The Senior Technician (ST), Airframe & Structural, reports directly to the C-26 Director of Maintenance. Assists the Director of Maintenance (DOM) to assure full compliance of the contract Performance Work Statement (PWS) regarding the maintenance of aircraft systems and structures. Communicates with the DOM, Manager of Quality, the Records and Reliability Department (RRD), the Business Operations Department and Material Support Manager (MSM), ensuring that all technical aspects of the contract are performed. Provides reports as required by the DOM. Responsible for technical assistance to the beddown base (BB) and deployed site personnel to resolve component or system related discrepancies as requested. Communicates with subcontractors to resolve technical issues in the field and in various departments.
Ensures the safety is paramount in all endeavors.
Responsible for technical assistance to beddown base (BB) and deployed site personnel to resolve component or system related discrepancies as requested.
Provides on-call assistance to Field Service Representative (FSR) personnel during normal and off business hours.
Responsible for the daily review and submittal of CDRL A007 – Daily Aircraft Status Report to the FWPMO no later than 0900 EST.
Coordinates with M7 and subcontractor personnel to provide technical assistance and repairs for airframe assemblies and subcomponents.
Provides trend analysis to the DOM and Manager of Quality for airframe component failure rates on a bi-annual basis to determine if potentially unsupportable components exist due to obsolescence or high failure rates in accordance with (IAW) PWS 3.4.2. The ST shall immediately advise the DOM of a component predicted to render an aircraft NMC three (3) years prior to the aircraft becoming NMC due to non-supportable parts.
Provides off-site support to maintenance personnel for aircraft away from their BB IAW PWS 188.8.131.52.
Provides training to new and existing employees during the C-26 LCCS Program Initial Training Course, or any recurring training courses, relating to airframe systems. Monitors maintenance activities to ensure acceptable aircraft dispatch reliability. Receives, reviews and approves Part Requested from the BB, deployment and depot locations.
Provides approved request documentation to MSM for processing.
May be instructed to directly supervise or direct maintenance personnel relating to scheduled, unscheduled inspections, preventive maintenance, repairs and support equipment at any CONUS site or deployed location.
May be required to accomplish repairs within their respective areas of expertise.
Provides aircraft maintenance management and administrative support as required to ensure compliance with the requirements of the PWS.
Participates in various management functions such as contract proposals and Government Audits as necessary.
Provides assistance to the Business Operations Department in preparing proposals and securing approvals for items deemed Over and Above under the terms of the contract. May be requested to act as a liaison between aircraft maintenance department, support departments, subcontractors and Government personnel.
Reviews open purchase requests on a weekly basis.
Identifies needed areas of change and makes recommendations to improve operations.
Coordinates operational requirements with other departments.
Must be familiar with and adhere to policies and procedures as outlined in the M7 Policy Manual.
Performs additional duties as required by the DOM.
Daily attendance is essential to this position.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Must hold and maintain a certified Airframe and Powerplant rating.
Must hold and maintain a current Inspection Authorization (IA).
Requires a minimum of six years experience working on the C-26 series or aircraft of an equivalent type.
Possess experience performing and managing scheduled/unscheduled inspections, preventive maintenance, overhaul/repair of aircraft and GSE.
Experience maintaining FAA type and airworthiness certifications using FAA approved maintenance programs. Possess knowledge of Army DA PAM 738-751 forms and records.
Knowledge of: Federal Aviation Regulations, FAA Advisory Circular 43.13-1A. : Acceptable methods, techniques, and practices for aircraft inspection and repair; FAA Advisory Circular 43.13-2A. : Acceptable methods, techniques, and practices for aircraft alterations.
Be familiar with turbine engine maintenance and inspections requirements.
Have experience managing and controlling engine maintenance programs.
Ability to manage subordinate activities.
Establish goals and objectives.
Devise solutions to administrative problems.
Develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures
Prepare concise reports.
Plan, assign and supervise the work of others.
Ability to work under limited supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Ability to drive department tasks and accepts accountability for progress and quality of work from department.
Possess Computer literacy with competencies in the use of all facets or Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).
Able to initiate and complete self-directed research to ensure completion of major duties.
Must be able to qualify for and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
US passport required.
Must be able to qualify for and maintain engine run/taxi qualification
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