Aircraft Powerplant Engineers

Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Powerplant Engineer
Major Air Carrier
(all levels Entry to PM plus)

"Must have worked in the aviation industry an MRO or Airlines for at least 2 to 5 years"
Our Client is a major International Air Carrier. (PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR CLIENT HAS MAINTENANCE HUBS IN OTHER STATES SUCH AS NORTH CAROLINA AND OTHERS)
 
The Powerplant/APU Engineer is the primary engineering department contact for ATA chapters 49 and 70-80 and issues related to engine and APU
Powerplant Engineering supports the air carrier fleets by maintaining airworthiness and regulatory compliance as required by the FAA. Powerplant Engineering position requires experience with aircraft large commercial gas turbine engines, federal regulations, development of modifications/repairs, project planning and project management. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, aircraft/engine configuration management, certification approvals, airworthiness directives, data analysis, project development and implementation, oversight of aircraft/engine/component reliability solutions, repairs, modifications and engine repair and overhaul.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Primary engineering department contact for ATA chapters 70 through 80.
  • Monitors fleet powerplant operation and incorporates solutions to maintain fleet health levels.
  • Builds and maintains powerplant shop visit and overhaul schedules.
  • Assists materials group with commercial issues related to powerplants.
  • Provide technical support for Line and Heavy Maintenance to include minor repair authorizations, parts and materials substitutions, repairs and reports.
  • Conduct research and data collection to aid in the development of engineering documents.
  • Review Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins for applicability.
  • Develop technical services data to accomplish modifications in response to AD’s, Service Bulletins, SIL’s, etc.
  • Respond to requests for technical assistance to obtain or develop approved engineering data when that data is not in the AMM, SRM or other FAA approved documents.
  • Interact with applicable departments to define, maintain and optimize the CAMP Analyze and determine disposition of all reliability issues and improvements.
  • Minimize costs and aircraft out-of-service time relative to area of responsibility.
  • Ensure that specifications exist for configuration control to include engineering documents for new aircraft delivery configuration and standardization.
 
  • A&P Lic
  • Engineering Degree Mechanical, Aviation or other related
  • 3 to 15 years’ experience in a 121 airline environment - Technical Services / Engineering department or comparable maintenance and overhaul experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Be familiar with and have general understanding of Time Controlled Parts, Reliability Programs, FARs, Manufacturers Documentation to include but not limited to Maintenance Manuals, IPCs, Trouble Shooting Manuals, Wiring Diagrams, Aircraft Drawings and CMMs, SBs, STCs, ADs and PMA parts
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Moderate computer and technical writing skills
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends on occasion as required by management for project completion
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