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PDS Tech Inc APU R&O Engineer in Chandler, Arizona

PDS Tech is currently seeking an APU R&O Engineer for our client in Chandler, AZ


Supports all production efforts necessary to repair and overhaul Auxiliary Power Units and associated components to include:

  • The means to repair and test details, components, and engines in order to Return to Service within established turnaround time requirements.

  • Ability to evaluate APU parts for acceptable serviceability.

  • Analyzes data provided and makes work scope recommendations to Customers for repair of unserviceable assets. Resolves technical problems.

  • Performs engine and accessory test, performance analysis and troubleshooting.

  • Prepares detailed work instructions for operations personnel, outside of routine overhaul procedures.

  • Provides written or verbal technical advice for customers; produces reports relating to product serviceability, repair summaries, warranty, and failure analysis or product configuration.

  • Provides technical support during the implementation of new processes; specifies tools and test equipment required; assists in training on the overhaul and test methods.

  • Repair and Overhaul Engineer familiar with Auxiliary Power Unit operation/maintainability.

  • Able to effectively diagnose APU and component malfunctions in the field or at overhaul.

  • Ability to troubleshoot/maintain component test stands to avoid production interruptions.

  • Continuous evaluation of shop processes, tooling, routings, and procedures affecting production.

  • Develop/support shop routings/drawings; provide technical training to ensure shop proficiency.

  • Define/maintain/upgrade process documentation and qualification of in-house processes.

  • Directly interacts with internal/external Customers/suppliers/OEM concerning engine issues.

  • Initiate material/process non-conformances issues; implement plans to effective resolution.

  • Must possess superior communication, writing and computer skills.


Initiative, Learning, & Technical Capacity

Required Education and Experience:

  • Engineering degree required or 8-10 years APU assembly/analytical experience in lieu of degree

  • Experience with Honeywell APUs preferred.

  • Three to five years’ experience in a support role for APU engine maintenance.

  • Good understanding of manufacturing methods, shop equipment and machining processes.

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprints.

  • Working knowledge of precision measuring instruments.

  • Working knowledge of gas turbine engine and/or accessory theory and performance analysis.

  • Valid FAA - A&P license preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.