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Inventory Specialist

Job Description:

Visually inspects all incoming products for compliance to the purchase order received with the shipment in accordance with established policy and procedure. The inspection shall focus on the product’s received condition including identification, configuration, completion, condition, quantity, and appropriate certification.

  • Verifies purchased products were obtained from an approved source as listed on the qualified vendor listing and directs the product to the appropriate area for inspection. Identifies material requiring inspection using the check for acceptance (CFA) processing accordance with established policy and procedure.
  • Researches and reconciles discrepancies noted during the cycle count process; completes discrepancy reports and performs computer system data entry from receiving documentation in accordance with established policy and procedure. Segregates non-conforming material from accepted material to prevent inadvertent use.
  • Communicates non-conformities found with the appropriate department.
  • Cleans incoming trays and moves parts from gateway to engine trays.
  • Moving of aircraft engines, engine containers, materials transport containers and facility maintenance equipment with forklifts between plants.
  • Organizing engine container yards for cleanliness and orderliness
  • Preparation of aircraft engine containers for shipment
  • Installing aircraft engines into transport containers
  • Operates a forklift truck within all safety guidelines; fuels vehicle when needed and notifies supervisor when problems are encountered with its operation
  • Conducts an inventory of engine parts located on the engine trays to determine part requirements for build kit completion.
  • Liaises with production planners to locate parts, expedite work, and/or obtain estimated completion dates.
  • Logs received and shipped items into production management receiving system to maintain lot control registry.
  • Provides materials, components, and engines in a timely manner by physically moving them from stock points either manually or by way of material handling equipment (i.e., forklift, pallet jack, etc.)
  • Uses the production management computer system to dispense and receive information such as receipts, transfers, returns, cycle counts, product codes, part numbers, quantities, comments, outstanding demands, non-conformance tags, etc.
  • Stocks consumables and parts on warehouse shelving.
  • Arranges parts/components into kits as per original equipment manufacturer parts manuals.
  • Prepares and completes a variety of documentation required for credit and export compliance, vendor returns, picking and shipping of parts, service center transfer shipments, etc.
  • Controls data integrity of inventory systems by creating and updating system files. 
  • Communicates with global Customer Service Teams of any outbound order discrepancies via phone, email or Chat.
  • Works with 3rd party LTL/Parcel carriers to ensure deliveries are made in accordance with customer requirements.

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

 Good planning, organizational, interpersonal, and decision-making skills to ensure compliance to customer, regulatory and company requirements.

  • A valid class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent)
  • A valid forklift operator’s license (preferred)
  • Mechanical dexterity
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (unassisted) for approximately 25% of the average workday.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the proper handling of material.
  • Working knowledge of inventory controls and warehousing procedures is an asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of the workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) requirements and hazardous goods handling.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US.

Customer Service Representative

Job Description:

The role provides day to day support to Business Aircraft Customers globally through providing quotations for parts, answering Customer queries, processing sales orders and rental requests and ensuring overall Customer satisfaction. This position is one of a team of seven Customer Service Representatives situated globally providing round the clock service for a growing client base, reporting into the Global Customer Service Manager and the Director of Supply Chain / Customer

Primary Duties

  • Process Customers Orders efficiently and accurately from inception to invoicing.
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Contribute to successful delivery of Customer Orders.
  • Confers with customers that contact the organization by telephone or electronically to provide information about organization products or services, discuss customer accounts, and obtain or address customer complaints, process Requests for Quotes, process Rental requests, and other tasks as necessary.
  • Responds to call or emails to customers to provide follow-up on inquiries.
  • Generates documentation and solves customer issues/requests/complaints in accordance with procedures, and when required, redirects queries to appropriate department or personnel.
  • Provides technical assistance to customers and escalates complex issues to appropriate personnel as required
  • Manages and maintains a record of customer interactions or transactions; records details of inquiries, complaints, comments, and actions taken to facilitate future needs in trainings and improvements in customer services.
  • Confers with Operations, sales, shipping, warehouse, or other personnel to expedite or trace shipments.
  • May promote products/services to ensure business targets are met.
  • May provide after-sales support for client contracts to ensure customers satisfactions are met.
  • Performs duties related to overall customer service.
  • Provides support to sales team regarding customer concerns.
  • Coordinates with Inside Sales to identify opportunities.
  • Serves as customer interface on product status and delivery.
  • Maintains knowledge of TES organization and products to provide the appropriate information and support to customers.
  • Consistently documents customer service needs to identify patterns and maintain quality.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Either one or both of the following

  • Associates Degree in Marketing or in an Aviation/Customer Service Industry related field
  • A minimum of three years related industry experience

Preferred education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or in an Aviation/Customer Service Industry related field
  • 4 years related industry experience.

