Become a SkyWest A&P Mechanic

A&P Mechanic
A&P Mechanic
  • Earn up to $56,160 in your first year
  • Up to $4,100 in moving expense and A&P test fee reimbursements
  • Tool Allowance
  • Up to 10% 401(k) Match
  • Experience Pay Match
  • Unmatched training & advancement
  • Nose-to-tail experience on the industry's newest fleet

Maintenance Bases and Line Stations

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Interested A&P maintenance technician 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.  

SkyWest A&P maintenance technicians receive top-tier pay, with new mechanics starting at up to $23 an hour depending on location, shift and experience. Plus, SkyWest maintenance technicians receive performance bonuses, profit sharing and excellent 401(k) match. Pay details will be discussed at the interview. 


Recruiting Events

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 GMM 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.