Powerplant Engineer

Job Description:

The Powerplant Engineer is responsible for providing technical and engineering support, reviewing all technical directives, monitoring trend data and issuing Engineering Orders as it relates to the GE90-110B and CFM56-3C1 engines; in addition to the GTCP85-129() and GTCP331-500B Auxiliary Power Units.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interact with Engine / APU manufactures and engine/ APU repair facilities.
  • Attend table top inspections to fully understand engine damage, repair workscopes, make final serviceability/scrap determination and implement fleet operational plan to reduce engine damage in the future.
  • Manage Engine/APU health and repair.
  • Review fleet engine condition monitoring reports.
  • Manage engine fleet planning and replacement forecast to include spare engine purchase, tooling and resource levels.
  • Manage all engine and APU replacement activities.
  • Facilitate material requirements for Engine/APU in repairs.
  • Ensure all outsourced engine maintenance is accomplished in accordance with company procedures and applicable FAR’s.
  • Assist in sourcing and approve engines / APU’s for purchase and/or lease.
  • Perform pre-purchase Engine/APU evaluations.
  • Evaluate line maintenance borescope reports.
  • Evaluate and create engine shop work-scopes.
  • Assist in the selection of engine maintenance agencies, and coordinate the approval of these agencies with Quality Control.
  • Assist with negotiation of engine lease and maintenance agreements.
  • Assist in evaluation of non-mandatory service bulletin compliance.
  • Provide technical troubleshooting support for all engine and APU related activities.
  • Review engine reliability data and develop process to drive reliability improvements.
  • Work with OEM and ensure they provide the proper support needed.
  • Work quality escape items and ensure they are properly warrantied by the manufacturer/vendor.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant license
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation or related field
  • 10 years’ airline engine maintenance experience
  • 5 years’ previous engine management and leadership experience
  • Experience negotiating and implementing Powerplant MRO contracts
  • Experience evaluating ECM data, and developing Powerplant MX processes
  • Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations, Airworthiness Directives, and Maintenance Programs
  • Computer Proficient in Microsoft software and in use of digital manuals
  • Valid Driver’s License and Passport with ability to travel frequently
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to interact will all levels of management

  • Location: Kentucky, United States
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance, Engineer
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Mike Lott

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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