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Aircraft Mechanic Jobs

Join Piedmont’s team of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians, and help keep us flying. From preventive maintenance to complicated repairs, our aviation mechanics tackle every job with talent, precision and safety. And with a generous benefits package and hiring bonuses, we’ll help take your maintenance career to new heights. Learn more about our aircraft mechanic jobs below.

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Aircraft Mechanic Jobs at Piedmont

Piedmont’s dedicated team of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians work hard to keep our operation running safely and reliably. This job requires skilled precision, persistence and commitment to safety and compliance. You’ll learn our E-145s inside and out, take your skills to new heights and take on a new challenge every day. Apply today.

Earn Cash For Your Experience

No stranger to aircraft maintenance? Piedmont wants your industry knowledge and expertise. Bring your maintenance skills to us and we’ll make sure the transition is easy.

All bonuses come with a two year commitment.

Career Advancement Opportunities

After six months of successful employment with Piedmont, you’re eligible to enhance your role and expand your skills by becoming a Lead Mechanic, Quality Control Inspector or Maintenance Controller. After six months of experience in a higher skilled role, you become eligible to apply for open management positions.

Pay & Benefits


Starting pay – $27.69/hr
Night shift differential – $1/hr
High cost differentials in PHL, ALB – $3/hr, RIC, CLT – $1/hr
Pay increases per union contract annually
Free uniforms
$125 annual safety shoe allowance

Paid training

Two week Embraer 145 familiarization course
Two week Embraer 145 systems course
Start/Run/Taxi Training

Insurance and Retirement


  • PPO
  • Single rate is $63.44, family rate ranges from $113.55 – $176.99 per pay depending on number of dependents
  • Prescription and vision coverage benefits are included
  • $400 maximum out-of-pocket; co-pay of $10 for general physician per visit and $20 for a specialist


  • Single rate is $6.92, family rate is $20.77 per pay
  • Preventative care is free

Travel For Free

Ready to explore the world? You, your immediate family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across the American Airlines global network.

Maintenance Locations

Albany, NY – Albany International Airport
Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburg International Airport
Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia International Airport
Salisbury, MD – Salisbury Regional Airport
Roanoke, VA – Roanoke Municipal Airport
Richmond, VA – Richmond International Airport
Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Aircraft mechanic jobs at Piedmont Airlines

What Do I Need To Apply as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician?


If you’re at least 18 years old and possess an FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic License, you may be eligible to apply. Learn more about Piedmont’s Aircraft Maintenance Technician qualifications and work requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 18 years old at the time of interview
  • Must possess FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Licenses
  • Must successfully complete a driving record check, FBI fingerprint check and a pre-employment drug screening
  • Should have no DUIs in the past five years
  • Must possess excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be willing to relocate to one of our maintenance facilities in Albany, NY; Salisbury/Ocean City, MD; Roanoke or Richmond, VA; Harrisburg or Philadelphia, PA; as well as line maintenance in Charlotte, NC
  • Show background and/or experience in mechanical operations or endeavors
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How can I get my qualifications?

Piedmont Airlines is committed to growing the next generation of aviation students. Apply to join our Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) Tuition Payment Program. Candidates selected will receive a conditional offer of employment and payment of tuition and fees through your educational institution’s aviation maintenance program.

Learn more here.

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Questions about applying? We’d love to hear from you. Contact a recruiter to learn more about the application process and get a personal guide to joining the Piedmont team. Or visit us at any of our upcoming recruiting events to meet members of our team.

Upcoming Events

Event: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Air Show 2024

3000 Poberezny Road
July 22 - July 28

Event: AIM Charlotte Career Fair

7421 East Independence Boulevard
July 31

Event: 2024 CLT Pride

August 17 - August 18
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