JOB TITLE: Aircraft Maintenance ManagerREPORTS TO: V.P. OperationsFLSA STATUS: ExemptDEPARTMENT: AdministrationLOCATION: Ardmore, OklahomaPOSITION REQUIREMENTS:This position requires a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in aviation management in corporate aircraft and air transport category, e.g.,
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Aircraft Maintenance Manager

King Aerospace • 
Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
JOB TITLE: Aircraft Maintenance Manager
REPORTS TO: V.P. Operations
DEPARTMENT: Administration
LOCATION: Ardmore, Oklahoma


This position requires a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in aviation management in corporate aircraft and air transport category, e.g., Boeing, specifically maintaining complex, large category, multi-engine, turbine-powered, fixed wing aircraft to include complex airframe modifications. Bachelor’s Degree is not required but preferred. A&P Mechanics license and Inspection Authorization preferred.


This position reports directly to the V.P. Operations for supervising all aircraft mechanics, technicians, and specialists assigned to the maintenance team and for managing facilities, equipment, and other resource associated with aircraft maintenance functions.


The Maintenance Manager is responsible for ensuring: (1) all maintenance tasks are completed on schedule, within budget, and in accordance with FAA regulations and King Aerospace Commercial Corporation (KACC) quality standards, (2) the maintenance team has the right skills, training, and tools and equipment to operate in a safe and efficient manner, (3) the accuracy of bid quotes, and (4) positive, professional relationships are developed and maintained with current and prospective customers.


1. Directs and manages all aircraft maintenance activities and efforts, including scheduling and labor utilization, to ensure aircraft are repaired and maintained in accordance with FAA regulations and standards and KACC quality standards.

2. Ensures priorities for repair and modification are followed and completed on schedule and within budget and FAA and KACC standards and regulations.

3. Communicates and works with the V.P. Operations and others on any required adjustments to the maintenance schedule and budget.

4. Leads, manages and assigns tasks to a team of airframe, power plant, and sheet metal structural technicians according to individual levels of authorization and FAA A&P certification level.

5. Ensures the quality of the maintenance work performed on aircraft meets or exceeds all aviation regulatory standards.

6. Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of all quotes on aircraft maintenance estimates, including material, labor, and other requirements.

7. Provides technical expertise, estimates, and support on all aircraft maintenance facets of sales activities.

8. Networks, maintains, and develops contacts within the industry.

9. Maintains and establishes a positive relationship with customers and prospective customers.

10. Ensures the accountability, calibration, and availability of required tools, equipment, and materials to accomplish required tasks in accordance within FAA, manufacturer, and safety requirements.

11. Practices, supervises, and maintains all safety precautions and standards associated with the aircraft maintenance.

12. Oversees, follows, and ensures the proper execution of all processes and procedures associated with aircraft maintenance.

13. Provides inputs for continued process improvement.

14. Is directly responsible for the implementation and enforcement of Tool Control and Foreign Object Damage (F.O.D.) programs.

15. Ensures technician performance is maintained within an individual’s area of responsibility.

16. Recruits, hires, manages, and ensures KACC direct and contracted personnel have the proper skills, training, and aptitude to meet KACC and FAA regulations.

17. Responsible for conducting departmental performance evaluations in a timely and efficient manner.

18. Provides accurate and timely documentation as required.



This position requires the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations and the ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. This position must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.


This position requires the ability to apply concepts of basic math and algebra, fractions, percentages, rations, and proportions to practical situations.


This position requires the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. This position must interpret a variety of instructions furnished written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Software: MISA (preferred), Access, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Internet software, MS Project Management, E-mail.


A&P Mechanics license and Inspection Authorization preferred.


The noise level is usually moderate and this position is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit and talk or hear, stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and / or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and / or move up to 25 pounds. This position requires close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


There are no safety equipment requirements for this position.


Drug Screen
Background Check
Must be able to travel

Job Requirements:
See Job Description for Requirements.
Salary Range: $80,000-$110,000
Relocation: Negotiable
Travel: Minimal
Job Ident #: KACCAMM09132017

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