Helicopter/Fixed Wing A&P Mechanic and Shop Manager – Oregon

Mechanic / Shop Manager

Jerry Trimble Helicopters •


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Jerry Trimble Helicopters

Job Description:

Jerry Trimble Helicopters operates a Part 61 flight school offering fixed and rotor wing flight instruction. JTH maintains a fleet of fifteen helicopters and four airplanes. In addition to the flight school, JTH holds 133 and 135 certificates and offer maintenance services to the general public with an emphasis on Robinson Helicopters.


  • Responsible for servicing, inspecting, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft engines and associated components; effectively performs work to meet deadlines and performance goals
  • Troubleshoot systems; disassembles, repairs, and reassembles sections and components to maintain full functioning equipment according to technical data provided by the customer
  • Properly complete all necessary paperwork in accordance with FAA requirements
  • Will be responsible for the oversight of other mechanics


Duties are performed in either indoor or outdoor environments. The mechanic may be exposed to routine office noises, moderate electrical or mechanical hazards, and frequent exposure to an aircraft hangar environment where the mechanic may be expose to loud aircraft noise, fumes, gases, odors, dust particles and mechanical/electrical and chemical hazards.

Job Requirements:

  • Hold both airframe and powerplant certifications
  • Have a working knowledge of aircraft structures and systems
  • Be able to multi-task
  • Possess appropriate tools
  • Have a working knowledge of 14 CFR Parts 91 & 43
  • Have previous mechanical experience and an above average mechanical aptitude
  • Be physically fit and able to lift 50-75 pounds
  • Possess the ability to maintain a high degree of organization
  • Be self-motivated, follow instructions, and ask questions.
  • Have a positive attitude and desire to learn and improve.
  • Be required to fly in R-22, R-44, R-66 and C172 for test flights.
  • Health insurance is provided

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Jerry Trimble Helicopters
4050 SE Nimbus Loop
McMinnville, Oregon 97128 USA

Jerry Trimble Helicopters is located in McMinnville, Oregon, approximately 50 miles southwest of Portland, Oregon. The McMinnville airport is located in a valley in the heart of Oregon wine country. To the east we have the Oregon Cascade mountain ran…

Supported Manufacturers:
Robinson, McDonnell Douglas, Cessna, Piper

Supported Models:
R22, R44, R66, MD-500C, Cessna 172, Piper Aztec PA23-25Q

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