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Lead A&P Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Exclusive Jets
Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina
75 days ago

Job Details

flyExclusive - KINSTON, NC
Full Time


Summary and Objective  


Essential functions 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. 

  • Performs regular maintenance on aircraft. 

  • Project Management; accurately estimates work time and materials for assigned tasks. 

  • Ensures proper working condition of mechanical systems before flight. 

  • Maintains records of maintenance, repairs, inspections, and any reports related to parts or services. 

  • Inspects and examines engines, wings, propellers, tails, and other parts to identify cracks, corrosion, or other defects. 

  • Inspects hoses and lubricates joints; replaces any that show signs of needing repair. 

  • Consults maintenance manuals and specifications to identify correct operations and specifications for replacements or repairs. 

  • Installs new parts to replace or repair defective or recalled parts or to enhance the performance of the aircraft; performs these tasks efficiently and to specifications. 

  • Repairs sheet metal as needed. 

  • Ensures proper function of engines and operating systems via a variety of tests and tools. 

  • Identifies and resolves mechanical problems based on visual inspections or reports from pilot or crew. 

  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 


Skills and Abilities: 

  • Being a self-starter who is highly motivated with strong initiative 

  • Interpersonal skills with an emphasis on effective communication skills in both oral and written forms 

  • Effective time management  

  • Attention to detail 

  • Focus on excellence 

  • Adaptability 

  • Accountability and having hard conversations 

  • Other cognitive processing 

  • Memorization 

  • Reasoning and connecting ideas 

  • Adept quick learning  

  • Problem finding and solving 

  • Multi-tasking 

  • More than proficient understanding of aircraft parts, systems, and mechanics. 

  • More than proficient understanding of tools and testing methods used to ensure proper functioning of an aircraft and its parts, systems, and mechanics. 

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and adhere to manual instructions to resolve complex mechanical issues. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software used to complete and maintain records. 

  • Detail-oriented with mechanical inclination. 

  • Superior and careful workmanship. 

  • Leadership and team oriented. 

  • Ability to perform consistently in a continuous fast paced environment. 

  • Ability to perform basic inspections and repairs. 

  • Ability to learn new skills and methods of repairs. 

  • Sufficient oral and verbal communication skills, as needed, to discuss equipment malfunctions and complete reports. 



  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software used to complete and maintain records. 

  • Corridor 

  • TEAMS 

  • Textron Website  


Supervisory responsibilities 

  • This position has direct supervisory responsibilities and serves as a mentor for mechanics within the department. 


Work environment 

  • Exposure to loud noises including but not limited to airplane machinery and jet engines. 

  • Typical outdoor and industrial/hangar environments. 


Physical demands 

  • Ability to see and hear clearly  

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and speak English clearly  

  • Ability to climb, twist, bend, crouch, stoop, kneel, and crawl  

  • Ability to move in tight quarters  

  • Ability to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods  

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions as needed  

  • Ability to regularly push/pull up to 70 pounds  

  • Ability to regularly lift/move up to 50 pounds  


Dress Code and Uniform 

  • Well-groomed appearance 

  • Adherence to department dress code 


  • This position requires up to 5 percent travel. Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. 


EEO statement  

flyExclusive does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, protected genetic information, status as a parent, marital status, political affiliation, or retaliation based on prior protected EEO activity. 


Other duties 


  • Must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States, must provide two forms of Federal Identification

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test. Ongoing employment requires participating and complying with the Anti-Drug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program which includes random testing.

  • Requires 10 + years of related experience or may need 6 years' experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.

  • Extensive knowledge of all aircraft mechanical systems functions and interactions. Thorough working knowledge of all current FAA regulations, IPM and ATA codes.

Preferred education and experience

  • It's preferred that you have at least 10 years of experience with corporate jets or show that you have the knowledge and skills needed to do the job.

  • Inspection Authorization (IA) Certification preferred


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