Helicopter/Fixed Wing A&P Mechanic – Alaska

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

North Slope Borough Search and Rescue •

Barrow, Alaska, USA

Position Type:
Permanent

North Slope Borough Search and Rescue

Job Description:

Summary or Purpose:
Provides specialized inspection, maintenance, and repair of Search & Rescue (SAR) aircraft, facilities and ground support equipment; acts as flight crew chief and assists with rescue and recovery duties as directed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Maintain NSB aircraft, facility and ground support equipment in mission ready status.
  • Performs inspection, maintenance and repairs of Search & Rescue aircraft, facilities, ground support equipment and vehicles, in compliance with applicable FAA, and OSHA regulations, and as outlined in manufacturers’ technical maintenance manuals.
  • Perform aircraft line service duties including refueling, tanker truck inspections, jet fuel quality control and aircraft marshaling.
  • Responds to emergencies and performs flight crew duties as assigned.
  • Review status of aircraft and equipment, and recommends equipment replacement and repair options.
  • Maintain skills and certification through participation in applicable educational opportunities.
  • May be required to work a non-traditional work schedule to include evening, holidays and weekends and may be subject to 24 hour on-call status.
  • Respect operations by maintaining confidentiality of all the department missions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of NSB Search & Rescue Department policies and procedures, and related safety, maintenance and legal issues.
  • Knowledge of Borough, state, and FAA rules and regulations.
  • Skill in diagnosing and troubleshooting complex maintenance discrepancies on SAR aircraft and
  • equipment.
  • Skill in fabricating and adapting parts and tools to specific repairs.
  • Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses Required:
  • High school graduate or G.E.D/or, a combination of 12 years of education and related work experience.
  • FAA Airframe & Power Plant License;
  • Two years of work experience as a licensed aircraft maintenance engineer;
  • Ability to obtain a valid Alaska Commercial Drivers License with HazMat, Tanker, and Air Brake
  • endorsements required within the probationary period.
  • Applicants must pass a criminal back ground, finger printing and a Safety TSA test provided by the State of Alaska DOT, to obtain an AOA badge required to operate on airport premises within 30 days of hire.

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Work is performed in internal and external environments with exposure to inclement weather and varying temperatures, bio-hazardous material, toxic substances, potentially explosive materials and constant exposure to excessive mechanical noise.

Special Equipment and Tools Utilized:
Airplanes, helicopters and support vehicles; specialized repair equipment, machinery, tools and electronic test equipment.

Salary Range:
38.31-47.89

Relocation:
None

Travel:
Rotational position

Job Ident #:

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North Slope Borough Search and Rescue
PO Box 869
Barrow, Alaska 99723 USA
www.north-slope.org

Municipal government aeromedical evacuation, search and rescue provider.

Benefits:
State of Alaska PERS (retirement) with 5% matching, two weeks paid vacation, long term/short term disability, annual pay increases based on performance, Medical, Dental and Vision.

Supported Manufacturers:
King Air, Pilatus, Beechcraft, Bell Helicopter, Sikorsky

Supported Models:
PC-24, B350, B412, S92

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