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Bell 205 A&P Field Mechanic

Coastal Helicopters LLC
1913 McKinley Ave
La Verne , CA 91750
United States

Minimum Certification Required
Mechanic - A&P
Minimum Flight Hours Required
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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Heavy Travel

Job Description
Job Description:
Perform scheduled & unscheduled maintenance on company's fleet of Bell 205 helicopters while on USFS support contract. 12/2 schedule on a USFS contract. Full-Time and Seasonal work available. Competitive pay. Preference will be given to currently / previously carded mechanics with USFS/DOI Interagency card.
The ideal candidate would:
  • Have a Current USFS/DOI Interagency card
  • Experience on B205, AS350 and 206 airframes
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
  • Maintains and repairs aircraft structures and related components including flight controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components.
  • Applies technical knowledge of A&P systems to determine equipment malfunctions and applies expertise in restoring aircraft to safe, airworthy condition.
  • Maintains records in compliance with FAA and company requirements.
  • Maintains premises of the shop facility in a clean and organized manner.
  • Maintains equipment, tools, and facilities in serviceable and working condition.
  • Meets all job/work order deadlines, communicating to supervisor/manager when circumstances may prevent on-time completion.
  • Assures proper information is shared regarding job timelines, shop issues, parts delays, and change orders.
  • Coastal Helicopters, LLC provides company paid benefits including medical, dental, vision; also has available 401(k) retirement plan, as well as paid time off.


 Supported Manufacturers:

Airbus, Bell, Turbomeca, Rolls-Royce.

Supported Models:

Bell 205A1++, 206L3; Airbus AS350B2/3.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:


  • A&P Certificate (2+ years)
  • Must have 2 years’ experience maintaining Bell 205 (in the last 3 years or Bell 205 school)
  • Must have field experience on Bell 205
  • Must have field experienced on Honeywell T-53 Engines
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must be able to obtain USFS card for Bell 205 (Prior agency carded mechanics preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of FAR's, STC's, ICA's, ASB's, & AD's
  • Clean driving record


  • Experience with turbine rotor-wing required – minimum 2 years.
  • Experience with Bell 205 aircraft will be given preference, also desired Airbus AS350B2/3 and 206L
  • Understanding off and experience within a Part 135 operation will be given preference.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, to include Word, Excel, and Outlook.


  • Must be able to lift 70 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in an environment that is not temperature or humidity controlled.
  • Must be able to work on your feet for several hours at a time.

Hours: Typically, Monday through Friday, day shifts, but must be available for overtime as needed on evenings/weekends.

Relocate to Los Angeles for year round employment.


Coastal Helicopters LLC
Josh Esquivel
1913 McKinley Ave
La Verne CA 91750
United States
Coastal Helicopters LLC Bryan Robinson