This individual will be responsible for the evaluation, performance and management of aircraft maintenance. Provides professional recommendations associated with maintaining the aircraft’s market value and upkeep related to asset management, and ensures airworthiness of company aircraft. The D
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Director of Maintenance

10Tanker Air Carrier • 
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
This individual will be responsible for the evaluation, performance and management of aircraft maintenance. Provides professional recommendations associated with maintaining the aircraft’s market value and upkeep related to asset management, and ensures airworthiness of company aircraft. The Director also maintains current technical proficiency and education of aircraft and regulatory requirements. Flexible work schedule is required to meet flight profile mission, which may require periodic travel both domestic and international.Maintains industry, business,company and customer relationships. The estimated time allocations for these assignments are 35-40% performing maintenance, 35-40% performing asset management and 20% oversight and supervisory duties.
Job Requirements:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and management of company aircraft
  • Ensure aircraft airworthiness as defined within 14 CFR, part 91, part 137, and customer requirements utilizing permanent records, maintenance tracking program, FAA Airworthiness Directives and Manufacturer’s Service Bulletins for company aircraft
  • Familiar working knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations, industry best practices, and OSHA requirements
  • Complies with internal company policies and procedures outlined within company manuals. Communicates effectively and accurately with personnel, internal departments, vendors, and customer
  • Maintains a safe work environment and reports any unsafe conditions
  • Performs quality maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspections to conform within the standards established by the company, Federal regulation and industry best practices achieving the highest reliability goals
  • Oversees troubleshooting of reported discrepancies and handles complex technical challenges
  • Responsible for management and completion of forecasted and non-forecasted maintenance. Provides technical support, as needed, in support of company aircraft
  • Reviews and ensures all required entries into the aircraft logbooks, permanent records are accurate and routed to company records department
  • Procurement of parts and materials
  • Assist in maintenance planning along with the management oversight of inspections, repairs and modifications
  • Ensures timely scheduling of maintenance in order to least impact customer’s flight schedule and provide for high degree of aircraft availability
  • Proactively provides recommendations for modifications and upgrades, as necessary.
  • Review vendor proposals for upcoming maintenance packages
  • Establishes contracts, publications, and subscriptions
  • Prepare annual maintenance budgets for company aircraft
  • Review and approve invoices generated for company aircraft. Reconcile vendor invoices withand process to accounting department for payment
  • Coordinate maintenance expenditures with materials department, and assure adequate aircraft spares.Other duties may be assigned, as needed

Requirement, Experience & Education:

  • Two (2) years of college or equivalent technical training, in
  • related field preferred
  • Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic (A&P) Certificate mandatory
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in aviation maintenance
  • Three (5) year’s or more of practical experience in wide body commercial
  • aircraft maintenance on company or similar type of aircraft.
  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance planning, along with management
  • oversight of inspections, repairs, and modifications.
  • Flexible working schedules is a must.
  • Ability to lift 25-40 pounds with some assistance.
  • Self-educator and motivator.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Must also be able to pass pre-employment background check,
  • E-Verify, drug/alcohol screening, and 10-year background check.

Necessary Attributes:
Must work well under pressure and be able to meets deadlinesHas to be dependable, punctual and self-motivatedStrong Ability to follow established procedures and practices and follow instructionsMust have good written and verbal communication skills Collaborative and must work well with a diverse group of people
Knowledge of 14 CFR part 121 maintenance operations is a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Provide internal supervisory responsibilities of staff personnel.Provide external supervisory responsibilities to field maintenance and third-party vendors.

Language Skills:
Since English is the language of aviation, must be able to read, write and speak the English language fluently and possess the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations. Must have the ability to write effective reports and business correspondence. Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, and customers.

Mathematical/Technical Skills:
Must possess the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Computer Skills:
Operational knowledge of laptop and desktop computers, working knowledge of Microsoft Products and Adobe Acrobat. Competency with internet navigation and Outlook is also required.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve technical and practical problems and deal with a variety of intangibles in situations where only limited communication, support, information and access exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, or sit for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25-40 pounds without assistance. The employee may be occasionally required to climbs ladders, high spaces and/or stairs. Specific vision required for this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Requirement, Experience & Education:
  • Two (2) years of college or equivalent technical training, in related field preferred
  • Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic (A&P) Certificate mandatory
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in aviation maintenance
  • Three (5) year’s or more of practical experience in wide body commercial aircraft maintenance on company or similar type of aircraft.
  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance planning, along with management oversight of inspections, repairs, and modifications.
  • Flexible working schedules is a must.
  • Ability to lift 25-40 pounds with some assistance.
  • Self-educator and motivator.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Must also be able to pass pre-employment background check, E-Verify, drug/alcohol screening, and 10-year background check.
Necessary Attributes:
Must work well under pressure and be able to meets deadlines.  Has to be dependable, punctual and self-motivated.  Strong Ability to follow established procedures and practices and follow instructions  Must have good written and verbal communication skills Collaborative and must work well with a diverse group of people
·Knowledge of 14 CFR part 121 maintenance operations is a plus.

Salary & Relocation:
$75k to $85k, Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance & 401k, after 60 days of employment
Relocation Cost Negotiable



 

Salary Range: 75,000-85,000
Relocation: Negotiable
Travel: YES
Job Ident #: DOM
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