Mechanic, Aviation Maintenance

Date: Jul 20, 2019

Location: Kenner, LA, US

Company: Entergy

*This posting is for a potential future opening(s) in the Aviation group. This posting is to build a candidate pool, should the opening(s) become available.*

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

This position is responsible for maintaining company aircraft to insure safe, reliable transportation for company personnel, conducting operations within FAA rules and regulations, company policy and NBAA/HAI accepted good operating practice procedures.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises contract maintenance personnel during all activities. 
  • Coordinates major inspections with flight and scheduling personnel to insure minimum aircraft downtime.
  • Coordinate daily maintenance with flight personnel to maximize aircraft availability.
  • Ensures constant cleanliness of aircraft at technician’s location and maintenance facilities. 
  • Assumes responsibility for maintenance of aircraft storage facilities, all aircraft ground handling, and support equipment.
  • Approves purchase of parts and supplies. 
  • Coordinates with vendors for loaner parts and equipment. 
  • Negotiates least cost alternative for all purchases.
  • Establishes and manages vendor accounts and services. 
  • Coordinates freight delivery services.
  • Maintains aircraft logbooks, associated paperwork and Computerized Aircraft Maintenance Program.
  • Maintains publication library to ensure accuracy and currency.
  • Attends recurrent training sessions to maintain a high level of proficiency.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position:

Typically requires a college or university degree in related field or the equivalent work experience.

 

Minimum experience required of the position:

5 years experience working as an Aircraft Technician
3 years experience working on turbine powered aircraft

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

Possess a personal set of tools appropriate to the type of aircraft to be maintained. Demonstrated knowledge of the planning, implementation, and direction of the maintenance programs and control system for the aircraft operated.  Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal regulations and standards relating to aircraft maintenance.

 

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position:

Possess an FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License. Master Technician Certification on operated aircraft preferred.

Primary Location: Louisiana-Kenner
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 87059
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

 

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.


Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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