Florida, United States

Shop Foreman – Naples, FL


PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package. 

POSITION TITLE: Shop Foreman

LOCATION: Naples, FL – KAPF

OBJECTIVE

Lead a team of mechanics to provide inspection, troubleshooting and repair of aircraft serviced by employer in accordance with manufacturers and FAA requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform maintenance and repair on a variety of piston engine aircraft in accordance with manufacturers and FAA regulations.

Diagnose and repair aircraft malfunctions in compliance with manufacturers and FAA guidelines and regulations, returning aircraft to service in an airworthy condition.

Provide leadership and guidance to shop personnel daily.

Provide repair status updates to DOM daily.

Liaison with manufacturer representatives to obtain technical information to expedite troubleshooting and Return to Service (RTS) of aircraft.

Prepare documentation, repair and maintenance records, and other required paperwork as per appropriate regulations and procedures.

Complete and sign off aircraft inspections as required by FAA regulations.

Maintain work schedules of shop personnel to meet repair timelines.

Assure the timely and efficient completion of repair work while maintaining the highest regard for airworthiness and safety.

Inspect aircraft in compliance with manufacturers and FAA guidelines and regulations.

Communicate with co-workers, management, customers, and others in a courteous and professional manner.

Conform with all safety rules and wear/use all appropriate safety equipment.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma or the equivalent

FAA certification in Airframe & Powerplant (A&P), Inspection Authorization (IA)

Minimum of eight (8) years of previous related A&P experience.

Must have sufficient tools to perform duties of the position.

Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

A thorough understanding of FAA regulations and guidelines of Part 61, 141 and 145 as it relates to the repair requirements of aircraft.

Cursory knowledge of modern-day avionics (glass panel) and installation requirements (desirable)

Operational knowledge of all shop equipment, tools, and line services.

Strong knowledge and comprehension of Service Bulletins, Service Letters, and ADs.

ABOUT EMPLOYER

The employer is a full-service flight school and maintenance shop located in Naples FL at KAPF.  Established in 1998, the employer is a customer-focused business meeting the flight and service objectives of both domestic and international aviators. Since 2007, the employer has been a Cirrus Flight Training Center and is a limited-warranty Cirrus Maintenance facility.

The company’s maintenance facility provides service for most manufacturers of GA aircraft. The employer boasts over 25,000 square feet of maintenance and storage capabilities and is considered a premier provider of GA flight and maintenance services in Southwest Florida.

This position is located on Florida’s Paradise Coast in Naples, FL.  Considered by many to be the most beautiful area of Florida, Naples has been recently ranked as the “#1 safest place to live” in America. The airport and maintenance facilities are located 4 miles from the Gulf Coast beach and with the beautiful weather our hangar door stays open year-round!  And, if that’s not enough, Florida has no state income tax!!

COMPANY BENEFITS

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Uniform Service
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Supplemental Pay: Performance-based monthly bonus
  • Employee discount on aircraft rental and flight instruction

  • Location: Florida, United States
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance, Operations / Management
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Sharon Ballgae


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

Address:
Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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