Aviation Technical Services
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Aviation Technical Services (ATS) located in the Port of Moses Lake’s 102,000 square foot hangar at the Grant County International Airport in March of 2013. ATS is the largest third party, single site transport aircraft maintenance provider in North America. ATS services more than 450 aircraft per year for companies including Southwest Airlines, UPS, Alaska Airlines, Greenpoint Technologies, and the military.
Initial employment at the Moses Lake facility is 50 full time people but is expected to grow by an additional 100 jobs over the next few years. ATS has partnered with Big Bend Community College’s Aviation programs for internships allowing the local workforce a direct path to employment.
|SOC||Occupation||% of Industry||Average Yearly Salary|
|49-3011||Aircraft Mechanics and Service technicians||20.51%||$54,220|
|53-7062||Laborers and Material Movers, Hand||7.69%||$29,740|
|53-6099||Transportation Workers, All Other||5.44%||$32,580|
|53-7061||Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment||2.31%||$26,740|
|43-4051||Customer Service Representatives||2.12%||$32,710|
|49-1011||First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers and Repairers||1.97%||$70,950|
|11-1021||General and Operations Managers||1.71%||$112,780|
|49-9071||Maintenance and Repair Workers, Genral||1.38%||$46,010|
|51-2011||Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging and Systems Assemblers||0.72%||$42,440|