Helicopter/Aircraft Mechanic





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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department


Las Vegas, Nevada USA

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Training, Education and ExperienceThree years of increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience as an FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician; orFive years of increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience in the United States military on at least one type of aircraft owned and operated by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and currently an FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant Technician.High school diploma or G.E.D. supplemented by specialized training and classes in helicopter and aircraft repair.Possession of a current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration. Candidates will be required to submit a copy, in the form of an attachment, (both front and back) of this Certificate with the online application.Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Nevada driver license.Best Candidates Will HaveMaintenance experience on MD500/MD530 series and Airbus H135, H145 series helicopters.Avionics experience.Specialized training and classes in helicopter repair.Be familiar with the Digital Airware Aviation Management Software program.Conditions of EmploymentIn addition to the General Conditions of Employment, found here, the following specific conditions of employment and physical conditions apply to this position.Personal Appearance: While on duty, and/or representing the Department, uniformed or otherwise, all Department employees will be neat and clean in their appearance in public. Employees are prohibited from attaching, affixing, or displaying objects, articles or jewelry on or through the nose, tongue, eyebrow or other exposed body part, except the ears for females, while on duty. Employees are prohibited from stretching or "gauging" their earlobes. All jewelry implants will not be exposed or visible while on duty. Tattoos or branding will not be exposed or visible while on duty and/or representing the Department. Such markings must be covered by clothing, and may not be covered by make-up or bandages. Tattoos or branding anywhere on the body that promote racism/discrimination, indecency, extremist or supremacist philosophies, lawlessness, violence, or contain sexually explicit material are prohibited.Be available for callouts;Be available for working shifts, holidays and weekends, or irregular work hours;Maintain a current FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate and Nevada driver license;Possess a complete set of aircraft mechanic tools; andMust not have incurred any FAA suspensions/revocations.Vision sufficient to read an aircraft's control board, computer screen, and fine prints in documents.Color vision sufficient to distinguish among colored power and signal cables and color indicators on an aircraft's control board.Hearing sufficient to hear conversations and directions in person and over the telephone and radio.Dexterity and mobility sufficient to operate inside of and perform maintenance tasks in an aircraft, operate standard office equipment, and motorized vehicles; climb ladders and stairs; work indoor and outdoor, including the office and maintenance shop.Agility sufficient to bend, twist, crawl, stoop, squat, kneel, stretch, and reach overhead, forward, and backward; rotate neck and trunk.Endurance sufficient to stand and move around for long periods of time to work in the repair shop; sit at personal computer terminals.Strength sufficient to lift, carry, and shelve aircraft parts and related items, weighing up to 50 lbs.