Successful candidates will possess these skills:

  • Fluency in English
  • Ability for Accuracy, Accountability, Judgement and Decision Making
  • Ability to work in a Time-Sensitive and High-Pressure Environment
  • High level of competency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong planning, organizational, analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Ability to multi-task and understand priority levels is a must
  • Data entry and typing skills
  • A commitment to professional practice and continuous professional improvement

Parts/PO Expeditor

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Parts/PO Expeditor to join our Supply Chain team. The Parts/PO Expeditor will play a crucial role in ensuring the timely and efficient delivery of parts and materials necessary for aircraft maintenance operations. This role requires strong communication skills, exceptional multitasking abilities, and a keen eye for detail to coordinate procurement activities and expedite purchase orders effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

Purchase Order/Requisition Management:

Generate purchase requisitions for required parts and materials based on inventory levels, maintenance schedules, and project requirements.

Monitor purchase orders to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with company policies and procedures.

Collaborate with suppliers to confirm order details, delivery terms, and resolve any discrepancies or issues promptly regarding delays or quality.

Expedited Procurement:

Proactively identify potential delays or shortages in parts and materials procurement regarding work orders.

Coordinate with suppliers, vendors, and internal stakeholders to expedite orders and minimize downtime in maintenance operations.

Implement contingency plans and alternative sourcing strategies to mitigate procurement risks and ensure continuity of supply, with the Supply Chain team.

Inventory Management:

Maintain accurate records of inventory levels, lead times, and stock replenishment requirements based on work order requirements.

Monitor inventory turnover rates and aging stock to optimize inventory levels and minimize carrying costs.

Communication and Collaboration:

Serve as the primary point of contact for internal departments, suppliers, and vendors regarding procurement and delivery status.

Communicate effectively with maintenance technicians, operations personnel, and management to provide updates on parts availability, delivery schedules, and potential impact on project timelines.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify process improvements, streamline procurement workflows, and enhance supply chain efficiency.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, Business Administration, or related field preferred or 7+ years of experience.

Proven experience in procurement, logistics, or supply chain management, preferably in the aviation or aerospace industry.

Strong knowledge of procurement practices, inventory control principles, and supply chain processes.

Proficiency in using ERP systems, inventory management software, and Microsoft Office Suite.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

Exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and quality in all aspects of work.

Quality Records Analyst

Purpose Job Summary: 

Act as a Logbook QC Inspector in execution of approved inspection programs and engine records / logbooks for servicing and repair of APU and gas turbine engines, aircraft components, parts, or accessories in accordance with the Repair Station Quality Manual, Federal Aviation Regulations, various International CAA Regulations, manufacturers’ specifications, approved technical data and TES policies / procedures.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance.  Other duties may be assigned.)

  1. Review and research APU and engine logbooks and other records, as pertains to the repair and overhaul or servicing of APU and gas turbine engines, components, parts, or accessories.  Review, analyze, and prepare APU and engine records, including logbooks, TES repair or overhaul paperwork (hard copy and electronic records), compiling the information for the applicable engine when there are personnel or assignment changes.
  2. Ensure Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins compliance. Maintain qualification / certification to perform required functions, receive necessary training/instruction to maintain qualification and that those training records are maintained.
  3. Oversee and perform the review of receiving, assembly (in-process) inspection and the final acceptance inspection of each overhauled or repaired engine, accessory, appliance, and component at time of completion and prior to preparation for shipment.
  4. Maintain operation and accuracy of the scanning and filing for overhaul and repair engine maintenance records as needed.
  5. May act as back-up liaison to: customers performing quality audit of the facility, to FAA Airworthiness Safety Inspector and to representatives of other regulatory agencies as they relate to the Repair Station.
  6. Assurance /shop procedures and develops/revises procedures as necessary to ensure reliable, quality products.
  7. May evaluate published technical data for timely and accurate applicability to quality.  Provide input to production and engineering recommending changes/improvements to existing processes and procedures, tooling, facilities, etc. to maintain FAA and company inspection/quality requirements.

