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PDS Tech Inc Component Technician / Entry Aircraft Maintenance Technician in Santa Fe Springs, California

PDS Tech is seeking Component Technicians / Entry Aircraft Maintenance Technicians for open positions in Santa Fe Springs CA

The ideal candidate will be responsible for performing technical/mechanical/inspection functions pertaining to the aircraft wheel and brake component overhaul process.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct receiving inspection of in-coming assemblies/components in accordance with established procedures and technical data.

  • Perform disassembly, wash, blast, paint, build-up, pressure test, receiving inspection and final inspection and assembly of aircraft components according to customer's specifications, airworthiness directives, applicable manufacturers' CMM guidelines and operating procedures.

  • Manual handling and maneuvering (rolling, lifting) of large aircraft wheels and brakes.

  • Maintain proper segregation and identification of components in progress.

  • Maintain current knowledge of and complies with customer/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Joint Aviation Administration (JAA) technical data as applicable to the work assigned.

  • Perform painting functions including mixing of primer/paint as well as application of primer/paint.

  • Perform general shop and equipment maintenance; practice the principles of the Five S's by creating and maintaining a neat, orderly work area; identifies ways to remove non-value added steps from all processes and strives to produce products in the least-waste-way.

  • Consistently demonstrate a commitment to continuous process improvement and practices; actively participate and support process improvement events.

  • Look for ways to eliminate safety hazards and improve the overall safety of the workplace.

  • Provide limited training to other Component Technicians, where qualified.

  • Perform other duties or responsibilities as assigned.

This position is considered safety sensitive in accordance with FAA Guidelines. Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per FAA's regulation 14 CFR part 120, as well as 49 CFR part 40.

Working Environment:

  • Works in a repair and overhaul shop environment.

  • Continuous standing and walking.

  • Employee will be exposed to hazardous waste and will comply with all Regulatory, State, Local and Corporate requirements for handling hazardous waste.

Education and Certification's: High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Three months prior manufacturing and/or production experience and ability to attain required operating certifications.

  • Use of basic hand tools including measuring instruments.

  • Must have the ability to multitask.

  • Requires the ability to read, write, and speak English.

  • Must be able to articulate and understand verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to work as a team member.

  • Understand component maintenance manuals and all other applicable technical documents.

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds. Employees will utilize a lift assist or buddy system if greater than 35 pounds.

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.