Helicopter Maintenance magazine, the premier magazine for, by and about helicopter maintenance professionals, is accepting nominations for its 2013 Helicopter Mechanic of the Year award. Following is information on who is eligible to participate and how to nominate an individual.
The nominee must be currently employed in the helicopter industry as a helicopter maintenance professional and have at least 3 years working experience on helicopters.
• The award is NOT for DOMs or employees of Helicopter Maintenance magazine or the Helicopter Maintenance magazine Advisory Board.
• The nominee may be an A&P mechanic, avionics technician who may or may not be an A&P mechanic and any other non-managerial maintenance professional. Supervisors who actually perform maintenance are eligible.
• The nominee can work for a federal (non-military), state or city helicopter flight organization. This can be a publicly traded company or private enterprise.
The nominee will have a letter written by another individual highlighting why he or she should be considered for this award. The letter can be written in Microsoft Word or as a PDF. The letter should be sent as an email attachment to: email@example.com. The deadline for the Helicopter Maintenance magazine staff to receive nomination letters is December 31, 2013. Suggested criteria used in judging the nominees are:
• Communication Skills
• Willingness to Learn
• Involvement with Professional Organizations/Program
The following information on the nominee is also required:
Name of Company Currently Employed With
Company Telephone Number
Helicopter Maintenance magazine would also like the same information on the nominator. This is in the event the staff has some additional questions it would like to ask about your nominee.
In all cases, the information provided will not be given away or sold to any third parties for any reasons whatsoever.
The winner will be notified not later than January 31, 2014.
The award presentation will take place at Heli-Expo 2014 in Anaheim, CA. at the Helicopter Maintenance magazine booth.