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PDS Tech Inc A&P Mechanic in Wichita, Kansas

PDS is seeking an A&P Mechanic for an open position in Wichita, KS:

Job Profile Summary

The On-site Technical Field Service Mechanic/Engineer is responsible for the execution of standard operational/technical tasks associated with maintaining the airworthiness of an aircraft engine at the Customer facility. Candidate must be capable to adjust priorities to complete task/duties based on changing work situations. These activities contribute to the maintenance, repair and refurbishment of new uncertified engines undergoing flight test at the customer facility. Candidate will join a team of experienced engineers and mechanics working on the state-of-the-art brand-new Advanced Turboprop GE Catalyst. The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of safety, acceptability and engineering requirements. Functions with some autonomy but guided by established policies or review of end results.

Job Description Roles and Responsibilities

  • Serves as part of the technical staff responsible for maintaining the airworthiness of an uncertified engine undergoing flight test.

  • Supports and enables test plans for engine and aircraft certification

  • Provides technical feedback and interface with Product Support, Product Engineering, Field Service Engineering, Suppliers, and GE’s direct customer.

  • Basic understanding of Jet Engines and flight test environment; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. Good understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

  • May have some autonomy to make decisions within a defined framework. Resolves issues in situations that require good technical knowledge and judgment within established procedures. Consults more senior team members for issues outside of defined instructions/parameters.

  • Develops strong customer relationships and serves as the interface between customer and GE. Explains technical information to others. A job at this level requires good interpersonal skills and may be required to train and lead junior members of the team and/or customer staff.

Required Qualifications

  • This role requires advanced experience in the execution of standard operational and technical tasks of maintaining and servicing Jet Engines.

  • A&P License.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college or a high school diploma with relevant experience with at least 5 years of experience in the repair and maintenance of Aircraft Jet Engines.

  • Capable of working Flexible Work hours, including partial shifts into the night in order to maintain engine airworthiness.

  • Ability to travel including international to support off-site aircraft deployment and training

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong familiarization with engine in the Aircraft Turboprop Market including GE Engines and its competitors.

  • Strong familiarization with aircraft engine tools and maintenance practices.

  • Strong familiarization with the usage of Aviation Manuals such as Line Maintenance Manual, Installation Instructions and procedures.

  • Experience with the use of Aircraft Engine Borescope equipment.

  • Experience with working directly with customer and/or customer support experience.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.

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.