AIRCRAFT MECHANIC SUPERVISOR-DNR Internal Only Job at State of Washington Dept. of Natural Resources – 3.4 in Olympia, WA



Aircraft Mechanic Supervisor

Recruitment # 2021-01-4296

This is a Full-time, Permanent, represented, position.

This is an INTERNAL ONLY opportunity for current DNR employees only.

Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?

As an Aviation Maintenance Technician, this position will maintain agency aircraft and related equipment. The position is responsible for repairing, rebuilding, maintaining, and inspecting helicopters and fixed wing airframes, engines, props, rotors and other equipment to meet agency operations, transportation, and reconnaissance needs. Work is done within federal, state and agency regulations. Designs, manufactures and installs specialized parts and equipment.

Critical decision making Autonomy


Effective communication

Public Safety and emergency response Aircrew deployment, safety, and supervision

Required Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent.

Two years leading a professional aviation maintenance program of at least 5 personnel and 4 aircraft. Examples: FAA Director of Maintenance, Part 145 Lead, Lead Mechanic, etc.

Two years’ experience in aircraft parts procurement, payment, processing, and billing.

Two years ‘experience managing aviation records management system and maintaining aircraft historical records.

Experience Multitasking.

Five years’ experience operating as an AMT or higher maintenance position in a Public Aircraft Operation (PAO), FAA 14 CFA 145 Operation or US Military maintenance program. Ability to consistently make sound decisions with little direct supervision.

Basic Computer Skills.

IAT MH-1, MH-2, MH-3, and A-110, (every 36 months) (Within 3 months of hire) IAT M3 DOI Management Training for Supervisors course (Within 3 months of hire) IAT A-304 Aircraft Maintenance (Within 3 months of hire)

AT A-200 Mishap Review (Within 3 months of hire)

IAT A-107 Aviation Policy and Regulations I (Within 3 months of hire) IAT A-100 Basic Aviation Safety (Within 3 months of hire)

FAA Airframe and Power plant license (Current) FAA Inspection Authority (Current)

Moderate or greater knowledge of Bell UH-1 maintenance Procedures. The incumbent in this position is required to travel.

Must have a valid driver’s license and have two years of driving experience. This position requires driving as an essential function. Employees who drive for state business, whether in a state or privately-owned vehicle, are required to possess a valid license as defined in policy PO02-006 and abide by all other driver responsibility requirements. Finalists and/or interview candidates will be asked to provide a driving record from all states in which they have held a license during the past three years.

Our ideal candidate will also have the qualifications listed below:

Two Years’ Experience in Aviation Quality and production control.

Two Years’ Experience operating in a Public Aircraft Operation environment. Aircraft Maintenance Systems Familiarity.

Formal Public Aircraft Operations (PAO) Training Incident Command System Qualifications.

Bachelor’s Degree in the Aviation Management, Business Management, or related field of study.

Two years or more as an FAA designated Director of Maintenance or Military/PAO equitant. Five or more years as an FAA AMT with IA.

Safety Management Systems (SMS) Familiarity.

One of the world’s most scenic places, Washington State offers breathtaking discoveries for people who love natural beauty and outdoor recreation, from the Pacific Coast shores to the rugged Cascade Mountains to the rolling hills of the Palouse. Your office will be located in Olympia. For more information on this area visit, http://olympiawa.gov

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telework (mobile-work) is expected for most office activities. When approved to return, the incumbent is expected to report to their assigned duty station for work activities or may be approved for telework based on DNR’s telework policy.

About the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Our mission is to manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington’s lands and waters to meet the needs economically and socially for current and future generations. At DNR we approach our work through the lens of making Washington a better place environmentally and are dedicated to serving Washington’s lands and communities through diversity, equity and inclusion. With nearly 1,500 employees in locations throughout Washington, we manage and protect more than 5 million acres of state-owned forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands.

DNR provides excellent benefits a few of those include:
Commitment to organizational health and wellness

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council

Leadership that empowers and supports employees

Work/life balance

Leadership development opportunities

Educational aid and career development stipends

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility

Opportunities to participate in wildland fire suppression assignments

Opportunities to stretch your professional skills

A comprehensive benefit package that includes employer contributions toward health insurance, paid holidays, retirement plans, sick leave and vacation days. Visit http://careers.wa.gov/benefits.html for more information.

How to Apply:
To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov (Click on the APPLY button above). You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position.

Once you submit your online application, you can check your status by logging into your account. If you experience technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email [email protected]

Application Requirements:
Attach your Resume – do not add it into the text of the application, it must be an attachment.

The names of three to five professional references – you may attach a document, use the References text field in the online application, or include with resume.

A copy of your current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Mechanic certificates with IA endorsement.

Complete all supplemental questions.

Optional Attachments:
Any applicable factory training certificates.

Any applicable military training courses.

Any Letters of Reference/Recommendation.

OAS/DOI/USFS Mechanic Card or a completed FS Form 5700-20A (if applicable).

Additional Information:
This recruitment may be extended and may also be used to fill future similar vacancies for up to sixty (60) days.

Veteran’s wishing to claim Veteran’s preference please attach a copy of your DD-214, NGB-22 or other verification of military service. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching. We thank you and are grateful for your service!

Persons needing accommodation during the screening process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact DNR Recruiting staff at (360) 902-1350 or (360) 902-1139 or by email at [email protected] Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) at 1-800-833-6388 or www.washingtonrelay.com.

DNR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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Questions? Please contact Dave Ritchie at (360) 902-2107, [email protected] or e-mail us at [email protected]


About the Company

Company: State of Washington Dept. of Natural Resources – 3.4

Company Location:  Olympia, WA

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