Air Methods Aviation Maintenance Technician - Twentynine Palms, CA - $8,000 Stipend in Twentynine Palms, California
Responsible for performing maintenance, repairs, inspections, and alterations of Company operated aircraft and articles as assigned in accordance with Air Methods’ policies and procedures. Ensures company operational goals and objectives are met, while guaranteeing all aircraft maintenance documentation is executed in compliance with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, company policies and procedures, and applicable maintenance manuals.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following:
Performs inspections and repairs of aircraft and components in accordance with maintenance procedures, airworthiness directives, service bulletins, service letters, and applicable Federal Aviation Regulations
Upon installation or removal of any component or assembly, the Mechanic shall verify by physical inspection or markings on the part that the part number and serial number match the associated documentation
Ensures all aircraft maintenance documentation is executed in compliance with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, company policies and procedures, and applicable maintenance manuals to include specific chapters
Actively participates in the continuous improvement phase (level 4) of the company’s Safety Management System (SMS) and is familiar with the SMS policies, processes, and procedures
Maintains work area in a clean and professional manner
Other Duties as assigned
Responsible for correcting compliance or safety issues when directed by the Director of Operations, Director of Maintenance, Chief Pilot, Regional Maintenance Director, Director of Safety, Regional Maintenance Manager, or Lead MechanicPerforms maintenance on 145 shop’s support equipment
Responsible for advising the Pilot in Command (PIC) of any maintenance issues that would take an aircraft out of service
Responsible for validating or confirming the data in the Status Report concerning the aircraft he or she is working on including
Request aviation parts and supplies in order to maintain an adequate and orderly inventory of all stock items to ensure prompt repairs for operational readiness
Additional Job Requirements
Regular scheduled attendance
Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling:
Subject to applicable laws and Air Method’s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods’ employment practices and policies.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.
Education & Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 2 to 5 years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Factory airframe/power plant schools preferred
FAR 135 operations preferred
Electrical troubleshooting and refined vibration-balancing
Sheet metal and composite repair procedures
Ability to read and understand various documents such as 337’s, Service Bulletins, AD’s, etc.
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
Ability to be a team player with a professional attitude
Ability to work a flexible schedule including overtime and 24/7 on-call rotation
Efficient in the use of electronic or paper based manuals and able to navigate through vendor data to find necessary information
Ability to learn and utilize the Company’s ERP system (Ramco)
Strong communication skills
Ability to apply creativity and problem solving skills in troubleshooting work
Proficient with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
RAMCO experience preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
FAA A&P License in good standing
Inspection Authorization (IA) Preferred
Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.