Citation Team Lead, Aircraft Maintenance
Company: West Star Aviation
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 1, 2021
Additional compensation in the form of a shift differential paid
for working alternate shifts. Eligible for semiannual discretionary
bonus based on site performance.
This hourly, non-exempt position is for the management of a team
for Aircraft Maintenance. The duties include the responsibility to
supervise a team and direct project flow. In addition to human
resource skills, this position requires extensive knowledge of
engine and aircraft systems, including the ability to troubleshoot
in the areas of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems. This
position also supervises the inspection of aircraft or mechanical
systems. Job duties will vary each day and will encompass projects
as coordinated with the Program Manager. Will be required to work
independently and lead multiple projects. Will have direct customer
contact and supervise programs and customer sales.
- Customarily and regularly direct the work of at least two other
employees in daily work and project management for completion of
projects. This responsibility includes the requirement to give
suggestions and recommendations about the hiring, termination,
advancement, promotion or any other change of status regarding
employees that this position supervises.
- Supervise a team and direct projects on aircraft and related
systems. This shall include but not be limited to the
responsibility to supervise a team in moving and installing panels
and components and repair work on sheet metal and other items.
- Troubleshooting and evaluation of systems on the aircraft as
- Oversee inspection and evaluation of the aircraft and
components as needed.
- Oversee the movement of aircraft, performance runs and
- Supervise the maintenance and repair of shop facility,
equipment and tooling.
- Work independently on projects and lead multiple projects.
- Work with customers in project management, pricing and customer
- Develop and assist with sales and quotes for assigned
- Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or
High school diploma or equivalent.
Airframe and Powerplant License.
Aircraft specific factory training preferred.
Avalid drivers license approved for airline travel and/or a valid
passport is ideal, but not required
Airframe and Powerplant license minimum.
5 - 10 years prior experience on aircraft maintenance.
8 - 10 years turbine aircraft experience.
Experience in supervision of four or more team members.
FAA paperwork, work order and billing process experience.
Customer contact experience preferred.
Self-motivated and able to maintain a rapid pace.
Process work with minimum supervision.
Lead and provide incentive to other team members.
Deal directly with customers, including with areas of conflict.
Attend work every day as scheduled to include overtime and weekend
Notify supervisor in advance of shift starting if unable to
Must have reliable transportation to get to work each and every
Perform all work in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration
Follow all company and safety rules during performance of
Maintain customer-oriented work habits.
Direct the work and flow of multiple projects.
Supervise team members in daily operations and duties.
Completion of work orders, FAA paperwork and billing items.
Develop, supervise and grow maintenance program on particular
Understand and implement regulations and guidelines.
Troubleshoot and evaluate system operations.
Work with others in a professional manner.
Coordinate projects through strong team management skills.
Other technicians in turbine service or other departments.
Team Leader of other teams assigned to project and/or Director of
Company sales representatives.
Customers or outside vendors.
Lift at least 50 lbs.
Routine walking, bending and squatting or sitting.
Routing or repetitive physical motion with arms and hands.
Basic personal computer operations.
Understanding and implementation of regulations and guidelines.
Troubleshoot or evaluate system operation.
Work with others in a professional manner.
Team management skills.
Extensive customer contact skills.
Work under supervision of Program Manager and Director of
Directly supervise multiple technicians.
Minimal supervision from Program Manager.
Work with other Team Leaders on multiple projects in a cooperative
The majority of work will be accomplished in a heated hangar.
Work outside during aircraft runs will occur.
Varied positions in and around the aircraft.
Personal hand tools supplied by the mechanic.
Pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical equipment.
Jacks, stands, lifts and other support devices.
Tugs, power carts and other engine powered equipment.
Personal computer and work order prints.
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