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Mechanic - Site, CEM

  • Job ID: 606561735
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Center for Emergency Medicine
  • Department: Stat MedEvac 4
  • Location: 10 Allegheny County Airport, West Mifflin PA 15122
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $30.20 to $49.16 / hour


The Center for Emergency Medicine of Western PA, Inc. base site mechanic will be assigned to a STAT MedEvac emergency medical helicopter base site. He/she will be responsible for maintaining the rotorcraft operating from that location. Base site mechanics report to the Regional Maintenance Manager. The regular schedule for this position requires being on-call 24 hours a day for 10 days, and then off duty for 4 days.



  • Ensure all parts, components, sub-components, and consumables are received, inspected, and properly tagged.Will maintain adequate levels of parts stock at base to ensure no shortages.
  • Perform all shipping and receiving as required for the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western PA, Inc.Monitor base site tool calibrations.
  • May authorize or return to service any aircraft operated by the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western PA, Inc. after any maintenance function.Maintain all manufacturers and company manuals in a current condition. Ensure all manuals are revised as soon as the revision is received.
  • Ensure compliance with all FAA, manufacturer, and company maintenance requirements for all Center for Emergency Medicine of Western PA, Inc. aircraft assigned.Update and maintain currency of the aircraft computer run status report for the aircraft assigned to his/her base.
  • Ensure that a daily check is performed on the aircraft assigned to the base once in every 24- hour period after the first flight following the last daily responsible for the timely submission of inspection and maintenance associated paperwork at the fixed base location to the records department.
  • Monitor shelf life limitations of all parts and supplies as applicable.Provide the Maintenance Manager with the current airworthiness status of the base aircraft.
  • Maintain ground support equipment assigned to the base and may be responsible for monitoring and maintaining local fuel storage / dispensing system depending on location.May be required to perform duties and responsibilities for another base site mechanic to cover vacations or off duty time.
  • Ensure that no defective or non-airworthy part or components are installed on any aircraft..Will perform a daily cleaning of the aircraft as required.Will attempt to perform a daily check during the AM or PM pilot shift change.



  • Meet all Junior Mechanic requirements.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a CEM Junior Mechanic
  • Received a minimum ofSolid/Strong/Good Performer on the last 2 APRs.
  • Successfully completed CEM Fuel Trailer Training Syllabus.Successfully completed CEM Records Training Syllabus.Accumulated 15 CEM Maintenance Assist Career Ladder Points.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent coordination skills. Basic computer skills including the ability to use work processing, computer database and spreadsheet software. Rotor Aircraft experience preferred. May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Act 34 FCC License preferredCurrent FAA Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics Certificate

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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