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MD500 A&P Mechanic

Hillsboro Aviation, Inc.
3845 NE 30th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97124
United States

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Job Description
Hillsboro Aviation is seeking a FAA certified A&P mechanic to support and maintain a MD500 helicopter utilized for forestry/utility operations in the Pacific Northwest. This is a year-around position, anticipating an average of 2-4 flight days per week, with other support and maintenance duties in-between.


  • Ability to work independently during field operations, to include, but not limited to, aircraft maintenance, aircraft re-fueling and driving duties.
  • Ability to work in a hanger environment as part of a maintenance team for full-time employment outside of contract demands.
  • Inspection and repair of helicopter and components to be maintained with the highest standards of the FAR's, manufacturer's programs, Hillsboro's AAIP, and repair station guidelines
  • MD500 aircraft maintenance
  • Rolls Royce 250-C20 turbine engine maintenance
  • Ability to use computer databases and software programs to track ongoing maintenance.
Job Requirements


  • Valid FAA A&P Certificate
  • Valid driver's license with clean driving record
  • Valid DOT medical card, or ability to obtain upon hiring

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and work with others

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Prior aviation maintenance experience
  • MD500 factory training
  • Rolls Royce 250-C20 series factory training
  • Willingness to learn and contribute in maintaining other aircraft in Hillsboro Aviation's fleet, as needed.


  • Competitive salary
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Wellness benefits, including alternative care and lifestyle discounts
  • 401(k) + match
  • Monthly team-building events, including BBQs and happy hours
  • Exercise, shower facilities, and locker rooms at headquarters

Hillsboro Aviation’s growth and sustainability is rooted in its commitment to attracting a diverse set of talent from around the world. To that end, we encourage qualified individuals from all walks of life to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

This job will remain open until filled. Please do not call regarding the status of your application.