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Aircraft Helicopter Lead Technician

at Summit Aviation, Inc. in Middletown, Delaware, United States

Job Description

SUMMIT AVIATION, INC.

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATION

 

POSITION TITLE:  MA Lead Technician  DATE:  February 2021

FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt  DEPT:  Military Aviation

LOC:  Delaware

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Military Aircraft Lead Technician reports to the Maintenance Supervisor of Military Aircraft and is responsible for the helicopter technicians assigned, the construction, installation, repair, modification and routine maintenance on aircraft as required; operates in compliance with company safety practices and performs other duties as assigned.

 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Build to OEM specifications, Inspect, test, repair, maintain, and service Military aircraft.

Read and interpret aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

Modify aircraft structures, systems, or components, following drawings, engineering orders and technical publications.

Examine and inspect engine or other components for cracks, breaks, or leaks.

Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.

Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools.

Adjust, align, and calibrate aircraft systems, using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.

Test engine and system operations, using testing equipment, and listens to engine sounds to detect and diagnose malfunctions.

Service and maintain aircraft systems by performing tasks, such as flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.

Perform maintenance/construction of aircraft IAW Manufacturers and/or FAA approved technical data.

Research Manufacturers, DCMAI 8210.1c. and/or FAA technical data to locate applicable data relevant to assigned tasks.

Ensures that no defective unserviceable, or non-airworthy parts are installed on or in aircraft components or articles released for Return To Service

Ensures all equipment/components removed for repair and/or to gain access are properly documented.

Ensures rejected and unserviceable parts are not reused.

Trains new hires and supports and trains team members as needed.

Performs performance reviews for subordinates.

Helps Perform Root cause analysis and assist with developing corrective action plans.

Ensures tools and precision test equipment used has a current calibration

Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

DIMENSIONS

Manages the daily workflow for multiple aircraft.  Coordinates with the Floor supervisor on daily priorities while guiding the team.

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Must have a High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Some college or Associates degree preferred.

A&P License preferred.

Must have eight years of Military Aircraft experience, preferably CH47 and/or UH60 model.

Must have 2 – 8 years of managerial experience.

Must be familiar with the requirements of DCMAI 8210.1

Must be familiar of the requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations.

Must have strong leadership abilities.

Must be able to focus on key tasks, prioritize duties, and manage multiple priorities.

Must have strong problem solving and people skills.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs, and the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Must have the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to lift a maximum of 150 lbs. and work in seated or standing positions for prolonged periods of time.

Working Environment:  The working environment is not climate controlled and is weather permitting.  Daily contact with employees in other departments is required.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

DISCLAIMER

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected by the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job Details

Company

Summit Aviation, Inc.

Location

4200 Summit Bridge Rd
Middletown, Delaware 19709
United States

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Job Posting: 813859

Posted On: Jun 16, 2021

Updated On: Jul 16, 2021