Aviation Maintenance Technician
A Maintenance Technician reports to the Director of Maintenance and works with the Lead Technicians and Chief Inspector.
Qualifications for maintenance technicians include:
· Holding an active and violation free A&P certificate for at least the last 5 years.
· An associate or higher college degree preferred
· Having practical experience as an active aircraft maintenance
· Technician with two years recent experience in the turbine powered aircraft.
· Looking for a strong avionics background with satellite telephone and systems knowledge
· Having completed manufacturer’s training in the company’s aircraft and power plant prior to employment preferred Possess a current U.S. Passport
Exceptions to these requirements for both applicants and existing personnel may be made at the discretion of the Director of Maintenance and the Vice President, Aviation in cases where other work related factors may override the stated qualifications. Qualifications for other Maintenance Department positions will be determined on a case by case basis.
The Maintenance Technician’s duties may include but not limited to:
· Complies with inspections, standards, methods, and procedures per all applicable Code of Federal Regulations and manufacturer recommendations.
· Keep abreast of and maintain a current working knowledge of the procedures, parts and tools needed to diagnose and perform maintenance and on the company aircraft, through typically attending and passing a minimum of two weeks of highly specialized theory and technical training.
· Troubleshooting and interpreting results to determine root cause.
· Maintain shop and hangar tools and ground support equipment
· Ensure compliance with AD’s, Required SB’s, and replacement of Time Limited and Service Limited Parts.
· Tests, adjusts and replaces parts such as Avionics, Aircraft Networks, Wiring, and Instruments using various test equipment, technical diagrams, maintenance manuals, and mechanics' tools. Familiar with the field's procedures, practices and concepts. Relies on judgment and experience to accomplish a variety of complicated tasks. A certain amount of latitude is required.
· May perform quality control inspection for work done by other technicians.
· Ensures documents and records are maintained.
· Research, Order, Coordinate and Inspect incoming parts.
· Participates in the Safety Management System.
· Supervises outside maintenance.
· Assumes any duties delegated by the Director of Maintenance.
· Towing aircraft into and out of the hangar.
· Performing aircraft departure and arrival operations.
· Assisting with departure and arrival processes.
· Greeting and assisting VIP passengers with baggage.
· Performing fueling operations.
· Cleaning and detailing aircraft.
· Positioning transportation vans as necessary.
· Cleaning hangar and shop.
· Travel on an as needed basis serving as a flight engineer
· Maintain as necessary all Maintenance Publications
Skills and Education in the following fields is recommended and in many cases required:
· Metallurgy (strength and weight properties, reactive properties and corrosion and it’s forms and prevention)
· Structural Engineering (Aircraft structure strength and how modifications alter strength)
· Aeronautical Engineering (Understanding all laws of aerodynamics and how it affects flight characteristics)
· Electrical Engineering (Understanding Power generation and distribution)
· Electronical Engineering (understanding to a very high degree the field of electronics and its use in the avionics, cabin management, and fly by wire systems on our corporate aircraft)
· Pneumatical Engineering (Understanding air flow and pressure concepts for the aircraft Environmental Systems)
· Hydraulic Engineering (Understanding Hydraulic flow and pressure concepts for the aircraft Hydraulic Systems)
· Chemical Engineering (Understanding formulations and properties of Paint Coatings, Anti-Corrosion Coatings, and Conversion Coatings)
· Biology (Understanding Bacterial and Mold environments, types, and growth)
· Computer Programming (to a DOS level)
· Computer Networking (Understanding and being able to diagnose, modify, and use independent judgment of operation)
· Satellite Communications (Understanding the theory behind how it works and have extensive knowledge on how to diagnose, modify, and use independent judgment of its operation)
· Satellite Data Transfer (understand and be able to diagnose, modify, and use independent judgment to work terrestrial and satellite based systems)
· Composite Structural Engineering (Understanding these specialized properties and theories and how to work on, modify, structurally repair, using independent judgment)
· Petroleum Engineering (Understanding types, how it is manufactured, transported, and how to differentiate between different types)
· Non Destructive Testing (Understanding the theories behind each different type, how the work. What the will and won’t find and using independent judgment determine what type is best suited for a particular need)
· Paint Application & Woodworking & Welding & Machining
· Composite Repair and Manufacturing
· Aluminum Repair, Modification, and Manufacturing
· Fuel Tank Maintenance, Inspection and Repair
· Upholstery Repair, Modification, Cleaning and Manufacturing
· General Good Mechanical Working Abilities
· Working with People, VIP’s Polished Etiquette
· Procurement & Administrative