Flight Technician

Job Description:

Flight Duties (to include travel with the aircraft or pre-positioning prior to aircraft arrival)

  • Manage maintenance aspects of the trip to include routine maintenance, recommendations, and support to the pilots
  • Provide minor aircraft maintenance to address discrepancies, meeting dispatch or MEL deferral requirements
  • Provide an enhanced level of connectivity support for aircraft systems – (Iridium, Swift Broad Band, AirCell, etc.)
  • Communicate aircraft status to the on duty Maintenance Coordinator at home base
  • Track travel expenses and process expenses reports
  • Travel is approximately 75% of job

Additional Non-Flight Duties

  • Perform Pre and Post-flight checks when required
  • Coordinate travel plans with customer travel, and dispatch services.
  • Complete, communicate, and log International Trip Debrief summaries after each trip
  • Coordinate and oversee maintenance activities performed by outside vendors to include:
    • Daily oversight of maintenance tasks
    • Managing of task cards
    • Data entry into customer Electronic Maintenance Oversight Log (EMOL)
    • Communication of aircraft status to Maintenance Coordinator
    • Participation in daily reviews and meetings related to the work being performed
    • Final document review in preparation for return to service
    • Participation in an established Risk Assessment process and test flight requirements as needed
  • Assist with the audit and approval of external maintenance suppliers
  • When required, provide maintenance task card sign-offs and “approval for return to service” entries in aircraft flight log.
  • For offsite coverage, manage Required Inspection Items (RII) utilizing established processes
  • Input discrepancy and resolution data into customer’s Technical Operations Communication System (TOCS) database
  • Attend weekly maintenance staff meetings as schedule allows
  • Participate in AAR’s- After Action Reviews
  • Attend maintenance training as assigned
  • Work Special projects – researching aircraft modifications and upgrades, aircraft service bulletins, and airworthiness directives, etc.

Employment Summary

  • Salaried, full time position, starting pay $70K-$85K based on experience
  • Full benefits, including health, dental, vision, investment matching
  • Employment by Gary Jet Center, reporting directly to the Boeing Company
  • Eventual employment by the Boeing Company

Requirements

  • Applicant must possess an FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate with 5 years’ experience on turbine powered aircraft.
  • Be able to pass a back ground, and drug screening checks
  • Bi-lingual applicants a plus.

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