Fairfax County Government
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Performs safe, correct, and legal aviation maintenance of Helicopter Division aircraft. Complies with Departmental policy, standard operating procedures, general orders, as well as existing county, state, and U.S. codes to include federal aviation administration regulations. Assists the Director or Maintenance in the acquisition, inventory, and upkeep of all maintenance equipment. Helps the Director of Maintenance with the proper storage of all disposable supplies including petroleum, oil, and lubricants. Aides the Director of Maintenance in the maintenance and upkeep of the maintenance log books and historical records. Attends to the safe and professional upkeep of aircraft maintenance work area and hangar. Inspects division aircraft for air worthiness as defined by the FAA pursuant to all maintenance activities.
(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position job description.)
Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to high school graduation or a GED issued by a state department of education; plus five years experience servicing helicopters.
Experience working on Bell 429 series helicopter: Proven record of dependability; Ability to understand electrical diagrams, blueprints, and drawings; and Extensive knowledge of helicopter airframes and engines; Current FAA Inspection Authorization (IA).
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check, driver's license check, polygraph exam, pre-employment medical evaluation, tuberculosis test, and public safety background check to the satisfaction of the employer.
Requires lifting (must be able to lift 50lbs overhead). Requires crouching, crawling, climbing and working in restricted areas. All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview; may include exercise.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
Full benefits and a flexible work/home life.
Fairfax County was home to many of America’s earliest statesmen, including George Washington of Mount Vernon and George Mason of Gunston Hall. It is one of the premier centers of technology in the United States. Located just west of the nation’s capital, Fairfax County is the most populous jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It has a large, diverse and dynamic economy, and is home for eight Fortune 500 companies, more than 400 international owned firms, and the largest concentration of technology jobs of any major U.S. market. Minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses make significant contributions to the economy and add diversity to the business community.
The County offers residents an excellent environment in which to raise and educate their children. The Fairfax County Public School System and area private schools offer parents numerous education options. Fairfax County is also a leader in higher education, where five major colleges and universities, including the main campus of George Mason University, are located. Northern Virginia Community College – the largest community college in the Commonwealth of Virginia – has two campuses in Fairfax County. The community has a wealth of cultural and recreational resources that provide abundant opportunities for children to learn and grow.