Lead Aircraft Maintenance Technicians

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Lead Aircraft Maintenance Technicians


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Aircraft Line Maintenance Technicians

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Website STS Aviation Services

Lead Aircraft Maintenance Technician Jobs

STS Aviation Services is hiring Lead Aircraft Maintenance Technicians in Arlington, Virginia. 

Hiring Note: Candidates must be able to work the United States for any employer.

Position Summary:

As the Maintenance Liaison, you will affect Airlines’ business growth through your role supporting the maintenance department by evaluating maintenance discrepancies, coordinating the affected maintenance personnel, clearly and efficiently communicate maintenance actions, aircraft status, and supply challenges to a broad range of internal customers while ensuring safe and efficient flight operations.

Essential Functions:

  • At the beginning of each shift, determine maintenance/inspections, unscheduled maintenance requirements, items awaiting maintenance and available work force.
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate any aircraft information to internal customers and management by the use of various sources of media: phone, radio, and electronic.
  • Coordinate the maintenance discrepancies and corrections of all operational aircraft, monitor all mechanical problems on the line extending every effort to reduce and hold maintenance recovery time to the very minimum.
  • Coordinate parts and manpower requirements for repairs. Monitoring field repairs and coordinating the return of parts to their home base.
  • Ensuring maintenance documentation is complied with on PSA aircraft as required.
  • Coordinate with the Stores Department for the current status of AOG parts in progress for aircraft requiring repairs.
  • Monitor aircraft availability and coordinate any equipment changes between the Maintenance Department, scheduling, DCA HCC and OCC departments.
  • Monitor the current MEL List for inbound aircraft. Review parts required and coordinate with AOG desk for parts movements.
  • Coordinate with Dispatch and Maintenance Planning on MEL and CDL procedures and status.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the PSA Maintenance Operations Manager and STS Base Manager or their designee.

Competencies and Knowledge:

  • Ability to navigate aircraft manuals and company manuals.
  • Strong ability to utilize MS Office Suite, maintenance software and navigate BBD IFly website, flight plot and MXi.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-functional environment across various departments and possessing good communication skills.
  • Advocate for Safety & Compliance. Embrace Air Carrier Safety Management System (SMS).
  • Experience with DCA operations and airport challenges a PLUS.

Work Environment:

  • This job operates inside a climate-controlled building.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.

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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen.  This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; bend/stoop occasionally; lift weight up to 25 lbs.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

  • Full time (days and shift hours are determined by STS Base Manager)
  • Travel:  No travel is expected for this position

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A&P certificate
  • Must have 1 years of CRJ or part 121 line maintenance experience
  • In good standing (no issues with attendance or performance)
  • Firsthand experience with DCA operations is a PLUS

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

To be successful in this position, you should be great at:

  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Problem solving
  • Clear and concise communication
  • Performance management
  • Ability to strategically think

Security Clearance:

  • All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49 CFR 1542.209 as well as a pre-employment drug screen.

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About STS Aviation Services:

STS Aviation Services operates three state-of-the-art aircraft hangars, two interior modification facilities and more than 40 line maintenance stations both stateside and aboard. These facilities, and the expert personnel that call each home, fuel the company’s drive to seamlessly blend a growing portfolio of MRO services to deliver all-encompassing aircraft maintenance, engineering and modification solutions to the global aviation industry.

To learn more about STS Aviation Services and what makes it the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying,” please visit www.stsaviationgroup.com or call 1-800-800-2400.


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