Texas, United States

Helicopter Mechanic – Fort Worth, TX

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Title of Position: Helicopter Mechanic

Employment Location: Fort Worth, TX

Roles and Responsibilities:
– Familiar with using test equipment for track and balance. Theory of rotor system tracking and balancing for adjustments.
– Interpreting Airworthiness Directives and Alert Service Bulletins for application on helicopters.
– Familiar with using measuring instruments such as dial calipers, micrometers, tensiometers, dial bore gauges, feeler gauges, and borescopes.
– Adjustments and troubleshooting of engine parameters for oil pressure, Ng, temperature indication, and topping settings.
– Familiar with common hand tools for applying torque to fasteners.
– Keeping detailed records of all repairs and work performed on the aircraft in accordance with the repair station guidelines.
– Inspect and repair aircraft according to strict safety guidelines set by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) or applicable regulatory body.
– Perform routine maintenance checks and perform diagnostic tests to identify hydraulic and mechanical malfunctions.
– Consult maintenance blueprints, manuals, and other documents to assist with troubleshooting and repairs.
– Inventory aircraft parts, supplies, and equipment, and keep detailed records of inspections, repairs, and other maintenance operations.
– Complete tasks within allotted time frames and to FAA (or equivalent) and company standards
– Collaborate with other mechanics and engineers to perform repairs and ensure aircraft are operating smoothly.

– Analytical mind with a penchant for troubleshooting.
– Excellent math and computer skills.
– Detail-oriented with a passion for mechanics.
– Manual dexterity and physical strength.
– Extensive experience with power and hand tools, and knowledge of aircraft systems, mechanics, and parts.
– Ability to make consistent and precise repairs under pressure.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
– High school diploma or equivalent
– 3+ years’ experience as a helicopter mechanic, with at least 2 years on designated helicopters (Airbus – AS350, EC130, EC135, EC145; Agusta – 109, 119, 139; Bell – 206, 407, 429, 412, 505; MD – 500; Sikorsky – S76).
– Working knowledge of blueprint reading, geometry, and trigonometry
– Ability to use hand tools, power tools, and welding equipment.
– Familiarity with aviation maintenance manuals

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
– Airframe & Powerplant license.
– Inspection and Authorization License.
– Any OEM school training within the past 4 years.
– Experience working on commercial and military helicopters.
– Leadership experience in a supervisory or management role. Structural Technician

– 8 hour First Shift Monday – Friday
– Employer offers medical, dental, vision and life insurance. As well as vacation, PTO and 401K matching once hired as a direct employee.

  • Location: Texas, United States
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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