Lead and Organizational Relationships / Primary Interactions:  

Primary Contacts/Interactions and Frequency:  

Internal:  Frequent with other work leads/team leaders, managers and support staff in production, marketing or sales related departments.

External: Occasional with customers, agencies, and vendors to discuss issues, solutions, and technical information.

Dollar Accountability: (Indirect)

Budget: N/A.

Revenue: Indirect impact on sales/customer service activities through logbook / records inspection/Q.A.

Qualifications

Qualifications – External

EXPERIENCE

  • Education / Job Experience/Technical Knowledge Required: (Additional Competency List Attached)

Formal Education/Training:

Associate or bachelor’s degree in quality assurance, Aerospace, Quality assurance, similar discipline, or equivalent work experience and training obtained from governmental or vocational training school programs.

Direct /Indirect Experience:

Minimum eighteen (18) months experience preferred with aircraft powerplants for FAA certification or be powerplant certified.

Thorough working knowledge of FAA Part 145 regulations pertaining to inspection/quality assurance practices and familiarity with turbine engine principles including test cell and on-wing performance, assembly practices, vibration and failure analysis, and general engine overhaul and repair procedures.

Qualifications: (Including Licenses and Certifications)

FAA Powerplant license is very desirable.

Knowledge of ISO 9000 or other regulatory specifications.

Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain good leadership skills.

The demonstrated ability to develop clearly defined objectives, time schedules and provides a functional direction.

Level of Decision Making/Problem Solving:

When performing inspections or quality functions, the Inspectors are responsible to the repair station Chief Inspector and the manager of Quality, TES. A repair station Inspector’s decision on inspection matters can only be countermanded as jointly agreed by the manager of Quality.

Physical and Mental Demands: 

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

Physical:

Work involves walking, sitting, driving or standing for brief periods of time. Reaching:  extending hands and arms in any direction. Handling:  seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s). Talking:  expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.

Hearing:  perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.

Mental:

Works under frequent, but cyclical moderate emotional and time-sensitive performance pressure because erroneous decisions or actions may result in delays in repair/program schedules resulting in additional allocation of resources and may cause financial and contractual harm to the company.

Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal up to 75% of work time.

 

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.) 

Engine shop and shop office environments, including hoists, heavy parts, chemicals, and fluids with use of precision instruments, stringent housekeeping and work area safety regulations and practices to observe and maintain.

Environment may include brief periods of elevated noise exposure due to engine testing, exposure to outside weather conditions required to service aircraft engines and accessories.                        

QUALIFICATIONS, SPECIFIC SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES (INCLUDING LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS)

Required:

  • Ability to express or exchange ideas verbally with peers, clients, and public.
  • Ability to get along with co-workers and peers.
  • Maintenance of regular attendance and punctuality within customary tolerances.

  PHYSICAL DEMANDS

(The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)

  • Sedentary Work: exerting up to (50-70) pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Work involves walking, sitting, driving, or standing for brief periods of time. Reaching:  extending hands and arms in any direction. Handling:  seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s). Talking:  expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
  • Hearing:  perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.

  WORK ENVIRONMENT

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • Engine shop and shop office environments, including hoists, heavy parts, chemicals, and fluids with use of precision instruments, stringent housekeeping and work area safety regulations and practices to observe and maintain.
  • Environment may include brief periods of elevated noise exposure due to engine testing, exposure to outside weather conditions required to service aircraft engines and accessories.

Marketing Analyst

Position Overview

As a Marketing Analyst at TES, you will play a crucial role in supporting and enhancing our marketing strategies to reach and engage our target audience effectively. The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical mindset, excellent communication skills, and a passion for driving marketing success in the aviation industry.

