Install Crew Leader - Teterboro (Req ID 2020-92)

Avionics Satellite Locations Teterboro, New Jersey

The Install Crew Leader supervises the day-to-day activities of assigned projects including managing the activities of wiring and sheet metal team members assigned to the project. In addition, this position installs, troubleshoots and repairs aircraft wiring and avionics systems using various hand tools, test equipment, and technical reference materials to meet manufacturing specifications, Duncan approved procedures, FARs, and industry standards in a safe and organized work area. The crew leader completes inspections, turns on and troubleshoots avionics systems installations, and completes all required paperwork, including assisting team leader with developing certification documentation; performs as Qualified Inspector (QI); provides OJT to lesser experienced team members; and assists team leader with aircraft deliveries, customer debriefs, acting in team leader’s absence and other duties as assigned. 

 Essential Job Functions

  1. Prepares for assigned scheduled projects by reviewing prints and determining and completing work that can be done prior to aircraft arrival. Evaluates assigned projects daily and notifies team leader of project status and of any problems that could jeopardize a timely delivery. Ensures accuracy of work orders, signs off work orders and forwards to appropriate personnel. Assists team leader with aircraft deliveries, parts ordering and customer debriefs.
  1. Supervises and evaluates day-to-day activities and performance of assigned team members by scheduling, assigning and checking work for accuracy. Provides OJT and recognizes achievements of team members and makes recommendations for promotions.
  1. Interprets electrical and mechanical prints and schematics and recommends any necessary changes. Compares and differentiates compliance of work performed with certification requirements.
  1. Disassembles and reassembles aircraft interior, instrument panels and avionics equipment bays prior to and/or following the installation of avionics systems, using proper handling and storage techniques. Properly documents all removal and installation of aircraft parts and accessories according to installation approved procedures.
  1. Modifies and routes wiring throughout aircraft as specified by engineering wiring prints. Installs avionics equipment using various hand tools. Performs system checks, troubleshoots and repairs squawks to ensure functionality of wiring installations with assistance of team leader and/or engineering support.
  1. Completes required paperwork timely and accurately. Maintains a thorough knowledge of the work order process. Enters description of work completed in work order. Assists team leader with keeping inspections current,
  1. Communicates and interacts professionally with the internal and external customers to educate and answers questions regarding the technical functions of the customer’s aircraft, schedule and status. May prepare preliminary repair estimates, expected hours, documentation and recordkeeping, as required, without assistance. Provides guidance to lesser-experienced technicians in preparation of repair documentation and establishing expected hours.
  1. Be available to provide a continuation of service and be a point of contact for internal or external customers before or after scheduled hours of work.
  1. Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Job Specific Requirements

  • Licenses/Certificates: Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record; QI designation; Eligibility for Repairman’s Certificate
  • Attendance: Regularly scheduled attendance required; on-call and occasional multiple night travel rotation
  • Physical: Routinely lifts up to 50 lbs., occasionally 100 lbs.; reads small print and identifies colors; tolerates working in confined space and heights above four feet; hears sounds associated with mechanical deficiencies; repetitive motion; works with moving parts and vibration; tolerates products and materials associated with component maintenance; tolerates standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and sitting
  • Environmental: Tolerates working in extreme temperatures and noisy environments
  • Work Schedule: Must be available for all shifts 

Education and Experience

  • Associate degree in Aviation Maintenance, Avionics, Electronics or related field or equivalent experience required
  • Five years related avionics or electronics experience required
  • Two years avionics installations on a variety of avionics systems and a variety of airframes required
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred