H135-F2 T3 Technician

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Sterling Helicopter

Location: Kennedy Space Center, Florida

About Sterling Helicopter

Founded in 1984, Sterling is located in Croydon and Philadelphia Pennsylvania with approximately 75 employees. We offer aircraft maintenance and modifications on a large variety of Airbus, Bell, Sikorsky, Leonardo, & MD Helicopter products. Sterling Helicopter has contracts and provides services to clients from Law Enforcement, VIP, EMS, and Individual Private Owners.

Job Description

Sterling Helicopter is looking for a highly self-motivated H135-F2- T3 technician to provide on-site maintenance and operational support at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The technician will be responsible for maintaining three (3) Airbus H135-F2 T3 Aircraft.


  • Perform all scheduled/unscheduled aircraft line maintenance and functional checks and testing activities as required in accordance with manuals and instructions including, but not limited to, the following: Aircraft Maintenance Manual; Aircraft Operations Management Manual; Component Maintenance Manual; Airbus Helicopters Service Letters; Airbus Helicopters Service Bulletins; Airbus Helicopters Alert Service Bulletin; Safran engine service manuals and bulletins; Corrosion and Erosion Control Guide; FAA Federal Aviation Regulations; and all applicable NASA and Kennedy Space Center manuals.
  • Maintain hangar and ground support equipment.
  • Fly onboard missions piloted by AHI and/or government personnel as may be required for maintenance activities and troubleshooting.
  • Place spares orders to AHI and other vendors in a timely manner in order to efficiently support maintenance on the Aircraft.
  • Ensure the Aircraft are mission-ready and perform day-to-day scheduled and any unscheduled emergency flight operations, diagnostic checks, unscheduled and preventative maintenance to ensure airworthiness and availability of the Aircraft.
  • Support Sterling’s accounting department as needed in order to allow for preparation and submission of invoices.
  • Perform installation, setup, and operational checks of helicopter mounted night vision equipment for missions requiring its use.
  • Ensure AGE are safe and operable; perform calibration/certification of AGE in accordance with the Airbus calibration/certification plan and maintain related records; document the identification and removal of unserviceable AGE from use.
  • Provide recommendations for standard and special tooling and any additional ground support equipment deemed required to ensure availability of the Aircraft for flights.
  • Properly utilize all personal protective equipment (PPE) pursuant to instructions provided by Sterling.
  • Track and maintain PPE calibration records in NAMIS and Traxxall as required.
  • Identify and request any additional tools and equipment that may be required to properly maintain the Aircraft.
  • Adhere to the applicable calibration/certification plan for tools and equipment utilized for maintenance operations that perform critical operations or final measurements.
  • Ensure that records of maintenance, inspection, and alterations are maintained in accordance with FAA/Repair Station standards.
  • Successfully complete training programs as instructed by Sterling. Training programs may include, but are not limited to, those offered by Sterling, AHI, and NASA, and maintain related training records.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Current FAA A&P License
  • Current FAA IA Certificate – Will consider applicant who is willing to obtain certification
  • 5 years prior experience  – H135 experience preferred
  • Must live within 60 miles of KSC and be able to reliably commute

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff from different departments.
  • Well‐developed interpersonal skills that promote and foster a team culture.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and problem‐solving skills to prioritize workload according to business demands.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum of five years of pertinent mechanical/inspection experience
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant license
  • FAA IA Inspection Authorization
  • Appropriately certified in accordance with 14 CFR Part 65


  • Major medical 100% Company paid for Employee/Family
  • Dental Coverage 50% Company paid for Employee/Family
  • Flexible Spending Account (optional)
  • Life, STD & LTD Insurance (optional)
  • 401k retirement plan with Company match
  • PTO including Paid Holidays

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Complete a favorable background check
  • Pass an FAA Drug Test
  • Analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Teamwork and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be available for nights or weekends if necessary
  • High-level organization skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to work alone without much oversight
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Sterling Helicopter is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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