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A&P Airframe Powerplant Supervisor

Date posted 12/19/2018

Job ID#: 21985BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Job Title: A&P Airframe Powerplant Supervisor
Job Category: A&P/Mechanics
City: China Lake
State: California
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Job Summary
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Airframe & Powerplant Supervisor located in Palmdale, CA. This positionisresponsible for overseeingthe daily operations of the A & P department.Plans and directssubordinatestoachieveassignments using establishedguidelines, procedures andpolicies.Directsmaintenance and inspections and thetechnicaltroubleshooting and analysis of problems.Establishesandmodifiesoperationalprocedurestoimprovemaintainability of aircraft.Develops and maintainsuptodateaccuratedocumentationand reports toreflectdepartmentactivities.Develops programs and procedures forthetraining of assignedpersonnel.

  • Provides leadershipanddirectsthe daily operation of assigned staffbyprioritizingand scheduling work assignments including deployment in support of company and customeroperations.
  • Oversees the progressofdeployedtechniciansand provides directionandguidance as required.
  • Identifiesissuesand provides leadershipin developing solutionstocomplexproblems. Determines feasibilityof repair or replacement.
  • Developsprograms and proceduresforthe training of personnel whileensuringtrainingrequirements are met.
  • Representstheorganizationwith outside vendors andcustomersregardingmaintenance,inspection or repair.
  • May assistin the developmentandexecution of company policies affecting currentoperationsthatmayalsohave a company-wide impact.
  • Participatesinthe planning, attraction,selection,retention and development of personnel toensuretheavailability of the requiredprofessionaltalent.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitiveinformation.
  • Responsibleforobservingall laws, regulationsandother applicable obligationswherever and wheneverbusinessis conducted on behalf of the Company. Expectedtomaintain a productiveandsafeworkingenvironmentin accordance withestablishedoperating procedures and practices.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance.
  • Otherduties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires a bachelor’sdegreeand six or moreyears of complexexperienceinaircraftmaintenance.Additionalprofessionalexperience may be substitutedin lieu of education.
  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of FAA aircraft and engine maintenance and repair concepts, regulations and practices as well as a mechanics license is desired but not required.
  • Must haveleadershipskills includingorganizing, planning, scheduling and coordinatingworkloadstomeet established deadlinesandmilestones.
  • Must possess the ability toresolve moderately complex issues.
  • Strongverbalandwrittencommunicationskillstoaccuratelydocument, report andpresentfindings and good computer skills.
  • Strong interpersonalskillstoeffectivelyinterfacewithall levels of employees, including providing directiontoandschedulingworkofassignedstaff.
  • Ability towork independently and lead in a team environmentisessentialasis the ability to work extended hoursandtravel as required.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance.

Travel Percentage Required :
0% - 25%

Clearance Required?
Clearance Level Secret
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