Key Responsibilities

Market Research: Conduct in-depth market research to identify trends, opportunities, and potential challenges in the business aviation industry.

Competitor Analysis: Analyze competitor activities and market dynamics to inform and improve our marketing strategies.

Data Analysis: Utilize data analytics tools to gather insights from marketing campaigns, customer behavior, and industry trends. Provide actionable recommendations based on data findings.

Social Media: Work closely with the marketing team to manage and enhance the organization’s presence on various social media platforms, creating engaging content to foster brand awareness and customer engagement. Stay informed on social media trends and metrics, providing recommendations to optimize the impact of marketing campaigns across digital channels.

Campaign Performance Tracking: Monitor and evaluate the performance of marketing campaigns, utilizing key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure success and identify areas for improvement.

Customer Segmentation: Work closely with the marketing team to identify and define customer segments, ensuring targeted and personalized marketing efforts.

Reporting: Prepare and present regular reports on marketing analytics, providing insights to key stakeholders to drive informed decision-making.

Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales, product development, and customer service, to align marketing efforts with overall business objectives.

Trend Analysis: Stay updated on industry trends, technological advancements, and market shifts to proactively recommend adjustments to marketing strategies.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, Business, Statistics, or a related field or; 5-8 years of experience in leu of degree.

Proven experience as a Marketing Analyst or similar role in a B2B environment, preferably in the aviation industry.

Proficiency in data analytics tools and techniques.

Strong understanding of marketing principles and strategies.

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Detail-oriented with the ability to analyze complex data sets.

Aviation Proposal / Quotation Specialist

Position Overview

As an Engine Quoter at TES, you will play a pivotal role in the sales and service process by providing accurate and competitive quotes for engines and related components. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of aviation engines, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to collaborate with various stakeholders to deliver exceptional service to our clients.

Key Responsibilities

Quote Preparation: Create detailed and accurate quotes for engines, APUs, and related OEM parts based on client requirements and specifications.

Technical Understanding: Develop a comprehensive understanding of aviation engines and associated components to provide informed and precise quotes.

Cost Analysis: Conduct cost analysis to ensure competitive pricing while maintaining profitability for TES.

Collaboration: Work closely with sales, marketing, and procurement teams to gather necessary information for quote preparation and ensure alignment with business strategies.

Customer Communication: Communicate with clients to clarify requirements, provide additional information, and address queries related to quotes.

Market Research: Stay informed about market trends, pricing strategies, and competitor activities to adjust quotes accordingly.

Documentation: Maintain accurate and organized documentation of quotes, ensuring compliance with company policies and industry standards.

Negotiation Support: Collaborate with the sales team to support negotiations and adjustments to quotes as needed to secure business.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business, Aviation Management, or a related field or; 5-8 years of experience in leu of degree.

Proven experience in a similar role, with a focus on quoting for aviation engines and components.

In-depth knowledge of aviation engines, APUs, and OEM parts.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy.

Engine and APU Parts Sales Product Line Specialist

Position Overview

As the Engine and APU Parts Sales Product Line Specialist, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient distribution of OEM parts for Engines and Auxiliary Power Units (APUs). You will be responsible for managing over-the-counter parts sales, building strong relationships with customers, and contributing to the overall success of TES in the Business Aviation sector.

Key Responsibilities

Over-the-Counter Sales: Manage and execute the sales of OEM parts for Engines and APUs directly to customers over the counter.

Customer Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with customers, providing excellent service and addressing their parts requirements. Particular focus will be on operators, MROs and OEMs whom TES deals with on a daily basis.

Product Knowledge: Stay informed about the latest developments in Engine and APU technology, ensuring a deep understanding of the products being sold.

Order Processing: Efficiently process parts orders, ensuring accuracy and timely delivery to meet customer expectations.

Collaboration: Work closely with the sales team, MRO specialists, and other departments to ensure seamless coordination and customer satisfaction.

Market Analysis: Conduct market analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and potential areas for commercial growth in the Engine and APU parts sales function.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Aviation Management, or 5-8 years of experience in lieu of degree.

Proven experience in  sales and/or account management, preferably in the Business Aviation sector..

