Helicopter A&P Mechanic – Illinois

AEL 145 Matton, IL – Base Mechanic (Base plus 5 dollars an hour Geo Mod)

Air Evac Lifeteam •

Mattoon, Illinois, USA

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Jobs at Air Evac Lifeteam

Job Description:

To function as a Base Mechanic in accordance with Air Evac EMS, Inc. (AEEMS) General Operations Manual and Policies and Procedures. To assist with coverage of open shifts as needed in assigned area.


•Maintains the aircraft in a safe and efficient manner with emphasis on compliance with the A.A.I.P.
•Submit all appropriate paperwork in a neat and timely manner

•Report any major malfunctions, aircraft damage to the appropriate individuals in the most expeditious manner

•Present him/her self in a neat and professional manner while carrying out his duties with the Company

•Actively promote the Company’s public relations image. He/she will provide the customer with courteous, efficient, and, safe service

•Refer any questions from the media to the Public Relations Department, this excludes normal questions of a PR nature

•Wash, wax, and clean aircraft as needed along with nurse, paramedic, and pilot

•Perform housekeeping duties required to keep the hangar area neat, clean, and presentable

•Become thoroughly acquainted with all relevant local Policies and Procedures

•Monitor aircraft maintenance status and maintain liaison with the regional maintenance personnel to ensure proper and timely scheduled and unscheduled maintenance is accomplished

•Keep the Regional Director of Maintenance informed of all operational matters that should be brought to the attention of Company management

•Read, understand and interpret maintenance manuals, technical websites, written & verbal instructions
•Perform other duties as required

Job Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, a mechanic must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


•High School or Training Equivalent

•Current A & P certificate required

•Current States Drivers License

•Two years experience in helicopter maintenance

Physical Demands

•Able to lift a minimum of 50lbs

•Able to use arms, hands and legs to accomplish tasks

•Able to sit, stand and squat for extended periods of time

•Able to climb with balance on and off aircraft

Work Environment

•Required to work frequently near moving mechanical parts
•Required to work in outside weather conditions

•Exposed to loud noise levels

•Able to be on call during work week

•Required to work after hours and weekends as needed

Time Type

Regular Full-Time

Air Evac is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status or other non-merit factors.

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Air Evac Lifeteam
1001 Boardwalk Springs Place
Suite 250
O’Fallon, Missouri 63368 USA

Air Evac Lifeteam is part of the Global Medical Response (GMR) family of companies. GMR is the industry-leading air, ground, managed medical transportation and community, industrial/specialty and wildland fire services organization.



The line pilot schedule rotates seven days on/seven days off, with 12-hour day/night shifts; we provide base housing for the 7-day hitch; and, there are opportunities for base transfers and career progression, as well as workover shifts.

AMTs – Not only are you working in a purpose-driven career, our Aviation Maintenance Technicians have a flexible work schedule and workover shifts are available. AMT’s can explore career advancement, as well as opportunities to transfer between bases.

Visit us at www.lifeteam.net to see a listing of our company benefits.

Supported Manufacturers:
Bell Helicopter, Airbus

Supported Models:
Bell Helicopter – B206L4, B407/GX/GXP/GXi Airbus – EC130T2

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