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POWERPLANT ENGINEER


Allegiant Air
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Maintenance
Category: Engineers
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What does an Aircraft Powerplant Engineer do for Allegiant?

The Aircraft Power Plant Engineer is responsible for developing engineering solutions to enhance reliability and affect repair to the Allegiant Air aircraft engines/fleet. Provides oversight and engineering expertise to contracted repair agencies conducting
heavy maintenance, field repairs, engine shop repair and repairs to engine components. This position also advises and provides technical expertise to Line Maintenance to ensure on-time fleet operations.

What are some of the daily duties of an Aircraft Powerplant Engineer?

* Research and provide data for the development of modifications to improve Allegiant engine/fleet reliability

* Conduct on-wing engine performance evaluations/diagnostics with issue resolution

* Maintain and enhance engine health monitoring programs
* Provide technical expertise on aircraft power plants systems such as inlets, cowls, exhaust, accessories, LRUs, thrust reversers, etc.

* In coordination with the AD Review Committee, analyze Airworthiness Directives (ADs)/implement as required

* Review of Service Bulletins (SBs), Service Letters (SLs) and other Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) publications to develop appropriate engineering documentation to ensure compliance and/or enhance reliability

* Develop/enhance engine and component build specifications
* Develop/refine engine shop work scopes specific to each engine/APU
* Develop Engineering Orders (EO) for the incorporation of modifications to aircraft engines, APUs and engine component.

* Coordinates repair plans/implementation processes with Materials, Purchasing, Treasury/Fleet Planning, Maintenance Planning and Maintenance Control teams

* Coordinate with aircraft heavy maintenance vendors to ensure approved data is used as the basis for repairs/modifications

* Assist with CASS analysis and in development of reliability improvement initiatives

* Other duties as assigned

What are the minimum requirements to be Aircraft Powerplant Engineer?

* Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in engineering sciences, aeronautics, or related discipline

* OR

* High School diploma plus FAA Powerplant ratings and six (6) years of airline powerplant engineering experience.

* OR

* High School Diploma and twelve (12) years of airline powerplant engineering experience

* Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen
* Must have authorization to work in the U.S. as defined in the Immigrations Act of 1986

What other skills, knowledge, and qualifications are preferred of an Aircraft Powerplant Engineer?

* 3 to 5 years Aircraft Powerplant Engineering experience (line and shop support)

* Knowledge of CFM56 and JT8D and RB211 engines; Airbus A319/320, MD80 and B757 APUs; and associated aircraft/engine/APU systems

* Engine health monitoring/diagnostics experience
* Knowledge of and ability to understand/research OEM manuals, Service Bulletins, Operational manuals, wiring diagrams (WDM) and schematics

* Knowledge of and ability to research ADs and FARs
* Ability to write technical specifications
* Proficient in Microsoft Office products (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) and Arbortext

* Proven ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines
* Flexibility to work ‘off shift’ and ‘on call’
* Minimal travel and onsite visits to MRO facilities, OEMs and line stations

What are the physical requirements of an Aircraft Powerplant Engineer?

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (High Visibility clothing, Ear protection, safety glasses) when required
What does an Aircraft Powerplant Engineer do for Allegiant?

The Aircraft Power Plant Engineer is responsible for developing engineering solutions to enhance reliability and affect repair to the Allegiant Air aircraft engines/fleet. Provides oversight and engineering expertise to contracted repair agencies conducting
heavy maintenance, field repairs, engine shop repair and repairs to engine components. This position also advises and provides technical expertise to Line Maintenance to ensure on-time fleet operations.

What are some of the daily duties of an Aircraft Powerplant Engineer?

* Research and provide data for the development of modifications to improve Allegiant engine/fleet reliability

* Conduct on-wing engine performance evaluations/diagnostics with issue resolution

* Maintain and enhance engine health monitoring programs
* Provide technical expertise on aircraft power plants systems such as inlets, cowls, exhaust, accessories, LRUs, thrust reversers, etc.

* In coordination with the AD Review Committee, analyze Airworthiness Directives (ADs)/implement as required

* Review of Service Bulletins (SBs), Service Letters (SLs) and other Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) publications to develop appropriate engineering documentation to ensure compliance and/or enhance reliability

* Develop/enhance engine and component build specifications
* Develop/refine engine shop work scopes specific to each engine/APU
* Develop Engineering Orders (EO) for the incorporation of modifications to aircraft engines, APUs and engine component.

* Coordinates repair plans/implementation processes with Materials, Purchasing, Treasury/Fleet Planning, Maintenance Planning and Maintenance Control teams

* Coordinate with aircraft heavy maintenance vendors to ensure approved data is used as the basis for repairs/modifications

* Assist with CASS analysis and in development of reliability improvement initiatives

* Other duties as assigned

What are the minimum requirements to be Aircraft Powerplant Engineer?

* Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in engineering sciences, aeronautics, or related discipline

* OR

* High School diploma plus FAA Powerplant ratings and six (6) years of airline powerplant engineering experience.

* OR

* High School Diploma and twelve (12) years of airline powerplant engineering experience

* Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen
* Must have authorization to work in the U.S. as defined in the Immigrations Act of 1986

What other skills, knowledge, and qualifications are preferred of an Aircraft Powerplant Engineer?

* 3 to 5 years Aircraft Powerplant Engineering experience (line and shop support)

* Knowledge of CFM56 and JT8D and RB211 engines; Airbus A319/320, MD80 and B757 APUs; and associated aircraft/engine/APU systems

* Engine health monitoring/diagnostics experience
* Knowledge of and ability to understand/research OEM manuals, Service Bulletins, Operational manuals, wiring diagrams (WDM) and schematics

* Knowledge of and ability to research ADs and FARs
* Ability to write technical specifications
* Proficient in Microsoft Office products (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) and Arbortext

* Proven ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines
* Flexibility to work ‘off shift’ and ‘on call’
* Minimal travel and onsite visits to MRO facilities, OEMs and line stations

What are the physical requirements of an Aircraft Powerplant Engineer?

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (High Visibility clothing, Ear protection, safety glasses) when required
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