Aero Air is seeking an Experienced Tanker Mechanic/AP Technician-Crew Chief to join our team! Aero Air, a premier aviation company in the Pacific Northwest, is seeking an experienced Tanker Mechanic - Crew Chief/A&P Technician to support our Erickson Aero Tanker fleet of government contracted aircra

Tanker Mechanic MD-87 Crew Chief-AP Technician

Aero Air • 
Madras, Oregon, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Aero Air is seeking an Experienced Tanker Mechanic/AP Technician-Crew Chief to join our team!

Aero Air, a premier aviation company in the Pacific Northwest, is seeking an experienced 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 and 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.

We offer a very competitive wage and excellent benefit package!

Aero Air offers a benefits package which includes medical, voluntary dental, voluntary vision, life and disability insurance and a 401(k) with a 3 employer contribution and also may include additional pay based on incentives and bonus structure.

Required Duties and Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the required duties and responsibilities.

  • A&P 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.
  • Coordinate 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 soldering irons.
  • Coordinate 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 operating procedures.
  • Coordinates 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.
  • Accountable 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 technicians removal from the crew. Ability to occasionally pre-book travel for reimbursement.
  • Our contract with the US Forest Service requires 2 days 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.
  • Scheduled 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
  • Maintain reliable, regular and predictable attendance.
  • Adhere to all Aero Air/Erickson Aero Tanker policies and standards of conduct.
  • Other duties as directed.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to use text messaging for maintenance reporting.
  • Reading comprehension required understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Required ability to follow verbal instruction.
  • 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.
  • Ability to interpret and apply technical data relating to position.
  • Ability to operate applicable equipment; ability to work without supervision required.
  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Ability to travel up to 65+ of the time.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience preferred.
  • Experience with MD-80 series aircraft desired but not required.
  • FAA A&P Certificate required or ability to qualify, test, and pass within a short period of time. Additional background in sheet metal and systems a plus.
  • Ability to organize and plan work, adhering to deadlines; attention to detail.
  • Mathematical skills required.
  • Experience with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) is required.
  • Corridor and maintenance/parts manual access software is desired.
  • High School Diploma/GED and required certifications listed above.
  • Valid U.S./state issued drivers license with clean driving record
  • Valid Passport, or ability to obtain a valid passport.
  • Successful results from a pre-employment drug test and criminal history background check.

Aero Air is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination against any person for any reason. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, familial status, parental status, protected veteran status, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

As an equal opportunity employer, Aero Air is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If interested in applying with Aero Air and need special assistance or accommodation, please contact us at HRaeroair.com

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