Lead Program Technician – Airlink Critical Care Transport-BDN-OR





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Metro Aviation, Inc.


Bend, Oregon USA

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Responsibilities Execute all duties related to Base Technicians, including all scheduled maintenance, hourly time reporting, days off, vacation, and other administrative issues. Communicate and coordinate with the Base Technicians, Regional Maintenance Manager, and the applicable Regional Operations Manager. Schedule maintenance of all base aircraft, considering such factors as workflow, the location of equipment, facilities, tools, parts, supplies, manpower and job requirements. Provide relief schedules for all assigned Base Technicians, taking into consideration workflow, and staffing. Communicate and coordinate with the customer in reference to scheduled, unscheduled maintenance, and other information as necessary to maintain a high level of customer service. Coordinate technical and logistical support for all assigned field based maintenance activities. To include participation in the after-hours support team. Serve as the liaison between OEM's and Base Maintenance Technicians on technical matters. Assist in the coordination of schedules for specialized labor and roving relief maintenance technicians. Assist the Regional Maintenance Manager with the schedule outline and act as the regional representative in the absence of the Regional Maintenance Manager. Promote the professional development of Base Maintenance Technicians to ensure each is properly trained and equipped to perform assigned tasks. Establish and maintain base equipment and inventory lists for each model aircraft. Coordinate new base startups and participate in the initial training of technicians. Review and approve material requests generated by the bases.  Authorities   Participate in the hiring process. Adjudication of disciplinary actions of the Base Maintenance Technicians. Remove an aircraft from service when the Lead Technician determines the aircraft is not airworthy. Return an aircraft to service after the performance of maintenance in accordance with the procedures contained in the MAI Operations Manual. Interface with other Lead Technicians to obtain technical assistance and parts when an AOG situation occurs and normal parts acquisition is unavailable. Work with Base Maintenance Technicians on a proactive basis to provide new information when it becomes available. Interface with the manufacturer to obtain technical information and documentation when required to provide support to the bases. Training   Company's Operations Specifications Metro Aviation Operations Manual Approved Aircraft Inspection Program (AAIP) Safety Management System Manual Hazardous Materials Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Company Minimum Equipment List Manuals (MEL) Any additional training assigned by the Regional Maintenance Manager  Qualifications Honesty, integrity and a commitment to maintaining safe compliant aircraft. Current FAA Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic Certificate, Inspection Authorization a plus. 5 years of FAR 135 Rotorcraft and Fixed Wing maintenance experience. (EC135 & PC12)3 years of experience maintaining program type aircraft. 3 years of previous experience as a Field Based EMS Technician.Strong electrical and avionics troubleshooting ability. Responsible to have a thorough knowledge of the companies policies/procedures, Operations Manual and Federal Aviation Regulations.Maintenance planning and scheduling skills. Requires the ability and/or willingness to work days, nights, weekends, and on-call during the month. Possesses sound judgment and objectivity in decision-making Computer skills to include Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Some travel required. Knowledgeable of the appropriate maintenance and airworthiness requirements of 14CFR 1, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 39, 43, 45, 47, 65, 91, 119, and 135 Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance offered for employee AND family – premium paid 100% by Metro (This can be waived, and the employee receives a $5,000 stipend per year);   Prescription drug benefit;   Basic Life and AD&D insurance for employee – premium paid 100% by Metro (Supplemental Life and AD&D offered to employee and family for a premium);   Short Term Disability offered - premium paid 100% by Metro (Pays 2/3 of salary for up to 90 days - Covers loss of medical certificate for pilots);   Long Term Disability insurance offered at a minimal premium (Pays 2/3 of salary for up to age 65 for full disability or up to 28 months for loss of medical certificate);   401k plan with 75% company match of the first 7% of employee contributions (fully vested after 3 years of employment);   Employee Assistance Program;   Six days of sick leave per year;   Paid vacation (from 5 to 15 days annually depending on length of employment);    Additional pay offered to Part 135 employees (including Holiday Pay);    Seven paid holidays per year;   Longevity Bonus;   Referral Bonus;   Tuition assistance available (50% reimbursement after stipulations are met);   Use of company aircraft for ATP rating;   Class II Medical reimbursement for pilots. Metro Aviation is committed to employees, customers, and community to promote diversity and inclusion by developing policies, programs, and procedures which foster a work environment where differences are respected and employees are treated fairly. Metro Aviation prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind and ensures equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all aspects of the relationship between Metro Aviation and its employees, including recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, employee benefits, and application of policies.