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Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Helicopter


Reading, PA, US, 19603

Job Function:  Maintenance
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  41044

FirstEnergy at a Glance

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to integrity, safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 3,500 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with the FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]


The Helicopter Aircraft Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing maintenance on company aircraft in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance program.  The technician possesses knowledge of and works in compliance with FARs, company values and department policies.


FirstEnergy Flight Maintenance is located at the Reading Regional airport (KRDG), and is a FAR Part 91, ISBAO Stage III certified flight department operating turbine powered large cabin fixed wing and rotor wing aircraft. 


Responsibilities include:


  • Working within Flight Operations to maintain a culture with a high-level safety and customer service
  • Maximizing aircraft availability and reliability by proactively planning, managing and performing scheduled and non-routine maintenance on company aircraft and equipment
  • Creating and managing return to service paperwork in hard copy and digital format
  • Providing capital and expense proposed spend and projected maintenance downtime
  • Ordering, receiving aircraft parts and process returns and related paperwork

  • Perform towing, fueling, and marshalling aircraft
  • Launching and recovery of aircraft
  • Performing routine cleaning of aircraft, equipment, and facility
  • Operating and maintaining fuel farm




  • High school graduate or GED required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of recent, relevant work experience is required. Relevant work experience includes experience maintaining multi turbine engine fixed wing and or rotor wing aircraft.  Bell 429 helicopter experience preferred
  • Valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant License.  IA preferred
  • Possess Valid US Driver’s License and US Passport
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience maintaining Honeywell Primus Epic and Garmin avionics preferred
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively with people across the department
  • Experience with Flightdocs and CAMP
  • Able to work a rotating day, evening shift, weekends, holidays and after hours call outs
  • Able to lift 70 pounds
  • Able to work from ladders, scaffolding and man lifts
  • Able to perform elevated work with fall protection
  • Able to work in restricted or confined spaces
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of and ability to demonstrate industry safety practices
  • Available for occasional travel


Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification



FirstEnergy Human Resources Team



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