EC135 A&P Lead Mechanic – Florida

Lead Aircraft Mechanic (A&P)



$75,004.80 – $98,259.20 Annually


Naples, FL

Job Type

Full Time, Regular

Job Number



Bureau of Emergency Services


Emergency Medical Services

Opening Date


Closing Date

12/28/2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Job Summary

• Perform specialized aircraft maintenance work within the Collier County Helicopter Operations Division.
• The Aircraft Mechanic reports directly to the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor. With the assistance of the supervisor – requisitions, receives and stores a variety of aircraft and aircraft engine parts, tools, etc. Performs maintenance responsibilities as required by FAR Part 135/FAA A&P mechanic.
• Maintains County aircraft/aircrafts according to FAA and Manufacturer’s recommendations. Diagnoses mechanical difficulties and determines necessity of repair.
• Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on the aircraft/aircrafts. Lubricates parts, maintains fluid levels, cleans and repairs batteries.
• Maintains records in accordance with FAA regulations. Repairs and maintains ground support and hangar equipment.

Essential Functions

• Performs all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on time and in accordance with FAA and manufacturer’s specifications consistent with Collier County Helicopter Operations policies and procedures.
• Installs, removes, and reinstalls aircraft parts and avionics in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications and in compliance with FAA requirements. Ensures the optimal operational status and compatibility of the installed avionic equipment.
• Maintains accurate and up to date aircraft maintenance logbooks in accordance with FAA requirements and County policies and procedures.
• Maintains fuel system in accordance with FAA Part 139 regulations and Naples Airport Authority. Completes training by approved Naples Airport Authority vendor(s). Conducts daily, semi-annual and annual inspections on the fuel system as prescribed by Naples Airport Authority. Completes training on spill prevention and firefighting. Properly maintains records.
• Maintains the environmental integrity of the helicopter operations premises in order to promote a safe and healthy work environment in accordance with OSHA regulations and County policies.
• Completes all assignments to specifications as directed, within the specific time frame and budget and in accordance with County policies and procedures.
• Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, daily activity logs, inspection forms, purchase requisitions, work orders, maintenance records, charts, diagrams, graphs, timecards, leave requests, or other documents.
• Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, lists, schedules, work orders, delivery receipts, invoices, laboratory reports, technical studies, service/maintenance schedules, maintenance records, operational manuals, material safety data sheets, diagrams, laws, policies, procedures, regulations, standards, directories, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
• Operates a personal computer as necessary to complete essential functions.
• Communicates with supervisor, other divisions, employees, contractors, vendors/suppliers, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
• Maintains a current knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, methods, and procedures; attends workshops and training sessions as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications

• High school diploma required.
• Requires seven (7) years of maintenance experience with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience maintaining Eurocopter EC135 helicopters with Turbomeca engines in a Part 135 and/or Part 145 environment.
• EMS experience preferred.
• Must not have incurred any FAA suspensions/revocations.
• Knowledge of tools, equipment and procedures used in maintenance and repair of aircraft equipment.
• Knowledge of FAA regulations and requirements.
• Knowledge of testing procedures, service techniques, methods of troubleshooting, corrosion control, inspection requirements and retirement times.
• Knowledge of current FAA civilian maintenance standards, as outlined in FAR Part-91 and Part-135, Form 337s, STCs MEL and Avionics.
• Ability to operate tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair of aircraft.
• Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing.
• Fingerprinting required.
• Post-offer drug screening in accordance with FAA FAR Part 135 regulations is required.

Supplemental information

  • Salary offers above the minimum pay grade may be considered based on qualifications.
  • Essential Employees may be required to work during an undeclared or declared emergency. The County’s Administrative Office will determine who will be required to work on an incident-by-incident basis.
  • This job posting is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

Agency Collier County Phone (239) 252-8460
Address Human Resources Division
3303 East Tamiami Trail East
Naples, Florida, 34112

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