Entry Level Tanker
Mechanic (MD-87 Crew Chief)/ A&P Technician
Aero Air, LLC, a premier aviation company in the Pacific
Northwest, is seeking an Entry Level Tanker Mechanic - Crew Chief/A&P
Technician to support our Erickson Aero Tanker fleet of government contracted
aircraft. Our goal is to provide our customers with aviation services of the
highest quality. We are looking for highly motivated people who will take pride
in being part of our team & the firefighting effort.
Erickson Aero Tanker operates year round firefighting
operations, USFS MAP (Mandatory Assignment Period) dates can fluctuate
from year to year based on allocations and fire conditions.
This is a perfect opportunity for new or soon to be A&P
Technicians with military and/or minimal maintenance experience, who desires a
career in Aviation.
*This position is based in Madras, OR.
Technicians are primarily assigned to the Erickson Aero Tanker fleet of
government-contracted aircraft. Government MAP
- Perform the
required maintenance, troubleshooting and or repairs needed for aircraft
anywhere in the United States in which the aircraft is located. To include
locations which could include remote areas where modern conveniences may
not always be available.
and manage the adjustment, repair, or replacement of malfunctioning
components or assemblies, including the assembly of components such as
switches, electrical controls and junction boxes using hand tools or
all 'AOG' activities, the troubleshooting of instruments, components, and
assemblies, using circuit testers, voltmeters or other test equipment.
- Adhere to all
FAA Regulations, the Aero Air Repair Station Manual, Operations Manual and
all other Quality Manuals and or Regulations, ensuring that all documents
are signed off completely, properly and timely in accordance with standard
all activities with Maintenance Control and management team and other crew
chiefs as necessary. Update manager as to aircraft status.
Responsible for tasks, orders parts, assures accurate documentation,
inspects completed work, completes operation tests and preliminary post-work
inspections and completes work order forms.
- In addition
to the duties listed, A&P Technicians will be required to perform all
other duties as assigned.
for tracking and accurately reporting all time worked and expenses
incurred on a weekly basis with no exception. Failure to comply with
accurate tracking requirements may result in the technician's removal from
the crew. Ability to occasionally pre-book travel for reimbursement.
- Our contract
with the US Forest Service requires 2 day's off in any 14 day window with
a duty day of no more than 16 hours on during a 24 hour period. Crew
members may relocate to different Tanker bases on a daily basis.
- Must be
willing and able to work outdoors for long periods of time, utilizing
various types of equipment, stands, ladders, boom lifts, scissor lifts,
tugs, forklifts, etc.
maintenance is accomplished during non-flying hours, sunset to sunrise.
- During flying
hours Crew Chiefs can be required to help with fueling, retardant loading,
cleaning windshields, and other assigned duties