Key Lime Air is a growing airline with over 20 years of history in the aviation industry as both a Part 121 and Part 135 carrier. Our diverse operations include cargo, private and VIP charters, and scheduled passenger service under our Denver Air Connection brand. We operate a fleet of 25+ aircraft, including Fairchild Metros, Dornier 328Jets, and an Embraer Brasilia.

Key Lime Air employees are part of an energetic, ambitious team devoted to safety and excellence that creates innovative solutions for air transportation. As part of the Key Lime Air team, you can enjoy living and working in the Rocky Mountain region.

To apply for a position with Key Lime Air, please e-mail your resume to employment@keylimeair.com

Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic

Key Lime Air is seeking a Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic

WORK ACTIVITIES:

  • Diagnosis and repair of many varied types and makes of automotive, ramp, provisioning, and deicing equipment utilized within the airline industry.
  • Performance of preventative maintenance on airline ground equipment.
  • Maintenance and repair of electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Minor and major body repairs.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have authorization to work in the United States as described by the Immigration Reform act of 1986.

WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four years heavy truck and/or equipment repair experience.
  • Must be able to meet any physical ability requirements listed on this description.
  • May perform other job duties as directed by company management.
  • Diesel experience.
  • Experience in metal fabrication.
  • Proficiency in are, gas, and MIG welding, as well as cutting torch.
  • Experience in gasoline and electrical eqUipment.
  • Capable of reading and researching technical manuals and electrical & hydraulic schematics.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION:

  • Must be able to obtain a SIDA badge and meet all local airport requirements.
  • ASE and AlC Certification preferred.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

  • Must have vision ability sufficient to perform essential job functions.
  • Must be able to perform all job functions within a limited space and in hazardous areas.
  • Must be able to lift and move items up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to climb, bend, kneel, crawl, and stoop frequently and for extended periods.
  • Must be able to work in cramped or confined places.

SKILLS/ABILITIES/KNOWLEDGEIWORK STYLE:

  • Must be able to comply with company attendance standards as described in established guidelines.
  • Must be able to read documents, follow instructions, learn and understand procedures, rules and regulations including federal and local security regulations.
  • Must be able to satisfactorily complete training program and evaluation period.
  • Must be aware of hazardous situations and be able to handle emergencies as needed.
  • Must work under tight time constraints to accomplish job tasks.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to work under difficult situations.
  • Must be able to work well with others as part of a team.
  • Must be able to comprehend and keep abreast of information pertinent to the job.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must maintain a well-groomed appearance per Company appearance standards as described in established gUidelines.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Required to work varied shifts and locations.
  • Required to have a complete set of mechanic's tools.
  • Required to travel by airplane or road to other cities to perform maintenance on ground support equipment.
  • Required to perform field service work outside of the normal shop environment, may also include staying overnight.
  • Must be able to work shift work and/or overtime, as well as holidays and weekends.
Part 121 First Officer

Key Lime Air is seeking First Officers to serve aboard our passenger aircraft.

  • The Part 121 First Officer position will be assigned required crewmember duties assisting the captain on our Dornier 328Jet.
  • Pay is $71.50 per hour, with a guarantee of 32 hours every two week pay period.
  • Total annual compensation is approximately $90,500:
    • Minimum guaranteed base pay is $59,500
    • $16,000.00 Retention bonus in the first year, paid at $8,000 every 6 months of employment.
    • Company-paid premium averaging $7,500 for employee health, dental, vision, and a $25,000 life insurance policy after 60 days.
    • Approximately $4,000 in per diem
    • 401K Company paid matching averages $3,500 in compensation.
  • 2 Personal Time Off days available in the first year.
  • 3 days of vacation after 90 day probation period
  • CASS jump seat privileges

Minimum Qualifications: ATP or Commercial Pilot Certificate AMEL / Instrument Airplane

Flight time requirements:

  • 1,500 hours total time, or:
    • 1,250 hours with qualifying 2 to 4 year aviation university program with 30 aviation hours
    • 1,000 hours with qualifying 2 to 4 year aviation university program with 60 aviation hours
    • 750 hours – military flight training graduate
  • 50 hours of multi-engine fixed wing flight time
  • 200 hours fixed wing PIC
  • 100 hours of cross-country
  • 100 hours of night flying, 25 hours as PIC
  • 75 hours of instrument time (actual or simulated 50 hours must be in airplane)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and finish ATP written prior to start of training.

