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Lead Aviation Maintenance Inspector

Dallas, TX, USA

Full Time

Full Time

About the Role

Responsible for planning and leading the work of aircraft mechanics; responsible for assuring the airworthiness of aircraft serviced by the Aero Star Aviation and for compliance with applicable federal regulations and guidelines; performs necessary repairs and scheduled preventive maintenance on aircraft; does related work as required. Responsible for providing a safe, reliable, on-time, airworthy aircraft in support of Aero Star customer requirements.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all work is accomplished in accordance with companies RSQCM, manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations.

  • Provide leadership for team members by establishing, assigning, prioritizing, and tracking maintenance goals, objectives, and standards; assists team members with coordination of personnel and equipment task assignments to ensure goals and objectives are met.

  • Upon arrival of aircraft, makes sure that it is properly placed in the hangar, properly protected, and an incoming inspection of the aircraft is performed.

  • Maintains and services aircraft. Analyzes a variety of technical problems associated with aircraft maintenance, determines causes and methods of repair. Interprets technical manuals, blueprints, schematic diagrams, written and verbal information.

  • Create and manage performance improvement plans for maintenance personnel. As well as assign work that needs to be accomplished effectively and efficiently.

  • Tests operation and repairs/adjusts, as required: engines, engine controls and accessories, propellers and controls, landing gear, hydraulic systems and servicing, flight controls and adjusts rigging as required.

  • Checks and repairs fuel, oil, oxygen, heating, cooling and pressurization systems.

  • Provide on the job training instructions and information on job procedures, safety and good work practices.

  • Keep the Maintenance Director advised of problems that could result in work delays.

  • Take necessary action to ensure that maintenance personnel in his or her group are qualified to accomplish the duties assigned to them.

  • Efficiently utilize manpower, making possible adjustments in methods and perfection of procedures to provide continuous improvement in efficiency and increase of production.

  • Endeavor to increase his or her own knowledge by studying of technical material and study guides provided for that purpose.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable federal regulations and guidelines

  • Travels on road trips as required and is able to work unsupervised and handle any technical problem that may occur.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Competencies - Education / Knowledge / Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Minimum of five years corporate aircraft maintenance experience.

  • 3 years of Supervisory experience preferred

  • Must hold a current Airframe and/or Powerplant Certificate.

  • Must pass security 10-year background check and random drug and alcohol tests.

  • Embraer Phenom 100/300 experience strongly desired.

  • Able to travel to other locations to perform maintenance (essential requirement)

  • Must have own tools necessary for job (essential requirement)

  • Participate in initial and random drug and alcohol screenings in accordance with DOT and FAA guidelines (essential requirement)

  • Flexible work schedule required including shift, weekend, and holidays (essential requirement)

  • Valid Driver's License (essential requirement)

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Based on experience

Benefits: Dental insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Paid time off, Vision insurance

Schedule: 8 hour shift, Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate: Dallas, TX 75209; Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s): Must be able to pass a 10-year background check

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience: Aircraft maintenance: 5 years (Preferred)

Language: English (Required)

License/Certification: Airframe & Powerplant License (Required)

Shift availability: Day Shift (Preferred), Night Shift (Preferred)

Willingness to travel: 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data or other legally protected status.

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