Working as part of the flightline team, at flight test locations, the duties will include:(1) Implementantion of Airframe insepction, maintenance and repair procedures, specifically on composite structure. (2) Integrate aircraft on an active flight line. (3) Perform pre and post flight inspection tests of the aircraft. (4) Interface with inventory management team when removing parts from inventory. (5) Complete and maintain detailed build cards, maintenance logs, and configuration documents for the aircraft. (6) Support ground and flight test activities by preparing the test setup per engineering definition, providing technician and safety oversight during testing, and breaking down equipment post test. (7) In addition to the above duties the senior aerospace mechanical technician will be expected to supervise junior technicians and act as crew chief on occasion.
Experience with the following: (1) working as part of a small flexible flightline team (2) 7+ years demonstrable expererience of working on and maintaining aircraft with composite structures. (2) Demonstrable experience of working with composites and adhesives, including the applicaiton of prepreg techniques and repair patches (3) executing maintenance and repair procedures on airframes. Other skills required - (1) ability to read and follow detailed inspection and test procedures. (2) familiarity with standard computer programs including microsoft office, inventory management systems, and aerospace maintenance systems. (3) ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form, think outside the box to create solutions to complex and sometimes not well defined problems. (4) demonstrable experience of leading small teams. (5) Proven ability to supervise multi disciplinary technician team. (6) Demonstrable competentency in decision making (7) ability to communicate clearly and concisely with management/engineering team.
Typically requires education/formal training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.