Performs routine or special maintenance inspections to prevent failures of aircraft mechanical systems and components; performs complete operations checks on hydraulics systems, plumbing, precision assemblies, rigging and controls etc.
Determines when a component should be repaired or replaced.
Direct and oversee Crew.
Task Card time management.
Decides upon necessary repair scheme, quantity and type of parts needed to accomplish proper repair; secures necessary parts from Stores or departmental supplies.
Repairs, reworks, and modifies worn or defective assemblies, making alterations or changes to units when necessary.
Follows approved maintenance procedures for subject component or system, consulting internal procedures that have been FAA approved, original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) technical data, and work package instructions.
Inspects completed work before sign off to identify any needed rework; performs rework; ensures that repaired components meet prescribed standards and tolerances. Consults with the Project Manager if technical assistance is needed during the repair process.
Performs serviceability tests on repaired components/systems using test equipment specified by the original equipment manufacturer.
Completes work package documentation by signing/stamping off after finishing all designated operations.
May submit completed/in progress work to Project Manager for review; submits to Quality Control for final/in progress inspection and re-certification of airworthiness.
Provides Project Manager with performance statistics and other operational data, as requested.
Comply with repair station procedures (RSM /QCM) and company policies (SOP) when performing aircraft or component maintenance.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
A & P License
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a leadership role is preferred
Journeyman Technician Role requiring Intermediate Skills to perform most of the standard tasks within the technical area assigned to.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in at least one aircraft type.
Mastery in at least one aircraft discipline should be demonstrated through prior work experience to include:
Proficiency with interpretation of original equipment manufacturer’s technical data or work package instructions; experience using power or pneumatic hand tools.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong Communications skills
Follows approved maintenance procedures.
Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word).
Ability to read work orders, blueprints, and specifications or examines sample or damaged part or structure to determine repair or fabrication procedures and sequence of operations.
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.
Working Conditions / Environment/ Special Requirements
Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.
Ability to work flexible hours and different shifts if required.
Employees will be subject to the random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations.
The Lead Technician will be properly certificated in accordance with either FAR 65 Subpart D or Subpart E.
Tools must satisfy minimum tool list.
Valid Drivers’ License.
Must be able to work in hot/Cold – Indoor/Outdoor.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs unassisted.
Must be able to do work above head.
Must be able to work at heights.
Must be able to work in confined spaces.
Must be able to climb.
GENERAL COMMITMENT FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
Commitment to company values and complies with department norms, policies, directives, and procedures.
Incorporates Lean and P3E processes and concepts into daily activities.
Strive for continuous improvement to processes and procedures.
Honors and protects confidential and proprietary documents and information.
Satisfies work schedule requirements.
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Performs other duties as assigned.