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Lead, Avionics / Modifications Technician

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Hartford, CT, US

Lead, Avionics / Modifications Technician-PH2210



At Bombardier Aviation, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Located at Bradley International Airport, Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Hartford Service Center offers a great place to learn from the best in business aviation. Established in February, 1981 as a 70,000 sq ft facility now boasts 198,000 sq ft. It is equipped to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, modifications, including interior modifications, avionics installations, and Aircraft on Ground (AOG) support for Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. The Service Center has received certifications from FAA, EASA, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, Argentina, Brazil, Guernsey and Mexico. The facility has received 22 consecutive FAA Diamond Awards and is actively involved in the Hartford community, spearheading programs to create awareness about aviation maintenance among local students and to help close the gender gap in the industry.

The Lead Avionic/Modification Technician, in a working capacity and in conjunction with the supervisor, oversees daily activities for an assigned functional area of Bombardier Business Aircraft Services (i.e., Quality, Maintenance / Operations, Line Maintenance, Interiors, Exterior Finish, Building Maintenance, Open / Close, etc). Specific Group Leader responsibilities may vary based upon assigned area.
In your role, you will:

• Adhere to Bombardier General Work Requirements (Factory, Shop and / or Hangar positions
• Comply with Environmental / Health / Safety policies and procedures. Participate in 5-S activities. Perform all work in a safe and timely manner
• Coordinate workload, overtime and job assignments for team members in assigned functional area
• Provide technical guidance and expertise to assigned employees in order to promote acquisition of technical proficiency and trouble shoot problems for assigned area(s)
• Monitor day-to-day activities for assigned area and report issues and risks to immediate supervisor
• Provide verbal and written turnover reports indicating status of work progress
• Oversee employee activities and document as required using Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Aircraft Maintenance Manuals (AMM), Sheet metal Repair Manuals (SRMs), Service Bulletin (SBs), scripts and tally books
• Assist in establishing a training plan for assigned area
• May provide input to supervisor in regards to disciplinary actions


As our ideal candidate,

• You have a minimum of 5 years aircraft maintenance experience or substantiated equivalent experience in functional area or you have a minimum of 3 years aircraft maintenance experience or substantiated equivalent experience in functional area with typically a minimum of 2 years leadership / supervisory experience (Aircraft Maintenance preferred)

• You have a minimum of 1 year of corporate aircraft experience

• You exhibit effective leadership skills

• You have the ability necessary to train employees in the performance of duties within area of specialization

• You have demonstrated planning / organizational and time management skills necessary to prioritize, assign and coordinate workload of team members within a multiple project setting

• You have interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with assigned employees, other business areas, contractors and customers

• You have basic PC skills


• You have a minimum of 1 year of Bombardier aircraft model experience

. You have A&P certification

• You have the ability to forecast and provide job estimates

• You have strong written and verbal communication skills

• You have the ability to type (approximately 35 wpm)

*This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Please continue to monitor our website and apply for additional positions for which you are qualified and may be of interest to you.

Your ideas move people.

Job: Airframe & Powerplant Technicians
Primary Location: US-CT-Hartford

Zip Code: US 06096
Organization: Aerospace
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
17.01.2022, 10:40:42 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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