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A highly talented Aircraft Technician with huge experience in maintaining and repairing aircraft and aircraft engines, test facilities and aircraft handling equipment, following all Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) procedures in performing the work and in keeping the required maintenance records; leading aircraft maintenance technical team in achieving set goals and targets.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Strong knowledge of FAA regulations and procedures governing the work.
Deep knowledge of operational checkout of hydraulic systems, hydraulic instruments, mechanical surface controls, pneumatics, heating and cooling systems, diagnosis and correction of hydraulic and mechanical malfunctions, operational checkout of electrical systems, fuel systems, generators, instrumentation, engine run-up, and replacement of structural parts and assemblies.
Profound knowledge of the theory and operation of aircraft.
Excellent knowledge of shop mathematics, machine speeds and feeds, cutting qualities of materials, and shop practices.
Remarkable ability to fabricate parts as required.
Solid ability to evaluate damage and perform applicable repair.
Uncommon ability to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks on aircraft structures and systems.
Uncommon ability to work from mechanical blueprints, drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications and service manuals.
Sound ability to use hand and power tools, equipment, and precision measuring instruments.
Remarkable ability to design and fabricate unique experimental apparatus for aircraft research.
Extensive ability to perform all aspects of aircraft maintenance and servicing.
Sound ability to supervise.
In-depth ability to communicate effectively.
Uncommon ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Sound ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Strong ability to organize and plan work, adhering to deadlines, with attention to detail.
Immense ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
In-depth ability to interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
FlyHigh Airline Inc., Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Lead Aircraft Technician
Plan, coordinate, direct and supervise assigned personnel to minimize delays and increase production and efficiency, and to insure that the job is complete on time.
Responsible for the performance of assigned personnel to include quality of workmanship, attendance and customer relations.
Responsible for training and assisting personnel in proper procedures, methods and practice of work, as well as proper utilization and care of test equipment and special tools.
Responsible for the proper execution of all necessary work assigned to personnel.
Responsible for the proper execution of parts tags attached to repairable, serviceable, or condemned parts.
Ensure that complete part identification (Nomenclature, P/N, Position) and referenced instruction are mentioned and included in the order slip when ordering parts for compliance with incoming instruction (AD's or SB's, etc.).
Notify the respective Director of Maintenance of such orders in order to avoid any confusion when the related work will be performed.
Ensure that work areas are properly maintained and that shop equipment, special tools and test equipment are returned to designated locations.
Report loss or damage of tools/equipment to the appropriate Director of Maintenance.
Initiate orders for new equipment/special tools and/or spare/replacement parts, and assign them to an appropriate location.
Notify the Chief Inspector if a tool requires calibration or certification.
Enforce company policies and regulations, ensure quality standards are met.
Maintain communications within area of responsibility, informing employees as to plans and progress and promoting teamwork and cooperation.
Analyze and resolve work problems.
Track times spent on each work order, and ensure the time is logged correctly.
Make recommendations to management to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, or cut costs.
Perform airframe and engine inspections.
Troubleshoot, diagnose, and report findings of discrepancies to appropriate personnel.
Troubleshoot and perform needed repairs to airframe components, engines, and a variety of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic repairs to other aircraft accessories such as starter/generators, fuel pumps, hydraulic pumps, actuators, wheels, tires and brakes.
FlyHigh Airline Inc., Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
According to FAA procedures, directed and/or performed the maintenance and servicing of aircraft used for instruction, research or transportation and retained the related maintenance records.
Performed FAA required annual inspections and FAA required inspections after major repairs or alterations, and certified airworthiness for flight.
Worked with all parts of aircraft including engines, electrical systems, temperature control systems, hydraulic systems, communications systems, and instrument systems.
Performed troubleshooting, engine run-ups, taxiing, towing, dismantling, repairing and assembling.
Provided consultation and assistance to faculty and graduate students in the proper design and fabrication of experimental apparatus to be used in aircraft research.
Supervised and instructed FAA qualified student employees and aerospace engineering students in the proper operation of equipment in academic aerospace research laboratories.
Ensured students understand and practice proper safety procedures.