DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE
PLEASE NOTE: This position requires that the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensures that the highest standards of performance are maintained in the areas of safety, compliance, and costs.
- Responsible for the overall day to day operation of the Repair Station and along with maintenance manager and Chief Inspector will have the final authority in the releasing to service of airframes, engines, propeller, appliances and the component parts thereof.
- Provide leadership and direction for the maintenance services divisions
- Communication and administration of corporate policies and goals to assigned personnel to ensure a continuing understanding of The Company’s commitment to safety and Establish and maintain all contract maintenance in accordance with applicable regulations, company policies and procedures, and industry best practices.
- Ensure all required aircraft maintenance records are maintained in a current status and they meet the requirements of all applicable regulations.
- Primary liaison between the company and FAA Certificate Holding District Responsible for all maintenance related correspondence and matters of concern to the FAA.
- Responsible for directing, planning, and laying out the details of maintenance and inspection standards, methods, and procedures used by the Repair Station in complying with all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, manufacturer’s specifications and Delegate functions to others, but retain the responsibility.
- Ensures qualified personnel perform maintenance, alterations, and inspections as outlined in the Repair Station manual.
- Interface on a regular basis with Vice Presidents as required, maintaining collaborative decision making.
- Establish individual and team goals and objectives; develop metrics and scorecards to monitor progress and achievement.
- Is a member of the Safety Review
- Chairs the monthly Maintenance meetings
- Forecast plan and effectively schedule maintenance workload with The Company President.
- Responsible for appropriate staffing levels to meet operational needs on daily.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the VP of Maintenance or higher authority.
- Request and sign for changes to Sections ‘A’ and ‘ D’ of the 145 Operations Specifications.
- Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License
- FAA Inspector Authorization (IA) – Highly Preferred
- Must pass a background investigation and drug screening test
- Experience: three to six years’ experience managing maintenance for a certificated Part 145, Part 121, or Part 135 operations.
- Prior Aircraft Mechanic Experience. Experience maintaining business and/or commercial aircraft. Experience with modern avionics. Prior aviation QA/QC system experience.
- Daily Ops
- Financial Performance
- Direct Oversight GA/Corporate Manager/ Quality Control / Parts / Avionics
- Customer Interactions / POC
- Billing / Invoices / Budget / Spending
- Work Load / Schedule
- Maintenance Rep to the Leadership Team
Aviation Maintenance, Operations / Management