Structures Technician

Company Name:  MHI RJ Aviation Inc

Tucson, AZ, US, 85756-9249

Job Description: 

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

  • Perform thorough inspection of aircraft structures, identifying and documenting any signs of damage or wear.
  • Comply with environmental health, safety policies, and procedures.
  • Execute repairs and modifications on various structural components, including but not limited to wing, fuselage, and tail sections.
  • Fabricate and or modify structural modifications on aircraft parts.
  • Perform minor structural repairs on composite components either attached or detached.
  • Perform mechanical, electrical removals and installations as required.
  • Interpret and follow aircraft maintenance manuals, blueprints, and technical specifications.
  • Assist with complex structural repairs on/off aircraft.
  • Utilize precision measuring tools and equipment to ensure accurate repairs and compliance with aviation regulations.
  • Inspect confined areas of airframe.
  • Stay current on industry trends, technological advancements, and regulatory changes related to aviation structural maintenance.


Here is what’s required to succeed as a Structures Technician.

  • Minimum of 1 year of structural sheet metal repair and modification experience or sustained similar experience.
    • Corporate jet aircraft or commercial aircraft experience preferred. 
    • CRJ airframe experience a plus.
    • MRO experience a plus.
    • Military aircraft maintenance experience (Depot/Isochronal/Phase inspections) a plus.
    • 3+ years of experience preferred.
  • Completed Sheetmetal A/C Tech school or equivalent schooling is preferred.
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) or Airframe (A) License is preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong knowledge of aircraft structures and materials.
  • Able to interpret and work with mechanical engineering drawings.
  • Possess (basic) set of tools.
  • Ability to effectively communicate aircraft maintenance actions both verbally & written.
  • Must be comfortable with shift work; we are a 24/7 operation with 12-hour shifts which include days, nights, and weekends.
  • Comfortable working with technology / entering aircraft maintenance actions into a computer-based system.
  • Ability to obtain a Security Identification Display Area badge (SIDA) if applicable.


Join us…here’s the why.

Do you have a passion for aviation? Do you seek a fulfilling career as a Structures Technician? 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

Employee Referral Bonus

Employee Mitsubishi and 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!