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A&P Field Mechanic (Bell 212 & Bell 407)

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Summary of Duties

The Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic maintains the airframe and engines of aircraft to meet FAA and Manufacturer standards. The position will support aircraft for utility and powerline work, US Forest Service Contracts, CALFIRE, and other contracts as needed. This position reports to the Director of Maintenance and will perform the duties of a licensed A&P Mechanic on Bell 407/212 airframes. The position requires confidence in and around helicopter operations, maintaining alertness to multiple concurrent activities, excellent communication, and a commitment to safe and conscientious commercial motor vehicle operations.
 

This position will also require operating commercial motor vehicles transporting hazardous materials performing duties as the fuel truck driver and conducting field support activities for helicopter operations for utility and powerline work, US Forest Service Contracts, CALFIRE, and other contracts as assigned and needed.

Experience and proficiency in the following major areas:

  • Extensive experience in Bell 407/212 airframe maintenance
  • Experienced in shop and field maintenance operations
  • Knowledgeable of the Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Possess sound judgment and objectivity in decision-making
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Experienced in safely operating trucks with Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (GVWR) up to and over 26,000 lbs.
  • Knowledge of state and federal road regulations and laws
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to organize a daily workload by priorities
  • Strong observational skills and must be detail-oriented

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repairs, and alterations in accordance with maintenance procedures, airworthiness directives, service bulletins, service letters, and applicable Federal Aviation Regulations (FAA), company policies, and procedures, in a timely manner, with a high standard of safety and quality
  • Carry out maintenance updates on different components and accessories of aircraft
  • Conduct regular maintenance tests and checks to ensure all components are working at full capacity
  • Install replacement parts in the aircraft that are faulty or damaged
  • Create inventories of supplies, materials, and equipment
  • Maintain repair logs and other documents such as reports of fixed and replaced aircraft components
  • Diagnose malfunctions and apply corrective maintenance
  • Positively represent Lohman Helicopter through a professional and favorable appearance to the public and to the companies and entities that we work with
  • Satisfactorily complete all company-mandated and assigned training classes and training courses within given time limits
  • Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the landing zone, including the activities of other employees and contractors, and the movement of equipment/helicopters
  • Maintain a consistent, open, and honest line of communication with your supervisor
  • Maintain state-issued Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements and DOT Medical Examiner’s Certificate
  • Safely and conscientiously utilize and operate all fleet trucks, vehicles, and equipment, observing all law and industry standards of operation and use to complete assigned tasks and responsibilities
  • Drive trucks transporting hazardous materials
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions
  • Ensure vehicles and equipment are clean inside and outside and maintained accordingly
  • Support aircraft for powerline work, fire contracts, and other contracts as required through refueling aircraft, hooking and removing long lines, and other ground support duties as assigned
  • Track fuel quantities and order when needed
  • Under the direction of the Fleet Manager, support the truck and vehicle fleet to maintain road and field use readiness
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip
  • Service and maintain company equipment as directed and notify managers of any major maintenance or issues encountered
  • Comply with DOT regulations
  • Comply with company Employee Manual, GOM, SMS, SOP’s, and Ops Specs
  • Participate in out-of-town travel, work, and overtime work, as required
  • Must be self-motivated, disciplined, dependable, and resourceful, with a can-do attitude
  • Actively participate in the company SMS program
  • Make safety a priority at all times

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Due to the nature of small business operations, it is necessary to fulfill task requirements of varied nature to support the company’s needs.