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Helinet Aviation LLC
16303 Waterman Drive
Van Nuys, CA 91406
United States

Minimum Certification Required
Mechanic - A&P with Insp. Auth.
Minimum Flight Hours Required
-1
Industry
All Other Helicopter Jobs
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description
  • Assists, supervises, and directs all inspection personnel.
  • Approve or reject work based on appropriate standards.
  • Ensures all maintenance and inspections are properly performed and the proper records, reports, and forms used by the maintenance department are properly executed prior to releasing aircraft for return to service.
  • Review aircraft maintenance records and all logs pertaining to the aircraft for proper corrective action, recurring discrepancies, and trends which require special action.
  • Ensures required technical data used by the maintenance department is kept secured, current and updated with latest revisions. This data will include maintenance department’s process specification, manufacturer's maintenance, inspection and overhaul manuals, service bulletins, part specifications, FAA approved data including airworthiness directives, and any other pertinent technical data.
  • Ensures the procedures for controlling and documenting calibration of special tools and test equipment are executed properly.
  • Coordinates with the FAA Certificate Holding District Office and other Federal Aviation Administration offices regarding Quality Assurance issues.
  • Ensures that no defective, unserviceable, or unairworthy parts are installed on any article released by the repair station.
  • Submits reports of failures, malfunctions, or defects in accordance with 14 CFR Part 145.
  • Assures the proper execution of maintenance release and FAA form 337 when required.
  • Oversees the final acceptance of all incoming raw material, including new parts, supplies and the airworthiness of articles maintained by subcontractors.
  • Ensures preliminary, hidden damage, in-progress, and final inspections of articles maintained or altered by maintenance are completed and results properly recorded.
  • Oversees the proper tagging and identification of removed parts and components.
  • Provides for continuity of inspection responsibility, assuring completion of required inspections when personnel shift or assignment changes occur.
  • Sees that rejected and unserviceable parts are handled in accordance with approved methods to prevent their reuse as serviceable parts.
  • Ensures completed work orders and inspection forms are stored in such a manner a specific item can be readily located for review.
  • Ensures contractors performing work on aircraft or appliances follow applicable FARs and Company policies and procedures.
  • Completes many projects concurrently as required.
  • Participate in flight verification checks and test flights.
  • Ensure that pilots and crews are briefed prior to test flights so that the objectives of the flights are clearly understood.
  • Ensure that the configuration of aircraft and aircraft components are such that all essential modifications have been incorporated.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Director of Maintenance.

 
Job Requirements

A&P Certified Mechanic certificate with Inspector Authorization

Must be able to hear properly in the 800-3000Hz frequency range

Must have 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 vision

Minimum of three years prior experience working for an FAA Part 135 Repair Station

Prior experience in coordinating with the FAA Certificate Holding District Office and other Federal Aviation Administration offices regarding Quality Assurance issues

Experienced in submitting reports of failures, malfunctions, or defects of an article in accordance with 14 CFR Part 145

High School Diploma

Proficient in computer systems (Microsoft Office)

Very strong organizational skills

Extremely detail-oriented

Able to work independently and manage own time to maximize efficiency

 


Employer
Helinet Aviation LLC
Debbie Arata
16303 Waterman Drive
Van Nuys CA 91406
United States