SkillBridge AMT

REACH Air Medical Services
Job Type: 
South Carolina
United States

SkillBridge Aircraft Maintenance Technician Military Fellowship MUST BE ACTIVE-DUTY U.S. MILITARY TO QUALIFY   Global Medical Response (GMR) is proud to be an authorized provider of the DOD SkillBridge program, offering U.S. Military Service Members the opportunity to gain valuable civilian work experience in the medical response industry through training, internships and on-the-job (OJT) experience.  Under the SkillBridge program, GMR hosts active-duty U.S. Military members for skilled employment training during the final six months of their active-duty obligated service. The SkillBridge Program with GMR will run for 90-days. During the SkillBridge program, a military service member will retain thier military pay and benefits and will not be compensated by GMR. SkillBridge program start dates are timed in accordance with company indoc schedules and Service Member availability. SkillBridge Program Minimum Required Qualifications (general):

  • Current Active-Duty Service Member 
  • Meets DoD SkillBridge Qualifications 
  • Available to participate for 90-days
  • Obtain signed approval from your unit commander (04 or above) and agree that participation in SkillBridge can be terminated at any time by the Service if mission requirements dictate

During SkillBridge Program

  • 24-hour base housing provided at select locations (for Field Mechanics)

If Hired after Completion of SkillBridge Program Although successful completion of a Skillbridge program is a not a guarantee of future employment with any GMR company, a newly hired GMR/REACH Aircraft Maintenance Technician can expect the following:

  • Starting base salary of $70,696 to $130,000, depending on experience, including 10 to 40 geographic modifier for assigned base, depending on location
  • $10,000 sign-on bonus
  • 24-hour base housing provided at select locations

Job Summary Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) at GMR/REACH are responsible for the overall maintenance and safety of our fleet across multiple locations in California, within the Company footprint. Technicians will support our EC135, EC130, AS350, and/or King Air B200 and C90. This is a key role to ensure our team can safely maintain and deliver timely and high-quality transportation services, care and customer service to patients. Responsibilities:

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician will perform maintenance services including mechanical inspections, screening, repairs and provide regular statuses to the Lead Technician.
  • Manage inventory checks to ensure stock of supplies and equipment, regularly update the equipment tracking log, place replacement requests when necessary and document part expenditures.
  • Clearly document service paperwork and FAA information as required and adhere to policies and procedures while complying with the companyrsquo;s information security standards.
  • Take pride in sustaining a safe and clean working environment for the aircraft maintenance team and flight crew.
  • Use appropriate communication methods to help facilitate coordination of efforts between departments, vendors and team members.
  • Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all allied health and public safety personnel as well as your fellow AMTs and operations team.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A P) Certificate
  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations
  • 3 years helicopter experience
  • Aircraft maintenance systems, records and maintenance support and planning
  • Related experience under CFR Parts 91, 135 and 145 preferred
  • HAA knowledge preferred
  • Avionics troubleshooting and electrical repair experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to safely perform work on scaffolding or ladders.
  • Must be able to stand, lie, and kneel in awkward positions and spaces for varying time durations.
  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull objects weighing ranging from 10-50 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 150 pounds cumulative with assistance.
  • Manual dexterity and physical strength necessary to operate tools, make adjustments and repairs, including use of hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Exposed to loud noise levels, vibrations, test sounds and identify functioning level of aircraft and may require the use of headphones if needed.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
    • Inspection and repair of aircraft requires good visual acuity and eye-hand coordination.
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness.
  • Must be acceptable in accordance with the FAA drug and alcohol testing program.
  • Frequent hands to key ability to input data and information.
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.

Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.Please Note: This SkillBridge Military opportunity is available for Transitioning Service Members ONLY! Although this is NOT a Direct Hire Position, participants who successfully complete their SkillBridge program may be eligible for immediate consideration for current open positions. EEO StatementGlobal Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability. Check out our careers site benefits page to learn more about our benefit options offered to regular, full time employees of GMR.

First posted: 
6/17/2024 4:26:20 PM

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