West Star Aviation Expands Recruitment Efforts To Attract New Talent

June 5, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they are expanding their hiring efforts by attending several additional job fairs for aviation professionals at colleges and military recruiting events.

The company is seeking to fill over 50 aircraft maintenance technician roles with various skill levels from recent graduates to lead technicians. In addition, the company has additional openings for avionics install and repair technicians. West Star will have HR representatives on-site to conduct interviews with potential candidates.

West Star will be attending Spartan College of Aeronautics, Denver campus on June 6, 2018 as well as Rock Valley College in Rockford, IL. Additional dates include: June 21, Atlanta Veterans Job Fair in Atlanta, GA, June 22, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, in Chesapeake, VA and St. Louis Veterans Job Fair in St. Louis, MO on July 12, 2018.

“We are proud to continue investing in the future generation and our veterans by promoting careers in the aviation industry through increased college recruiting events and job fairs,” said Katie Johnson, Vice President of Human Resources, West Star Aviation. “We have seen a continued pattern of growth at all of our state-of-the-art facilities with expansion efforts and have an immediate need for quality and innovative technicians,” Johnson continued.

For more information on job fairs or to view open positions at West Star Aviation visit www.weststaraviation.com/careers/ or connect with Katie Johnson at 618.258.8030 or via email katiejohnson@wsa.aero.

Voted #1 Preferred MRO for five consecutive years from 2014-2018 in Professional Pilot Magazine’s annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey, West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, and engines, as well as major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, paint and parts.

In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO and Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions. For more information visit www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.


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