Air Medical Group Holdings

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician - (Full-Time) - Fixed Wing - Cal-Ore Life Flight - Crescent City, CA

    Job Locations US-CA-Crescent City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/23/2018 7:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    The CAL-ORE Aircraft Maintenance Technician is responsible for the daily airworthiness and safety of the In-Service aircraft and performance of all maintenance, preventive maintenance, repairs and alterations according to FAA regulations; providing additional support to all out base mechanics to ensure safe and efficient high quality patient transport.


    • Supports and conducts daily routine and advanced inspections to include aircraft airworthiness checks, aircraft ground support equipment/fuel storage, aircraft parts inventory, and shipping, receiving, repair disposition.
    • Conducts scheduled and unscheduled maintenance in a timely manner for in-service aircraft as necessary, with safety a primary consideration.
    • Conducts heavier inspections, repairs and modifications, performing duties and tasks as assigned commensurate with individual skills and abilities in accordance with federal regulations.
    • Application of continuous improvement within the team/division.
    • Maintains base fuel storage in accordance with federal and state regulations.
    • Provides input in establishing base maintenance processes and ensures adherence to Cal-Ore Life Flight’s maintenance processes.
    • Interacts on regular basis with aircraft maintenance company representatives, FAA, FSDO, Cal-Ore’s staff.
    • Serves as a role model to others on staff
    • Special projects as required.



    • Valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant License.
    • 3-5 years A&P mechanic experience performing fixed-wing maintenance as required.
    • Inspection Authorization preferred and/or experience working under CFR Parts 135 and 145 mechanic ratings preferred.
    • Proficient in maintenance associated with Current twin engine fixed wing mechanical and system experience or equivalent.
    • Ability to understand Maintenance manuals and diagrams.
    • Apply information to troubleshooting problems.
    • Knowledge of safety protocols and limits to your abilities.
    • Advanced electrical and electronics knowledge.
    • Advanced aircraft systems and records knowledge.
    • Advanced logistics decision-making skills and aircraft maintenance planning skills.
    • Effective leadership and communication skills.
    • Mentors base janitorial staff and may inspect their completed maintenance tasks.
    • Must be able to read and interpret aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
    • Valid Driver’s License in State where employed and proof of liability insurance.
    • Basic computer skills, familiar with Microsoft Windows environment.


    • Safety Oriented:  Must maintain and demonstrate safety as a priority.  Complies with PPE.Fosters a culture of risk and safety.  Properly reports into safety systems, contributes to improvements, may sit on committees.
    • Decision Making:  Most solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.  Willing to make difficult decisions in a timely manner (decisiveness).
    • Quality/Accuracy:  Achieves a high standard with work outcomes; completes tasks with a concern for all the details involved; monitors and checks work for precision, clarity and completeness; produces quality results.
    • Accountable:  Shows commitment, dedication and dependability in all aspects of the job.
    • Adaptable:  Effectively copes with an evolving work environment and quickly changes and adjusts own approach and behavior accordingly; adapts to new ideas and initiatives across a wide variety of situations.
    • Versatility: Demonstrates flexibility and a willingness to work within an environment of changing priorities.
    • Customer Oriented:  Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers in a timely, efficient manner.
    • Critical Thinking:  Able to break down a complex task into manageable parts in a systematic way.
    • Composure:  Maintains a calm and professional demeanor in all situations; does not become defensive or irritated when under stress; is considered mature.
    • Self-Improvement:  Dedicated to improvement of skills.
    • Provides input in establishing base maintenance processes.
    • Monitors and ensures adherence to Cal-Ore Life Flight’s maintenance processes.
    • Provides technical supervision and advice to staff as it applies to the maintenance process
    • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
    • Ability to perform duties in accordance with the Company Operations Manual, Operation Specifications, Aircraft Inspection Programs, Repair Station Procedures, and Company Protocols.
    • Required to carry a cell phone to provide uncontrollable standby on an as-needed basis with a one (1) hour response time.
    • Ability to manage people, priorities and workflow.
    • Ability to interact with crewmembers at a professional level under all circumstances.
    • This position possesses no supervisory responsibilities.


    Value Based Competencies:


    Customer/Patient Focused:

    • Responds to the needs of those served and demonstrates concern for meeting those needs.
    • Tailors each interaction to the specific needs of the person and/or situation
    • Responds quickly and effectively to problems that may arise while providing service.


    • Demonstrates open, honest and respectful communication
    • Provides timely, constructive feedback that contributes to others' development (each member must demonstrate a commitment to help each other succeed).

    Continuous Improvement:

    • Thinks broadly when seeking new ways to improve performance, processes and services
    • Seeks out and utilizes best practices


    • Takes responsibility for individual and team actions, decisions and results
    • Measures progress against agreed upon plans and stated goals

    Physical Requirements: 

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

    • Must be acceptable in accordance with the FAA drug and alcohol testing program
    • Utilize visual acuity to read technical information, use hands to finger, handle, feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    • Perform activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting, and walking.
    • Capable of lifting 50lbs.

    Work Environment:

    • Entails exposure to indoor and outdoor weather conditions.
    • May be exposed to loud aircraft noise, fumes, gasses, odors, dust particles and mechanical/electrical and chemical hazards. 

    Required Equipment:

    • Personal tools specific to aircraft maintenance.
    • Dependable personal car and Cell phone (personal or company).

    Work Schedule:

    • This Part-Time Aircraft Maintenance Technician will be scheduled for approximately 25-30 hours per week and will complement existing maintenance teams with coverage and/or special projects.
    • Must willing and able to work a highly flexible schedule with regard to days per week and start times.

    Reporting Relationship:  Reports directly to the Director of Maintenance.



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