Strong knowledge of Engines and APUs, with a focus on OEM parts.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

Detail-oriented with strong organizational and multitasking abilities.

Proficient in relevant software applications.

Aircraft / Engine Technician

Position Overview

As an Aviation Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for conducting repair or overhaul tasks on aircraft engines, APUs (Auxiliary Power Units), modules, accessories, or parts. Your role encompasses troubleshooting, disassembly, cleaning, inspection, assembly, testing, and preservation, ensuring compliance with FAA Regulations, OEM manuals, and related safety practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read and write in English, adhering to required standards in the performance of assigned work, and demonstrating competencies in accordance with FAA Regulations, OEM manuals, and related materials.
  • Complete training requirements as outlined in the TES Training Matrices chart, including knowledge of Federal Regulations, visual inspections, receiving inspections, substance-free policies, and department publications, among others.
  • Conduct troubleshooting and repair, either on or off the wing, under general supervision and in line with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Perform disassembly and assembly of various turbine engines using aircraft tools, balance machines, surface grinders, drill presses, and other equipment for repair and overhaul.
  • Conduct inspections of engine parts using magnifying glasses, vernier calipers, depth gauges, buffers, binoculars, and pressure testers to identify physical defects such as cracks, burns, foreign object damages, and structural deviations.
  • Evaluate engine parts to determine repairability or need for replacement, referencing micrometers and precision-measurement tests.
  • Inspect aircraft engine parts to determine and perform non-destructive testing (NDT) requirements.
  • Utilize applicable database systems to retrieve information related to parts inventory, manufacturing models, serial numbers, and other relevant data for proper documentation.
  • Refer to technical publications, specification sheets, and regulatory requirements to ensure all tasks are completed in the correct sequence and are appropriately signed off.
  • Assist with general facility cleaning and maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years or more of experience on gas turbine engines or possession of an FAA-issued Power Plant license for disassembling/assembling turbine engines and inspecting aircraft engine parts for physical defects.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand technical manuals, work specifications, and written instructions, as well as use micrometers and precision-measuring instruments.

Qualifications (Including Licenses and Certifications)

  • FAA Airframe & Power Plant license (preferred)

Physical And Mental Demands

 Physical:
  • Shop Work: May require exertion of up to 50-70 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects. Work may involve walking, sitting, driving, or standing for brief periods.
  • Near clarity of vision is necessary for close-up engine and chart/document analysis.
  • Reaching, handling, and talking may be required.
  • Hearing is necessary for perceiving sounds.
 Mental:
  • The job requires careful diligence and attention when performing duties under normal mental stresses associated with detailed mechanical/technical work.

Work Environment

  • Work primarily takes place in engine shop environments, which may involve hoists, heavy parts, chemicals, fluids, and precision instruments.
  • Adherence to stringent housekeeping and work area safety regulations and practices is essential.
  • Brief periods of elevated noise exposure may occur due to engine testing.
  • Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions may be expected.

Aviation Parts Distribution Programs Manager

Position Overview

As a Business Aviation Parts Distribution Programs Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and optimizing the parts distribution programs within the business aviation industry. You will collaborate with various teams, including sales, operations, supply chain, and customer service, to ensure efficient and effective distribution of aviation parts to customers, maintenance providers, and other stakeholders. Your role will involve developing and implementing strategies to enhance distribution operations, managing relationships with suppliers and partners, and monitoring program performance.

Key Responsibilities

Distribution Strategy Development: Collaborate with senior leadership and relevant stakeholders to develop and refine distribution strategies aligned with the company’s objectives in the business aviation parts industry. Identify opportunities for expanding distribution channels, improving service levels, and optimizing inventory management.

Parts Distribution Program Management: Oversee the execution of parts distribution programs, ensuring seamless operations and timely delivery of aviation parts. Develop and implement standardized processes, policies, and metrics to measure and optimize program effectiveness.

Supplier and Partner Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and other partners involved in the aviation parts distribution network. Negotiate and manage contracts, agreements, pricing, and service level agreements to maximize mutual benefits and ensure reliable supply.

Program Performance Analysis: Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) related to parts distribution programs, such as order fulfillment rates, inventory turns, lead times, and customer satisfaction. Identify areas for improvement and develop action plans to address issues and optimize performance.

