Project Summary

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.

Updated: November 2017
NAICS: 488190 Support Activities for Air Transportation
Employment: 60
Annual Payroll: $2,879,400

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
49-2091 Aviation Technicians 2.66% $58,480
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