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West Star Aviation expands recruitment efforts to attract new talent

West Star Aviation, which has substantial operations at St. Louis Regional Airport, East Alton, is expanding its hiring efforts by attending several additional job fairs for aviation professionals at colleges and military recruiting events.

weststaraviationlogoThe company is seeking to fill more than 50 aircraft maintenance technician roles with various skill levels from recent graduates to lead technicians.

In addition, the company has additional openings for avionics install and repair technicians. West Star will have HR representatives on-site to conduct interviews with potential candidates.

Star will be attending Spartan College of Aeronautics, Denver campus on June 6, as well as Rock Valley College in Rockford, Ill.. Additional dates include: June 21, Atlanta Veterans Job Fair in Atlanta., June 22, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, in Chesapeake, Va., and St. Louis Veterans Job Fair in St. Louis on July 12, 2018.

“We are proud to continue investing in the future generation and our veterans by promoting careers in the aviation industry through increased college recruiting events and job fairs,” said Katie Johnson, vice president of Human Resources, West Star Aviation. “We have seen a continued pattern of growth at all of our state-of-the-art facilities with expansion efforts and have an immediate need for quality and innovative technicians,” Johnson said.

For more information on job fairs or to view open positions at West Star Aviation visit or connect with Katie Johnson at (618) 258-8030 or via email

For more information visit or call 800-922-2421.

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