Senior Aircraft Mechanic

General summary

This is an advanced level position which oversees day-to-day aircraft maintenance operations.  Employees at this level function as a lead worker and are accountable for planning and assigning work, providing technical advice and guidance on appropriate course of action, and ensuring completion of assignments in accordance with policies and procedures.  Additionally, employees are responsible for planning and overseeing the implementation of equipment replacement schedules and purchasing and/or replacement of testing or repair equipment. 

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous level: Ability to determine airworthiness of aircrafts and take appropriate actions. Skill in diagnosing and defining maintenance issues. Ability to plan, organize, and carry out assignments effectively. Ability to train, mentor, coach, and develop skills of staff. Ability to interpret and apply Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations.

Typical qualifications

3 or more years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade