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12 months ago
Location: Melbourne, Florida
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Supervisors


To assist the Production Supervisor in the supervision of the day to day activities for all personnel assigned to the Production department. Performs a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations. Analyze processes and process improvement.




The Lead Assembly Technician is responsible to the Supervisor and Manager of Production for the overall utilization of his area, to include the guidance and supervision of production personnel.  In addition the Lead Technician is responsible for the following:

  • To ensure safe work practices are followed.
  • To plan, direct and coordinate the activities of his areas so as to minimize delays, and increase production and efficiency.
  • To provide on the job training, coaching and to assist subordinates in the proper procedures, methods and practices to be followed in each respective duty.
  • To make available to personnel the necessary manuals, service bulletins, airworthiness directives and other required technical data.
  • The maintaining of all equipment and tools in a serviceable and working condition.
  • For ascertaining that all necessary work records are properly executed by the responsible person.
  • The proper handling of all parts.
  • The initiation of requisitions for stock and materials as required.


General Duties

  • Performs a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies such as modules, boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables.
  • Works from diagrams and drawings, makes initial layouts, and uses hand and/or power tools, jigs, and saws.
  • Makes continuity checks on work in process and completed.
  • May conduct quality inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications.
  • May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions
  • Follows approved assembly procedures for component or aircraft structures, consulting internal procedures that have been FAA approved, original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) technical data, and work package instructions.
  • Positions and aligns subassemblies in jigs or fixtures, using measuring instruments, following blueprint lines and index points.
  • Inspects completed work to identify any needed rework before signing off; ensures that repaired components meet prescribed standards and tolerances.
  • Performs serviceability tests as required, utilizing test equipment specified in technical manuals.
  • Completes work package documentation as required by FAA and/or repair station manual.
  • Submits completed work to Quality Assurance for final/in progress inspection and certification of airworthiness.






  • High School/ GED
  • A&P and mechanical / electrical experience a plus
  • Structures experience a plus.
  • Lead or Supervisory experience a plus



  • Master Technician Role requiring Expert skills to perform all standard and emerging tasks within the Technical Area assigned to.                                                                                                                           Generally at least 8 years of experience or greater in area of responsibility.
  • Experience with assembly, mechanical, electrical or aircraft structures as well as able to use all tech data and aircraft drawings to locate part numbers and accomplish repairs.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Coaching and training skills
  • Proficient in riveting, installation of relate hardware, usage of precision instruments and utilization of hand tools to perform these tasks.
  • Must be able to fabricate parts.
  • Reads work orders, blueprints, and specifications or examines sample or damaged part or structure to determine repair or fabrication procedures and sequence of operations.
  • Repair body or structure of aircraft according to specifications.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Be proficient in the usage of air powered hand tools and related equipment.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Ability to work different shifts and flexible hours if required.
  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.


Working Conditions / Environment/  Special Requirements

  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and different shifts if required
  • Employees will be subject to the random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations

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