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    Help Part 91 Utility A&P -=NEEDED=- Remote Area Medical

    Our D.O.M. has tasked me with ::

    SPARE US PLEASE FROM THE "TENDER MERCIES" OF H.R.

    Not a "Country Club" or "Cake Walk" position...

    This is _NOT_ Commercial Aviation. The position is currently showing on the Charity website. The trouble is "H.R." Don't know Aviation from Alligator, knows diddly squat about emergency response, disaster relief, and even less about AGING AIRCRAFT...

    We are Remote Area Medical, providing free health care and disaster relief - - an utterly CLEAN Charity with no Government, Religious, or other affiliation (especially not United Way). Founded originally by Stan Brock. HQ is in Rockford Tennessee, our Maintenance Facility is @ Hangar #4 KDKX. Knoxville Downtown (aka "Island Home") Airport.

    We're using 2 C208 Caravan (PT6 driven SE), 1 Kingair 200, 1 C47 Conversion to DC3, and a Beech E-18.

    We're looking for a "Mission Oriented" committed, ruthlessly ethical, CFAR literate licensed A&P equipped with a hard used sense of humor.

    For detailed intel on Responsibilities and Recompense, DON'T GO THRU HR

    CONTACT Director of Maintenance:

    JOHN KATER

    jdkaterc46@aol.com


    Maintenance occurs in an open, unheated hangar. No amenities. Nope, I aint kidding.

    If a 60 year old woman can survive 4 years of it what's yer problem?

    https://www.ramusa.org
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    As long as the pay reflects the conditions might be a good thing.
    You never have a second chance, to make a first impression

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    The "conditions" are a tad spartan for folks with "strong urban inclinations" :-)

    Which sadly is the majority of homo sapiens, so I figured it best to cover the downside from jump street.

    Myself has to resort to damn near prosthetic measures when it gets cold... Other than that, there are solid POSITIVES ...

    It's a small, tight knit team, transparent & consistent communication. No potty-licks, snafu's, or other such horse play. It's _never_ routine or boring. Additionally, the new recruit has the once in a lifetime privilege of working with "MEH"!

    From my DOM, I hear this is a full time, permanent, company employed position - ie, benefits etc

    My contract predates the inception of "HR" and I don't understand how all that works.

    Last year my pay rate was increased without my permission, darn it! To be equal the pay of an AMT who's since found greener pastures.

    It's $2 hr more than starting wage at an outfit with maint. facility at TYS... Appalachia is an economic cesspool, a comparatively high wage here would seem a pittance in FL or CA.

    We've made a "Recruitment Run" up to the 147 @ KMOR, where I trained. That went well and may eventually bear fruit...

    Please feel free to contact John for specifics


    He's one'a "the good 'uns"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Virginwidow View Post
    The "conditions" are a tad spartan for folks with "strong urban inclinations" :-)
    You got a hangar, it can't be that bad.