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Crew Chief (Avionics) Jobs in Springfield, IL at StandardAero Business Aviation Services, LLC

Title: Crew Chief (Avionics)

Company: StandardAero Business Aviation Services, LLC

Location: Springfield, IL

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Supervises a crew of leads and technicians in the performance of avionics and electrical systems maintenance and installation of complex avionics and electrical systems. Assures that technicians are held accountable for the quality of the maintenance work that they perform. Appraises, recommends salary and other status changes, rewards, recognizes, and disciplines members of the crew.
Assists lead technicians with assignment of work to crew members based upon scheduled out dates and the technical expertise of the various employees. Provides technical guidance to technicians on aircraft maintenance and/or install configurations, as well as service bulletins, directives, and enhancements. Must be up-to-date on scope of required maintenance and coordinates efforts to ensure a timely turnaround.
With the Department Manager, pre-plans work scopes on aircraft including engineering coordination, deploying manpower, pre-ordering parts, and customer debriefing.
Coordinates with other departments in scheduling arrivals/departures, job flow, and communicating with the customer or CPM on the status of work.
Monitors hours charged to a job to assure that costs are controlled and schedule dates are met. Reviews employee time cards on a daily basis to verify accuracy of time charged to work orders.
Performs final “walk around” to ensure aircraft cleanliness and readiness for departure. Reviews workbook for sign offs and parts issues prior to presenting to the inspection department.
Assures that crew members are well-trained on assigned aircraft that they are scheduled for periodic technical training in-house or at designated off-site locations. Works cooperatively with other Crew Chiefs or shops to assure cross-training on other aircraft and/or systems.
Coordinates with other departments as needed to assure that customers have a positive experience at the facility.
Actively works to simplify for efficiency, ease of work performance, quality, and turnaround time.
Ensures that safe work practices are employed consistently on each aircraft job or throughout the shop.
Supports and adheres to safety, environmental, and general housekeeping policies. Is proactive in the area of safety; promotes safe work habits to the crew, monitors the work environment for safety hazards and takes steps to address/remove hazards.
Demonstrate excellent communication skills, professionalism, and a positive customer service attitude without compromising quality.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

7-10 years experience as an Avionics Technician in corporate aviation.
2-4 years experience in Avionics Modifications in corporate aviation.
Technical ability on specific airframe models and avionics systems in the areas of heavy maintenance, light maintenance, installs and service bulletins.
Interpersonal skills and verbal ability.
Ability to diagnose and resolve technical problems.
Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate multiple activities to achieve quality maintenance within established time frame.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

FCC License
A&P License
Bachelor Degree

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds, walk, bend, stretch, and climb ladders.
Must have the ability to think clearly, speak intelligibly on the telephone and in person.
Must have the ability to manipulate equipment of all sizes, tools, computer keyboards, and telephones.
Must have good interpersonal and verbal skills in order to interface with customers and employees.

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