Welcome to Wiggins Airways' Careers Page
Please complete and send an official application using the contact information below. Resumes are gladly accepted as well. We are a progressive, employee-owned company doing business since 1929. We have a competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Thank you for your interest in joining our team of employee-owners!
Aircraft Maintenance Technician (A&P)
Performs scheduled and non-scheduled mechanical maintenance on all Company and customer owned aircraft required by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, Wiggins Airways business plan, policies and procedures, and customer regulations;
Inspects and diagnoses discrepancies to identify defective components;
Determines serviceability of aircraft and components;
Researches and recommends repair and purchase of replacement parts as required;
Cleans and maintains tooling, equipment and work areas;
Changes and repairs faulty components in accordance with FAA regulations, sound business practice, safety concerns and Wiggins Airways policies and procedures;
Completes all necessary paperwork including logbook entries, FAA and repair station forms;
Safely operates and transports Company and customer equipment in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Manchester Airport (MHT), and Wiggins Airways policies and procedures;
Participates at the highest level as a Maintenance Technician team member, supporting co-workers in their duties and providing extra-ordinary service to any Wiggins Airways' customer;
Maintains due diligence on all matters of security and safety;
Participates in general housekeeping duties such as facility cleaning, snow and sand removal, etc.;
Perform other special assignments as requested.
Graduation from high school or an equivalent program and; A&P Maintenance certification and; any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Must be able to pass a drug/alcohol test, and Manchester/Boston Regional Airport security background check.
To apply for a position, please complete our Application / Pilot Addendum (available as a PDF)
and send a cover letter and resume to:
1 Garside Way
Manchester NH 03103
You may mail, email or fax this information.
Group medical, prescription, vision and dental insurance is available to all regular full-time employees, their spouses and children up to age 19 (or 23 if in school). The Company pays approximately 80% of cost. Life insurance, in an amount equal to base wage, is provided to all full-time employees at no cost to the employee. Employees become eligible for insurance benefits approximately 30 days from date of full-time employment. Short Term Disability insurance is provided to all full-time employees at no cost to the employee after nine months of full-time employment.
Regular full time employees are paid for time lost due to sickness up to 48 hours per calendar year. Sick leave is accrued at the rate of 4 hours per month of service over the calendar year. Unused time may be carried to the next calendar year not to exceed a maximum of 64 hours.
In year one of employment, regular full time employees accrue vacation at the rate of 4 hours per month of employment, not to exceed a total of 40 hours. The vacation must be taken during the succeeding calendar year. During the second through ninth calendar years of employment, employees accrue 80 hours of vacation per calendar year. During the tenth through seventeenth calendar years, employees accrue 120 hours of vacation. In the eighteenth calendar year of employment and beyond, employees accrue 160 hours of vacation. Unused vacation time does not carry to the next calendar year.
Generally, employees receive nine paid holidays per year. A holiday schedule is issued annually.
Hourly employees are paid 1½ times the regular rate for work performed in excess of forty hours.
EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN (ESOP)
Wiggins Airways is an employee owned company. When available, stock is distributed to eligible employees. Employees are eligible to participate after completing 1,000 hours in 12 months of service. The ESOP has entry dates of January 1 and July 1 in each Plan Year. The Plan Year is January 1 to December 31. Contributions are made entirely by the Company. Distribution is made equally to all participants based on their salary as a percentage of total salary of all eligible employees.
All employees may participate in the Fidelity 401(K) Plan after 3 months of employment. Contributions are made entirely by the employee.
- We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are treated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Please complete our application (available as a PDF).
You may also include a resume with the application.
You may mail, email or fax this information to:
Wiggins Airways Inc.
Attn. Director Administration
1 Garside Way
Manchester NH 03103
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
(603) 669-8708 (Fax)
Wiggins Airways is a distinguished, respected, financially sound, employee-owned,
full-service aviation company at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.
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