Aviation Crew Chiefs

STS Engineering Solutions   •  

Augusta, GA

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 377 days ago

Job Duties:

  • The Crew Chief has overall responsibility for the aircraft, and is the technical leader at the job site
  • The Crew Chief has ultimate responsibility for the quality of work performed and turn time
  • This position is key in projecting a competent image to our customers
  • Provides technical guidance to technicians on aircraft maintenance, and/or engine configurations, and/or modification projects, including service bulletins, directives and enhancements
  • Must be up-to-date on scope of required maintenance/projects for customers and coordinates efforts to ensure a timely turnaround
  • In conjunction with the manager, the Crew Chief pre-plans work scopes on aircraft including developing action plans, pre-ordering parts, opening the work order and customer debriefing
  • Writes all additional items and squawks identified during inspection
  • Responsible for all paperwork from the beginning of the job to completion
  • Daily job cards are to be signed-off and returned to the hangar office
  • Daily input into the computer system is required
  • Informs manager of problems and work status so that communications with the customers are timely and complete
  • Performs final “walk around” to ensure aircraft cleanliness and readiness for departure
  • Reviews workbook for sign-offs and parts issues after departure, but prior to closing in the Inspection Department
  • Responsible for working with the Inspection Department to ensure quality standards are met
  • Assures that crew members are well-trained on assigned aircraft
  • Responsible for on-the-job training of all technicians assigned during the course of the job
  • Also, responsible for scheduling periodic technical training at designated off-site locations
  • Works cooperatively with other Crew Chiefs or shops to assure cross-training on other aircraft
  • Performs “hands on” maintenance as required to assure an on-time departure and customer satisfaction
  • Supports and adheres to safety, environmental and general housekeeping policies
  • Is proactive in the area of safety; promotes safe work habits to the crew, monitors the work environment for safety hazards and takes steps to address/remove hazards
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Department Manager or Operations Director


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 7 – 10 years’ of corporate A&P experience
  • 5 years’ experience working on Falcon Jets
  • Must have demonstrated exemplary technical ability in specialty area
  • Prior experience in planning, organizing and coordinating multiple projects
  • Must possess outstanding customer service skills
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral
  • Must have valid A&P license