Avera McKennan Hospital •
The nature of the air-medical mission requires that the Helicopter Mechanic have the aircraft mission ready so as to be able to move a specialty care transport team and patient safely and expeditiously. Is responsible for performing aircraft maintenance (daily, scheduled, and unscheduled) inspections. Will be responsible for maintaining the aviation facilities (helipad/hangar). The helicopter Mechanic must call upon many resources, experiences and skills, and should be summarily prepared, certified and trained. All requirements put forth in FAR Part 119 and Part 135 must be met. The Mechanic must consistently project a positive image of the institution when dealing with the FAA, physicians, patients, employees, and the public. The Mechanic is responsible for the overall safe and efficient conduct of maintenance on the aircraft. Must have a good working knowledge of the company Operational Manual, Federal Aviation Regulations, Operations Specifications, Aircraft Flight Manual, Aircraft Maintenance Manual, and any other documents pertinent to Careflight specific aircraft. Will be required to travel to all Careflight bases/locations and work on all Careflight aircraft at the discretion of the Director of Maintenance.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS:
- Required to have at least three years experience as an aircraft technician for a Part 121 or Part 135 operation as referenced in resume.
- Required current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
- Successful completion of a Department of Transportation (DOT) drug screening is required.
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