Crew Chief - SCN Operation

Company Name:  MHI RJ Aviation Inc

Tucson, AZ, US, 85756-9249

Job Description: 

As a Crew Chief, here is what you’ll be doing at the core, day to day.

  • In conjunction with Supervisor, oversee and/or perform daily activities for an assigned functional area of MHIRJ Aviation.
  • Leading a team of aircraft maintenance technicians including certificated and/or non-certificated technicians
  • Coordinate workload requirements with Supervisors.
  • Plans, directs, layouts and coordinates the activities of the assigned Maintenance Department to minimize delays and increase production and efficiency.
  • The Crew Chief is a working member of the maintenance group and is directly responsible to the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Maintains the work areas, building, ground support equipment and materials that are utilized for aircraft maintenance in safe, clean, and operable condition.
  • Conduct Team Meetings with Supervisor
  • Oversee employee activities and document as required.
  • Communicate aircraft discrepancies with Supervisors, customer representatives, and employees.
  • Provide technical guidance/expertise in functional area up to and including using complex manuals and blueprints.
  • Mentor, train, and provide performance feedback.
  • Provide input on disciplinary actions, performance management programs and selection process.
  • Comply with environmental health and safety policies/procedures. 
  • Participate in 5-S activities.
  • Provide in-put on accident investigation and associated paperwork.
  • Monitor/ensure accurate data collection on employees in assigned work area.
  • Monitor routine task cards and N/R budgets.
  • Estimate man-hours and prepare time estimates.
  • Complete/approve all paperwork prior to turnover to QC/QA for final release.
  • Working outside may be required at times.
  • May be required to work on the aircraft to support the business needs.
  • Performs other duties as necessary to support the efficient operation of the department and company.


Here is what’s required to succeed as a Crew Chief.

  • Minimum of two (2) years practical aircraft maintenance experience
  • Possess an FAA A&P license OR possess the “A” license. 
  • Thorough knowledge in functional area as evidenced through previous experience and skill.
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Plan and organize tasks; prioritize, assign, and coordinate work.
  • Advanced knowledge of inspection/ maintenance procedures in functional area
  • Advanced knowledge of pertinent reference materials
  • Ability to work shift unsupervised within prescribed framework of authority.
  • Engine run and taxi qualification may be required.
  • Fuel farm qualification may be required.
  • Enjoy working on commercial aircraft and growing professionally.
  • You have basic PC (computer) skills.


Join us…here’s the why.

Do you have a passion for aviation? Do you seek a fulfilling career as a Crew Chief? If yes, you’ve landed at the right place. At MHIRJ we value your contribution to our team. We provide robust benefits for you and your family, as well as career growth.


Benefits for Employees:


12 Hour Shifts (day & night), 3 & 4 days a week


401k with Aggressive Company Match of 7%

Paid Vacation, Floating Holidays & Sick Time

Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription Coverage, including Flexible Spending

Wellness Incentives up to $750

Attractive Hourly Pay Premiums

Annual Bonus

Overtime Availability

Uniforms Provided

Short & Long Term Disability

Referral bonus

Employee Mitsubishi Auto Discount



Who we are.

On June 1, 2020, MHI acquired the CRJ Series program, which marked the opening chapter of MHIRJ's story. Built on the solid foundations already in place, and with the strong support of the MHI group of companies, the MHIRJ team is committed to serving the regional aviation market and becoming a platform for growth in the industry. MHIRJ has the largest operating base of regional aircraft in the world with service centers situated in Bridgeport, WV and Tucson, AZ.  We partner with regional airlines (our customers) to provide safe and reliable aircraft services, which in turn allow our customers to connect people to their destinations. We provide MRO services for our customers. MHIRJ’s network of service centers, support offices and parts depots are positioned in important aviation hubs in the U.S., Canada, and Germany. Exciting, isn’t it?



We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.



We thank you for the interest in a career at MHI RJ and look forward to having you join our community! We know you’re excited – so after you submit an application, please monitor your email for future communications from us and be sure to answer your phone when an unknown number appears (or check your voicemail). We look forward to connecting with you!