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Northwest Helicopters LLC
1000 85th Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98512
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
No Travel

Job Description


Read and interprets maintenance manuals, or other technical data to determine the feasibility and method to perform the assigned tasks.

Cleans and inspects drive & rotor components and parts for damage and wear using visual examination and special tooling and equipment. Follows shop standard work procedures for clean-up and equipment prevention maintenance.

Replaces or repairs damaged or worn drive & rotor parts using general hand tools, special tools, pneumatic tools and precision measuring equipment. Assembles components with same tools and equipment.

Performs tests and/or checks as required to confirm drive & motor parts serviceability utilizing special tools and equipment

Properly documents all inspection findings and work performed/corrective action in the appropriate maintenance records to meet established standards.

Maintains work areas and tools in a clean and organized manner, practices proper tool and DOD control.

Performs work safely and utilizes the appropriate technical data for the assigned task.

Monitors and supports continuous improvement activities by utilizing Lean and continuous improvement tools striving to identify and eliminate waste in all its forms in an effort to improve quality and safety, decrease lead time and reduce cost.

Conduct oneself in accordance with Company Core Values.

Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required, further education or advance instruction relative to technical field is desirable

Requires a strong aptitude for learning, acquiring new mechanical skills and knowledge

2+ year’s mechanical experience

Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) license required

Documented military or commercial maintenance training preferred

Training and experience utilizing Lean methods in a production environment

Ability to locate, read and follow the technical data appropriate for the assigned task

Ability to use precision measuring equipment and hand tools appropriate to the assigned tasks

Ability to work overtime and/or weekends as assigned dependent on production needs

Ability to work in a shop environment or work outdoors locally or in remote locations as needed for customer support

Good written and verbal communication skills

Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment

Northwest Helicopters LLC
Renee Hunsaker
1000 85th Ave SE
Olympia WA 98512
United States
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