Air Medical Group Holdings

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician Intern

    Job Locations US-CA-McClellan
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/14/2018 5:39 PM)
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  • Overview

    The REACH Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) Internship is a paid, structured, 12-week program designed to provide new and pending A&P program graduates with focused aircraft maintenance experience, relevant education, and on-the-job training via meaningful, real-world projects that complement a student’s A&P coursework. This is an excellent opportunity for a student or recent graduate to learn about aviation maintenance in a structured environment.


    Please Note, program dates are below:

    • Fall 2018 Application Deadline: Closed
    • Spring 2019 Application Enrollment Period:  February 11, 2019- March 1, 2019
    • All applications need to be received by March 1, 2019
    • Program Start Date: April 1, 2019

    Please check back during the spring enrollment period to apply. Alternatively, please check out our Careers site and sign up to receive email alerts for "Maintenance Intern" opportunities. If the position you're searching for is not currently accepting applications , you can enter your email address under "Email Alert Options" which will save your search settings and notify you as soon as the position becomes available.



    Under direct supervision of a senior AMT, AMT Lead or the Hangar Maintenance Manager, the AMT Intern will be part-time, temporary employee working approximately 24-30 hours per week during the course of their internship. This will allow students the flexibility necessary to adequately prioritize and complete their external A&P coursework. During the course of REACH’s program, the Intern will engage in approximately 15% vocational training, with 85% of their time dedicated to hands-on, supervised maintenance tasks of minimal to moderate complexity. Although successful completion of the AMT internship program is not a guarantee of regular, full-time employment with REACH Air Medical Services or any of its operating Companies, each intern will receive a certificate of completion from REACH’s Maintenance Department and possible consideration for open positions for which they may be qualified.


    Coursework includes familiarization and participation in the following areas:

    • INDOC and Safety Training
    • Parts Familiarization and Supply Chain Management Training
    • General Helicopter and Turboprop Training
    • Composite and Metal Structures Training
    • Engine Maintenance Training
    • Boroscope & Inspection Practices Training
    • Learn Aircraft Systems, Avionics Repair & Troubleshooting, Weight & Balance, Track & Balance
    • Acts as support for other mechanics when parts and additional maintenance resources are required.
    • Supports all REACH Bases/Departments with professionalism.
    • Interacts on a regular basis with all Shop AMT’s, all Base AMT’s, aircraft maintenance company representatives, FAA, and others as required.


    • Must be a recent graduate or an active student within 6 months of graduation from an accredited A&P program.
    • Must be able to read and interpret aircraft maintenance manuals and technical publications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
    • Strong work ethic and initiative.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated ability to be service oriented (responds to/meets the needs of internal customers).
    • Dedicated to team success and a team player.

    Physical Requirements:

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:
    • Requires acceptable results from our standard background verification processes and pre-employment physical, which include a drug screen.
    • As this is an FAA Safety Sensitive position, requires enrollment into the Company DOT Drug and Alcohol Program and participation in the company Fitness for Duty 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:

    • Access to personal tools necessary for aircraft maintenance internship activities; minimum required tools list (and/or reasonable accommodation where possible) will be provided and discussed with intern candidate.
    • Reliable transportation to Hangar facility. 


    This  job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the intern.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice, within scope of and relevance to internship objectives.

    Additional Information

    REACH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans).


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