As a Lead Engineer you directly be responsible for the serviceability and airworthiness of the Qatar Executive ( Private ) aircraft assigned to you
You will also utilize the highest standards of practice in accordance with QCAA regulations and QR standards and procedures to ensure the continued safety of flight for these aircraft.
As a Lead Engineer you will direct access to a pool of B2 Licensed Engineers, Aircraft Mechanics, lead Cabin Mechanics and Aircraft Appearance Agents to ensure the timely performance of all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities to the QE aircraft assigned to him.
You will also ensure that all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance conducted to the assigned aircraft is carried out to the highest maintenance standards and safety in the most productive and cost effective manner using all available resources at his disposal.
Key accountabilities include:
Personally meet flight crew of the assigned aircraft to debrief and ensure that the reported defects are accurately defined and recorded
Perform the scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities required to support the successful operation of assigned aircraft
Manage, encourage and motivate a team of specialists to perform the task at hand Determine materials, tooling, support required to perform assigned maintenance tasks
Define priorities of defects to be rectified, identify skill sets required and coordinate effective use of pool personnel ( Licensed Engineers, Aircraft Mechanics, lead Cabin Mechanics and Aircraft Appearance Agents) with the other QE Senior Engineers)
Proactively find solutions to the defects to ensure efficient resolution while adhering to both regulatory and company policies and standards
Advise the Maintenance Manager Technical Operations of any impending issues or areas of concern that may have an impact aircraft and in particular cabin system serviceability
Responsible for the final release of work while ensuring tasks are performed to meet QE standards and targets such as aircraft availability, system reliability and level of acceptable deferred defects.
Review work procedures, equipment and standards to propose improvements to ensure work processes are effective
Implement solutions to technical problems within his range of operations. Assist QE management in the definition of new aircraft, GSE and support requirements
Provide assistance to other QE departments, as required, to define, develop and prepare maintenance work packages
Provide specialist support, as required, to QE Manager Engineering and Scheduling
Provide guidance and/or on the job training for up to 15 technicians and mechanics
Ensure aircraft maintenance tasks are accomplished in accordance with company policies and procedures, with special focus on documenting maintenance activities
Work together with OEM’s, vendors and supplier to find solutions to defects and/or problems affecting the operation of the aircraft
Perform additional tasks as required and instructed by the Maintenance Manager Technical Operations
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPI):
Focal point for the flight crew for all technical issues related to the assigned aircraft Ensure assigned aircraft is in the best possible condition prior to every flight Make certain the appearance of the assigned aircraft exterior and interior is exceptionally clean and welcoming to Qatar Executive clients
Manage a team of specialists ensure that the aircraft availability and reliability targets are met and, if possible, surpassed Plan and carry out all maintenance activities effectively by organizing all required tooling, material and support to complete the task within the agreed time frame
Act as lead specialist in his field on the assigned aircraft Ensure all maintenance activities on the assigned aircraft are conducted in strict accordance with the technical documentation provided
Troubleshoot the cause of aircraft defects and resolve those defects in a timely manner Perform effectively within an environment of time constraints with a high level of technical competence and professionalism
Able to travel to the location of the aircraft at short notice to perform troubleshooting and defect rectification professionally and with maximum efficiently
Accountable for the completion of assigned complex tasks within set time frames Assist in the development of the annual maintenance budget for assigned aircraft