Lead Repair Engineer

Kansas City, MO 64153

Posted: 01/11/2019 Industry: Aviation Job Number: 168672

Pin-Point Solutions is hiring a Lead Repair Engineer

Job Description:

The Engineer will lead the engineering team in the accomplishment of repairs for in service aircraft and aircraft in heavy maintenance. 

Provide guidance and help develop less experienced engineering staff; provide technical coordination and expertise between the engineering team and the customer and interact with vendors and internal organizations.

Will lead activities of engineering staff at the discretion of Engineering Management to complete tasks with accuracy and responsiveness in order to maintain aircraft, component, and engineering program schedules.

 Other duties include development of proposals, assisting with planning and hiring, and other Engineering Management tasks.

Leads activities of direct Engineering staff at the direction of Engineering Management to achieve accurate and timely completion of repairs and modifications during maintenance and component overhaul visits. 

Plans, reviews, organizes, and prioritizes engineering tasks to ensure Engineering completes tasks and maintains responsiveness in order to maintain aircraft, component, and engineering program schedules.

Primary point of contact between customer representatives and/or internal customers and internal engineering to ensure consistent action in accordance with customer requirements.

Mentor and train Repair Engineers from all levels of experience; identify and grow the expertise and experience of the team.

Recognize and fully understand the proper use of all applicable customer, OEM, regulatory, and maintenance requirements, and ensure that these are met.

Identify performance related issues and provide feedback to management.

Coordinate and assist in implementing new policies and procedures within the engineering department to help improve efficiency.

Analyze and substantiate complex repair and modification designs using standard accepted industry practices.

Produce technical analysis of repair standards and history for which FAA approval can be obtained to ensure compliance with all appropriate regulatory, customer, OEM and internal operations and maintenance requirements.

Review existing technical data, technical drawings, and previous history for entire airframe structure, mechanical / hydraulic systems and components, engine pylon/struts, and landing gear; in addition, some avionics, indication, lighting, and electrical systems are occasionally reviewed. 

Provide written technical accomplishment instructions for aircraft repairs or modifications to maintenance, customer, and regulatory authorities as necessary.

Communicate technical details of repair or modification designs through technical writing and computer drafting functions.

Independently evaluate, select, and adapt situations, and modify techniques, procedures and criteria to solve problems encountered. 

Approve engineering documentation as required.

Assist in interviewing and making hiring recommendations for new Engineering personnel.

Participate in the development of work statements and hour estimates in support of proposals.

The individual in this position may initiate technical instructions that are substantiated by data acceptable to or approved by the FAA and EASA or equivalent.

For technical instruction pertaining to work accomplished on aircraft or components operated under CFR Part 91, 121, and 145, authority is as specified by the air carrier's procedures and/or Repair Station Manual.

Qualifications:

Must have relevant airline, MRO, or OEM in-service support experience with proven leadership. 

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Kathryn Hunter

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