AAR CORP WASS Sheet Metal Lead (Afghanistan) in KABUL, Afghanistan

Title: WASS Sheet Metal Lead (Afghanistan)

Location: Afghanistan-Kabul

Job Number: 8037

SUMMARY

The Sheet Metal Lead reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the sheet metal mechanics in the performance of their duties. He/she provides assistance with understanding and performing structural repairs, ensuring that timelines are met, and all work is carried out in accordance with approved technical data.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assign work to members of the sheet metal team

  • Provides technical guidance and understanding on complex structural repairs

  • Serve as a Subject matter expert on structural issues

  • Ensures the rate of task accomplishment is sound and reasonable

  • Provides training as needed

  • Dispositions structural write-ups in order to affect the correct repair

  • Gathers data as required to send for further evaluation of repair requirements

  • Solves repair issues by studying drawings , diagrams, schematics, technical publications, etc.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or GED.

PREFERRED

  • FAA issued mechanic certificate with both Airframe and Power Plant ratings.

  • FAA Repairman Certificate

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Minimum of Five (5) years experience in the field consistent with the requirements set forth in individual task orders.

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems of the type being serviced and their associated components is required.

  • Minimum of 3 yrs experience working structural repairs on aircraft similar to the ones on the program.

  • Knowledge of equipment related to individual requirements.

  • Knowledge of military publications (including electronic manuals), drawings, blueprints, microfilm, diagrams and schematics is mandatory.

PREFERRED

  • Completion of U.S. military tactical aircraft maintenance or U.S. military technical school is desired.

  • Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work specifications is a plus.

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran