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Lead Aircraft Mechanic Job

Date: Jan 2, 2023

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR


PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture, and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!




The Lead Aircraft Technician reports to the Director of Maintenance and will be responsible for completing maintenance on company owned aircraft to include scheduled, unscheduled, flight discrepancies, due items, and inspections. Work closely with the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor to ensure assigned aircraft is airworthy and available for service, including additional duties assigned. With minimum supervision required, complete the duties described in this section, to include supporting paperwork required (e.g., aircraft logbook entries, aircraft maintenance tracking program “CAMP” entries, PACCAR maintenance record keeping section of this manual, etc.)



  • Post flight Inspections.
  • Repair of discrepancies identified by a crew member or during maintenance.
  • Update the Aircraft Maintenance Logbook prior to departure.
  • Create a maintenance planning document for upcoming scheduled maintenance on each assigned aircraft.
  • Work closely with approved maintenance organizations as the need arises, to schedule maintenance (Scheduled or Unscheduled). 
  • Visit approved maintenance organizations while company aircraft are being repaired.
  • Attend Annual Aircraft Specific Training Courses by approved training providers.
  • Collection and drop off deliveries to include parts and hangar supplies.
  • Maintain stock and consumables as well as ordering parts.
  • Work flexible aircraft schedule, which may include weekends, evenings, and occasional split shifts to launch and recover company aircraft.
  • Complete annual departmental and corporate training.
  • Other duties assigned by the Director of Maintenance.
  • Remain available via company provided cell phone (Email/Text/Phone).
  • Additional duties for Denton Facility:
  • Inspects, cleans, and performs preventative maintenance on vehicles, support equipment and special tools.
  • Documents and tracks facility inspections.




  • 8 years’ experience maintaining business jet aircraft.
  • Demonstrated experience as a lead mechanic with the ability to work independently.
  • Team player with excellent communication and computer competent.
  • Ability to interpret FAA regulations.
  • Ability to pass TSA background screening for Port of Seattle ID badge and ramp driving privileges.
  • Valid Passport and driver’s license.
  • Able to provide personal tools and toolbox for Company work assignments.





  • Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate preferred, but not required.
  • Aviation Maintenance Degree preferred, but not required.
  • Dassault Falcon 50EX aircraft highly preferred.
  • Citation Excel experience preferred.
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS) and risk assessment.





  • High School diploma.
  • Current Airframe & Power Plant certificate (A&P) required.






  • Working indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. 
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, pushing and pulling.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs





As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more




PACCAR is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for Lead Aircraft Mechanic is $89,900-$140,600 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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