Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services

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Heavy Maintenance - Lead Aircraft Technician

Assists Supervisor in providing leadership and technical support to assigned personnel.  Aids management in creating and maintaining a safe work environment, managing costs and delivering a quality product on time.  Performs as a working member of the crew providing additional oversight to ensure work is performed within budgeted time and within the guidelines of all applicable FAA regulations.  Helps to manage the daily workflow of the aircraft by providing help with all aspects of the project to include troubleshooting issues as well as problems with customers. Sets accountability expectations for work performance, safety and company policies.


High School Diploma or equivalent

Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to accomplish tasks under pressure with limited direct supervision

Excellent written and verbal skills to effectively communicate, update and persuade others to ensure the satisfactory accomplishment of high-quality work within established timeframes

Effectively speak, read, and write in the English language

Demonstrated knowledge of ramp operations,

Proven ability to read and interpret technical manuals, blueprints, drawings and instructions. 

Proven leadership skills, demonstrating the ability to foster cooperation and teamwork with others, make sound decisions and exercise good judgement

Demonstrated efficiency in the use and application of tools, gauges, instruments, etc that are necessary for the accomplishment of assigned duties. 

Understanding and knowledge of hazardous material handling and disposal as related to job assignment

Describe the minimum amount and type of work experience required.

Four (4) years of transport category aircraft maintenance experience, 2 of which in a line maintenance operation with an airline or MRO. 

2 years maintenance experience on Boeing aircraft

List any specific license or certification required to perform this job.

Valid Airframe and Power Plant licenses





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