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Specialist Flight Technician

Thousand Oaks, CA
Start date
Sep 12, 2023

Job Details


Youve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Specialist Flight Technician


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role you will join an established and experienced flight department providing outstanding services to the company and executives. Starting with an impeccable safety record that sets the tone for excellence within the Aviation Department we strive to work well together towards our common goals. The Flight Technician is an integral member that ensures we can function at the highest levels.

The Specialist Flight Technician will work from the Amgen Aviation Department facilities are located at the Camarillo Airport in Camarillo CA.

Specialist Flight Technician Responsibilities
  • The Flight Technician will travel domestically and internationally on corporate aircraft and act as a direct liaison between Corporate Officers and their senior executive staff for the dissemination of sensitive information and critical correspondence while abroad.

  • Perform aircraft maintenance, as required, perform in-depth troubleshooting, manage repairs and certify maintenance in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations ensuring aircraft is certified for continued flight operations.

  • Coordinate all passenger and special handling requirements.

  • Perform the duties as Cabin Attendant.

  • Travel 40% including domestic and international

  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of onboard aircraft Internet system, telecommunication systems, and audio-visual systems.

  • Responsible for the safety of corporate executives and other passengers

  • Perform advanced troubleshooting/diagnostics of aircraft systems and propose solutions to in-flight emergencies and abnormal technical conditions

  • Plan/procure meals that meet strict dietary needs and order catering

  • Perform the duties of flight safety attendant which will include meal service for passengers and crew members

  • Responsible for safe food handling and storage requirements

  • Conduct aircraft interior and exterior pre-flight and ensuring that all safety, galley and cabin equipment is ready for flight.

  • Work a flexible schedule which includes weekends and holidays


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Specialist Flight Technician professional we seek is a motivated and strong team partner with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate Degree


Master's Degree & 3 years of Aviation experience


Bachelor's Degree & 5 years of Aviation experience


Associate's degree & 10 years of Aviation experience


High school diploma/GED & 12 years of Aviation experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • FAA Aircraft and Powerplant Certificates

  • 3+ years proven experience on maintenance of multi-engine jet aircraft

  • Graduation from a formal maintenance school, military or civilian

  • Preferred aircraft-specific experience G280/G500/G600

  • Completed or be willing to attend the manufacturers school on type and category of aircraft in service or two years experience on type of aircraft in service

  • Possess a passport, ability to acquire visas and pass a background investigation

  • Cabin service experience


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

The annual salary range for this opportunity in the U.S. is $110,000 $135,000.

In addition to the base salary, Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancers, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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Corporate Headquarters
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks
United States

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