AEL 099 Natchez, MS - Base Mechanic
OVERVIEWTo function as a Base Mechanic in accordance with Air Evac EMS, Inc. (AEEMS) General Operations Manual and Policies and Procedures. To assist with coverage of open shifts as needed in assigned area.RESPONSIBILITIES•Maintains the aircraft in a safe and efficient manner with emphasis on compliance with the A.A.I.P.•Submit all appropriate paperwork in a neat and timely manner•Report any major malfunctions, aircraft damage to the appropriate individuals in the most expeditious manner•Present him/her self in a neat and professional manner while carrying out his duties with the Company•Actively promote the Company's public relations image. He/she will provide the customer with courteous, efficient, and, safe service•Refer any questions from the media to the Public Relations Department, this excludes normal questions of a PR nature•Wash, wax, and clean aircraft as needed along with nurse, paramedic, and pilot•Perform housekeeping duties required to keep the hangar area neat, clean, and presentable•Become thoroughly acquainted with all relevant local Policies and Procedures•Monitor aircraft maintenance status and maintain liaison with the regional maintenance personnel to ensure proper and timely scheduled and unscheduled maintenance is accomplished•Keep the Regional Director of Maintenance informed of all operational matters that should be brought to the attention of Company management•Read, understand and interpret maintenance manuals, technical websites, written verbal instructions•Perform other duties as required
QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, a mechanic must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Education/Experience•High School or Training Equivalent•Current A P certificate required•Current States Drivers License•Two years experience in helicopter maintenance Physical Demands•Able to lift a minimum of 50lbs•Able to use arms, hands and legs to accomplish tasks•Able to sit, stand and squat for extended periods of time•Able to climb with balance on and off aircraftWork Environment•Required to work frequently near moving mechanical parts•Required to work in outside weather conditions•Exposed to loud noise levels•Able to be on call during work week•Required to work after hours and weekends as neededTime TypeRegular Full-Time Air Evac 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.