Aviation Testing Mechanic


San Antonio, TX Posted 1/6/2023 Full Time

Field Service Rep JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for the advanced technical troubleshooting, LRU replacements, engine records, and I-Level repair of engines at test cell. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Not listed in order of importance. Other duties may be assigned.) - Provide technical support to shop and test cell personnel concerning J85 engines. - Perform engine troubleshooting in a test cell environment and develop problem resolutions - Coordinate with Test Cell Operations, Performance Engineering, Service Engineering, Supply and Logistics to ensure all repairs are completed in a timely manner - Troubleshoots, adjusts or replace components on engines and accessories during testing process. Liaisons with engineers, mechanics and inspectors on test performance. - Ensure all post repair and test paperwork is completed and signed off - Prepping engines for test, testing and de-prepping engines - Trains to become a certified test cell operator. Responsibilities include performing certification testing IAW O/H manual. Troubleshooting engine failures, replacing failed components, and completion of test documentation - Working as a motivated member of a specialized team to operate the test cell and the engine under test in accordance with the test instructions or tech orders. - Willingness to learn new tasks and cross train on multiple engine lines and other complementary skills and seeks endorsements for those skills as needed to support production requirements - Participates in the cross training of other technicians as needed to support production requirements. - Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions. - Working within quality, environmental and health and safety management systems to deliver a high quality product in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. - Complete daily maintenance inspections of equipment and facility to ensure operational readiness prior to use - Working with specialized mechanical, electrical and instrumentation systems to test gas turbine engines. - Performing and supporting troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance of mechanical systems. - Participates in continuous improvement of cell processes. - Moves between production assignments that utilize multiple skills endorsements as needed to support production requirements. - Carries out other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIFIC SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES (INCLUDING LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS): - Ability to express or exchange ideas verbally with peers, engineering, management - Ability to get along with co-workers and peers. - Maintenance of regular attendance and punctuality within customary tolerances. - Looking for maintenance professionals who hold an A&P license with well-developed technical knowledge on any of these specific models of Turbine Engine. This knowledge should include troubleshooting at test and removal/installation of LRU:- J85 - Required, - T56, AE2100 - Preferred - F110 - Preferred - RB211 - Preferred - College degree OR high school graduate with technical vocational training and knowledge normally achieved through graduation from a university, trade school or military aircraft maintenance program, or an equivalent apprenticeship program. - Minimum of 15 years in Aerospace industry. - Minimum of 10 years relevant test cell experience. - Must possess effective written and verbal communications skills. - Must be able to speak, read, and write in the English language. - Must possess a valid driver's license. - Should be able to demonstrate PC proficiency in MS Word and Excel as well as learn any corporate or industry software used by the position. - Self-Motivated Team members must have a positive attitude toward a changing work environment and are committed to achieving the success and goals of their team - Experience with Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul of Gas Turbine Engines. - Good planning, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written communication skills. - Working knowledge of production management computer systems and other related internal control systems. - High level of knowledge on testing and troubleshooting gas turbine engines - Knowledgeable in the functional operation of the engines tested. - Attainment of a Special Process stamp for Test Technician designation. - Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (unassisted) for approximately 25% of the average work day. - Regularly required to sit and stand for prolonged periods. - Working knowledge of related company instructions and company processes. - Product knowledge relative to the business unit. - Experience in a mechanical environment. - Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

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San Antonio, TX 78226
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