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Flight Line Lead - Wittmund, Germany, Wittmund



Wittmund, Germany 

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Location: Wittmund, Germany

Top Aces is the exclusive supplier of combat airborne training services to the German Forces. We provide Joint Terminal Attack Controller training to German special operations and ground forces, as well as Combat Support Services to the Air Force and Navy. Top Aces' integrated logistics, maintenance and engineering solutions ensure that the German Forces receive the level of support they require to achieve their objectives. Experience Matters.


Essential duties and Responsibilities

As assigned by the Maintenance Manager, the Flight Line Lead will be responsible to supervise the flight line maintenance crews’ activities IAW the policies, procedures, and standards described or incorporated by reference to the Company Maintenance Policy Manual.

The Flight Line Lead will also ensure, with proper supervision, that each maintenance action on non-type certified aircraft, including the embodiment of modifications or repairs, is released in accordance with acceptable data as defined in the Company Maintenance Control Manual.

Specific duties for the Flight Line Lead include to:
  • Ensure that all aircraft line operations are carried out safely;
  • Effectively plan labour and daily flight line operation activities to support the operational flight schedule;
  • Give Daily Safety and Situational Awareness Briefings;
  • Ensure aircraft daily inspections and pre/post flight checks are performed with the highest attention;
  • Ensure that duties are assigned to appropriately trained maintenance personnel;
  • Ensure that dual and/or independent inspections have been carried out as required;
  • Ensure that functional tests have been carried out as required;
  • Ensure that maintenance releases by certifying personnel have been correctly carried out; and
  • Ensure that all certifying maintenance releases for company aircraft itemizing all maintenance performed and any outstanding defects are completed and recorded appropriately.

In addition, the Flight Line Lead will:
  • Liaise with Maintenance Control and Flight Operations regarding the daily and weekly flight schedule, as well as upcoming deployment schedules;
  • Ensure that all aircraft maintenance technicians and maintenance staff working under his/her supervision adhere to the Company MPM, Transport Canada regulations, GAF regulations, TA Flight Safety program, TA Health and Safety program, Foreign Object Elimination (FOE) program and QMS/SMS processes;
  • Participate in the performance management process for employees in collaboration with the Maintenance Manager;
  • Ensure maintenance hand over briefs are carried out for incoming and outgoing flight line chief;
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager; and
  • Ensure the flight line operations maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.

You will have the following responsibilities in order to comply with the company's Occupational Health and Safety program:

Supervisors are responsible for:
  • Providing a safe and healthy workplace including the necessary equipment, systems, and tools which are properly maintained
  • Providing information, training, instruction and supervision to protect the Occupational Health and Safety of Employees
  • Ensuring Employees under their direction know and comply with Occupational Health and Safety requirements
  • Ensuring Employees under their direction receive adequate supervision.
  • Establishing, supporting, and consulting with Occupational Health and Safety committees and Workplace Occupational Health and Safety representatives on all matters to improve workplace Occupational Health and Safety including regular safety inspections of the workplace.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Prior relevant experience as Flight Line Lead or Maintenance Lead is required.
  • Available to achieve LACA or ACA status on A4 Skyhawk.
  • Proven track record to support and lead safe operations to include, but not limited to: OHS, Flight Safety, Maintenance Procedures, and Human Factors.
  • Proven track record to effectively lead and motivate teams in a respectful manner.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Ability to perform all work in support of our Corporate Values of Service, Integrity, Excellence, and Teamwork.
  • Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.
  • Sense of urgency, focus on compliance, results, and deadlines.
  • Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Must possess valid vehicle operator license for passenger vehicles.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including overtime and shift work according to flight operations.
  • Will be required to work outdoors
  • Travel is required for the position
  • Position requires Security Clearance with the German Government
Supervisory responsibilities include but are not limited to: Health and safety, training, mentoring and performance management

Top Aces is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Employment Type:

Full time
Company Info
Top Aces Inc.
1675 Trans Canada, Suite 201, Dorval, Quebec, H9P 1J1
Dorval, Canada
Phone: 514-694-5565
Web Site: www.topaces.com
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