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SJVC Aviation Maintenance Technology program graduate Mason Houk

Mechanical aptitude is the “It Factor” that can boost a career in Aviation Maintenance

by Nyla on March 7, 2019

After more than 20 years in the aviation maintenance industry, Mason Houk knows the key ingredient that gives new hires a distinctive edge: Hands-on experience. “You’re either good with mechanical devices or you’re not,” he says of new A&P (Airframe and Power Plant) Aviation Maintenance Technology recruits at SkyWest Airlines in Fresno, where he is

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno / Grad Success

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SJVC Fresno’s aircraft mechanic students step up to help local community

by Nyla on January 11, 2019

Until just a couple of months ago, many Aviation Maintenance Technology students at the Aviation campus in Fresno had never been part of a community volunteer effort. “They have not had the experience of helping strangers,” says James Montague, Academic Coach. “They haven’t really considered it. Why help somebody I don’t even know?” They are

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno / News and Events

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What it’s like to work as an Aircraft Mechanic for SkyWest Airlines

by SJVC on December 19, 2018

By Tom Himka –  SkyWest Airlines Colorado Springs, Maintenance Manager So, you’ve caught the aviation bug. We don’t blame you. We love airplanes too. Starting a new career can be a bit overwhelming and you probably have plenty of questions. For instance, what is it like being a SkyWest mechanic? I can tell you, there isn’t

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno

SJVC Fresno aircraft maintenance students working on aircraft

How to become an Aircraft Mechanic

by Raja Tahir on September 12, 2018

Interested in a hands-on career where you maintain and repair aircraft? Then a career as an aviation mechanic and service technician might be the right fit for you. Read on to learn the ins and outs of a career in aircraft maintenance, and how you can get started. What do aircraft mechanics and service technicians

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno

Electrician program now available at SJVC's Temecula campus

SJVC Partners with SkyWest Airlines; Temecula campus now offers Electrician program

by Nyla on July 31, 2018

SkyWest and SJVC partner to offer Fresno Aviation grads a direct path to commercial aircraft maintenance career SJVC is pleased to announce that the Fresno Aviation campus recently partnered with SkyWest Airlines to form an Apprentice program. This exciting new venture will prepare graduates who have earned their Airframe and PowerPlant licenses to step into coveted mechanic

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Electrical Technology / Fresno / News and Events / Temecula

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SkyWest Airlines and SJVC Partner to Offer Aviation Grads a Direct Path to Commercial Aircraft Maintenance Career

by Nyla on July 20, 2018

SJVC’s Fresno Aviation campus recently partnered with SkyWest Airlines to form an Apprentice program. This exciting new venture will prepare graduates who have earned their Airframe and PowerPlant licenses to step into coveted mechanic positions with SkyWest’s aircraft maintenance team. “This partnership is an Apprentice program designed for Aviation Maintenance Technology students who want to

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / News and Events

Fresno aircraft mechanic graduate Zach Stewart

Curiosity is a great starting point for a career in aircraft maintenance

by Nyla on July 12, 2018

“I always want to know how things work,” says Zachary Stewart. “My mind automatically wants me to break something down to see just how it works.” That part of Zach’s nature worked well for him when he was a student in SJVC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program at the Aviation campus in Fresno. Zach had

Posted in Aviation Maintenance Technology / Fresno / Grad Success