A&P Mechanic

Job Description:
Revised December 30, 2021

A&P MECHANIC
Job Title: Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic
Department: Maintenance
Location: Elko, Nevada Travel Required: Occasional
Level/Salary Range: N/A Position Type: Permanent, Full Time
Hourly / Salary: $35.00-$45.00 per hour DOE, Non-Exempt
Reports To: Director of Maintenance

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strong commitment to safety and relentless pursuit of an accident-free work environment
  • Certifies airworthiness of aircraft
  • Conducts aircraft inspections
  • Makes appropriate repairs, modifications, adjustments, and replacements to aircraft
  • Investigates, analyzes, and corrects reported and apparent malfunctions in all aircraft and engine systems and components
  • Inspects airframe components and performs engine repairs at specified intervals
  • Maintains records of all inspections, discrepancies, replacements, directive and service bulletin compliance, component history and status of aircraft
  • Maintains aircraft, facilities, equipment, and materials in clean, orderly condition
  • Maintains ground support equipment
  • Any other duty as assigned

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years of experience inspecting, maintaining, and certifying turbine helicopters and/or general aviation fixed wing aircraft
  • FAA A&P Mechanic certification, 2 years’ experience
  • Valid and unrestricted driver’s license with 5 years clean driving history
  • Ability to move and lift 75 pounds during aircraft and component maintenance
  • Ability to climb ladders and maintenance stands
  • Ability to fit/crawl in confined/tight spaces

PREFERRED/ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous relevant field experience with Bell 206B3 / 206-L4
  • Completion of Bell Helicopter Field Maintenance Course
  • Previous relevant experience with the Rolls Royce turbine engine
  • Certification of Achievement from Rolls Royce
  • Knowledge and experience with computer programs (MS Word and Excel)
  • Relevant experience with avionics
  • Equipment Operation
  • Must own tools of the trade
  • May operate forklift, as needed
  • May operate motor vehicles, as needed
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Adequate vision, speech and hearing to perform Essential Duties and Responsibilities safely and effectively
  • Must be able to physically perform the functions of the positions
  • Must be physically capable of repeatedly bending at the waist, squatting, stooping, kneeling, crawling, climbing, lifting
  • 75 pounds above the level of the head

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by an employee in this position. The duties and responsibilities described herein are subject to change. Employee will be required to follow other instructions and perform other duties assigned by their supervisor. Nothing contained in this document shall be construed as a contract for employment, nor does it alter the at-will employment status of the employee.