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Mechanical Team Lead

Company Name:
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.
Mechanical Team Lead in GAC- Westfield
Unique Skills:
This position will be part of the crew which will support road trips, drop-ins and FAST truck.
Education and Experience Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED. Airframe and Powerplant (A&P;) license required. Valid Drivers License required for the operation of towing and other Gulfstream transportation equipment.Six (6) years experience with advanced knowledge of inspection and heavy maintenance of large and/or mid-size aircraft.
Position Purpose:
Plan and coordinate all mechanical system activities and provide daily information on aircraft testing status and schedule impacts. Coordinate manpower requirements in support of all maintenance tasks, systems testing, discrepancy resolution, aircraft protection and flight tests.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: Plan, schedule and complete tasks in order to meet service/delivery schedules. Assist management, as required, with supervision and instruction of aircraft technicians in proper procedures and techniques of trouble shooting airframe and engine systems, routine inspections and preventive maintenance. Assist with performance appraisal of subordinates. Assess strengths and weaknesses of subordinates. Apply strengths for maximum job efficiency and provide guidance and growth opportunities to reinforce developmental areas. Provide diverse learning opportunities. Ensure all required components are ordered for timely availability. Send items out for rework/repair as needed. Receive and inspect upon return. Perform engine runs on aircraft as required. Maintain a current knowledge of Aircraft Service Changes (ASCs), Customer Bulletins, inspection schedule requirements, vendor information and all other procedures, publications and general knowledge pertaining to aircraft maintenance and servicing. Perform required periodic maintenance and necessary servicing of all aircraft mechanical systems. Must demonstrate the ability to consistently perform assigned maintenance tasks within the quoted or standard CMP time. Perform post and pre-flight inspection and trouble shoot mechanical malfunctions such as fluid leaks and minor structural damage. 8. Follow standard operating procedures when operating ground support equipment, such as power supply, hydraulic rig, nitrogen filler cart, and oxygen service cart. Operate and supervise use of special support equipment used in removal and installation of major components. 9. Assist in maintaining work schedules and updating of CMP cards. Review work, including forms and records, to ensure compliance with Gulfstream Repair Station procedures and FAA Airworthiness Standards. 10. Review daily job charging to ensure accuracy of charges to aircraft.
Additional Functions: Apply 5S and Lean Initiatives to maintain good housekeeping and safety in all areas to include hangars, break areas, and offices. Help develop goals for subordinates and Support the company OGSM at the floor level. Perform other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements: Essential personal skills include strong leadership ability, tact and diplomacy when working directly with customers and strong communication skills. Organization in planning and accomplishing daily tasks, effective teaching skills, mechanical aptitude, and the ability to solve problems and adapt to sudden change. Must be able to read and interpret maintenance manuals, IPCs, CBs, ADs, CMP cards, engineering orders and blueprints. Possess a sound working knowledge of the FAA regulations, Repair Station and Quality Control Manuals and company policies and procedures. Must have a good working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to work any shift and overtime, as required. Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small, restricted areas. Able to lift 40 lbs. Able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. Advanced working knowledge of pertinent technical reference materials (maintenance manuals, IPCs and structural repair manuals, service bulletins, Airworthiness Directives, etc.)
Languages Required (in addition to English): None
Additional Information
Requisition Number: 16604
Category: Service Center
Percentage of Travel: Up to 50%
Shift: First
Employment Type: Full-time
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