Reporting to the Project / Shift Manager, the Lead Technician is responsible for overseeing, directing and orienting Structures Technicians to execute their work in accordance to task requirements and in line with the Company Repair Station procedures and requirements, ensuring compliance to FAA/EAS
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Lead Structures Technician

Commercial Jet • 
Dothan, Alabama, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
Reporting to the Project / Shift Manager, the Lead Technician is responsible for overseeing, directing and orienting Structures Technicians to execute their work in accordance to task requirements and in line with the Company Repair Station procedures and requirements, ensuring compliance to FAA/EASA regulations and in
line with OEM MPDs, and in so doing delivering efficient high quality work with safety being their uncompromised priority.
Ensure the highest quality service, safety standards and performance, with the objective of exceeding customer
satisfaction in the re-delivery of airworthy, reliable and clean aircraft, in a timely manner.Direct and supervise assigned Technicians (Aircraft Mechanics, Sheet Metal Mechanics, Avionic Technicians, Outside Services personnel), guiding and advising technical activity in
accordance with the Task Card/MPD, Repair Station Manual and FAA regulations.Provide leadership and direction, coach and mentor technicians to consistently deliver excellence in their job execution as individuals and team players, ensuring high quality and efficient workmanship for on-time re-delivery of aircraft. Secure commitment and accountability at all levels in execution of both work and accurate supporting documentation.Ensure work schedule is in line with established
project plan for each aircraft to be serviced in accordance with the Workscope and respective timeline.Assist Project Manager in elaborating detailedShift Handover instructions and Work Interruption logs. Supervise and monitor Man Hour utilization in collaboration with Production Planning and Control. Make sure that all labor and materials used are allocated to the proper work order and
item number.Work closely with Inspectors in order to prevent time wastage due to unnecessary delays, interruptions and duplicate work. Report to Project Manager any parts requirements and always carry out Purchase Order requests and Parts Consumption
in accordance with Company procedures and documentation requirements including sign-offs.Support the Project Manager in making sure that all Maintenance Personnel are qualified to accomplish the duties
assigned to them.Become familiar with and follow the requirements of this Repair
Station Manual, Federal Aviation Regulations, Airworthiness Directives, Advisory Circulars, Manufacturer’s Service Bulletins, Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM), Aircraft Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC), Structural Repair Manual (SRM), and any other required to perform their assigned work. Never begin any maintenance unless in possession of the proper, current and
applicable approved or acceptable data.Verify that tool required by Technicians are available and if not to work with Stores to provision them prior to commencing the tasks.Oversee Technicians to ensure the work
area and hangar is kept to the highest standards of safety, compliant at all times, enforcing regulations and practices to avoid accidents. Strictly enforce good housekeeping practices at all times with an objective of securing an environment conducive to employee well-being.Report any incident immediately to Quality & Safety in accordance with Company policies and procedures. Scrutinize
the proper tagging of Aircraft components, parts and panels appropriately stored (including racks by aircraft).
Job Requirements:
EDUCATION: High
School Diploma/GED. Current FAA certificate with an Airframe rating or a Repairman’s Certificate.
EXPERIENCE: At least 3 years of aircraft maintenance experience as
a Structures Technician.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Strong leadership skills.Effective decision-making skills.Strong negotiating skills.Excellent written and oral communication
skills in order to effectively interact with all levels of staff from different departments effectively. Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills in order to prioritize workload according to business demands and works well under pressure. Must have own tools, as provided on CJ list of required tooling. Is required to be proficient in oral and written English.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation:
Travel: NA
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