Helicopter A&P Mechanic – California

Maintenance Technician

Helinet •

Van Nuys, California, USA

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Job Description:

  • Competitive compensation – From $38 to $50/hour, depending on relevant industry experience
  • Signing bonus opportunities
  • Flexible full-time schedule options
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of aircraft including Airbus AS-350, Leonardo A109, Sikorsky S-76, and Sikorsky UH-60
  • Comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, paid time off and 401(k) matching

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Perform aircraft maintenance, inspections and repairs in accordance with regulations, manufacturer instructions and company policies.
  • Applies technical knowledge of aircraft systems to effectively troubleshoot and determine system and equipment malfunctions.
  • Applies expertise in maintaining and restoring aircraft to airworthy or sale condition.
  • Maintains records in compliance with FAA and Company standards.
  • Maintains premises of the shop facility in a clean and organized manner.
  • Perform dynamic balancing of aircraft components and systems.
  • Keeps equipment and tools in serviceable and working condition.
  • Under supervision, removes, reinstalls, and replaces major components such as rotor and tail rotor blades, main transmissions, tail rotor gear boxes, and main rotor and tail rotor hub assemblies, engines and subassemblies.
  • Helps complete annual and hourly inspections.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively with all maintenance and operations personnel to explain job and shop

Job Requirements:

  • Current, valid A&P License with verifiable experience
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience with turbine rotor wing is required; experience working on S76, A109, and AS350 preferred
  • High School Diploma
  • High attention to detail and thrives in a team environment
  • Willing to support on-call schedule, which in some cases, may include weekends and overtime
  • Must be able to lift 70lbs. and work in a variety of elements
  • Legally eligible to work in the US and pass FAA regulated drug/alcohol tests as well as a background check
  • Must have basic hand tools required for aircraft maintenance

Why Helinet?

Helinet is a dynamic, family-owned company with a fleet of 18 helicopters that continues to pursue new growth opportunities. Our diverse service offerings allow Maintenance Technicians the opportunity to work on a variety of aircraft that support lifesaving missions including organ and

patient transport, and firefighting. Every Helinet team member contributes directly to our culture of outstanding safety and customer service and we have always been proud to support one another in delivering a best-in-class experience in everything we do.

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Job Ident #:
Helinet Aviation Services

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16303 Waterman Drive
Van Nuys, California 91406 USA

Helinet Aviation provides premium helicopter services for multiple markets nationwide—serving the motion picture, news, charter, medical, and government industries with unparalleled professionalism and quality.

Benefits include Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, 401k program with company match. Additionally, we offer Life & Disability insurance and Aflac Supplemental insurance programs. We offer paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday time.

Salary Range DOE.

Supported Manufacturers:
Airbus, Sikorsky, Leonardo

Supported Models:
AS350, AS355, A109, UH60 & S76

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