PLEASE NOTE: This position requires that the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for sponsorship!
DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE – FAR 135
• Provide regulatory and operational oversight of all Part 135 operations.
• Be directly responsible for all maintenance conducted on Part 135 aircraft by company personnel and contract vendors.
• Ability to communicate effectively with the FAA and other government agencies in matters relating to maintenance operations.
• Effectively direct personnel to address operational and compliance priorities and maintain personnel accountability.
• Be proactive in planning operational maintenance support for current and projected utilization.
• Administer the CASP program to ensure continual regulatory compliance, program effectiveness, and identification of trends or opportunities for improvement.
• Be available for maintenance operations decisions at all times while flight operations are being conducted, either directly or through a rotational designee who meets Part 119 requirements.
• Develop manuals and procedures that increase safety, regulatory compliance, and operational effectiveness.
• Exercise fiscal responsibility in decision making.
• Display a resourceful, solution minded approach to problem solving and require the same of subordinates.
• Assist the Senior Director, Technical Operations in long term maintenance operations, fleet configuration, and budgetary planning.
• Meet the requirements of 14 CFR 119.71 for the position of Director of Maintenance
• Have 15+ years of Part 121 or Part 135 supervisory experience, preferably in a Director of Maintenance, Director of Quality, or Maintenance Manager position, in an operation equal to, or more complex, than (company).
• Solid 14 CFR Part 25, 43, 65, 121, 135, and 145 regulatory knowledge
• Strong technical background with turboprop aircraft, preferably in a line maintenance environment. DER, DAR, or structural engineering background is a plus
• Have maintained a career track record of professional credibility with regulatory authorities
• Proven ability to maintain effective situational awareness during high workloads and changing operational priorities
• Have a demonstrated history of meeting operational goals in a growth-focused environment, while maintaining the integrity of compliance and quality standards
• Ability to provide substantiation of accomplishments, in terms of improving complex operations, process development, project management, and personnel development
• Experience with niche operations such as fire aviation, ISR, austere operations, or other special mission aircraft ops is a plus