Metro Aviation
  • 21-Feb-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Part 145 Repair Station
  • Shreveport, LA, USA
  • Based on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance for employee & family insurance premium paid 100% by Metro (if declined, employee will receive $5,000 stipend per year) | Short Term Disability insurance premium is paid 100% by Metro; benefit includes 2/3 of salary for up to 90 days | Long Term Disability insurance offered at a minimal charge; Pays 2/3 of salary for up to age 65 for full disability | 401k = Metro will make matching contributions of 75% of salary deferrals on contributions of up to 7% of gross salary | PTO (Accrued per pay period – 5-15 days annually depending on length of employment) | Sick leave = 6 days per year | Paid Holidays = 7 | Paid workover available | Tuition assistance available


Metro Aviation is seeking an Aircraft Mechanic (AS350, EC145, EC135) for our Part 145 Repair Station located in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Our mission is to provide the safest and highest quality traditional aircraft operations, completions, and maintenance so that we will:

  • Allow our customers to safely and effectively accomplish their mission profile,
  • Allow our employees to exercise their talents and maximize their potential, and
  • Ensure the financial stability of the corporation.

Our goal is to find qualified candidates who value our mission and contribute to our overall safety culture.

We invest in the well-being of our employees. The following FREE benefits are offered to all full time employees: family health and prescription insurance, family dental insurance, family vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability, and an Employee Assistance Program.


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

  • At least three (3) years airframe experience to include flight line maintenance on at least one of the following airframes:
    • AS350/H125
    • EC145
    • EC135
  • Heavy maintenance experience to include engine replacement, engine rigging, main gearbox replacement, flight control removal, and rigging, and VARTOMS adjustment
  • Main rotor track and balance experience
  • Familiar with the current OEM Maintenance Manuals and MSM inspection criteria
  • Knowledgeable of all applicable Federal Rules and Regulations
  • Sheet metal and avionics experience is preferred but not required

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to supply personal tools and toolbox
  • Possess work ethics of honesty, integrity, and commitment to maintaining safe and compliant aircraft
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • High technical aptitude
  • Strong initiative
  • Team player

Must be willing and able to live within one (1) hour of Shreveport, Louisiana


EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Current FAA A&P certificate or in the process of completing certificate requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Walking, standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, kneeling, squatting for extended periods of time
  • Climbing heights on various equipment
  • Lifting up to 50 or more pounds
  • Must have sufficient vision and ability to safely perform the essential functions of the position
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (High Visibility clothing, Ear protection, safety glasses) when required

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Indoor/Outdoor shop environment with potential extreme hot and cold temperatures
  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals is possible
  • Moderate to a loud noise level
  • Heavy machinery used

STATUS & SCHEDULE

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Monday-Thursday 7:00am-4:30pm, Friday 7:00am-12:00pm
  • Overtime necessary depending on workload

While performing duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls: reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. May be exposed to hazardous chemicals. Work around machinery with moving parts. Specialized PPE may be required. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


*Metro Aviation does not have a Visa Sponsorship program at this time*


Metro Aviation is committed to employees, customers, and the community to promote diversity and inclusion by developing policies, programs, and procedures that foster a work environment where differences are respected and employees are treated fairly.

Metro Aviation prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind and ensures equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all aspects of the relationship between Metro Aviation and its employees, including recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, employee benefits, and application of policies.

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