9 months ago
At Republic Airline, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products, and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airline is a regional airline headquartered in Indianapolis, operating fixed-fee flights for American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. The Company’s fleet consists of nearly 190 Embraer 170/175s, offering approximately 950 flights daily to 100 cities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. Our crew bases include Chicago, IL (ORD), Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), Kansas City, MO (MCI), Miami, FL (MIA), Newark, NJ (EWR), New York, NY (LGA), Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Washington, D.C. (DCA). We have 10 maintenance bases: Charlotte, NC (CLT), Chicago, IL (ORD), Columbus, OH (CMH), Indianapolis, IN (IND), Louisville, KY (SDF), Newark, NJ (EWR), New York, NY (LGA), Philadelphia, PA (PHL), Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Washington, D.C. (DCA). With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway! For more information, please visit our website at.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures all maintenance on company aircraft is performed correctly per applicable standards and regulations. Assists in maintaining facility in compliance with company and OSHA regulations.
Supervises mechanics in overall maintenance operation, including performing preventive maintenance, repair, modifications and other maintenance of aircraft, components and related equipment in compliance with14 CFR, manufactures specifications, the GMM, Company policy and procedures as well as other methods accepted by the FAA and OSHA.
Performs duties in all areas inside and outside the hangar as well as at the airport terminal.
Plans and priorities work, which includes prioritizing, directing, laying out and coordinating activities so as to minimize delays, increase production and efficiency, and to assure timely delivery of aircraft.
Determines job standards, tests personnel productivity, safety habits and workmanship.
Understands, communicates and enforces company policies and procedures. Recommends changes to GMM to eliminate conflicts and/or enhance operational effectiveness.
Reviews and approves material requests. Ensures adherence to material handling and control procedures as outlined in the GMM and by the equipment manufacturers. Coordinates with Materials team to ensure required materials arrive as needed.
Oversees the completion of shift turnover reports in accordance with the GMM.
Conducts shift meetings, briefings and participates in management meetings, including shift turnover. Adheres to established work schedule.
Ensures the maintenance area is maintained in a clean and orderly condition.
Provides timely and accurate information on aircraft status. Communicates accurately to Maintenance Control the status of aircraft serviceability and readiness.
Trains and assists mechanics in proper procedures, methods and practices to be followed in each respective duty. Continuously evaluates the effectiveness of the OJT program.
Guides the mechanics in the handling and operation of shop equipment, ground equipment, vehicles, fuel dispensing equipment and tools to assure equipment is used safely and kept in serviceable condition.
Ensures all departmental internal company forms, maintenance records documents, work orders, manual revision compliance, etc. is completed accurately. Monitors and updates timekeeping and payroll entry on a timely basis.
Recommends changes to processes to improve efficiencies and reduce costs.
Provides technical leadership to team and department members. Leads through example; monitors, influences and trains others. Provides input to supervisor on performance reviews and helps to identify development needs. Provides performance feedback, counseling and takes corrective action as necessary. May conduct performance review for assigned mechanics.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE.
* High school diploma or equivalent with an FAA Airframe and Powerplant license.
* Successful completion of formal OJT program, system familiarization course completion on applicable aircraft or one year previous experience in area of expertise in aircraft maintenance.
* RII qualification of applicable aircraft, Run and Taxi qualification on applicable aircraft.
PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
3 years of A&P mechanic experience on similar aircraft. Previous lead or supervisory experience. Experience with Microsoft office applications.
* No previous felony convictions and a stable employment history.
* Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record.
* Must possess the required tools.
* Able to work both in a team setting and individually.
Able to pass an FAA required 10 year work history review and pass criminal background and fingerprint checks. Willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions,
and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively
and be understood before groups of associates of the organization.
REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or
diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized
Possess decision making skills. Makes limited decisions and determines best methods to solve problems by referring to established precedents and policies. Impact of decisions is moderately low.
* Able to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle and feel, reach with hands and arms at least 90% of the time.
* Able to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl up to 60% of the time.
* Able to lift up to 50 pounds at least 35% of the time.
* Able to lift or move 75 pounds over 70% of the time.
* Must be able to see to perform work and to see approaching vehicles, aircraft and machinery.
* Work near moving mechanical parts, work with fumes or airbournse particles over 90% of the time.
* Work in high, precarious places up to 50% of the time.
* Work around toxic or caustic chemicals up to 30% of the time.
* Withstand risk of electric shock and work with explosives up to 10% of the time.
* Work in outdoor weather conditions inside and outside an open air hangar as well as the airport terminal up to 100% of the time.
* The work environment can be very loud.
* Able to wear a respirator and protective equipment for testing and regular duties. This includes minimal facial hair in order to ensure proper fit in of respirator in accordance with OSHA regulations.
* Able to work nights, evenings, weekends and holidays to support 24 hour operations.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Able to travel up to 20% of the time, including overnight travel.
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