Weyerhaeuser's Western Timberlands Division has an opening for a full time Aircraft Mechanic/Equipment Operator, with duties performed in an aircraft hangar as well as a forest environment. In addition to helicopter maintenance, this individual will have responsibilities related to helicopter projects during all seasons of the year. This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.
Weyerhaeuser Company owns and operates two Bell Helicopters (212HP and 206L-4), based in Eugene, Oregon. Weyerhaeuser Aviation has taken an active role in company flight operations since 1947. Our Helicopters support company timberlands/forestry operations in Oregon and Washington under FAR Part 91, 133 and 137, focusing primarily on stewardship of timberlands through fire suppression, fertilization, spraying and forestry recon. Our Helicopter operation is supported by company personnel, including pilots, aircraft mechanics/equipment operators.
Although most projects are within the local area, applicants must be willing to do occasional overnight travel while working on flight operations away from the main base. Some projects do require weekend work. Between projects, helicopters and equipment are maintained at the company hangar at Mahlon Sweet Airport in Eugene, Oregon.
- Maintaining Helicopters / support equipment in a hanger and a field environment
- Operating a front-end loader to load buckets of granular fertilizer under a hovering helicopter
- Driving a fuel truck to work sites and fueling a helicopter during flight operations
- Driving a batch truck and mixing/loading pesticides into the helicopter
- Serves as the primary mechanic for the organization's helicopter flight operations
- Performs periodic inspections, maintenance and repairs not requiring factory service
- Conducts fueling for flight operations
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