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Duncan Aviation

Fuel System Specialist

Duncan Aviation - Posted 3 months ago
$33k-51k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Repair Engineer salary records


Lincoln, NE

1-5 years
Company size
2k employees

Airport:  Lincoln (LNK)

Repair Engineer Job description

The Fuel System Specialist, is responsible to, test, adjust and repair a variety of airframe fuel systems and their related components on a variety of airframes in a safe and clean work environment according to manufacturer’s specifications, Duncan Aviation approved procedures and customer specifications. In addition, this position assists with troubleshooting fuel systems and their related components; prepares and completes appropriate documentation in a timely manner; and trains less experienced team members through the OJT process.

Essential Job Functions

  1. With supervision, uses proper application of sealants and fasteners and appropriate tooling to repair aircraft fuel systems according to manufacturer’s requirements and Duncan Aviation approved procedures in a safe and clean work environment. Services and maintains aircraft fuel systems and components using proper hand tools in a timely, clean, safe and professional manner with limited or no rework.
  2. Performs basic troubleshooting and repairs to fuel system wiring and components. Assists with removal of major components. Applies Service Bulletins (SBs) and Airworthiness Directives (ADs) as required.
  3. Creates detailed maps of fuel system leaks and required repairs.
  4. Prepares various documents for record keeping purposes, as required by Company policy and FAA regulations (i.e. turnovers, removal sheets, personal training log, etc.). Demonstrates proficiency of Duncan Aviation work order system, service plans, Tracker and outside maintenance tracking programs by completing accurate and timely discrepancies and corrective action statements, Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directives (AD) Compliance statements, final inspection and closing of squawks and work orders.
  5. Willingly and effectively shares knowledge and capabilities with less experienced technicians through OJT to foster their development, ensure accurate work and support the team’s goals.
  6. Consistently locates and uses appropriate technical data and follows verbal instructions when accomplishing assigned maintenance tasks.
  7. Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Job Specific Requirements

  • Licenses/Certificates:  Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record: Respirator Fit qualified; tool inventory per department tool list required; Man Lift qualified eligible; QI designation eligible
  • Attendance: Regularly scheduled attendance required; occasional overnight and short notice travel required
  • Physical: Routinely lifts up to 50 lbs. and occasionally up to 100 lbs.; reads small print; hears sounds associated with mechanical deficiencies; repetitive motion; works with moving parts and vibration; tolerates products, materials and fumes associated with component maintenance; tolerates working in confined spaces and heights above four feet; tolerates standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and sitting
  • Environmental:  Tolerates working in extreme temperatures and in noisy environments
  • Work Schedule: Must be available for all shifts

Education and Experience

Fuel System Specialist I:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Previous one year mechanical related experience required
  • Previous fuel system and/or aircraft repair experience preferred

Fuel System Specialist II:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Previous one-year of fuel system and/or aircraft repair experience required

Fuel System Specialist III:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • Five years of the fuel system and/or aircraft repair experience required

Available Benefits

  • Moving is expensive and hard work! Relocation Assistance is available for those that qualify.
  • Duncan offers a comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation/Holiday) that is available to team members on day one.
  • Plan for your medical needs with a Health Savings Account (employer and employee contributions).
  • Save for your future through our 401(k) program where you can begin contributions within your first 45 days, 50% match on the first 6% contributed
  • Participate in Duncan Aviation’s Tool Account Program, to acquire & grow your Tool Inventory all while making interest-free payments
  • Take advantage of various In-House Training opportunities, or use Tuition Assistance to further your education.