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Flight Engineer

6520 Kulis Dr, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA Req #74
Thursday, August 24, 2023
Lynden Air Cargo is a US part 121 all-cargo airline based in Anchorage, Alaska. We conduct operations within Alaska as around the world, utilizing our fleet of L382 Hercules aircraft. Our structure provides you with the family environment of a smaller company, and the competitiveness, expectations and rewards of a large, global organization.
Lynden Air Cargo is looking for a skilled Flight Engineer who has experience on C-130's, A&P license, hardworking and adventurous. This flight engineer must be able to make pre-flight acceptance of the aircraft, perform fueling of the aircraft, and responsible for information, procedures, requirements pertaining to the safe operational functions of the aircraft.

Why you want to work for Lynden Air Cargo:

Compensation - Competitive pay with a discretionary bonus program
Healthcare - Medical, dental and vision plans
Vacation - Vacation increases with years of service
Retirement plan - 401k with up to 3% employer match
Extras - Life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, long term disability coverage and employee assistance programs at no cost to you!
Tuition reimbursement program after 1 year of service

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible to Pilot-in-Command (PIC) when on flight duty.
  • Responsible to the PIC for the mechanical pre-flight acceptance of the aircraft and the safe and efficient operation of aircraft components and equipment over which he/she has control.
  • Maintains liaison with Operations and Maintenance on matters regarding the operation and maintenance of the aircraft 
  • Responsible for fueling of the aircraft and other duties assigned by the PIC.
  • Responsible for the information, procedures, and requirements contained in the Lynden Air Cargo General Maintenance Manual (GMM) pertaining to flight engineer duties.
  • Assists with loading and unloading activities of the aircraft.


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 essential functions.


High school education or equivalent is required; college degree preferred; two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, professional journals, governmental regulations, maintenance manuals, and safety regulations.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to use common sense and sound judgment to deal with situations and multiple problems that occur simultaneously in a highly controlled and regulated environment. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Airframe and PowerPlant License (Required for L382)

Flight Engineer Certificate Turbopropeller Rating or Current Flight Engineer Turbopropeller

Written Exams

Class II Medical Certificate

Current Driver License

Current US Passport


Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, nights or holidays and to be away from home for extended periods of time.  Must be available to travel domestically and internationally without restrictions, including entrance onto foreign military bases.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

A post-conditional offer of employment background check and pre-employment drug test are required. Random drug testing is required of all Lynden Air Cargo employees.

Must be able to pass a post-hire fingerprint-based criminal history records check with no disqualifying criminal offenses.

Federal law requires Lynden Air Cargo to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Lynden Air Cargo will provide the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Details: Work Authorization InformationEEO PosterEEO Poster Supplement

A post conditional offer of employment physical, drug test and background investigation is required.

Random drug testing is required of all Lynden Air Cargo employees.


Lynden Air Cargo, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or national origin. Veterans and Minorities are encouraged to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Priority referrals for protected veterans.

Other details

  • Job Family 1000-Flight Crew
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Certification
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  • 6520 Kulis Dr, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA