Aviation Maintenance Technician 135 Apprentice

Air Methods
Job Type: 
United States


Performs maintenance, repairs, inspections, and alterations of Company operated aircraft and articles as assigned with an objective to attain full FAA A P certification and/or qualifying experience to move to a Part 135 field base maintenance position in two years. Attention college aviation enthusiasts and aspiring professionals with Iowa Western Community College! Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to kickstart your career in aviation maintenance? Look no further than Air Methods Aviation Maintenance Internship program! We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Iowa Western Community College, where we will be offering hands-on training and experience in our state-of-the-art maintenance facilities. This program is designed to provide interns with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the aviation industry, while also offering a potential pathway to a full-time position with Air Methods. As an industry leader in air medical services, Air Methods is committed to fostering the next generation of aviation professionals. Our internship program is a valuable recruiting tool for us, as we are always seeking top talent to join our team. By partnering with Iowa Western Community College, we are able to connect with local students and offer them a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and potentially join our team upon graduation. So if you have a passion for aviation and are eager to jumpstart your career, dont miss out on this opportunity! Apply now for the Air Methods Aviation Maintenance Internship program and take your first step towards a successful career in the industry.


  • Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following: of Time
    • Assist in the repair, modification, and inspection of engines, components, and airframes under the direction of a Licensed Airframe Power plant Mechanic (A P) (Mechanics Certificate)


    • Assist in the testing of repaired aircraft systems for proper performance


    • Assist in the cleaning, maintenance and lubricating and other routine maintenance of Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and maintenance tooling under the direction of a Licensed A P (Mechanics Certificate)


    • Ensures compliance with FAA regulations, manufactures recommendations, and Air Methodsrsquo; standards


    • Prepares and maintains documentation related to work activities in accordance with regulations and Company policies


    • Enters detailed maintenance records to paper work orders and AMMIS


    • Other duties as assigned

    5 Additional Job Requirements 90

    • Provide timely on call availability during nights, weekends, and holidays if necessary
    • Regular scheduled attendance
    • Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling: 25 ndash; 50
    • Periodic travel in support of Part 135 operations and company objectives will be expected.  

    Subject to applicable laws and Air Methodrsquo;s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methodsrsquo; employment practices and policies. Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position. Education Experience

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three yearsrsquo; related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Completion of two years of trade of vocational school (or equivalent work experience) preferred or currently enrolled and tracking to receive full A P certification within 12 months from a Part 147 school.


    • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to process complex systems and logically think through problems
    • Basic working knowledge of FARs Parts 39, 43, 65, 91 135
    • Proficiency in the use of hand tools applicable to performing aircraft inspections, repairs and alterations
    • Knowledge of basic aircraft maintenance and basic understanding of composite structures and repairs
    • Ability to be a team player with a professional attitude
    • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented and ability to prioritize

    Computer Skills

    • Intermediate with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    • Airframe and power plant License or enrolled and tracking to receive full A P certification within 12 months from a Part 147 school.

    Physical Demands Analysis Tool ndash; Please complete below Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position. Statement of Safety: This position is subject to drug and/or alcohol testing per the DOT/FAA requirements (pre-employment, random, reasonable cause/suspicion, post-accident).

  • Pay Range

    USD $18.35 - USD $22.94 /Hr.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractorrsquo;s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    First posted: 
    5/14/2024 6:22:48 PM

    About D.O.M. Magazine

    D.O.M. magazine is the premier magazine for aviation maintenance management professionals. Its management-focused editorial provides information maintenance managers need and want including business best practices, professional development, regulatory, quality management, legal issues and more. The digital version of D.O.M. magazine is available for free on all devices (iOS, Android, and Amazon Kindle).

    Privacy Policy  |  Cookie Policy  |  GDPR Policy

    More Info

    Joe Escobar (jescobar@dommagazine.com)
    Editorial Director

    Greg Napert (gnapert@dommagazine.com)
    Publisher, Sales & Marketing

    Bob Graf (bgraf@dommagazine.com)
    Director of Business, Sales & Marketing