Aviation Mechanic and Maintenance Support

An aviation mechanic to assist missionaries and the ministry in Alaska and Northern Canada through the maintenance of SEND’s fleet of planes.
Country: Alaska, SEND North
Term: Long-Term (3+ years), Mid-Term (1 - 3 years)
  • Maintain aviation maintenance oversight of the SEND North fleet.
  • Assist (or oversee if IA) annual inspections on planes.
  • Develop and manage a tracking system for all maintenance inspection requirements for SEND-owned aircraft and privately-owned missionary aircraft.
  • Track all AD's and keep planes up to date.
  • Develop and maintain a catalog of all aviation parts on hand and order new parts as needed.
  • Involvement with flight tracking, staging, shopping for missionaries, loading and prepping aircraft, pre- and post-flight care, and hangar organization.
  • When needed, assist with general maintenance at the SEND facilities in Anchorage, Alaska.
Specific Qualifications:
  • A burden to see people that live in the remote areas of Alaska and Canada have an opportunity to hear of Jesus Christ. 
  • Find joy in practically assisting pilots and missionaries through acts of service and logistics.
  • A&P required, IA preferred.
  • Experience in aircraft maintenance.
  • Ability to travel for maintenance projects.
  • Construction and mechanical knowledge and abilities to assist the missionaries in Anchorage and throughout the state.