Crew Chief (2nd Shift)
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Springfield, IL 62707
This is a 2nd shift position.
The Crew Chief has overall responsibility for the facility on 2nd shift, and is the technical leader at the job site. The Crew Chief has ultimate responsibility for the quality of work performed and turn time. This position is key in projecting a competent image to our customers.
•Provides technical guidance to technicians on aircraft maintenance, and/or engine configurations, and/or modification projects, including service bulletins, directives and enhancements. Must be up-to-date on scope of required maintenance/projects for customers and coordinates efforts to ensure a timely turnaround.
•In conjunction with the manager, the Crew Chief pre-plans work scopes on aircraft including developing action plans, pre-ordering parts, and customer debriefing. Writes all additional items and squawks identified during inspection.
•Responsible for all paperwork from the beginning of the job to completion. Daily job cards are to be signed-off and returned to the hangar office. Daily input into the computer system is required.
•Informs manager of problems and work status so that communications with the customers are timely and complete.
•Performs final “walk around” to ensure aircraft cleanliness and readiness for departure. Reviews workbook for sign-offs and parts issues after departure, but prior to closing in the Inspection Department.
•Responsible for working with the Inspection Department to ensure quality standards are met.
•Assures that crew members are well-trained on assigned aircraft. Responsible for on-the-job training of all technicians assigned during the course of the job. Also, responsible for scheduling periodic technical training at designated off-site locations. Works cooperatively with other Crew Chiefs or shops to assure cross-training on other aircraft.
•Performs “hands on” maintenance as required to assure an on-time departure and customer satisfaction.
•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.
•Performs other duties as assigned by the Airframe Director.