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Lead Aircraft Mechanic

PSA Airlines
Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois
18 days ago
Lead Aircraft Mechanic
Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
ID 2022*****
Category Maintenance
Position Type Full-Time


Lead Airframe & Powerplant Technician

• Work Schedule: Full time (40 hours a week plus overtime when needed)
• Reports To: Maintenance Manager
• Direct Reports: A&P Mechanics

Let your career take off with PSA Airlines

About Us

Company Summary: As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines and the fastest growing regional airline in the country, PSA offers a stable career path in aviation with unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. Teamwork and drive are at the heart of PSA. We are committed to growing our company where passion is shared, professional excellence is expected, and all people are valued and respected.


Our employees are committed to ensuring safe and reliable operations for the thousands of customers American trusts us with each and every day. We have an incredible team of more than 4,000 employees who do a tremendous job of operating more than 800 daily flights to nearly 100 destinations on behalf of American Airlines. Our immense growth provides a number of opportunities to join our team.


Culture: Not only is PSA an EEO and AAP employer, but also we seek to create an inclusive work environment where diverse perspectives and experiences are embraced and respected. We work hard to build and sustain a culture where people – team members and customers alike – feel safe, secure and happy. It is , which focuses on our goals, safety, respect, preparedness, professional excellence, and passion. This foundation reflects how we think, act, and communicate with one another and our customers.


Engaging our employees is extremely important to us, and we seek leaders who inspire, enable, and encourage others to succeed using the PSA Way as their model.


Benefits Summary

PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All eligible employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including:
• Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
• A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
• Medical, Dental & Vision
• 401k with company match
• American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
• Company-paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA), and supplementary options


Position Summary

As the Lead Mechanic, you will impact PSA Airlines’ business growth by coordinating the activities of the assigned maintenance department. In directing the operations of the maintenance personnel, you will work to minimize delays and increase production and efficiency.

Job Responsibilities

• Plans, directs, layouts and coordinates the activities of the assigned Maintenance Department so as to minimize delays and increase production and efficiency. The Lead Mechanic is a working member of the maintenance group. The Lead Mechanic will not be required to lead or direct more than 20 employees.
• Trains and assists subordinates in proper procedures, methods and practices to be followed in each respective duty.
• Maintains the work areas, building, ground support equipment and materials that are utilized for aircraft maintenance in safe, clean and operable condition.
• Makes certain that the responsible mechanic properly executes all necessary work records.
• Properly coordinates between assigned maintenance personnel and the Inspection Department.
• Delegates the duties of the Lead Mechanic. However, such delegation does not relieve the Lead Mechanic of the overall responsibilities.
• Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department and company.

Position Specifics

• High school diploma or equivalent
• A&P License
• PSA indoctrination training, Run and Taxi Qualified, Airworthiness Release Qualified
• 2 Years of experience within MTX PSA OR 2 years of CRJ Experience or part 121 experience
• Currently Qualified by FARs  - 65.83 
• Ability to navigate {knowledge of} applicable Manuals (GMM, AMM, FIM, Wiring diagrams etc) 
• Run Taxi/Qualified (within 120 days) AMA if applicable
• Thorough knowledge of PSA Manuals.
• In good company standing (not on any step level for attendance or performance)
• PSA Indoctrination training and General Familiarization (training qualifications accepted) 
• Good organizational and Strong communication skills. 
• Airworthiness Release Qualified
• Detail oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-functional environment.
• Capable of using respirators and other personal protective equipment including eye and hearing protection
• Must be able to speak, read and write in English
• If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US.
To be successful at PSA, you should be:

• Driven

• Reliable

• Caring

• Engaging Communicator

• Decisive

• Results Driven

To be successful in this position, you should be great at:
• Time and performance management
• Organization
• Communication
• Multi-tasking
• Coaching & Development
• Driving Excellence
• Facilitating Change
• Strategic Thinking
Additional Information
Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
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.
Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR154***** as well as a pre-employment drug screen.
AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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