Inventory Management: Develop and implement inventory management strategies to optimize stock levels, minimize obsolescence, and reduce carrying costs. Collaborate with the supply chain team to ensure accurate demand forecasting and effective inventory replenishment processes.

Customer Support and Satisfaction: Collaborate with customer service teams to ensure prompt and efficient resolution of parts-related inquiries, order tracking, and customer complaints. Continuously improve customer support processes and implement mechanisms for gathering customer feedback.

Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with internal teams, including sales, marketing, operations, and quality assurance, to ensure alignment and coordination of parts distribution efforts. Provide guidance and support to enable effective communication and collaboration across departments.

Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure compliance with relevant aviation regulations, quality standards, and safety protocols in parts distribution operations. Identify and mitigate potential risks, such as counterfeit parts, regulatory compliance issues, or supply chain disruptions.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, aviation management, supply chain management, or a related field. A master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience in parts distribution management, program management, or related roles within the business aviation industry.
  • Strong understanding of aviation parts, distribution channels, logistics, and supply chain operations specific to the business aviation sector.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using relevant software and tools for data analysis, inventory management, and reporting.
  • Knowledge of aviation regulations, quality standards, and safety protocols relevant to parts distribution in the business aviation industry.
  • Familiarity with compliance and risk management in aviation parts distribution operations.

APU Technician

Position Overview

As an Aviation Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for conducting repair or overhaul tasks on aircraft engines, APUs (Auxiliary Power Units), modules, accessories, or parts. Your role encompasses troubleshooting, disassembly, cleaning, inspection, assembly, testing, and preservation, ensuring compliance with FAA Regulations, OEM manuals, and related safety practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read and write in English, adhering to required standards in the performance of assigned work, and demonstrating competencies in accordance with FAA Regulations, OEM manuals, and related materials.
  • Complete training requirements as outlined in the TES Training Matrices chart, including knowledge of Federal Regulations, visual inspections, receiving inspections, substance-free policies, and department publications, among others.
  • Conduct troubleshooting and repair, either on or off the wing, under general supervision and in line with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Perform disassembly and assembly of various turbine engines using aircraft tools, balance machines, surface grinders, drill presses, and other equipment for repair and overhaul.
  • Conduct inspections of engine parts using magnifying glasses, vernier calipers, depth gauges, buffers, binoculars, and pressure testers to identify physical defects such as cracks, burns, foreign object damages, and structural deviations.
  • Evaluate engine parts to determine repairability or need for replacement, referencing micrometers and precision-measurement tests.
  • Inspect aircraft engine parts to determine and perform non-destructive testing (NDT) requirements.
  • Utilize applicable database systems to retrieve information related to parts inventory, manufacturing models, serial numbers, and other relevant data for proper documentation.
  • Refer to technical publications, specification sheets, and regulatory requirements to ensure all tasks are completed in the correct sequence and are appropriately signed off.
  • Assist with general facility cleaning and maintenance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years or more of experience on gas turbine engines or possession of an FAA-issued Power Plant license for disassembling/assembling turbine engines and inspecting aircraft engine parts for physical defects.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and understand technical manuals, work specifications, and written instructions, as well as use micrometers and precision-measuring instruments.

Qualifications (Including Licenses and Certifications)

  • FAA Airframe & Power Plant license (preferred)

Physical And Mental Demands

 Physical:
  • Shop Work: May require exertion of up to 50-70 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects. Work may involve walking, sitting, driving, or standing for brief periods.
  • Near clarity of vision is necessary for close-up engine and chart/document analysis.
  • Reaching, handling, and talking may be required.
  • Hearing is necessary for perceiving sounds.
 Mental:
  • The job requires careful diligence and attention when performing duties under normal mental stresses associated with detailed mechanical/technical work.

Work Environment

  • Work primarily takes place in engine shop environments, which may involve hoists, heavy parts, chemicals, fluids, and precision instruments.
  • Adherence to stringent housekeeping and work area safety regulations and practices is essential.
  • Brief periods of elevated noise exposure may occur due to engine testing.
  • Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions may be expected.