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Aircraft Technician Featured Urgent

Miami, Florida
Annual Salary $46,660.12 - $67,955.42

Miami Dade County' Fire Rescue Department is seeking an Aircraft Maintenance Technician.

This is skilled mechanical and technical work in the maintenance and repair of reciprocating and turbine powered aircraft and aircraft equipment.

Employees in this class are responsible for specialized diagnostic and mechanical work in all phases of repair, service and preventive maintenance of aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure air worthiness. Additional responsibilities include troubleshooting and repair of more difficult and sophisticated mechanical, electrical and auxiliary aircraft systems. An Aircraft Mechanic is also required to perform a variety of advanced tasks in repairing and maintaining component parts of various types of aircraft and aircraft engines in accordance with Federal Aviation Authority regulations and manufacturer's recommendations. The Aircraft Mechanic is charged with the efficient and orderly operation of the maintenance shop and with maintaining the necessary parts and equipment inventory. Work involves determining work methods and procedures, requisitioning needed parts, and keeping records of parts inventory and work completed. Work is performed in a largely independent manner with general supervision provided by a technical and administrative superior. Independent judgment is exercised in making decisions in accordance with technical knowledge possessed and existing departmental policies.

This job requires a High school diploma or GED. Three years of experience in military or civilian aircraft maintenance and electrical avionics skills in the Bell helicopter models 212, or 412, or similar military helicopters are required. Must possess a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic license. Must possess a Driver license.

Miami-Dade County offers fringe benefits that include full medical, dental, vison and disability insurance, a 457 pre-tax savings plan, flexible spending accounts, 13 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, contributory membership in the Florida Retirement System, physical fitness center and day care.

Resumes and other information submitted in response to this advertisement are public records pursuant to Chapter 119 Florida Statutes. Hiring decisions are contingent upon results of a background check and pre-employment physical including alcohol/drug testing.

Apply online by Monday, March 12, 2018 at, using Job Opening Number 45585. Please reference Avjobs when applying for this position.

Thank you for your interest in joining the dynamic family of Miami-Dade County employees. Miami-Dade County is a rewarding place to work, with great benefits and a stimulating work environment. Miami-Dade County is an equal opportunity employer for minorities and women, maintains an alcohol and drug-free workplace, and does not discriminate on the basis of disability.

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