Ensures that sheet metal and composite shop repair activities are performed in accordance with company and FAA repair procedures and policies, and ensures conformance to prescribed standards and tolerances.


  • Assists the Supervisor, aircraft modifications in making work assignments within area of responsibility.
  • Provides instruction and on-the-job training to technicians.
  • Carries out diagnostic and repair tasks along with technicians, observing approved and prescribed procedures; performs the more technically complex repairs.
  • Submits work to Quality Assurance for final inspection and re-certification of airworthiness.
  • Ensures that assigned technicians use appropriate manual references and proper tools in performing their repair duties.
  • Monitors quality of work in progress, as well as performance to production schedule; works with the Supervisor, aircraft modifications to implement ways to remedy behind schedule conditions.
  • Assists in the maintenance of records and technical data required by the FAA.
  • Monitors shop requirements and corresponding Stores inventories to avoid shortages that would adversely affect production.
  • Assists Supervisor in planning work around to alleviate shortage conditions.
  • Assists Supervisor in establishing procedures for inclusion in repair



  • High School/ GED
  • A&P and / or structures experience a plus, or repairman’s certificate may substitute for A&P


  • Master Technician Role requiring Expert skills to perform all standard and emerging tasks within the Technical Area assigned to.
  • Generally at least 8 years of experience or greater in area of responsibility 5 years or more experience doing aircraft structures as well as able to use all tech data and aircraft drawings to locate part numbers and accomplish repairs.
  • Supervisory experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Customer Service knowledge
  • Must be able to fabricate parts.
  • Reads work orders, blueprints, and specifications or examines sample or damaged part or structure to determine repair or fabrication procedures and sequence of operations.
  • Repair body or structure of aircraft according to specifications.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Be proficient in the usage of air powered hand tools and related equipment.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.