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Mechanic – Aviation

Position: Mechanic – Aviation
Division: Special Operations
Salary: Starting at $43,901
Deadline: Until Filled

Job Description

The Aviation Mechanic is responsible for daily routine inspections and servicing on agency aircraft, to include washing and cleaning.  The mechanic will conduct periodic inspections and servicing on agency aircraft’s airframes, engines and accessories in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations and associated airframe/engine/component/accessory manuals or instructions.  The mechanic will troubleshoot discrepancies with agency aircraft’s components & accessory systems and make repairs as required.  The mechanic will assist with periodic overhauls of agency aircraft’s components.  The mechanic will assist with agency aircraft modifications, to include equipment upgrades and/or additions.  The mechanic will be required to utilize computer-based manuals, research parts, keep records of discrepancies & work performed, and update maintenance schedules.  The mechanic may occasionally accompany the flight crews during pre-maintenance and/or post-maintenance check flights.  The mechanic will assist with cleaning the agency’s hangar facilities and equipment. See Job Description in Human Resources for further duties and responsibilities.

Requirements:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED Diploma.
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver License.
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.
  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor involving moral character, false statement, perjury, or domestic violence.
  • Must have an FAA-issued, current and valid (U.S.) Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic’s Certificate.
  • Must have at least two years of total rotorcraft field/line maintenance experience.
  • Must have turbine rotorcraft maintenance experience
  • Must have been actively engaged in aircraft maintenance, including rotorcraft, within the past year.
  • Must be willing to be available as needed, for after hours, weekend and/or holiday service call-outs.

Skills:

  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, goal orientated, and be able to prioritize tasks.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Must be able to follow all safety procedures.
  • Bell OH-58, 206, and/or 407 fields/line maintenance experience preferred.
  • Electrical wiring and troubleshooting experience are preferred.
  • Proficiency with Bell 407 EPMPLUS/PIMS, FADEC M-Term, and/or DSS MicroVib preferred.

OSCEOLA COUNTY SUPPORTS THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990. APPLICANTS WITH A DISABILITY MAY REQUEST REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS THROUGHOUT THE JOB APPLICATION PROCESS BY CALLING 407-344-5240. REQUESTS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO THE JOB APPLICATION PROCESS MUST BE MADE FIVE(5) DAYS IN ADVANCE.

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We encourage veterans, service members and their spouses and family members to apply for employment with this agency; applicants will receive preference and priority in hiring decisions.

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