Become a SkyWest A&P Mechanic

SkyWest mechanics enjoy exceptional quality of life from one of more than a dozen maintenance bases across the country, working on the industry’s best fleet of regional aircraft. As a SkyWest A&P mechanic, you will work on the entire aircraft and effectively troubleshoot our growing fleet of CRJ200, CRJ700, CRJ900 and  E175 aircraft. 

We offer our mechanics shift trade flexibility, tool allowance, up to $2,500* in moving expense reimbursement plus mileage, up to $1,600* in A&P test fee reimbursements with a one-year commitment to SkyWest, along with world class benefits and operational and financial rewards. SkyWest is a stable, growing airline with unmatched on-the-job training and advancement opportunities.

*Up to $1,600 in A&P test fee reimbursement with a one-year commitment to SkyWest and up to $2,500 in moving expense reimbursement plus mileage. 

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Recruiting Events


Interested A&P applicants must apply online; SkyWest will reach out to qualified applicants to schedule an interview. Applicants need to arrive at the interview with an updated resume and be able to indicate the development of mechanical aptitude in addition to their schooling.  

A&P Mechanics at SkyWest receive pay at the top of the regional industry with new mechanics starting at $17.98-$24.98 depending on location, shift and experience. Plus, SkyWest mechanics receive performance bonuses, profit sharing and excellent 401(k) match. Pay details will be discussed at the interview. 


Maintenance Apprentice Program

The SkyWest Maintenance Apprentice Program provides a jump-start for exceptional mechanics to join SkyWest Airlines. Through this program you'll receive enhanced company seniority, a guaranteed final interview, access to mechanic advisors and more on your way to becoming one of SkyWest’s maintenance professionals. In addition, you may qualify for an A&P test fee reimbursement of up to $1,600*!



Program Highlights

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Essential Duties & Responsibilities

SkyWest A&P Mechanics are highly proficient in their tasks and ensure the safe operation of every SkyWest aircraft. A&P mechanics must comply with FAA regulations and GMPM procedures as they perform maintenance on CRJ and ERJ aircraft. Like all aviation professionals, mechanics can expect to work weekends, holidays, nightshifts, overtime and road trips as needed.