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Hangar Mechanic

Life Flight Network
Boise, ID
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Hangar Mechanic provides onsite maintenance support for Life Flight Network (LFN) aircraft including management of inventory, planning and scheduling aircraft maintenance, maintenance of the base library and LFN owned ground support equipment. This position is also responsible for aviation maintenance including assisting in planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining services for LFN in compliance with LFN’s FAA Part 135 air carrier certificate.



  • Completion of two years of an Aviation Science trade or vocational school, or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Three years as Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic 
  • Airframe and Powerplant Certification 
  • Inspection Authorization Certification preferred
  • Responsible for having thorough knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Three years of FAR 135 turbine rotorcraft maintenance experience preferred
  • Three years’ experience working for an EMS helicopter program preferred 
  • Maintenance experience on AW119 desirable
  • Maintenance experience on PC12  desireable 
  • Sheet metal/composites experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Analytical abilities sufficient to handle complex technical and administrative issues
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers 
  • Strong work ethic with team-oriented approach 
  • Must pass background check and pre-employment DOT drug test 
  • Ability to work overtime, evenings, and weekends as needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively at  all levels within the organization 
  • Able to take initiative to create, implement and improve procedures 
  • Travel by personal or company vehicle throughout LFN’s service area is required. Some travel will require overnight stays. Must possess a valid Driver’s license and automobile in good repair. Must provide proof of auto insurance and meet Driver’s Policy requirements


  • Inspect and repair aircraft parts, components, and systems 
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on aircraft, aircraft systems and parts for base operations 
  • Perform inspections of completed work, aircraft systems, and parts based on aircraft schedule
  • Update and maintain maintenance manuals, service bulletins, parts books and regulatory updates, and other technical directives 
  • Coordinate ordering, shipping, receiving of parts, supplies, tools, and warranty claims parts 
  • Clean and maintain interior and exterior of aircraft 
  • Coordinate aircraft maintenance schedules with assistance from the Lead Aircraft Mechanic
  • Maintain upkeep of work area, materials and tools 
  • Prepare and maintain documentation related to work activities in accordance with regulations and company policy 
  • Ensure all maintenance is accomplished and documented correctly
  • Analyze and troubleshoot technical/inspection issues, providing guidance and resolution of problems 
  • Apply mathematical and analytical skills to duties 
  • Awareness and support of LFN goals through participation in continuous quality management 
  • May be required to travel to LFN operated bases to assist with maintenance as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned, include maintaining the hangar and shop area and ensuring it is clean and orderly, assisting in aircraft reconfigurations, keeping the exterior of the aircraft clean and assisting the Maintenance Shop Manager as needed.        


  • Ensure adherence to LFN safety and risk management culture as outlined in Safety and Risk Management Agreement, SMS, and related policies 
  • Preserve safety and risk management culture and rules  
  • Report all concerns related to safety and risk management immediately, working with Director of Safety and Risk Management, Director of Quality Management and others as needed
  • Be knowledgeable regarding all safety and risk management policies and procedures; be an agent for communicating safety and risk management information



  • LFN offers competitive compensation above industry standard
  • Medical (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Dental (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Vision (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Life/AD&D (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Short & long term disability (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • Long term care, flexible spending (Company pays for employee 100%)
  • 401k – with 100% vested employer contribution
  • Tenure bonuses
  • Adoption assistance
  • Paid parental time off
  • Bereavement leave (including pets)
  • Tuition/Training reimbursement
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • A generous paid time off plan starting at almost 4 weeks a year for full time employees
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • Life Flight Network Membership
  • Dog friendly work environment

All candidates are subject to drug screening and background investigation. 

Life Flight Network is an equal opportunity employer. 

Life Flight Network


Boise, ID
83705 USA



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