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Spirit Airlines
Location: Miramar, Florida
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Engineers
Requisition Number 16-0762
Post Date 11/3/2016
Title Fleet Engineer
City Miramar
State FL

The Fleet Engineer provides overall support for the Spirt fleet of aircraft to ensure they are operating in a safe, efficient, reliable, and compliant manner.  The Fleet Engineer is the SME (subject matter expert) for Spirit’s A320 FAMILY CEO & NEO Fleets.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Ensures compliance with FAA, DOT, OSHA and EPA regulations and Spirit procedures related to assigned equipment.

·       Provides oversight, support, and technical direction for aircraft maintenance and operation with departments such as Line Maintenance, Records, reliability and maintenance programs.

·      Works and coordinates with the Fleet Manager in developing technical recommendations / justifications for root cause corrective action and plans to support reliability program requirements, FAA/QA/CASS audit findings, and improve key operational metrics.

·      Develops Engineering Orders and Technical Instructions in support of spirits maintenance activities, reliability improvements and marketing initiatives.

·      Is the primary interface with aircraft maintenance regarding aircraft damage evaluation and repair.

·      Evaluates regulatory documents, OEM documents and reliability trends to develop cost effective solutions for continued compliance and airworthiness of the aircraft.

Required skills/experience:

·      Bachelor degree in Aerospace/Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering.

·      Previous airline, military, OEM or MRO experience with commercial aircraft is strongly preferred.

·      Ability to work nights, weekend and holidays.

·      Ability to sit and perform analysis for long periods of time.

·      Thorough knowledge of 14 CFR part 25, 43 and 121 regulations and other regulatory requirements within an airline environment.

·      Demonstrated knowledge and experience with advanced systems. Understanding of aircraft system operation and ability to assist in troubleshooting.

·      Preferred Experience with A320 FAMILY CEO & NEO aircraft and systems.

·      Ability to read and understand legal contracts.

·      Ability to read and interpret the AMM (Aircraft maintenance manual), EMM (Engine maintenance manual), CMM (component maintenance manual) and SRM (Structural Repair Manual).

·       Ability to read and interpret Service bulletins and other supplier documentation. Ability to convert these documents to internal Spirit documentation e.g.: Technical Instructions.

·       Knowledge of Ground Operations as it relates to aircraft operation.

·       Knowledge of aircraft performance monitoring, understand the impact to line operations.

·       Monitor key performance metrics to identify areas of nascent problems

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