LAUNCH Career Advancement Program

Now Hiring in Wilmington!

If you’re getting ready to graduate from Aviation Maintenance school, LAUNCH may have a job for you!

We offer newly trained aircraft mechanics the chance to work with the best Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facilities in the industry. LAUNCH has partnered with our MRO clients to provide these positions to aircraft mechanic students and help you gain valuable experience working in a top aircraft maintenance facility.

Once approved, you’ll be part of the LAUNCH Career Advancement Program (LCAP) to provide you with the basic skills to be successful as you get started in your career as an aviation mechanic. The LCAP program will include computer based and on-the-job training, mentorship, and a clear pay progression plan.

Our goal is to help you advance your skills, succeed with our MRO client as a contract employee and move into a full-time, direct position at the end of the program.

LAUNCH Career Advancement Program

  • Through LCAP, you’ll have a clear path towards:

    • Progressively Higher Pay Rates

    • Increased Skills and Experience

    • Direct Employment with Greater Benefits

LAUNCH Career Advancement Program Progression

Below is an outline of the timeline for advancing through the program. You’ll have an opportunity to earn higher pay at each step, working towards a direct position with our client after six – nine months.

Pay Rates and Progression Plan

A&P Mechanic Interns

The chart here shows the pay progression for A&P Mechanic Interns in their first six months through direct employment with the client.

A and P Mechanic Intern Wage Rates


This chart provides an example of the pay progression for Machinists in their first 6-month training period:

Benefits of Advancing to Direct Employment

Once you’ve completed the program and are selected for long-term employment with our client, you’ll transition to work directly for them. LAUNCH is committed to your success, and we want you to continue to grow your career. As a full-time employee of our client in Wilmington, you’ll enjoy these exciting benefits:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal
  • Profit Participation Program
  • 401k Plan
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid AD&D
  • Voluntary AD&D
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • FMLA
  • Company Paid Life Insurance

Plus, you’ll accrue vacation time through an excellent Paid Time Off Program:

Vacation Time Accrued

Ready to join the LCAP program and start your career in aviation maintenance? Now is the time to GO with LAUNCH!