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QR16765 - Lead Engineer ( Private) | Qatar Executive | Doha

Organisation: Qatar Executive
Job Function: Technical Engineering
Division: QE Engineering
Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
City: Middle East | Qatar | Doha
Last date of application: 07-Mar-2018

Qatar Executive

Our vision is to become the leading provider of jet aircraft charter services together with premier aircraft management, maintenance and handling services in the Middle East and around the world.

To be part of this exceptional team we believe in recruiting the finest experienced crew worldwide with extraordinary potential and commitment. With us service excellence is a way of life. WE want to hear from you if you believe you have what it takes to be a part of this elite team.

About Your Job:

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):

Compliance

OTP

Zero complaints

JOB DIMENSIONS:

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

About You:

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS:

Minimum Qualification:

Recognized diploma in aircraft trade.

Holder of ICAO Mechanical license, preferably EASA License.

Licensed engineer with at least two QE aircraft type authorization for Both Airframe and Engines

Minimum Experience:

10 years aircraft maintenance experience with a minimum of 7 years as a licensed engineer

Recognized aircraft type ratings, preferably with at least two aircrafts operated or planned to be operated by Qatar Executive 

 • A319-115 (CFM 56-5)

• A320-232 (V2527)

• A340-211 (CFM56-5C)

• A340 -313 (CFM-56-5C) 

• B747-8KB  (GE-nx-2B 67/P)

Previous experience in a supervisory role performing line and base maintenance activities

In depth knowledge of aircraft maintenance fundamentals appropriate to his area of employment

Sound knowledge of air legislation

Job Specific Skills:

Strong organizational and leadership skills

Ability to make clear, rational decisions under pressure

Capable of determining the most appropriate tool(s) and equipment to perform the task at hand

Sound knowledge of aircraft defects with strong troubleshooting skills

Detail oriented to ensure very high standards of aircraft serviceability and appearance

Ability to read gauges and instruments to determine correct system function

Ability to work independently as well as function as part of a team

Practical outlook to determine most suitable solution

Read, understand and implement instructions from technical manuals and documents

Good communication skills particularly in written and spoken English

Professional manner for interaction with high level positions

Good communications, interpersonal and negotiating skills

Conversant with MS Office

Ability to work under pressure

Pride in performing to the best of own ability

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Copy of Aircraft Maintenance License (all pages including the aircraft type endorsed and validity)
3. Copy of Company Authorisation / Approval
4. Copy of Highest Educational Certificate
5. Copy of Type Training Certificates (Theoretical & Practical)

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