• Structures Mechanic Lead, Military Programs

    Location US-NC-Greensboro
    Job ID
    Pos. Category
    Aircraft Maintenance
    Position Type
    Full Time - Direct
  • Overview


    The Structures Lead is a mechanic who is a working member of his crew, who is charged with the responsibility of leading, directing, assigning and approving the work of the other members of his/her crew.  Lead Mechanics are selected for their technical skills with due consideration for their ability to lead people and accept responsibility.



    1. Ensure that every person assigned to a job has the correct work instructions, tools, PPE and applicable references available and is familiar with what is required to complete the task.
    2. Assure proper documentation for work performed by assigned employees, reflecting the status of the job
    3. Directly oversee the work performed by any individuals who are unfamiliar with the methods, techniques, practices, aids, equipment, and tools used to perform any maintenance, preventive maintenance, or alterations
    4. Verify qualifications of assigned employees to ensure only properly trained and qualified employees are assigned to each task
    5. Assure accurate accomplishment of work by assigned employee
    6. Assure work performed in accordance with all manuals, procedure and data.
    7. Review work performed by assigned technicians prior to submission to inspection for acceptance.
    8. Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental compliance.
    9. Conduct start of shift meetings to inform team members of any day to day issues
    10. Provide an accurate and complete turnover to next shift lead and supervision for proper visit tracking



    1. Perform all other duties as assigned.




    1. Two (2) years of experience performing as an accomplished aircraft mechanic on heavy commercial or military aircraft, or one (1) year previously demonstrated ability within HAECO Special Services.
    2. Capable of interpreting drawings and blueprints to accomplish a specific task
    3. Airframe certificate or Repairman’s certificate is required
    4. Must have good general knowledge of flight controls, rigging, aircraft systems, landing gear, engines, and hydraulics
    5. Must understand and follow maintenance manuals and IPC
    6. Read, write and understand the English language
    7. Must have own tools as required by company tool list
    8. Must have the ability to lead people and accept responsibility
    9. High school diploma or equivalent.


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