About Bridger Aerospace

Bridger Aerospace is an aerial firefighting company based in Belgrade, Montana, located at the Bozeman Yellowstone Airport (KBZN). It was founded in 2014 to support front-line firefighters with world-leading technology and aerial fire suppression systems. We have grown from operating a single plane to commanding a significant Air Attack and the largest Super Scooper fleet in the U.S. in less than eight years.

Bridger is a leader in fighting wildfires, specializing in UAS Operations, Air Attack, Fire Suppression, and Aerial Fire-Mapping technologies. Our focus is to provide the most effective and modern capabilities to fight fires from the air. Meeting the needs of the growing threat of economic and environmental damage caused by wildfires and supporting ground-based firefighters is our priority.

About the Role

Bridger Aerospace is seeking a highly motivated individual with PC-12, Kodiak 100, and/or PT6 experience. This individual much be able to work well under pressure to meet quick deadlines with little outside guidance and supervision. In this role you are primarily responsible for maintenance, repair and overhaul for our Air Attack fleet. This position works a 12 on/12 off schedule year-round and is not required to live in Belgrade, MT.

Reports to: Aircraft Crew Chief or Manager of Maintenance

What You'll Do:

• Ability to analyze all required drawings, sketches, blueprints, and work orders in order to troubleshoot, repair, install and schedule routine and/or required maintenance and/or mechanical repairs as needed;

• Ability to detect errors and/or issues and the ability to act quickly, effectively prioritize and correct using proper departmental channels while communicating effectively;

• Accurately estimate hours and materials for scheduled jobs, orders required parts;

• Running diagnostics for repairs and maintenance;

• Creates workable solutions in a timely manner;

• Supports, maintains, follows, and upholds the company’s policies and personnel procedures;

• Follows guidelines, regulations and laws as outlined by regulatory agencies as it relates to aircrafts, drones and other contracts under Bridger Aerospace or it’s related companies;

• Prepares and maintains records and required reports

• Maintains professional continuing education (CE) training, if required for certification(s);

• Works independently and within a team as required by the specifics of each project

• Perform engine runs and Aircraft Taxi Test

• Inspect completed work to certify that maintenance meets standards and that aircraft are ready for operation

• Maintain, repair and overhaul aircraft as maintained by the AMO as per AMM and pertinent reference docs/policy manuals

• Assist Crew Chief in planning upcoming maintenance and parts required

• Maintain and repair aircraft in accordance with Repair Station Manual, OEM Approved Data, and applicable Federal Aviation Regulations

• Maintain aircraft work order and perform return to service logbook entries

• Maintain work area and tool control in Accordance with Company Standards and Procedures

• Maintain your company training requirements and follow all company safety policies and procedures

• Maintain Ground Support Equipment (GSE) used in the field for maintenance

• Assume the role of crew chief in his absence - SR TECH ONLY

• On the job training to fellow technicians may be required

What We're Looking For:

• Valid Driver’s License and Passport, and have ability to obtain CDL (REQUIRED)

• Ability to Pass a DOT drug screening

• Ability to travel for extended periods of time

• Ability to be insured on company vehicles

• Thorough knowledge of U.S. FAR’s

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office

• Ability to work under no supervision and under high pressure

• Ability to lift 50lbs


• Ability to pass a criminal background check

Benefits and Perks:

• Competitive salary and growth opportunities

• Company performance-based bonus plan

• Equity stock-based compensation package

• Employer funded comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance for employees and their dependents

• Employer funded life and disability insurance coverage

• Company HSA, FSA, Dependent Care, and 401k

• Continuing education reimbursement

This position requires obtainment of an AOA Badge issued by Bozeman-Yellowstone Int’l Airport.

Bridger Aerospace Group Holdings and its family of companies does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by federal or state law in matters of employment, promotion, services or activities it operates.