West Star Aviation, Inc. Hawker Team Lead, Aircraft Maintenance in Grand Junction, Colorado

JOB SUMMARYThis hourly, non-exempt position is for the management of a team forAircraft Maintenance. The duties include the responsibility to supervise ateam and direct project flow. In addition to human resource skills, thisposition requires extensive knowledge of engine and aircraft systems,including the ability to troubleshoot in the areas of hydraulic, pneumaticand electrical systems. This position also supervises the inspection ofaircraft or mechanical systems. Job duties will vary each day and willencompass projects as coordinated with the Program Manager. Will be requiredto work independently and lead multiple projects. Will have direct customercontact and supervise programs and customer sales.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Customarily and regularly direct the work of at least two otheremployees in daily work and project management for completion of projects.This responsibility includes the requirement to give suggestions andrecommendations about the hiring, termination, advancement, promotion orany other change of status regarding employees that this position supervises. Supervise a team and direct projects on aircraft and related systems.This shall include but not be limited to the responsibility to supervise ateam in moving and installing panels and components and repair work on sheetmetal and other items. Troubleshooting and evaluation of systems on the aircraft as needed. Oversee inspection and evaluation of the aircraft and components as needed. Oversee the movement of aircraft, performance runs and taxiing. Supervise the maintenance and repair of shop facility, equipment andtooling. Work independently on projects and lead multiple projects. Work with customers in project management, pricing and customersupport roles. Develop and assist with sales and quotes for assigned aircraft. Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor or management.JOB SPECIFICATIONSEducationHigh school diploma or equivalent.Airframe and Powerplant License.Aircraft specific factory training preferred.ExperienceAirframe and Powerplant license minimum.5 - 10 years prior experience on aircraft maintenance.8 - 10 years turbine aircraft experience.Experience in supervision of four or more team members.FAA paperwork, work order and billing process experience.Customer contact experience preferred.InitiativeSelf-motivated and able to maintain a rapid pace.Process work with minimum supervision.Lead and provide incentive to other team members.Deal directly with customers, including with areas of conflict.ResponsibilityAttend work every day as scheduled to include overtime and weekendassignments.Notify supervisor in advance of shift starting if unable to work.Must have reliable transportation to get to work each and every day.Perform all work in accordance with Federal Aviation Administrationguidelines.Follow all company and safety rules during performance of duties.Maintain customer-oriented work habits.Direct the work and flow of multiple projects.Supervise team members in daily operations and duties.Completion of work orders, FAA paperwork and billing items.Develop, supervise and grow maintenance program on particular models.Understand and implement regulations and guidelines.Troubleshoot and evaluate system operations.Work with others in a professional manner.Coordinate projects through strong team management skills.ContactsOther technicians in turbine service or other departments.Team Leader of other teams assigned to project and/or Director of Maintenance.Company sales representatives.Customers or outside vendors.Physical RequirementsLift at least 50 lbs.Routine walking, bending and squatting or sitting.Routing or repetitive physical motion with arms and hands.Basic personal computer operations.Mental RequirementsUnderstanding and implementation of regulations and guidelines.Troubleshoot or evaluate system operation.Work with others in a professional manner.Coordinate projects.Team management skills.Extensive customer contact skills.