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Job #: R-00003375
Location: Long Beach, CA
Category: Mechanic
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The A&P Technician Lead is responsible for supervising the A&P Technicians at the ARO's, performing maintenance and alteration tasks on civil aviation articles in accordance with the current technical data provided in the manufacturer's Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, Service Bulletins, Service Letters, Airworthiness Directives, government and industry standard practices and other data acceptable to or approved by the FAA.

The A&P Technician Lead ensures that A&P Technicians are thoroughly familiar with all tools and equipment, including inspection aids, used within their assigned area of responsibility. Will ensure that all work performed is recorded on the appropriate maintenance record. A&P Technician Lead will ensure that A&P Technicians perform their tasking within the 14 CFR Part 43, 65, 91.

Responsibilities Include:

There are 5 Fixed Wing and Rotor Wing Aircraft located at the ARO in Long Beach, CA. The A&P Technician Lead is responsible for overseeing the scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for the 5 aircraft.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and seven (7) years' experience at avionics troubleshooting with two (2) of the seven years as an electronics/avionics maintenance supervisor.

Must hold a valid mechanic certificate issued by the FAA with an airframe rating or a valid repairman certificate from an applicable repair station.

Shall have demonstrated experience in the type aviation maintenance support required for the Designated Aircraft Inventory; experience of general aviation electronics systems to include communications, navigation, and flight control systems; certificate of graduation from a military or civilian electrical/avionics school; and a working knowledge of the Federal Aviation Regulations, at the level of responsibility for making airworthiness decisions.

Must have at a minimum a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Power Plant (A&P) license with an inspection authorization.


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