Job Summary The Aircraft Maintenance Lead is responsible for the day-to-day aircraft maintenance operation and for reporting any and all issues/concerns in regards to maintenance, maintenance production, personnel, and facilities to the Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Senior.
Lead daily workload for respective area of responsibility
Interact with government officials and Sr. Maintenance Supervisors
Brief production status at production meetings and to Sr. Maintenance Supervisors
Conduct periodic site safety evaluations
Conduct floor check audits of timesheets and ensures all timesheets are accurate and accounted for
Conducts roll call and distribute information pertinent to job completion to all employees
Prepare written work schedules based on established guidelines, procedures, and priorities
First line approval for time off of employees assigned
Required to participate in exercises in support of deployment scenarios
Ensure employee participation of good housekeeping, site FOD walks, and work area clean-up
Coordinate all PPE requirements to ensure assigned area stock levels are sufficient
Responsible for tool program of assigned workers
Direct skilled technicians in daily performance of their duties
Ensure employee training is current and accurately scheduled
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Working knowledge of fire protection codes and system, building and electrical codes, and OSHA and company requirements
Knowledge of safe working techniques and procedures
Ability to plan and schedule work requirements
Proficient in use of computers
Basic knowledge of aircraft forms and logbook annotation
Basic knowledge of aircraft Aviation Maintenance Manuals, Technical Orders, and Job Guides
Experience & Education
High school education or equivalent.
Five (5) years’ experience in an aviation maintenance environment with at least three (3) years maintaining King Air series aircraft.
At least one (1) year of Site Lead experience is preferred.
Must possess a current FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License.
A current FAA Inspector Authorization (IA) License is preferred.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Ability to lift 50 lbs
Ability to walk long distances
Ability to stand for several hours
Ability to climb ladders and stairs
May be required to travel and work off station in support of maintenance recovery or deployed operations as required