Production Operator 3B- Component Overhaul
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Requisition ID

047534

USA-Mississippi-Jackson

Description

Engages in production activities by repairing and overhauling aviation components in various production areas to include but not limited to: NDI, Wheels/Brakes, Blowers/Motors, and any other area deemed necessary to improve daily throughput of the Component Services business. The incumbent is responsible to service, troubleshoot, repair and inspect aircraft components to ensure airworthiness. Reports directly to the Director of Component Services.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED IN THIS CLASSIFICATION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING TASKS. THESE TASKS MAY BE AMENDED OR OTHER TASKS MAY BE ASSIGNED AS NECESSARY.

  • Personally assesses, repairs, rebuilds, inspects, and brings component back to their original “like-new” condition
  • Assists with recruitment, selection, discipline, and training of personnel.
Assist in troubleshooting system malfunctions to formulate corrective actions.

  • Engages in Continuous Improvement activities through constant experimentation to manage daily throughput, work in process, and turnaround time.
Reviews documentation for maintenance of aircraft on appropriate forms.

Insures compliance with Service Bulletins, Instructions and Airworthiness Directives.

  • Assigns mechanics to specific aircraft components on a daily basis.
Provides guidance to subordinate employees and peers when appropriate, collaborating and cooperating with other members of the management team.

Maintains aircraft maintenance technical directives, forms, records and historical data as required.

Complies with safetyand tool control program requirements.

Communicates with customers regarding aircraft component status.

Advises site management of problems that may delay scheduled delivery of aircraft to customer.

Ensures materials issued for assigned tasks are the correct items to repair the problem.

Provides on-the-job training to new employees as required.

Assists with monitoring maintenance of Work In Process and Turnaround Time.

  • Exhibits positive courteous behavior with customers businesses and coworkers.
  • Assists coworkers and those in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary.
  • Follows all safety procedures and practices as established by the Company and regulatory bodies.
  • This job does have supervisory responsibilities.
INCUMBENT PERFORMS OTHER JOB-RELATED TASKS AS ASSIGNED AND REQUIRED; ANY DUTIES/TASKS INCLUDED IN THE EMPLOYEE'S PERFORMANCE EVALUATION ELEMENTS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THAT EMPLOYEE'S POSITION WITHIN THE JOB CLASSIFICATION.

Qualifications

The following minimum qualifications have been identified by subject matter experts (SME'S) who have supervised this position or functioned in the position; they are based on job analysis information supplied by these SME'S. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Director of Human Resources in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position. If a candidate believes he/she needs a reasonable accommodation to meet these minimum qualifications or, if called for an interview, to attend such an interview, the candidate must notify the Director of Human Resources in writing of the need for the accommodation and identify the specific accommodation requested.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from a standard four (4) year high school or equivalent (GED) AND seven (4) years of experience in work directly-related to aircraft maintenance or component maintenance.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS and EQUIPMENT:
None

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
The following skills and abilities are required:
  • Understanding and using the English language both oral and written to communicate information or ideas to
another person or persons;

  • Writing routine reports and correspondence;
  • reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals;
  • adding, subtracting, multiplying and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals;
  • interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form;
  • planning and organizing;
  • creating, entering, retrieving and printing from current software packages such as; Excel and Word;
  • demonstrating problem analysis and independent decision making;
  • demonstrating leadership; delegation of tasks and duties; motivating subordinates; discerning priorities;
  • demonstrating intra and interpersonal relations;
  • recognizing or identifying the existence of a problem as well as elements of a problem;
  • performing a task in the presence of distracting stimulation or under monotonous conditions without significant loss of thought process and efficiency;
  • perceiving and feeling such attributes of objects and materials as size, shape, temperature or texture;
  • operating hand and power tools;
  • traveling worldwide with limited notice; obtain a security clearance; obtain a passport and/or visa;
  • interpreting drawings, specifications and schematics of aircraft instrument/electronic components;
  • recognizing from schematics and drawing not only how one assembly functions but also how various assemblies interact with each other;
Knowledge of the following are required:
  • databases sufficient to perform the job, duties, and tasks associated with the position;
  • aircraft sheet metal repair and component repair;
  • instrument, electronic and electrical test equipment;
  • military or commercial aviation maintenance and its terminology; and
  • U.S. government regulations for federal contractors and FAA maintenance programs
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of radiation; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

US Security Clearance Required

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None

Schedule

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Full-time

Shift

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Day - 1st

Travel

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No

Organization

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Vertex Aerospace LLC

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