Helicopter Drive & Rotor Mechanic Job at Billings Flying Service, Billings, MT

  • Billings Flying Service
  • Billings, MT

Job Description

About the Role

We are looking for a helicopter transmission mechanic to overhaul, repair, inspect and performance test helicopter transmissions, swashplates, rotorheads, and other dynamic components. You will be working directly with management and test engineers on MRO capability development and process enhancement. This is a full-time position located in Billings, Montana. Compensation is competitive based upon experience and credentials.

About Billings Flying Service

Billings Flying Service (BFS) is a solutions provider for the aviation industry, specializing in CH-47 aerial firefighting and heavy lift services. The BFS fleet of CH-47Ds, UH-60A, and Bell 206L are capable of fighting wildfires by either bucket or tank. Our MRO shop has a constantly increasing capabilities list. BFS strives to support all aspects of MRO support for our fleet and customers.


What You'll Do

  • Overhaul, repair, troubleshoot and perform serviceability inspections on components, assemblies and sub-assemblies in accordance with technical documentation.
  • Utilize specialty tooling and fixtures, precision metrology equipment, flow equipment, dynamic run stands.
  • Comprehensively document work performed in a detailed format
  • Ensure all company and personally-owned calibrated tools are within calibration time limits when used.
  • Maintain company-owned local Ground Support Equipment (GSE).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Your Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Must pass airport security background checks and travel for work as required.
  • Must have good organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years cumulative experience with civilian/military aviation component overhaul and repair.
  • Experience with precision measurement tooling, techniques and associated factors
  • Frequently lift / push / carry items up to 50 pounds.
  • Experience on rotorcraft dynamics and drive train (rotor heads, transmissions, swash plates) (preferred)
  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license (preferred)


  • Full time employment (Mon-Fri, 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM) with competitive compensation based on experience and credentials. Medical, dental and vision insurance. 401K with up to 4% company match. 16 paid holidays per year.
  • Flexible Work Life Balance

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Local area, Flexible hours,

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