MD500 A&P Mechanic – Florida

A&P Mechanic

Vertol Systems Company •

Destin, Florida, USA

Position Type:

Vertol Systems Company

Job Description:

FAA Part 145 Repair Station aircraft maintenance technician performing troubleshooting, repairs, services, and maintenance on helicopters and airplanes ensuring compliance with FAA regulation and documentation requirements.

Travel: Yes

Job Type: Full-time


  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Destin, FL 32541: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess an FAA Airframe and Powerplant License
  • Exceptional organizational skills and possess keen attention to detail
  • Must be a problem solver able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve maintenance issues on a variety of helicopter and airplane platforms
  • Legally able to work in the US, able to obtain a US Passport and willing to travel as required
  • Required to pass drug screening and background investigation
  • Complete MD-500 inspections, repairs, component changes, and accompanying documentation in accordance with manufacturer and FAA approved procedures
  • Maintain all necessary records and logbooks including aircraft certification in the permanent maintenance records approving aircraft returned to service
  • Cessna/Piper fixed wing experience is a plus
  • Other duties as assigned this listing is not all inclusive.
  • Aircraft maintenance: 1-2 years (Preferred)
  • Airframe & Powerplant License (Preferred)

Cognitive Requirements:

  • Ability to read and understand technical documentation, technical drawings, and schematics.
  • Knowledge of aviation maintenance technical procedures and best practices.
  • Understanding of FAA regulations and documentation processes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve maintenance issues IAW established procedures and in compliance with FAA regulations.
  • Must possess motivation, initiative, and accountability to expedite maintenance professionally while prioritizing multiple tasks required throughout the workday.

Experience and Training:

  • Cessna Experience preferred.
  • Military and/or civilian aviation technical schooling
  • 1-2 years aviation maintenance experience preferred

Salary Range:

Job Ident #:

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Vertol Systems Company
1001 Airport Road
Hangar 17-101
Destin, Florida 32541 USA

Vertol Systems Company, Inc. (VSC) was formed in 1996, and is based in Destin, Florida. Since incorporation, VSC has provided customers with specialized helicopter and aircraft solutions specific to those organization’s unique requirements.


Paid Time Off/ WC

Supported Manufacturers:
Bell, McDonnell Douglas, Russian aircraft types.

Supported Models:
UH-1H Huey, MD-500/MD-530, MI-8 HIP, Mi-24 HIND, AN-2 COLT, King Air B350, P-750 XSTOL

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