Director of Maintenance
Air Wisconsin Airlines •
With general supervision from the Vice President – Maintenance, Engineering & Procurement, the Director of Maintenance is responsible for the overall management, coordination, and administration of maintenance operations at all Air Wisconsin maintenance facilities and outsourced line maintenance. The Director of Maintenance will ensure the highest level of operational integrity, compliance with all regulatory requirements, and a safe and efficient working environment. This position can be based in Milwaukee, WI, Philadelphia, PA, or Norfolk, VA.
The Director of Maintenance must meet the FAA requirements of the position as described in FAA Regulation 14 C.F.R. §119.67(c).
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Demonstrates leadership, commitment and the promotion of a safe and secure operating environment as a core value of the maintenance organization.
• Plans and utilizes resources to meet operational and departmental goals and objectives.*
• Ensures efficient scheduling and use of assigned resources to provide maximum, effective productivity.*
• Collaboration with maintenance planning to ensure optimal productivity of manpower is achieved and adjusts the manpower as necessary.
• Oversees and manages Line and Hangar Maintenance Operations Maintains oversight to ensure that all maintenance facilities are operated in compliance with FAA, OSHA and EPA regulations and Company policies and procedures.*
• Represents Company in union grievance proceedings.
• Ensures that complete and accurate records are maintained.*
• Advanced skills are required to use Microsoft Office applications and other software to create various reports and analysis relating to maintenance and engineering procedures, plans, and forecasts.*
• Administers and controls assigned budgetary responsibilities and prepares monthly budget variance reports.*
• Attendance is considered an essential responsibility.*
• Adherence to all company policies and procedures.*
• Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Maintenance or Engineering discipline, or equivalent practical experience.
• FAA Airframe and Powerplant license required.
• Five to seven years aircraft maintenance management experience in FAR Part 121 Air Carrier operations, preferably in a union environment.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Problem solving skills, out-of-box thinking, persistence and a tenacity in following up on tasks and ensuring they are completed within the timeframe required.
• Ability to create, track and maintain a project plan.
• Advanced Excel skills required.
• AS400 and Showcase Query skills preferred.
Operating as a regional airline in the United States, Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation performs flying services for American Airlines.
Operating CRJ-200 regional jets as American Eagle, AWAC brings passengers from their hometowns large and small to hubs that provide them with a gateway to countless travel destinations.
* Denotes that the task is an essential job function.
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