This position guide defines the authorities, responsibilities, primary duties, reporting relationships and measures of performance for the Aircraft Maintenance Technician (A&P) for Aviation Specialties Unlimited flight operations.
FUNCTIONAL ROLE: Maintenance Technician (A&P) for ASU Flight Operations
- Responsible for ensuring that ASU aircraft operated for training and on-demand flight operations are maintained in an airworthy condition according to best aviation maintenance practices, standards, and the specific maintenance requirements of 43, §91, and §135.
- Assists the ASU Director of Maintenance (DOM) with the ASU 43, §91, and §135 aviation maintenance programs including aircraft, engines, parts, assemblies, with respect to aircraft maintenance and flight tests.
- Responsible for assisting the DOM with contract maintenance activities to ensure work is completed to the requested standards.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the ASU DO and DOM.
REQUIREMENTS: Maintenance Technician (A&P) for ASU Flight Operations
- General Requirement: The ASU maintenance technician (A&P) must be highly knowledgeable of the aircraft manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, operations specifications, 14 CFRs and applicable portions of the ASU Company Operations Manuals.
- Education: Must hold a FAA mechanic certificate with airframe and power plant ratings (FAA A&P). IA preferred.
- Experience: Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience maintaining aircraft as a certificated mechanic with experience in maintaining rotorcraft-helicopter; or, three years of experience repairing aircraft in a certificated airframe repair station.
- Skills, knowledge and abilities: Must have knowledge of aviation maintenance practices sufficient to plan and coordinate aviation maintenance operations including, over water survival equipment and saltwater corrosion control. Knowledge of applicable FAA regulations and procedures. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other ASU employees. Skill in developing techniques and methodologies to resolve unprecedented problems or situations. Able to work well under pressure in fast-paced, shipboard, and noisy environment while exercising sound judgment at all times. Able to assist the DOM prepare comprehensive aviation maintenance proposals for customers.
- Physical – Body Positions: Must be able to stand, sit, walk, climb ladders and stairs and be able to successfully manipulate maintenance tools and machinery. Frequently required to use the phone, fax, copy machine and computer.
- Mental / Reasoning Abilities: Must be able to think logically in a busy environment. Must be able to read and understand regulatory and instructional materials. Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
- Language / Communication Skills: Must be able to communicate effectively (reading, writing and speaking) in the English language. Must know and understand terminology related to the aviation industry.
- Computer Literacy: Must be computer literate.
- Multitasking Ability: Must be able to comfortably handle complicated multiple tasks
- Appearance and Conduct: Must present a neat and proper appearance strictly following the ASU Company and shipboard dress code. Must not use loud, offensive language in the presence of, or within hearing range of ASU customers or employees. Is a professional and is expected to act accordingly.
- Alcohol and Drug Policy: The use of intoxicants by ASU personnel while on duty aboard the ship is limited. No employee shall report for work while suffering from the after effects of alcohol or prohibited drugs. A covered employee who refuses to submit to a required post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion or follow-up alcohol/drug test will be withheld from performing safety-sensitive functions and may be terminated from employment.
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