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StandardAero Crew Chief in Springfield, Illinois

Position Description The Crew Chief has overall responsibility for the aircraft, and is the technical leader at the job site. The Crew Chief has ultimate responsibility for the quality of work performed and turn time. This position is key in projecting a competent image to our customers. * Provides technical guidance to technicians on aircraft maintenance, and/or engine configurations, and/or modification projects, including service bulletins, directives and enhancements. Must be up-to-date on scope of required maintenance/projects for customers and coordinates efforts to ensure a timely turnaround. * In conjunction with the manager, the Crew Chief pre-plans work scopes on aircraft including developing action plans, pre-ordering parts, and customer debriefing. Writes all additional items and squawks identified during inspection. * Responsible for all paperwork from the beginning of the job to completion. Daily job cards are to be signed-off and returned to the hangar office. Daily input into the computer system is required. * Informs manager of problems and work status so that communications with the customers are timely and complete. * Performs final “walk around” to ensure aircraft cleanliness and readiness for departure. Reviews workbook for sign-offs and parts issues after departure, but prior to closing in the Inspection Department. * Responsible for working with the Inspection Department to ensure quality standards are met. * Assures that crew members are well-trained on assigned aircraft. Responsible for on-the-job training of all technicians assigned during the course of the job. Also, responsible for scheduling periodic technical training at designated off-site locations. Works cooperatively with other Crew Chiefs or shops to assure cross-training on other aircraft. * Performs “hands on” maintenance as required to assure an on-time departure and customer satisfaction. * Supports and adheres to safety, environmental and general housekeeping policies. Is proactive in the area of safety; promotes safe work habits to the crew, monitors the work environment for safety hazards and takes steps to address/remove hazards. * Performs other duties as assigned by the Airframe Director. Position Requirements * Seven years experience (preferably corporate aviation) as an A&P Mechanic. * Prior supervisory experience * Must have demonstrated exemplary technical ability in specialty area. * Prior experience in planning, organizing and coordinating multiple projects. * Must possess outstanding customer service skills. * Strong communications skills, both written and oral. * Demonstrated leadership skills that promote teamwork and collaboration. * Must have valid A&P license. * Must be authorized to work in the U.S. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds, walk, bend, stretch, and climb ladders. * Must have the ability to think clearly, speak intelligibly on the telephone and in person. * Must have the ability to manipulate equipment of all sizes, tools, computer keyboards, and telephones. * Must have good interpersonal and verbal skills in order to interface with customers and employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, age, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, and basis of disability status or any other federal, state or local protected class. Job ID #: 8538 Location: Illinois - Springfield Functional Area: Operations Department: SGF Springfield-BIZAV Position Type: Full-Time Regular Education Required: Technical Degree Experience Required: 7 - 10 Years Relocation Provided: No