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R202437573

Aviation Technician Intern-Summer 2024

  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Business Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Division: Cox Enterprises

Location:

  • 4193 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW, Atlanta, Georgia
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Description

The Cox Enterprises Aviation Maintenance Internship is a comprehensive program that will expose selected candidates to every facet of a modern-day corporate flight department. The internship is designed to further the experience of aviation students who are pursuing careers as maintenance technicians through hands-on experience at a top-tier business aviation maintenance facility. The aviation maintenance intern will report directly to a Technical Operations Manager as assigned by the Director of Technical Operations. Duties and responsibilities will vary on a day-to-day basis depending on the needs of the department and their sub-groups.

Familiarization of aircraft maintenance The Cox Enterprises Aviation Maintenance Internship is a comprehensive program that will expose selected candidates to every facet of a modern-day corporate flight department. The internship is designed to further the experience of aviation students who are pursuing careers as maintenance technicians through hands-on experience at a top-tier business aviation maintenance facility. The aviation maintenance intern will report directly to a Technical Operations Manager as assigned by the Director of Technical Operations. Duties and responsibilities will vary on a day-to-day basis depending on the needs of the department and their sub-groups. 

  • Manuals, wiring diagrams, illustrated parts catalogs, etc.
  • Understanding basic troubleshooting.
  • Shadowing technicians while performing aircraft maintenance tasks.
  • Reviewing Quality Control procedures.
  • Fueling and defueling aircraft.
  • Towing aircraft. 
  • Learning hand signals for marshalling aircraft.
  • Operating ground support equipment (hydraulic mules, bead breakers, power carts, etc.).
  • Installing aircraft databases.
  • Researching Airworthiness Directives and aircraft Service Bulletins.
  • Exposure to logbook entries and record keeping. 
  • Updating computerized maintenance tracking programs.
  • Introductions to the Minimum Equipment List, Reduced Vertical Separation Minimums, and Flight Manuals. 

Requirements:

  • Have a positive attitude and eager to learn.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • A recent graduate of or currently enrolled in a Part 147 school or accredited aviation program.
  • Carry a minimum 2.5 GPA (for actively enrolled students).
  • Submit a current resume.
  • Provide one letter of recommendation from either a faculty member or aviation industry professional.
  • Submit a 250-word, typed, double-spaced essay describing your interest in and goals for a career in the aviation maintenance field.
  • Must complete and submit application to be considered.
  • If selected – Candidate must complete and pass a background check and drug test.

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to effectively handle a dynamic work environment.
  • Self-motivated, dependable, and enthusiastic.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to work independently or collaboratively.
  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Able to maintain effective working relationships with internal/external customers.

** Note: Intern/Co-Op sessions are considered temporary employment. No full-time employment commitments are made. However, depending on our business needs, some interns may be considered for a full-time position following the conclusion of the session conditioned upon the intern graduating from their academic program and being available to commence full-time employment at a specified time.


About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 

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Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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