Lead, Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Location
East Alton, Illinois
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Mar 13, 2019
Closes
Apr 13, 2019
Sector
Other
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
3 years
Manages Others?
Yes
JOB SUMMARY

This hourly, non-exempt position requires the knowledge of turbine engine and Challenger aircraft
systems. It includes varying amounts of parts replacement or repair, electrical
troubleshooting, hydraulic and pneumatic system work, inspection of aircraft or
systems and general mechanical applications. Supervision of the team and direction of project flow will be a primary
function. Work order processing, log book entries. Job duties will vary each
day and will encompass projects as designated by the Program Leader. Will be
required to work independently and lead multiple projects. Will have direct customer contact.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Perform general mechanical functions on aircraft and related systems.

This shall include,
but not be limited to items such as removal and installation of panels and
components,

repair work
and sheet metal repair or installation.

Troubleshooting
and evaluation of systems on the aircraft when designated.

Inspection and
evaluation of the aircraft and components when designated.

Aircraft
movement, performance runs and taxiing when required.

Maintenance
and repair of shop facility, equipment and tooling to support operations.

Work
independently on projects and lead multiple projects as assigned.

Schedule and
work quality are essential in these functions.

Work with
customer in project management, pricing and customer support roles.

Supervise team
members in daily work and project management for completion of projects.

Any other job-related duties as assigned by
supervisor or management.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education High
school diploma or equivalent.

Airframe and
Powerplant License.

Aircraft
specific factory training preferred.

Experience Airframe
and Powerplant license minimum.

3-5 years prior experience Challenger aircraft
maintenance.

5-10 years turbine aircraft experience.

Experience in
supervision of four or more team members.

FAA paperwork,
work orders.

QC
Cat 1 Inspector

Initiative Self-motivated
and able to maintain a rapid pace.

Able to
process work with minimum supervision.

Ability to
lead and provide incentive to other team members.

Able to deal
directly with customers.

JOB TITLE CHALLENGER
LEAD MECHANIC - continued

Responsibility Must perform all work in accordance with Federal
Aviation Administration guidelines.

Follow all
company and safety rules during performance of duties.

Maintain
customer oriented work habits.

Direct the
work and flow of multiple projects.

Supervision of
team members in daily operations and duties.

Completion of
work orders, FAA paperwork.

Contacts Other
technicians in Challenger or other departments.

Lead Mechanic
of other teams assigned to project, Team Leader, Program Manager.

Company sales
representatives.

Customers or
outside vendors.

Physical Requirements Able
to lift at least 50 lbs.

Routine
walking, bending and squatting or sitting.

Routing or
repetitive physical motion with arms and hands.

Basic personal
computer operations.

Mental Requirements Understanding
and implementation of regulations and guidelines.

Ability to
troubleshoot or evaluate system operation.

Ability to
work with others in a professional manner.

Ability to
coordinate project.

Team
management skills.

Supervision Will
directly supervise multiple technicians.

Will work
under supervision of assigned Team Leader and Operations Manager.

Work with
other Team Leaders on multiple projects in a cooperative manner.

Working Conditions The majority
of work will be accomplished in a hangar.

Work outside
during aircraft runs will occur.

Varied
positions in and around the aircraft.

Equipment Used Personal hand tools supplied by the mechanic.

Pneumatic,
hydraulic and electrical equipment.

Jacks, stands,
lifts and other support devices.

Tugs, power
carts and other engine powered equipment.

Personal
computer and work order prints.

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