Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 60 destinations in the United States, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Jamaica on more than 270 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2015 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.
The Powerplant/APU Engineer is the primary Engineering department contact for ATA chapters 49 and 70-80 and issues related to engine and APU.
- Primary Engineering department contact for ATA chapters 70 through 80.
- Monitors fleet powerplant operation and incorporates solutions to maintain fleet health levels.
- Builds and maintains powerplant shop visit and overhaul schedules.
- Assists materials group with commercial issues related to powerplants.
- Provide technical support for Line and Heavy Maintenance to include minor repair authorizations, parts and materials substitutions, repairs and reports.
- Conduct research and data collection to aid in the development of engineering documents.
- Review Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins for applicability.
- Develop technical services data to accomplish modifications in response to AD’s, Service Bulletins, SIL’s, etc.
- Respond to requests for technical assistance to obtain or develop approved engineering data when that data is not in the AMM, SRM or other FAA approved documents.
- Interact with applicable departments to define, maintain and optimize the CAMP Analyze and determine disposition of all reliability issues and improvements.
- Minimize costs and aircraft out-of-service time relative to area of responsibility.
- Ensure that specifications exist for configuration control to include engineering documents for new aircraft delivery configuration and standardization.
- Other duties as assigned.
- FAA Mechanic Certificate with both airframe and powerplant ratings preferred; will consider Engineering Degree in lieu of Mechanic Certificate
- Minimum 1 year experience in a 121 airline environment - Technical Services / Engineering department or comparable maintenance experience gained elsewhere
- Be familiar with and have general understanding of Time Controlled Parts, Reliability Programs, FAR’s, Manufacturers Documentation to include but not limited to Maintenance Manuals, IPC’s, Trouble Shooting Manuals, Wiring Diagrams, Aircraft Drawings and CMM’s, SB’s, STC;s, AD’s and PMA parts
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Must have excellent communication skills, and at least moderate computer and technical writing skills
- Ability to work extended hours and weekends on occasions as required by management or for project completion
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.
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