Ascent Aviation Services is one of the largest aviation maintenance, repair, overhaul, storage and reclamation operations in the world. Our strength comes from our talented and professional employees who excel through teamwork and enthusiasm. Ascent Aviation Services continues to grow and are conti

Parts Researcher

Ascent Aviation Services • 
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

Ascent Aviation Services is one of the largest aviation maintenance, repair, overhaul, storage and reclamation operations in the world. Our strength comes from our talented and professional employees who excel through teamwork and enthusiasm. Ascent Aviation Services continues to grow and are continually looking for motivated and career minded aviation professionals who will support our vision and goals.

JOB PURPOSE

To perform functions assigned in the material accountability of pre-draw and ordering of material for and during aircraft maintenance projects.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Demands: Requires sitting for extended periods of time. Requires frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, squatting, climbing, and reaching above shoulder level. Requires occasional crawling, crouching, kneeling, or balancing. Requires occasional lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling weight up to 10 pounds. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

Equipment Operated: Man lift, scissor lift, computer terminal, basic office equipment, read printer.

Work Location: Aircraft maintenance hangar, maintenance office, flightline.

Protective Equipment Required: Safety glasses, ear protection and foot protection.

Potential Hazards: Exposure to high intensity noise levels, changes in temperature, materials identified on Safety Data Sheets, working around moving machinery.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with project maintenance package assembly, to include assessment of pre-draw materials and required tooling for all facility operations. Generate pre-draw list if not provided by individual customers.
  • Reviews all departments&8217; non-routine documentation to identify and order parts and materials required to correct discrepancy.
  • Track ordered parts and materials and coordinate with operations personnel to establish accurate &8216;need-by&8217; dates.
  • Process off unit requirements to include disposition for repair/overhaul/replacement.
  • Communicate with customer representatives to identify &8216;customer furnished material&8217; and enter and allocate appropriate purchase orders in material tracking system.
  • Coordinates with purchasing and operations to swiftly resolve informational requests.
  • Tracks the ordering and delivery process of project critical parts and material; notifies applicable personal of receiving priorities per operational requirements.
  • Research and report on incorrectly ordered or unused parts and materials.
  • Research Ascent and customer onsite material stock and reserve items where applicable before ordering.
  • Attends Production/Maintenance briefings and reports number of maintenance requests requiring verification.

Marginal Job Functions:

  • Assist with Production Control duties in the event of operational requirement.
  • Assist with AMM reference look-up and attach to work cards were required.
  • Ensures that proper documentation is made on training record for training received, and signed by Lead, Supervisor or Manager.
  • Ensure that all work performed is done in a safe manner. Directs activities to protect employees from harm and maintain safe working conditions.
  • Performs maintenance work such as office housecleaning.

SMS REQUIREMENTS

  • Will participate in and support safety initiatives, safe work practices and SMS compliance.
  • Will participate in safety activities including the following: immediately reporting hazards, unsafe work practices and accidents/injuries.
  • Will follow all safety rules, FAA regulations, PPE compliance and equipment operation requirements.

Duties not listed within the position description may be required of the employee at the discretion of the department management. Job functions may vary due to irregular working conditions or multiple shift positions.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to organize and plan work adhering to deadlines; attention to detail and mathematical skills; ability to read, write, and understand the English language and to follow verbal and written instruction; ability to interpret and apply technical data; ability to safely drive and operate a standard shift automotive vehicle and other applicable equipment; ability to work with or without supervision.

Education/Training: High School diploma or equivalent required. Post-secondary education or training in aircraft maintenance or equivalent combination of education, training or experience required.

Experience:Three to five years’ experience in aircraft maintenance required.

Certificates/Licenses: A&P License preferred. Current valid Arizona driver’s license.

Other:May be required to work at both Marana, AZ and Tucson, AZ locations as business needs dictate.

Ascent Aviation Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Job Ident #: 40781
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