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Where employees are treated like family

Bemidji Aviation is

an employee-owned business. For over fifty years we’ve been committed to our employees and our customers, and that will never change. We work hard. We play hard. We support each other and grow together because we care about each other. That’s the Bemidji Aviation difference. That’s the place you’re walking into, it’s more than a job, it’s a family.

We are currently looking for talented A&P Mechanics to join our crew working on our fleet. 

we’re always looking for talented A&P Mechanics. If you’re interested in joining the family, reach out to our Human Resources Department at

Our fleet consists of over 50 aircraft


•Beechcraft 99s 


•Cessna 172s

Much more than a job

Imagine working at a place that doesn’t

feel like mundane routine. That’s Bemidji Aviation. We are a full-service FBO (Fixed Base Operator) that functions like a family. We are also employee owned which means the employees run the business without having a corporate shadow overseeing everything.

Live in a beautiful community

Whether you are working at our Headquarters in Bemidji, MN surrounded by lakes and trees, in the mountains in Denver, CO, or in the prairie lands of Fargo, ND, there is plenty of outdoor activities and views to enjoy.

we’re always looking for talented A&P Mechanics. If you’re interested in joining the family, reach out to our Human Resources Department at

We Can't Fly Without You

FAA Certified A&P Mechanic - Bemidji, MN


FAA Certificated A&P Mechanic




Bemidji, MN


Lead Mechanic and Director of Maintenance




We offer a competitive wage based on experience 

and additional certificates/licensures



A&P Mechanics maintain our fleet of: Fairchild Metroliners, Beech Queenairs, and Beech 99s


• Inspect, test, repair, maintain, troubleshoot, and service aircraft for approval to return to service.
• Perform alterations of airframes, powerplants, systems, and components, following approved technical data and industry standard techniques.
• Perform overhaul of powerplants and various components such as magnetos and landing gear.
• Perform operational and run-up checks after maintenance is performed to ensure proper operation.
• Adjust, align, and calibrate aircraft systems, using calibrated tools, gauges, and test equipment.
• Make logbook entries and fill out required paperwork to document performed work.
• Read, research and interpret aircraft technical data using a computer or paper manual.
• Maintain work area, tools and vehicles in clean and safe condition
• Ensure that safety, regulatory and company requirements are met.

A&P Mechanic Job Qualifications

• FAA airframe and powerplant certificate(s) or adequate experience to be able to test for certificate(s)
• Must be able to read and write English and be able to comprehend and apply information contained in technical manuals.
• Must be able to document maintenance performed on required forms
• Must have knowledge of industry standard techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in general aviation aircraft maintenance and alteration.
• Must know how to use approved technical data such as wiring diagrams, drawings, maintenance manuals, etc. to perform maintenance and alterations on general aviation aircraft in accordance with approved data.
• Must own their own set of tools. Minimum tool list will be provided upon request.
• Must pass a pre-employment DOT Drug testing
• Must be able to pass a security background check
• Be authorized to work in the USA
• Must have a valid driver’s license

Desired Education and Experience

Fairchild Metroliner, Beech 1900, 99, King/Queen Air, or similar type aircraft.


Indoor shop environment subject to frequent interruptions such as hangar doors opening and closing for moving aircraft. Occasional working outside to do line maintenance will be required, changing priorities from time to time.

Physical Demands

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of industry standard equipment. Reaching overhead, crouching, kneeling, bending, standing, climbing, and walking will be required. Clarity of vision at varying distances. Verbal, auditory, and written capabilities to effectively communicate in an articulate manner. Must meet the physical requirements which qualify a person to perform essential job functions including the ability to lift at least 70 pounds. All above items with or without accommodation.

To apply, email


Besides working on some of the most pristine remote natural areas, we offer other tangible benefits too. We are an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Company, which means you are allocated stock and are a “co-owner” with all of your fellow employees. This is something you’ll rarely find with other aviation companies.

We offer a company paid High Deductible HSA Health Insurance Program as well as additional options such as AFLAC and Delta Dental at the employee’s expense. We also offer family medical leave to full time employees after their first twelve (12) months of employment. We also offer life insurance to full time employees.

We have PTO up to 20 days/yr (after 10 years) and 6 paid holidays. But again, we believe in family and the importance of family at Bemidji – so we say without hesitation, you will never miss an important family obligation because of your work schedule.
We have 401K available with up to a 4% match.
We are an EEO Employer.