Manages maintenance and repair of aircraft and components to ensure flight safety and compliance with FAA/EASA and OEM regulations. Advises maintenance team, establishes quality controls, and ensures proper execution of test procedures.
POSITION IS CONTINGENT ON CONTRACT AWARD
- Support all scheduled and un-scheduled aircraft maintenance operations and complete all required tasks in support of program Statement of Work.
- Perform/support daily organizational-level maintenance in accordance with technical data and directives.
- Render technical assistance and instruction to maintenance personnel on the assembly, operation, service repair and modification of assigned aircraft.
- Plan, conduct, and supervise aircraft technical inspections.
- Compute basic weight and balance records.
- Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
- Ensure compliance with aircraft configuration control, Army Oil Analysis Program, and Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment calibration requirements.
- Provide lower level technicians guidance in aircraft repair and technical inspection techniques and procedures according to directives, technical manuals, work standards and operational policies.
- Prepare evaluations, special reports, and records pertaining to aircraft maintenance repair and related activities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Must be proficient in the use of the current maintenance management system utilized to maintain U.S. Army aircraft forms and records.
- Must have excellent communication skills and technical knowledge of aircraft to understand diagrams, blueprints, and technical manuals.
- Must understand root causes of aircraft problems and how to correct those problems.
- Must be able to prioritize workloads and lead teams through complex aircraft-relevant tasks.
- Must be capable of qualifying to perform Hazardous Flight duties as Crewmember/Non-Crewmember.
- Must be capable of meeting the qualifications in AR 95-20.
- Must be detail oriented, have a strong work ethic, and be capable of managing multiple tasks.
- Must possess a strong sense of workplace safety, professional customer service, and task urgency.
Experience and Education Requirements:
- Eight years of aircraft maintenance experience required.
- Prior experience in a supervisory role managing a team of aircraft maintenance technicians.
- Must possess a level of experience necessary to inspect all aircraft assigned.
- Must have prior experience managing and repairing Mi-17 rotary wing aircraft.
- Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License required; Inspection Authorization (IA) desired.
- High school diploma required; technical or military school training desired.
- U.S. Military experience desired.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
- Must successfully pass pre-employment drug screening; subsequent random screening per antidrug and alcohol misuse prevention program requirements.
- Work assignment in a remote OCONUS location.
- Austere living and working conditions, with long hours and exposure to harsh weather and hazardous conditions.
- Personnel should be aware of requirements to mobilize on short notice and under adverse conditions.
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally.