Must work well with people and also a proven track record of leadership in Gulfstream. Also, If not currently an A & P license holder, must be able and willing to obtain A&P license within 18 months of accepting the role.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Associates degree in Aviation Avionics or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Engine run qualification desirable. Eight (8) years of Avionics/Electrical/Mechanical experience. Three (3) years leadership/supervisory experience.
Working in a leadership role, responsible for the verification/performance of avionics, electrical, and mechanical aircraft systems in accordance with engineering documentation, includes but is not limited to; cockpit and cabin checkout, mechanical ASC installs, outside operations, and aircraft preflight/recovery.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions: 1. Responsible for checkout/test for all aircraft systems, including Outside Flight operations, physical examination of aircraft components and appropriate documentation. Responsible for sign-off prior to the aircraft being released for flight. 2. Attends PDR and Project Reviews for assigned aircraft. Identifies new installations/components required for each aircraft and initiates written plans to mitigate risk. 3. Coordinates with ME or Test Engineering Specialist, ensuring that a formal test plan/check list is in place to comply with company standards and specifications. Provides sufficient details on Test Plan/checklist to allow for daily work assignments. Develops and promotes use of written processes and procedures where possible to have consistent interpretation of results and application of information. 4. Responsible for assigned Critical Path milestones such as checkout for cockpit or cabin. Drives/leads daily work tasks and maintains daily schedule status. Utilizes established tools/metrics on aircraft status boards to communicate team performance. 5. Assigns team to work off-shifts as required to support the overall schedule and team in cases where efficiencies can be realized. 6. Ensures daily accountability of team. Verifies progress by routinely inspecting work and corresponding drawings progressively bought-off. 7. Improves work processes/performance to reduce: (1) Quality defects, (2) labor hours and (3) Cycle time. 8. Reviews and monitors open actions such as discrepancies and drawings and ensures resolution in a timely manner. 9. Maintains ship status via log books (i.e., R&I Log, Travelers, Test Specs, CMP).
Additional Functions: 1. Outside operations to include engine run. 2. Ensures individual training requirements of team members is maintained. 3. Leads 5S program and related continuous improvement programs. 4. In support of aircraft certification and final phase testing, may include flight tests on aircraft as required. 5. Performs other duties as assigned.
Other Requirements: 1. Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license preferred or must be able to obtain a Repairman Certificate. 2. Note: Incumbents in Production Pre-Flight Department (923) must have an A&P license or a Repairmens Certificate, due to FAA regulations. 3. Daily communication required with team members and support organization members to ensure concerns are addressed and barriers removed in support of the daily work plans. 4. Daily Engineering interface as it relates to technical issue resolution and the ability to influence their support while maintaining a team based environment. 5. Must possess the people skills to address individual performance issues. 6. Must be able to address and resolve sensitive personnel issues with the support of the HR department. 7. Ensures safe work practices are followed inside and outside the aircraft. This will be especially emphasized in flight preparation and recovery. 8. Overtime may be required and is expected as necessary to meet overall expectations.
Languages Required (in addition to English): None
Requisition Number: 117515
Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%
Employment Type: Full-time
Posting End Date: 10/24/2017
Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.
Long Beach, CA
Long Beach, California