Lead Mechanic - Structures, GSO

Timco Aviation Services, Inc. Greensboro, NC


The Lead Mechanic is responsible for ensuring that the people assigned to their crew complete their tasks safely, in full compliance with all manuals and procedures while maintaining quality and productivity standards.


Ensure that every person assigned to a job has the correct work instructions, tools, PPE and applicable references available and is familiar with what is required to complete the task.Assure proper documentation for work performed by assigned employees, reflecting the status of the jobDirectly oversee the work performed by any individuals who are unfamiliar with the methods, techniques, practices, aids, equipment, and tools used to perform any maintenance, preventive maintenance, or alterationsVerify qualifications of assigned employees to ensure only properly trained and qualified employees are assigned to each taskAssure accurate accomplishment of work by assigned employeeAssure work performed in accordance with all manuals, procedure and data.Review work performed by assigned technicians prior to submission to inspection for acceptance.Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental compliance.Conduct start of shift meetings to inform team members of any day to day issuesProvide an accurate and complete turnover to next shift lead and supervision for proper visit trackingWork side by side with mechanics requiring training or mentoring.Work maintenance tasks as time allows and be involved in significant events (ie. Eng removal/install, FLT control removal/install, acft jacking/down-jacking, ACFT weigh jobs, ACFT movement, etc.)Provide development of assigned technicians by providing OJT or mentoring as necessary for new or entry level assigned technicians.Qualifications



High school education or equivalent2 years experience performing as an accomplished aircraft mechanic on heavy commercial aircraft, or 1 year previously demonstrated ability within HAECOCapable of interpreting drawings and blueprints to accomplish a specific taskFAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate required for A&P Lead Mechanics. Airframe certificate or Repairman's certificate is required for remaining skills.Must have good general knowledge of flight controls, rigging, aircraft systems, landing gear, engines, and hydraulicsMust understand and follow maintenance manuals and IPCRead, write and understand the English languageMust have own tools as required by Company tool list