Teammate Spotlight: Andrew Harris, Lead A&P Mechanic
PEMCO’s teammate spotlight features employees throughout the company. Every month, we’ll introduce you to a teammate that makes PEMCO possible.
Meet Andrew Harris…
What’s your role at PEMCO? How long have you worked at PEMCO?
I’m a lead mechanic and make sure my team has everything they need to get the job done. I help in whatever way I can.
I’ve been with PEMCO a little over three years. Before PEMCO, I worked for a small shop manufacturing Gyrocopters and blade sets.
What interest you / how did you get started in aviation?
When I was younger, I was involved in the Civil Air Patrol, which got me interested in the aviation industry.
What’s your favorite vacation or travel spot?
My workshop at home.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
What did you want to be when you grew up?
I wanted – and still want – to own an automotive restoration shop.
What do you like to do outside of work?
I like to play with old trucks. I have a 1976 Jeep CJ5 and 1966 Ford F100.
What does Lean mean to you?
Lean has helped us get more organized and efficient.
What would you tell others interested in working at PEMCO; interested in aviation?
It’s enjoyable work. PEMCO is a good place with good people. The aviation industry can be stressful, but if you’re willing to work hard, you’ll like it.