Field Engineering Manager - Air Force C-12 Program - Accra
Company: Vertex Aerospace LLC
Posted on: April 9, 2021
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Manager - Air Force C-12 Program - Accra, Ghana Job Category: Field
Engineering And Technical Support The incumbent is responsible to
service, troubleshoot, repair and inspect aircraft to ensure
airworthiness. Oversees and directs the activities of the Aircraft
Mechanics. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE, BUT
ARE NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING DUTIES. ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS MAY BE IDENTIFIED BY THE ORGANIZATION AND LISTED AS SUCH
IN THE INCUMBENT'S PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL ELEMENTS. VARIOUS TASKS
MAY BE ASSIGNED UNDER EACH ESSENTIAL FUNCTION. THOSE THAT ARE
LISTED UNDER THE EXAMPLES OF WORK ARE NOT ALL INCLUSIVE; THEY ARE
EXAMPLES ONLY AND MAY BE AMENDED OR ADDED TO AS NEEDED BY THE
- Maintenance of Aircraft
- Supervision and Administration EXAMPLES OF WORK EXAMPLES OF
WORK PERFORMED IN THIS CLASSIFICATION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED
TO, THE FOLLOWING TASKS. THESE TASKS MAY BE AMENDED OR OTHER TASKS
MAY BE ASSIGNED AS NECESSARY.
- Inspects and certifies aircraft at specific intervals as
required by OEM and FAA.
- Troubleshoots system malfunctions, perform necessary corrective
- Documents maintenance of aircraft on appropriate forms.
- Removes and replaces defective components.
- Complies with Service Bulletins, Instructions, and
Airworthiness Directives as directed.
- Performs maintenance on Ground Support equipment.
- Performs preflight/post-flight turnaround inspections and
servicing when required.
- Maintains aircraft logbooks and historical data as
- Complies with safety, foreign object damage, and tool control
- Washes, waxes, clean and maintains exterior and interior of
- Serves as a point of contact with the Quality Assurance
- Advises management of problems that may delay scheduled
delivery of aircraft to customers.
- Ensures materials issued for assigned tasks are the correct
items to repair the problem.
- Provides on-the-job training to new employees as required.
- Supervises and inspects maintenance performed by FAA-certified
and non-certified personnel.
- Services oxygen, nitrogen, tires, oil, and hydraulic
- Performs Corrosion Control checks when required.
- Assists with monitoring maintenance of aircraft fleet.
- Provides technical support to the customer concerning the
- Assigns mechanics to specific aircraft on a daily basis.
- Communicates with customers regarding aircraft status.
- Provides guidance to subordinate employees and peers when
appropriate, collaborating and cooperating with other members of
the management team.
- Implements the performance appraisal system for employees under
the incumbent's supervision.
- Approves or disapproves subordinate employee's performance and
recommends action of corrective procedures.
- Implements in-service training programs to communicate current
information and procedures to employees under the incumbent's
supervision and evaluates training programs to determine their
effectiveness in improving staff performance.
- Recommends and maintains uniform procedures and standards of
operation for the Department.
- Evaluates the efficiency of operations within the Department
and recommend appropriate changes.
- Assists with the recruitment, selection, discipline, and
training of personnel.
- Greets visitors.
- Exhibits positive courteous behavior with customers businesses
- Assists coworkers and those in other departments to
successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary.
- Follows all safety procedures and practices as established by
the Company and regulatory bodies.
- This job does have supervisory responsibilities. INCUMBENT
PERFORMS OTHER JOB-RELATED TASKS AS ASSIGNED AND REQUIRED; ANY
DUTIES/TASKS INCLUDED IN THE EMPLOYEE'S PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
ELEMENTS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THAT EMPLOYEE'S POSITION WITHIN THE JOB
CLASSIFICATION.-- --MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The following minimum
qualifications have been identified by subject matter experts
(SME'S) who have supervised this position or functioned in the
position; they are based on job analysis information supplied by
these SME'S. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified
for the job although he/she does not have the minimum
qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special
consideration through substitution of related education and
experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential
functions of the position. Any request to substitute related
education or experience for minimum qualifications must be
addressed to the Director of Human Resources in writing,
identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates
the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the
position. If a candidate believes he/she needs a reasonable
accommodation to meet these minimum qualifications or, if called
for an interview, to attend such an interview, the candidate must
notify the Director of Human Resources in writing of the need for
the accommodation and identify the specific accommodation
requested. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a standard
four (4) year high school or equivalent (GED) AND seven (7) years
of experience in work directly-related to aircraft maintenance of
which two years must have been a lead role making airworthiness
decisions. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, and EQUIPMENT: A
& P License Sufficient aviation maintenance hand tools to perform
routine Airframe and Powerplant duties KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS,
ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS: The following skills and
abilities are required:
- understanding and using the English language both oral and
written to communicate information or ideas to another person or
- writing routine reports and correspondence;
- reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;
- adding, subtracting, multiplying, and divide into all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals;
- interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written,
oral, diagram, or schedule form;
- planning and organizing;
- creating, entering, retrieving, and printing from current
software packages such as; Excel and Word;
- demonstrating problem analysis and independent decision
- demonstrating leadership; delegation of tasks and duties;
motivating subordinates; discerning priorities;
- demonstrating intra and interpersonal relations;
- recognizing or identifying the existence of a problem as well
as elements of a problem;
- performing a task in the presence of distracting stimulation or
under monotonous conditions without significant loss of thought
process and efficiency;
- perceiving and feeling such attributes of objects and materials
as size, shape, temperature, or texture;
- operating hand and power tools;
- traveling worldwide with limited notice; obtain a security
clearance; obtain a passport and/or visa;
- interpreting drawings, specifications, and schematics of
aircraft instrument/electronic components;
- recognizing from schematics and drawing not only how one
assembly functions but also how various assemblies interact with
each other; Knowledge of the following is required:
- databases sufficient to perform the job, duties, and tasks
associated with the position;
- aircraft sheet metal repair and component repair;
- instrument, electronic and electrical test equipment;
- military or commercial aviation maintenance and its
- U.S. government regulations for federal contractors and FAA
maintenance programs PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands
described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands
and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and
talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The
employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and taste or
smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles,
and the risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally
exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals;
outside weather conditions; risk of radiation; and vibration. The
noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Vertex is
committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment in which
we recognize and value each other's differences as well as
fostering a culture that promotes its core values: Professionalism,
Integrity, and Respect. As an equal opportunity employer, all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age,
disability, or status as a protected veteran. Equal Opportunity
Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The
contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate
against employees or applicants because they have inquired about,
discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another
employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the
compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part
of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other
employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have
access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in
response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an
investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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