Tool Room Controller

Gulf Air Group, Inc

Posted 9 months ago

Job Description:

Responsible for the independent and efficient management of the tool management program, tool room, calibrated equipment, and associated test equipment.  Issue tools and test equipment, monitor tool calibration, perform inspections for serviceability, foreign objects, and broken tools in accordance with manufacturer manuals, company programs, policies and procedures, and FAA documents and advisory circulars.     

Essential Duties:

Preform daily inventory of tool room assets; conduct daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual inspections on tools, toolboxes, and equipment for condition and serviceability, free of foreign objects, proper markings and etchings, and properly shadowed to easily identify lost tools.

Issue parts, tools, and equipment from inventory. Create tool control program to maintain accountability.

Maintain/track all tools and equipment; tool calibration and inspection dates and location in maintenance data base and/or Fixed Asset System (FAS) software.  Report all missing tools to supervisor

Identify equipment needing repair or replacement; makes minor adjustments, lubricates, and repairs to tools and equipment.

Replace broken tools. Keep equipment functional and ready for use.

Maintain records of tool inventories, broken tool logs, and equipment. Maintain calibrated tool historical records. Ensure records are complete and available for FAA Inspectors

Issue parts, tools, and equipment from inventory. Create tool control program to maintain accountability.

Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service in accordance with maintenance manuals and technical publications and to verify serviceability.

May perform all job duties of a Logistical Technician I (see Logistical Technician I job description), and:

Receive, inspect, and confirm the quality and quantity of ordered supplies, material and equipment.

Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to the department supervisor.

Advise department management of any issues, delays, and/or schedule interruptions.

Ensure work area is clean, safe, and orderly at all times, inclusive of work area and hangar as required.

Adhere to company policies, safety manuals (including hazardous materials program), and Repair Station Manuals (RSM).

Stay informed of tool control technology advances and apply appropriate technology to improve logistic processes.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing professional networks, and/or participating in professional societies.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA’s):

Must be computer literate and possess at least an intermediate understanding of Microsoft applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Must be able to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs, performing other duties outside job description, as needed, to meet the company mission.

Must have an exceptional tolerance to stress and be able to function effectively in a demanding, fast-paced, and constantly changing work environment.

Must be able to adhere to all corporate policies/standards, procedures, company goals and priorities, company core values and practices.

Must be able to occasionally travel domestically for individual and department level job related/professional development training and company meetings.

Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality regarding work performed, as well as protect company proprietary information.

Must be able to work and participate in a team environment, as well as independently.

Job-Specific KSA’s:

Must possess knowledge of various tool control programs and their applications.

Possess knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regarding aircraft parts, company procedures, General Operations Manuals (GOM), Repair Station Manual (RSM), manufactures’ manuals, blueprints, Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA’s), and Minimum Equipment List (MEL).

Must possess knowledge of International Traffic In Arms (ITAR) and export rules and regulations.

Working knowledge of database software; inventory software, and ordering processing systems.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Must be meticulous in detail of inventory control and parts ordering.

Successfully complete all training required for job level, and meet technical knowledge and proficiency standards to travel with-in two (2) years.

Minimum Qualifications/Expectations:

High School diploma or equivalent AND five (5) years of relevant and progressively responsible hands on work experience in aviation logistics OR equivalent U.S. Military training, AND

Logistics certification preferred.

Commercial Drivers License (CDL) preferred.

Complete International Air Transportation Association (IATA) certification for transportation of dangerous goods with-in twelve (12) months.

Recommended for position by department management required.

Must successfully complete a bi-annual physical.

Must be a U.S. citizen.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Must successfully complete a lengthy security screening process and possess and maintain eligibility for the appropriate U.S. Government security approval.

Must pass pre-employment, post-accident/incident, random, and “with probable cause” drug screening.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Working Conditions:

Position requires international travel for extended periods of time, sometimes under austere and sub-standards living conditions. While traveling, work will involve extended and irregular hours in a variety of environmental conditions including hot and cold temperatures (<23 degrees F and >90 degrees F), high elevations, dusty conditions, and stressful situations.

Must also be able to travel domestically for events, training, and symposiums.

Routinely lift 75 lbs; able to bend, kneel, stoop, crawl, climb frequently, and lift objects above head. Pull 170lb load over 50 feet and move 1 mile carrying 35lb pack.

Expected travel requirements; 10 to 20%.


The above statements provide a brief description of the general nature of work performed and not intended to be all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Duties and expectations are subject to change as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Management will resolve any conflict in interpretation.

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