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234/47D Crew Chief at Columbia Helicopters, Inc. in Aurora, Oregon

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Looking for 234/47D Crew Chief to join our team!! You will be responsible for supervising our field crew in maintaining a large helicopter, its component parts and the ground support equipment needed for the job.


Overall is responsible for maintaining the aircraft to ensure airworthy condition.

  • Supervises maintenance crew performing repairs and inspections of aircraft and support equipment. This includes scheduling and conducting major component changes and test flights, and coordinating crew and equipment movement and logistics for aircraft operation from site to site.

  • Performs maintenance activities on aircraft and support equipment.

  • Ensures that all log books and forms recording the work performed are accurate and are maintained to FAA and CHI standards.

  • Provides on the job training to other employees.

  • Schedules work shifts and duty time for crew members.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Performs work safely and utilizes the appropriate technical data for the assigned task.


  • Supervisor or management experience preferred with demonstrated leadership skills and ability to train and coach employees

  • A&P certificate required.

  • Previous experience as a BV 234 / CH47D Assistant Crew Chief.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of BV 234 / CH47D rotor & drive systems, engines systems, rotor smoothing, Hydraulic systems, flight control systems, trouble shootings skills, component changes, etc.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of the BV234 Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA), Part 135 Maintenance Programs, applicable FAA Airworthiness Directives, etc.

  • Minimum of three years’ experience as Assistant Crew Chief. Prefer on AC type.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to be able present ideas, concepts and proposals with a wide range of audiences at all levels both internal and external to the company.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to access all portions of aircraft for maintenance and inspection purposes.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.

  • Conduct oneself in accordance with Company’s Core Values.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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