PDX AOG Site Lead Technician
Atlantic Aviation •
The AOG (Aircraft on Ground) Site Lead Technician is responsible for the safe and efficient daily maintenance of aircraft and assurance that all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations and policies as issued by management of the Company, airport authority, Federal Aviation Administration and other pertinent authorities. The primary function of this role is to oversee the AOG maintenance of aircraft worked at the assigned location(s).
Essential duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Oversight of all AOG site operations.
- Perform maintenance on customer aircraft or articles.
- Communicate work progress and significant issues with the AOG Program Coordinator or other appropriate management.
- Must adhere to all safety standards established by the Company and regulatory agencies.
- Interact with customers, vendors and Atlantic employees in a professional and courteous manner.
- Ensure all work is conducted in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
- Application of the principles of the “Atlantic Attitude” at all times.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
- Maintain practices and procedures contributing to a safe, profitable, positive and fun work environment.
- Supervise, coordinate and direct activities of AOG Lead Technicians on site assignments.
- Review daily progress of work in debrief with AOG Program Coordinator for schedule changes.
- Ensure all aircraft maintenance requests are served in a timely and efficient manner.
- Retain labor approvals as necessary including overtime and warranty authorizations, prior to work.
- Accountable for labor entries within operating/billing system in tandem with payroll system.
- Monitor site inventory, maintain minimum stock levels and manage aircraft part storage area.
- Account for site work orders, reconcile documents, review for completeness and coordinate processing.
- Return all required documentation to the maintenance administrators for invoicing in a timely manner.
- Perform maintenance, preventative maintenance and alterations on customer equipment as required.
- Immediately inform their supervisor of any discrepancies of un-airworthy conditions found during performance of work assigned.
- Interpret technical manuals, figures and drawings as needed.
- Perform additional duties as assigned such as taxi and run-up procedures.
- Ensure all maintenance performed is in accordance with the Repair Station Manual.
- Perform equipment repair, as needed, on portable powered equipment, power carts, generators, tugs and other aircraft ground support equipment.
- Maintain the physical appearance and assure the functional operation of all facilities and ground service equipment utilized in the aspects of aircraft maintenance or any other work assigned by the company in conformance with standards of safety, OSHA standards, efficiency and corporate identity.
- Comply with quality assurance, accuracy of documentation and auditing of maintenance activity.
- Time Management: When either at the main Repair Station facility or away from base are able to manage their time appropriately and effectively so all tasks and documentation are completed in a timely and successful fashion.
- Any additional duties specific or unique to your location assigned by management.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
- High school diploma or GED equivalent
- Minimum of 18 years of age
- Must maintain a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
- Valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license
- Able and willing to travel on short notice
- Overtime work should be expected, will vary from light to extensive based on customer demand
- Strong communication skills, both written and oral
- Flexible work schedule may include working overtime, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call
- Computer skills with basic online navigation.
- 5+ years of industry experience
- FAA Certified Inspection Authorization (IA)
- Prior experience as Lead Technician or Supervisor
- Experience on medium to heavy business jets
- Experience working for or on fractional owned/operated aircraft, i.e. NetJets, Gulfstream, Flexjet, etc.
- Factory maintenance training applicable to base location capabilities including but not limited to Cessna Citation any model, Beechcraft, Hawker, Falcon, Gulfstream and Global is also advantageous
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions including extreme heat and cold; chemicals including aviations fuels and lavatory fluid. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.
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