-Minimum of 3 years experience with Aircraft structural experience (heavy maintenance or production)
- Own their own tools (basic structural tooling)
- Ability to read and interpret task cards and aircraft production plans
- Experience working under pressure
Requires the complete dismantling, overhaul and reassembly of aircraft engines, including components and propellers. Must have knowledge of shop practices, be capable of following test procedures, drawings and production methods relating to the above. Carry out correct diagnosis of operating defects. Requires the complete dismantling, build up and test of any one component, i.e. fuel systems, C.S.U. and individual components of a propeller. Must be familiar with complete build of engines, but is not required to engine test. Must be capable of carrying out balancing machine operations as applied to all rotary parts. Responsible for installing, repairing and functioning any or all parts or components necessary to fabricate a complete airframe including rigging, i.e. the adjustment of flight and engine controls for correct coordinated linkage, tensions and travel. Must be a sight reader of blueprints and trouble shoot the work of Airframe Assemblers. Requires the general servicing of aircraft power plants; this includes installation or removal of engines, engine mounts, propellers or other accessories, including cowls and coolers, and provide proper setting of controls, preflight engine run-up and trouble shooting.
Performs scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance.
Review work of subordinates to ensure the function/task is correct and complete and take corrective action and/or training if necessary.
Addresses employee questions and concerns presented within the work crew. If questions and concerns are not resolved, ensures that employee concerned is given the opportunity to seek further assistance through the Maintenance Manager/Supervisor,