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Msg ID: 2587008 helicopter mech +1/-0     
Author:30+ years
8/10/2019 12:30:09 PM

whos hiring, been through all the lead, mgmt crap, just want to stay active on helicopters, NO EMS, been there, done that enough.

Msg ID: 2587010 helicopter mech +0/-0     
8/10/2019 12:40:42 PM

Reply to: 2587008

Go to


I fly in California... good pay and benifits with many outfits.

Msg ID: 2587011 helicopter mech +0/-0     
Author:Power line trash
8/10/2019 12:48:41 PM

Reply to: 2587008

Almost every power line company hurts constantly for MD-500/600 experinced mechanics. But you’ve 

got to travel. 


Msg ID: 2587207 helicopter mech +0/-0     
Author:A few of them....
8/11/2019 6:06:12 PM

Reply to: 2587011

A few of the powerline companies are willing to train On the 500, just looking for mechanics with skill desire to work solo in The field on a roatation.

Msg ID: 2587069 helicopter mech +0/-0     
8/10/2019 8:27:56 PM

Reply to: 2587008

overseas or utility in the NW, fire, etc.

Seasonal, pick and choose (somewhat) according to your qualifications.

Gotta get carded.

Msg ID: 2587078 helicopter mech +0/-0     
Author:Tool room boy
8/10/2019 8:41:15 PM

Reply to: 2587069

Wilson pays pays field mechs 150k +   but you have a 3 and 3

Msg ID: 2587102 helicopter mech +0/-0     
Author:3 weeks on/off ??
8/11/2019 1:36:14 AM

Reply to: 2587078

have worked 6/6 before ,no big deal.


does company pay for  travel or not, no big deal,  per diem??



Msg ID: 2587182 helicopter mech +0/-0     
8/11/2019 3:43:25 PM

Reply to: 2587078

working overseas as a pilot on a 6 / 6 week schedule and ain’t making $150 k. I am doing sometching wrong.

Msg ID: 2587211 helicopter mech +0/-0     
Author:I doubt that...
8/11/2019 6:21:49 PM

Reply to: 2587078

I know Wilson pays well but I highly doubt 150k

Msg ID: 2587072 try border patrol or (NT) +0/-0     
8/10/2019 8:30:45 PM

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Msg ID: 2587158 helicopter mech +1/-1     
8/11/2019 12:17:08 PM

Reply to: 2587008

Yea who wants to be haa mechanic? Arrive at 8am heading home by 11am.  Tough gig. 

Msg ID: 2587162 helicopter mech +2/-0     
Author: Annoy
8/11/2019 1:28:04 PM

Reply to: 2587158

Yea sure :

On call 24/7 with maybe 1 weekend a month off

 Med Crews 

Regional mgrs that are dumbing than bag of rocks

Upper Mgt that NO clue how to operate maintain A/C properly.

Cheap A $ $  Co. W/no ACTUAL serviceable parts, just one's they rob from tired old junkers that they slap an FAA 8130-3 W/Block 12  "Inspected".Put the part on & it's as bad or usually worst then the one you just removed.

Work outside in ALL weather cause No hangar is at site.

This was from a Co. out in the Rocky Mtn area.Still in the buisiness too , Not namimg them either

Yeah keep your "tough gig" No Thanks.

Msg ID: 2587202 OP, please call me +0/-0     
8/11/2019 5:16:57 PM

Reply to: 2587162

OP, please give me a call if you've got any fire or power line experience and don't mind doing that again for a while.  Thank you



Msg ID: 2587482 helicopter mech +0/-0     
8/13/2019 4:19:49 PM

Reply to: 2587162
You sound like you work for AEL