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NorthStar Trekking LLC (dba NorthStar Helicopters)
1910 Renshaw Way Hanger
Juneau, AK 99801
United States

Minimum Certification Required
Mechanic - A&P
Minimum Flight Hours Required
Not Applicable
Industry
All Other Helicopter Jobs
Job Start Date
2/1/2024
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
Yes Airport Ramp Badge Screening
Pay
From $38
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

 

NorthStar Helicopters, LLC,  located in Juneau, Alaska, is currently accepting resumes for full time, year-round, USA FAA Certified Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (A&P). NorthStar operates the Airbus Helicopters (formally Eurocopter) AS350 Series Helicopters with Safran Helicopter Engines (formally Turbomeca) Arriel Series Engines.  NorthStar is a 14 CFR Part 135 On Demand Air Taxi Operator that is involved in Tourism, Heli-skiing, DOI/BLM/USFS, External Load, Executive transport and many other areas of the helicopter industry. We are standing members of: Helicopter Association International (HAI), Tour Operators of Safety (TOPS) and the Alaska Air Carriers Association (AACA). NorthStar’s web-site is: www.northstartrekking.com, please check it out to get a better idea of what we do.

Responsibilities of the position(s) include:

  • Preventive maintenance, scheduled & unscheduled maintenance, minor & major repairs and alterations, and inspections on company owned helicopters. Aircraft systems include (but not limited to): structures (metal and composite), hydraulics, landing gear, flight controls, electrical systems, dynamic drive system, and engine & related components.
  • Continuous adherence to applicable manufacturer's documentation which include (but not limited to): airframe & its components, engine, and particular modifications.
  • Accomplishment/completeness of appropriate paperwork that includes (but not limited to): airframe & engine maintenance logbooks, inspection checklist(s), and weight & balance forms.
  • Adherence to U.S Civil Laws & Regulations that pertain to (but not limited to) aviation (CFR's), safety (OSHA), transportation (DOT), state statutes, and local ordinances.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
Job Requirements

 

Candidate(s) MUST have:

  • US Citizenship or be eligible to work in the US,
  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certificates (with no violations),
  • A current and clean State issued drivers license,
  • A current US Passport (and/or Passport Card),
  • Their own basic hand tools (metric is more useful than SAE),
  • Be able to pass FAA/Government, past employer, and driving background checks,
  • Pass, with "negative" results, a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening prior to being offered employment.

  

Ideal candidates may also have/be:

  • Flexible to scheduling (days, nights, and weekends),
  • Willing to accept tasks as assigned,
  • Willing to work alone or in remote areas, if         necessary,
  • Willing to work in all weather conditions (rain, wind, snow) when necessary,
  • Willing to travel when requested,
  • Able to lift up to 40-50 pounds unassisted,
  • Able to climb, stand and work on ladders and platforms,
  • Able to climb onto and open aircraft cowlings and doors unassisted,
  • Able to work in small confined spaces,
  • Willing to submit to random drug and/or alcohol screening(s),
  • Practice safe work habits.

Ideal candidates are expected to possess the following attributes:

  • Good attitude,
  • Initiative,
  • Punctuality,
  • Clean and neat appearance,
  • Cooperative,
  • Accept responsibility,
  • Knowledgeable,
  • Exercise good judgment,
  • Produce quality work.

  • NorthStar Trekking's compensation and benefits include:

    • Pay depending upon years in aviation maintenance and experience level,
    • 6 months company supplied housing.
    • Medical, health, and dental insurance after 6 months
    • Vacation and sick days (5 vacation/3 sick starting after one year. non-cumulative),
    • Six (6) paid holidays per year,
    • Participation in company 401(k) after one year.

     


Employer
NorthStar Trekking LLC (dba NorthStar Helicopters)
Jeffrey Wiederspohn
1910 Renshaw Way Hanger
Juneau AK 99801
United States