• Aircraft Lead Technician

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/31/2018 8:56 AM)
    Requisition Number
    15374
    # of Positions Remaining
    1
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    3
    Category
    Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
    Security Clearance Required?
    No
    Shift
    1
    Relocation
    No
  • Overview

    Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

     

    Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

    The Lead Aircraft Technician role is responsible for supervising, mentoring and leading a group of technicians during troubleshooting, inspecting, repairing, modifying, and updating aircraft systems, primarily fuel tanks.  This position would ensure all procedures and documentation performed by self and crew met all FAA and customer regulations.

    Responsibilities

    Familiar with the methods, techniques, practices, aids, equipment and tools used to perform the assigned fuel tank maintenance, preventive maintenance and alteration tasks (see, 14 CFR m- 145.153(a)) Certificate under part 65 (see, 14 CFR - 145.153(b)(1)).Ensure continuity of maintenance, that maintenance is properly documented and turned over in case of shift change or reassignment. Ensure confined space entry procedures are carried out and monitored. Ensure appropriate equipment, tools, and maintenance data are utilized. Ensure personnel have appropriate experience, knowledge, or training prior to assigning maintenance, preventive maintenance or alteration tasks. Supervise and train those employees unfamiliar with maintenance practices or techniques. Train, assist and supervise technicians in proper work procedures and practices. Be available for consultation and advice of maintenance being performed. Ensure only qualified mechanics sign for work performed. Ensure maintenance records are appropriately completed. Verify that work is performed in accordance with the applicable technical data. Ensure OJT is documented and forward to Training. Maintain work area, shop area clean and orderly. Ensure proper handling of parts during maintenance and following completion. Ensure the completion of customer requirements on parts supplied by customer. Ensure all tags and forms applicable to maintenance performed are properly attached and filled out. The work demands flexible schedule and the ability to fit into small areas and work in confined spaces.

    Qualifications

    High school diploma or equivalent with 5 plus years of related experience. Post high school coursework or professional certification preferred. 

     

    Required - 3+ years of experience in aircraft fuel tank maintenance

     

    Preferred - FAA A&P License

     

    Reports to the assigned Supervisor or Facility Manager. Employee with FAA A/P license (contingent upon Facility requirements). Minimum of 3 calendar years of aircraft fuel tank maintenance experience. Able to teach other technicians, must be able to complete all aircraft related and required paper work. Since this position is assigned supervisory duties (directing maintenance, preventive maintenance and alterations and/or directly assisting persons unfamiliar with tasks) the person must be qualified per 14 CFR - 145.153

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