The incumbent is responsible to service, troubleshoot, repair and inspect aircraft to ensure airworthiness. Oversees and directs the activities of the Aircraft Mechanics.
THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING DUTIES. ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY BE IDENTIFIED BY THE ORGANIZATION AND LISTED AS SUCH IN THE INCUMBENT’S PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL ELEMENTS. VARIOUS TASKS MAY BE ASSIGNED UNDER EACH ESSENTIAL FUNCTION. THOSE THAT ARE LISTED UNDER THE EXAMPLES OF WORK ARE NOT ALL INCLUSIVE; THEY ARE EXAMPLES ONLY AND MAY BE AMENDED OR ADDED TO AS NEEDED BY THE ORGANIZATION.
Maintenance of Aircraft
Supervision and Administration
EXAMPLES OF WORK
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED IN THIS CLASSIFICATION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING TASKS. THESE TASKS MAY BE AMENDED OR OTHER TASKS MAY BE ASSIGNED AS NECESSARY.
Inspects and certifies aircraft at specific intervals as required by OEM and FAA.
Troubleshoots system malfunctions, perform necessary corrective actions.
Documents maintenance of aircraft on appropriate forms.
Removes and replaces defective components.
Complies with Service Bulletins, Instructions, and Airworthiness Directives as directed.
Performs maintenance on Ground Support equipment.
Performs preflight/post-flight turnaround inspections and servicing when required.
Maintains aircraft logbooks and historical data as required.
Complies with safety, foreign object damage, and tool control program requirements.
Washes, waxes, clean and maintains exterior and interior of aircraft.
Serves as a point of contact with the Quality Assurance Representative.
Advises management of problems that may delay scheduled delivery of aircraft to customers.
Ensures materials issued for assigned tasks are the correct items to repair the problem.
Provides on-the-job training to new employees as required.
Supervises and inspects maintenance performed by FAA-certified and non-certified personnel.
Services oxygen, nitrogen, tires, oil, and hydraulic systems.
Performs Corrosion Control checks when required.
Assists with monitoring maintenance of aircraft fleet.
Provides technical support to the customer concerning the fleet.
Assigns mechanics to specific aircraft on a daily basis.
Communicates with customers regarding aircraft status.
Provides guidance to subordinate employees and peers when appropriate, collaborating and cooperating with other members of the management team.
Implements the performance appraisal system for employees under the incumbent’s supervision.
Approves or disapproves subordinate employee’s performance and recommends action of corrective procedures.
Implements in-service training programs to communicate current information and procedures to employees under the incumbent’s supervision and evaluates training programs to determine their effectiveness in improving staff performance.
Recommends and maintains uniform procedures and standards of operation for the Department.
Evaluates the efficiency of operations within the Department and recommend appropriate changes.
Assists with the recruitment, selection, discipline, and training of personnel.
Exhibits positive courteous behavior with customers businesses and coworkers.
Assists coworkers and those in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary.
Follows all safety procedures and practices as established by the Company and regulatory bodies.
This job does have supervisory responsibilities.
INCUMBENT PERFORMS OTHER JOB-RELATED TASKS AS ASSIGNED AND REQUIRED; ANY DUTIES/TASKS INCLUDED IN THE EMPLOYEE’S PERFORMANCE EVALUATION ELEMENTS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THAT EMPLOYEE’S POSITION WITHIN THE JOB CLASSIFICATION.
The following minimum qualifications have been identified by subject matter experts (SME’S) who have supervised this position or functioned in the position; they are based on job analysis information supplied by these SME’S. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Director of Human Resources in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate’s ability to perform all essential functions of the position. If a candidate believes he/she needs a reasonable accommodation to meet these minimum qualifications or, if called for an interview, to attend such an interview, the candidate must notify the Director of Human Resources in writing of the need for the accommodation and identify the specific accommodation requested.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from a standard four (4) year high school or equivalent (GED) AND seven (7) years of experience in work directly related to aircraft maintenance of which two years must have been a lead role making airworthiness decisions.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, and EQUIPMENT:
A & P License
Sufficient aviation maintenance hand tools to perform routine Airframe and Powerplant duties
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
The following skills and abilities are required:
understanding and using the English language both oral and written to communicate information or ideas to
another person or persons;
writing routine reports and correspondence;
reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;
adding, subtracting, multiplying, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals;
interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form;
planning and organizing;
creating, entering, retrieving, and printing from current software packages such as; Excel and Word;
demonstrating problem analysis and independent decision making;
demonstrating leadership; delegation of tasks and duties; motivating subordinates; discerning priorities;
demonstrating intra and interpersonal relations;
recognizing or identifying the existence of a problem as well as elements of a problem;
performing a task in the presence of distracting stimulation or under monotonous conditions without significant loss of thought process and efficiency;
perceiving and feeling such attributes of objects and materials as size, shape, temperature, or texture;
operating hand and power tools;
traveling worldwide with limited notice; obtain a security clearance; obtain a passport and/or visa;
interpreting drawings, specifications, and schematics of aircraft instrument/electronic components;
recognizing from schematics and drawing not only how one assembly functions but also how various assemblies interact with each other;
Knowledge of the following is required:
databases sufficient to perform the job, duties, and tasks associated with the position;
aircraft sheet metal repair and component repair;
instrument, electronic and electrical test equipment;
military or commercial aviation maintenance and its terminology; and
U.S. government regulations for federal contractors and FAA maintenance programs
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