In addition to the above minimums, candidates must also have the following qualifications:

  • Current FAA First Class Medical
  • IFR Currency
  • FCC License
  • Ability to work in the U.S.
  • Ability to relocate
  • Valid US Passport
Station Agent

The Denver Air Connection is seeking a part-time Station Agent for our Centennial, CO Airport location.

 

The Station Agent and Call Center Customer Care Agent acts in a professional and safe manner, performs ground security coordinator duties, oversees passenger check-in, passenger arrival and a variety of other jobs.

 

Minimum qualifications are:

  • Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Possess excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Professional integrity
  • Appropriate judgment skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Flexible to work a split shift as requested
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Be able to pass random drug testing
  • A professional appearance and background in aviation customer service is preferred

This is a part-time position which will include 3 to 4 hour shifts, weekends and holidays included, with a rotating schedule.

Location: Centennial Airport, Centennial, CO

  • $14.50 per hour
  • Principals only, Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!

Due to the high level of interest in the position, we will not be able to interview every applicant. A review of each application will be made to determine which of the applicants will be invited to interview. We will contact you at that time to tell you if you have been selected for an interview.

Metro Captain (Cargo)
Denver Based

Key Lime Air is currently seeking a full time Metro Captains to join our team.

  • Earn up to $88,000 your first year
  • $16,000 hiring incentive with 1 year employment agreement after completion of IOE
  • $8,000 retention bonus every 6 months after first year anniversary
  • Cargo captains have the opportunity for advancement to passenger captain

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1200 hours TT.
  • Must possess a Second Class Medical.
  • Must possess a Commercial Pilot Certificate AMEL/Instrument Airplane.
  • Must meet requirements of FAR 135.243(c).
  • Ability to think strategically as a single pilot.
  • Must have strong instrument flying skills.
  • Must successfully complete a comprehensive background check,
  • verification of credentials, and a pre-employment drug test per DOT regulations.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary that starts the first day of training.
  • Employer paid health, dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Matching 401k up to 4%.
  • CASS participant Reciprocal jumpseat agreements with numerous airlines.
  • 5 PTO days in the first year.
  • Paid Holidays.
Part 135 First Officer

Key Lime Air is seeking First Officers to serve aboard our passenger aircraft.

  • The Part 135 First Officer position will conduct required crewmember duties assisting the captain in the safe operation of our Dornier 328Jet, Embraer Brasilia, or the Fairchild Metro 23
  • Non-prorated $7,500 two year training contract required
  • Pay is $42.10 per hour, with a guarantee of 32 hours per two week pay period
  • Total annual compensation is approximately $50,000:
    • Minimum guaranteed base pay is $35,000
    • Company-paid premium averaging $7,500 for employee health, dental, vision, and a $25,000 life insurance policy after 60 days
    • Approximately $4,000 in per diem
    • 401K Company paid matching averages $3,500 in compensation
  • 2 Personal Time Off days available in the first year
  • 3 days of vacation after completing a 90 day probation period
  • CASS jump seat privileges

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Commercial Pilot Certificate AMEL / Instrument Airplane.
  • Current First or Second Class FAA medical certificate.
  • U.S. FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator"s permit.
  • U.S. Passport. If not a US Citizen, you must also have a Right-to-work or Permanent Alien status (Green Card) as well as a Passport from the country in which you are a citizen.
  • High Performance and Complex endorsements.
  • 500 TT / 100 AMEL recommended.
  • iPad and smartphone required prior to start of training.
  • Pass a standard 10 year background check.
A & P Mechanic

Key Lime Air is currently seeking a full time A & P Mechanic to join our team at our Centennial or Denver locations. Starting compensation of $16.00 - $20.00 per hour based on experience.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Prerequisites:

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A & P) License
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail is imperative
  • Must successfully complete a comprehensive background check, verification of credentials, and a pre-employment drug test per DOT regulations
  • Must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Occasional overnight travel may be required.
  • Must possess basic mechanic's tools
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Must be able to lift 70 lbs. unassisted

Benefits:

  • Employer paid health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Matching 401k up to 4%
  • 5 PTO days in the first year
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Uniforms Provided