Helicopter A&P Sheetmetal Mechanic – Oregon

Field Mechanic- Airframe Structures

Columbia Helicopters, Inc •

Aurora, Oregon, USA

Position Type: Permanent

Columbia Helicopters, Inc

Job Description:

  • Assist in maintaining a large helicopter, its component parts, and the ground support equipment needed for the job.
  • Specialized skills are required to address airframe structures concerns.
  • To assume responsibility for performing all work assigned, in accordance with appropriate company maintenance procedures and FAR’s.
  • To inspect conscientiously for the existence of airworthiness issues or problems and report them to the immediate supervisor.


  • Maintaining the aircraft to ensure airworthy condition.
  • All work is performed in a safe and approved manner.
  • Ensuring that all log books and forms recording the work performed are accurate and are maintained to FAA and CHI standards.
  • Gaining access to all portions of aircraft for maintenance and inspection purposes.
  • Give on-the-job training to other employees.
  • Performing maintenance on ground support equipment.
  • Driving company vehicles.
  • Crawling under, working overhead, and climbing onto the top of the helicopter.
  • Lifting aircraft components and support equipment.
  • Travel with assigned aircraft and crew to various states.
  • Job location may be North America or an Overseas locations
  • This job has an even time rotation schedule
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant License, valid driver’s license, and able to receive DOT certification.
  • Minimum of 5 years of structural repair experience, preferably on BV 107-II and/or BV 234-type aircraft
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of in-depth structural repairs.
  • Must be proficient with aircraft structural repair manuals.
  • Proficient with reading structural drawings & prints.
  • Be familiar with FAR part 135 maintenance program requirements (CAMP).
  • Be familiar with FAR part 43 Major/Minor determination repair criteria.
  • Proficient with the use and care of structural repair tools including rivet guns & sets, drills, shavers, shrinkers – stretchers, machines, sheet metal brakes, paint equipment, presses, & etc.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment, create focus in areas of poor scope definition or where there are issues, and be solution-oriented but committed to consistency and process
  • Ability to work under minimal direction while keeping within the limitations of designated authorities and abilities while frequently exercising regular use of good judgment
  • Conduct oneself in accordance with the Company’s Core Values
  • Must meet International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) as a U.S. Person


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Columbia Helicopters, Inc

14452 Arndt Rd NE
Aurora, Oregon 97002 USA

Columbia Helicopters is the global leader in heavy-lift helicopter operations and a trusted expert in maintenance, repair, and overhaul services. Backed by over 60 years of experience, Columbia operates internationally, often conducting operations in…

Columbia Helicopters, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive wages, health, dental, vision, paid vacation and sick leave, life insurance, Profit Sharing Plan and 401(k) and long term disability.
All applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or have a valid work permit authorizing them to work in the United States.

Supported Manufacturers:
Boeing 107/CH46, 234/CH47

Supported Models:
Boeing 107/CH46, 234/CH47

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