Lead Aircraft Mechanic (UC-35), Army C-12, Kuwait
Troubleshoots, repairs and services aircraft and engine systems. Conducts diagnosis of malfunctions. Performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of various aircraft systems in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, and FAA regulations. Maintains FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms. Must be capable of accomplishing the duties required of an Aircraft Mechanic.
The Lead Mechanic shall act in a leadership capacity at his/her site. The Lead Mechanic reports directly to the Fleet Manager or Site Manager based at field location. The Lead Mechanic may serve as the primary point of contact at the site for the Government, Headquarters, Regional Manager, and Site personnel.
The Lead Mechanic is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties and functions:
• Schedule, direct, and monitor site operations, site personnel, and work efforts.
• Ensure inventory spares and materials to include receiving, usage, reporting, shipping, transfer, scrap, and replenishment are handled using established company procedures.
• Ensure timely submission of required reports and documents to Program Management and the Government.
• Ensure that the site assigned company and Government owned/operated/possessed items are maintained.
• Ensure required entries are made in the aircraft logbooks, configuration records, site records, and Management Information System (MIS).
• Ensure compliance with quality and safety procedures/operations at the site level.
• Prepare performance evaluations on employees.
• Administer the site-operating fund, when necessary.
• Ensure company rules, regulations, standards, and policies are enforced and observed. Initiate actions to correct infractions.
• Advise the Fleet Manager/Site Manager promptly of unresolved or developing problem areas.
• Ensure polices and standards are being adhered.
Work hours may be adjusted for operational requirements.
Education and Experience Requirements:
• High School Diploma or GED.
• A FAA Airframe and Powerplant license.
• Must have a minimum of five (5) years of recent hands-on powerplant and airframe experience.
• Must have a minimum of three (3) years of Cessna Citation hands-on experience.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
• Must be able to meet the MOD 11 USEDNTCOM Individual Protection and Individual/Unit Deployment Policy, Tab A: Amplification of the Minimal Standards of Fitness for Deployment to the CENTCOM AOR, or any other requirement by CRC.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a passport and visa for overseas travel.
• Must have and maintain a current civilian driver’s license.
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a government flight line driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
• Must be able to travel to other locations requiring overnight stay.
• Must be able to lift 20 pounds routinely and 50 pounds on occasion.
Environmental conditions are diverse and could range from an office environment where there is no physical discomfort to an environment where inclement weather may subject individuals to severe changes in temperature, less than adequate lighting, dust and wind. On occasion individuals may be required to work in areas where high noise hazards will prevail and hearing protection is required. Office work conditions will expend approximately 25% of the candidate’s time and approximately 75% will be expended in more harsh conditions.
L3 Vertex Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity to apply. We maintain a drug-free tobacco-free work place and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Organization: *Sector – Logistics Solutions-21000028
Title: Lead Aircraft Mechanic (UC-35), Army C-12, Kuwait
Requisition ID: 089848