, dental and vision insurance,

·         401k plan with a 100% company match up to 6% of the employee’s salary

·         Profit sharing

·         Two weeks of vacation and personal time annually after one year of service, increasing with seniority

·         Sick and family medical leave

Numerous other perks and benefits, from free gym memberships to free lunches at work!

All Desert Jet employees live in the greater Palm Springs/Coachella Valley area.  Relocation assistance will be provided to qualified candidates. 

About the Palm Springs Area

The greater Palm Springs area offers something for everyone - beautiful weather, low cost of living and ample opportunities for fun and adventure.  A sample of nearby activities include:

·         Desert off-road bike riding, sand dunes - less than 30 minutes drive

·         Colorado River - boating, jet skiing - 90 minute drive

·         Joshua Tree - hiking, rock climbing, camping - 60 minute drive

·         Mountains and snow skiing - 90 minute drive

·         California beaches - 2-3 hour drive

·         Hiking, golfing, tennis, polo and a ton of other activities are right in our backyard!  Big music festivals occur here each year, such as Coachella Fest, Desert Trip and Stagecoach.

Interested in learning more? We encourage you to learn more about Desert Jet at our website,  You’ll be able to read about your future coworkers on our site, our core values and a bit about our history.  Apply today!

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