Lyon Aviation, a worldwide jet charter operator, is always seeking motivated individuals to join our growing operation. 

Founded in 1980 by the Lyon family, Lyon Aviation has become a well-known and respected Part 135 air carrier and management company. We currently operate a fleet of Hawker 800, Falcon 50EX, GIV and GV aircraft. Lyon Aviation offers competitive growth opportunity combined with stability and a family environment. 

Interested candidates who meet all the requirements for a posted position should email their resume and a cover letter to

Line Service Technician

Under the general direction of the Line Service Manager and with minimal supervision, the Line Service Technician is responsible for servicing both Lyon aircraft and transient aircraft that operate in and out of Pittsfield, MA.  Additionally, the Line Service Technician is responsible for performing custodial duties including but not limited to, aircraft detailing along with hangar and grounds upkeep.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for people assigned this position. 

  • Marshalling, parking and fueling of all aircraft.
  • Supporting aircraft on ramp with group support equipment (i.e. GPU, AC cart, lav service, de-icing).
  • Clean and maintain all Lyon aircraft and managed aircraft inside and out. This includes exterior wiped down and polished, interior detailing, bright work, and keeping inventory of linens and assist with aircraft cabin preparation.
  • Clean customer aircraft as directed.
  • Towing aircraft to general parking areas and hangar storage areas.
  • Customer service for all transient aircraft, including but not limited to general sales, driving rental vehicles on the ramp and assisting with baggage.
  • Perform and maintain fuel farm records including various sample tests along with equipment and storage facility inspections.
  • Maintain all Lyon buildings including custodial servicing of offices, bathroom, hangar floors, and light maintenance upkeep. Additionally, assist maintenance department in facilitating a clean and safe environment during and after aircraft inspections.
  • Assist aircraft maintenance department with cumbersome tasks as directed. This may include turning screws, lifting engine cowls, aircraft panels and fairing.
  • Routing inspection of buildings for safety compliance (i.e. fire extinguishers, first aid kits, eyewash stations).
  • Provide early and/or late operations for aircraft arriving before and/or after schedule hours of operation.
  • Service all company equipment including tugs, fuel trucks, GPU carts, snow blowers, lawn mowers, and 4 wheelers.
  • Maintain all leased grounds which includes snow removal and lawn care.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Basic math skills.
  • General office machines and telephone system operations.
  • Basic tools and ground equipment operations.
  • Appropriate safety precautions, procedures, practices and regulations.


  • Read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language.
  • Have good hearing and eyesight.
  • Type, hand write and answer phones
  • Safely lift, carry and move up to 50 lbs on a regular basis, and on occasion up to 100 lbs.
  • Work outdoors and indoors with regular exposure to factors such as extreme weather conditions, loud noises and fumes.
  • Be confident and assertive.
  • Perform simple math calculations.
  • Use a computer, telephone, calculator, copier and fax machine.
  • Follow established policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Read and interpret documents, such as operating instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with customers, other employees and management.
  • Report to work in a regular and timely manner.
  • Ability and willingness work mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of employees, department managers, customers and vendors.
  • Work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Multi-task and prioritize in order to meet deadlines.
  • Be detail orientated and organized.
  • Adapt to change and remain mission oriented.
  • Maintain a professional appearance.
  • Be safety conscious.


  • Prior aviation experience is a plus but not necessary; excellent communication skills, organizational skills, and great customer service skills are beneficial.


Unless otherwise approved by the Director of Human Resources, individual must have the following education;

  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Driver’s license is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear, write, use arms and hands to fingers.  Employee is also regularly required to perform physical exertion such as standing, walking, bending, stooping, climbing and lifting material.

WORK ENVIRONMENTThe characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 The work environment is both outdoors and indoors with regular exposure to adverse and extreme weather conditions, noise, fumes, airborne particles, toxic/caustic chemicals, moving machinery and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment ranges from medium to loud.