Commercial Jet Inc. located in Miami, Florida, is a leading independent FAA approved and EASA recognized line and heavy maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO) solutions provider for passenger and cargo aircraft. Commercial Jet Inc. is known for our reliable and expert service for more than 20 years. W
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A & P Technician Lead

Commercial Jet • 
Miami, Florida, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Commercial Jet Inc. located in Miami, Florida, is a leading independent FAA approved and EASA recognized line and heavy maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO) solutions provider for passenger and cargo aircraft. Commercial Jet Inc. is known for our reliable and expert service for more than 20 years. We have earned the trust of the world’s leading airlines, owners and operators. Our skilled professional team delivers fully integrated high-value aviation service solutions customized to the specific requirements of each customer. With two locations Commercial Jet’s team can accommodate multiple wide-body and narrow-body aircrafts, reducing out-of-service time for our customers, including the world’s leading airlines, as well as aircraft owners and operators. Commercial Jet specializes in heavy maintenance and modification services, complete airframe inspections, freighter conversions, interior modifications and avionics upgrade programs.

Our service team includes some of the most talented FAA-certified structural, electrical, avionics and A&P technicians, along with specialists in aircraft modification and maintenance programs. We are currently looking for talented individuals to join our A&P Technicians Team.

The A&P Technician Lead reports directly to the Shift Manager.

Reporting to the Shift Manager, the Lead is responsible for overseeing, directing and orienting Aircraft Maintenance Technicians to execute their work in accordance to task requirements and in line with the Company Repair Station procedures and requirements, ensuring compliance to FAA/EASA regulations and in line with OEM MPDs, and in so doing delivering efficient high quality work with safety being their uncompromised priority.
  • Ensure the highest quality service, safety standards and performance, with the objective of exceeding customer satisfaction in the re-delivery of airworthy, reliable and clean aircraft, in a timely manner.
  • Direct and supervise assigned Technicians (A&P Mechanics, Sheetmetal Mechanics, Avionic Technicians, Outside Services personnel), guiding and advising technical activity in accordance with the Task Card/MPD, Repair Station Manual and FAA regulations.
  • Provide leadership and direction, coach and mentor technicians to consistently deliver excellence in their job execution as individuals and team players, ensuring high quality and efficient workmanship for on-time re-delivery of aircraft.
  • Secure commitment and accountability at all levels in execution of both work and accurate supporting documentation.
  • Ensure work schedule is in line with established project plan for each aircraft to be serviced in accordance with the Workscope and respective timeline.
  • Schedule work shift personnel necessary to accomplish the assigned work scope in line with Project Manager’s plan.
  • Assist Project Manager in elaborating detailed Shift Handover instructions and Work Interruption logs.
  • Supervise and monitor Man Hour utilization in collaboration with Production Planning and Control. Make sure that all labor and materials used are allocated to the proper work order and item number.
  • Work closely with Inspectors in order to prevent time wastage due to unnecessary delays, interruptions and duplicate work.
  • Report to Project Manager any parts requirements and always carry out Purchase Order requests and Parts Consumption in accordance with Company procedures and documentation requirements including sign-offs.
  • Support the Project Manager in making sure that all Maintenance Personnel are qualified to accomplish the duties assigned to them.
  • Verify that tool required by Technicians are available and if not to work with Stores to provision them prior to commencing the tasks.
  • Oversee Technicians to ensure the work area and hangar is kept to the highest standards of safety, compliant at all times, enforcing regulations and practices to avoid accidents. Strictly enforce good housekeeping practices at all times with an objective of securing an environment conducive to employee well-being.
  • Report any incident immediately to Quality Assurance & Safety in accordance with Company policies and procedures. Scrutinize the proper tagging of Aircraft components, parts and panels appropriately stored (including racks by aircraft).
  • Demand and accomplish document procedures and sign-offs in accordance with Repair Station Manual and respective tasks.
  • Strive for continuous process improvements and increasing efficiencies in execution and delivery with safety as a priority.
  • Maintain close and frequent communication with the Project Manager, notifying him/her of progress and any road-blocks or threats to the project’s critical path that could impact re-delivery.
  • Review daily personnel performance and progress on aircraft to determine if any alteration to the plan and schedule is necessary and to ensure that tasks are completed within budgeted time.
  • Collaborate with the Director Quality Assurance & Safety and his Training Specialist to establish On-The-Job Training Programs (OJT) for maintenance personnel and coordinate participation in training programs as appropriate. Participate in relevant development training including General Familiarization Certification.
  • Request regular progress meetings with Project Manager and all relevant department heads and personnel concerning operational requirements and activities, clearly establishing objectives and actions.
  • Deal with Customers in a cordial, respectful and professional manner, and to see to it that all personnel behave accordingly.
  • Ensure that tools and equipment are correctly used and handled by Technicians for both safety and to reduce breakages, wear and tear. Require Technicians to report any tool malfunction promptly to the Stores with supporting documentation as per the Company’s processes.
  • Support the Project Manager with other business activities as needed.
  • To Lead by example at all times; through professional behavior, integrity, commitment to the company and compliance with its policies.
Job Requirements:
  • High School Diploma/GED or OJT.
  • Minimum of 5 years of diversified maintenance experience on large aircraft with an Air Carrier, Commercial Operator or Certified Repair Station, and must have acted an as A&P, Sheet Metal, or Avionics Mechanic/Technician A minimum of 1 year supervisory experience in an Air Carrier and/or Repair Station.
  • Possesses a valid A & P License, FAM certificates desired.
  • Ability to speak, write and read English.
  • Position requires frequent walking, standing and/or climbing.
  • Candidates are expected to have knowledge and experience in working through specially designed airframe, engine and undercarriage openings while standing on ladders or scaffolds; to use hoists and lifts; required precision instruments and other necessary tools.
  • Must be able to lift and/or pull objects weighing at least 50 lbs.
This information is not designed to be a complete inventory of the job’s duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Rather, it’s designed to give the general nature and level of work to be performed by personnel with this job title.
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