The Director of Maintenance is accountable for comprehensive delivery of aircraft maintenance services across the organization.  This includes the design, development, and implementation of short term, intermediate and long term operational plans in the context of our vision and mission. M
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Director of Maintenance

Reach Air Medical  • 
Sacramento, California, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
The Director of Maintenance is accountable for comprehensive delivery of aircraft maintenance services across the organization.  This includes the design, development, and implementation of short term, intermediate and long term operational plans in the context of our vision and mission.
 
Maintenance Department Responsibilities
  • Responsible for ensuring that REACH Air Medical Services, LLC aircraft are maintained in accordance with 14 CFR 21, 43, 91 and 135 and in full compliance with REACH policies and procedures as well as the original equipment manufacturers (OEM) Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM).
  • Maintains a liaison and systems to support information to operational personnel to provide current aircraft status including the out of service and forecast maintenance reporting/scheduling.
  • Responsible for providing strategic vision and support to the Regional Maintenance Managers for leadership of staff, mergers, new base openings and other projects that have high impact to staff and resources within the department.
  • Proactively mentors the Maintenance Mgmt team to resolve issues in these areas.
  • Supports all company efforts in the development and implementation of Safety Management Systems(SMS) and all FAA voluntary safety programs.Accountable for ensuring that all Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs), whether Company employees or contract labor, meet all regulatory and Company requirements for experience, training and certification prior to performing maintenance on a Company owned or Company operated aircraft.Oversees acquisition of all parts and supplies for the Maintenance Department to ensure compliance with applicable FAA regulations and REACH Air Medical Services, LLC policies and procedures.
  • Serves as primary contact point for vendors and manufacturer’s technical representatives on service related issues.
  • Supervises the development, implementation, and revision of maintenance related company policy and required FAA procedures manuals.
  • Ensures appropriate documentation, records and logs are completed and maintained for all aircraft maintenance activities.
  • Ensures compliance with aircraft weight and balance requirements including aircraft weight and balance records.
  • Responsible for oversight of all REACH Air Medical Services, LLC maintenance locations are properly equipped and maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements and standard maintenance practices, to include tools, equipment, and current technical data.
  • Evaluates the capabilities of outside suppliers and vendors to accomplish maintenance.
  • Supervises and evaluates such work.Ensures accomplishment of all Company sponsored and outsourced mechanic training, including initial and recurrent.
  • Oversee internal audit systems to ensure compliance with REACH standards and Federal regulations throughout the maintenance department.
  • Measures and reports QA performance statistics and develops strategies for continual improvement.
  • Develops and utilizes maintenance performance metrics to effectively plan and execute maintenance schedules and ensure on time deliveries.
  • Accountable for the Quality Assurance/Chief Inspector functions and responsibilities.
  • Accountable for the Maintenance Control functions and responsibilities.
Job Requirements:
Qualifications
  • Valid Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificate.
  • Meets the qualifications for Director of Maintenance as defined in FAR Part 119.71.
  • Highly knowledgeable of Federal Aviation Regulations, and of EMS aviation practices and requirements.
  • Seven (7) years aviation maintenance experience; minimum three (3) years helicopter maintenance experience.
  • Five years progressive supervisory experience and/or demonstrated management skills.Maintenance experience on the Agusta 109, AS350, Bell 407, EC135, PC12, and King Air 200 aircraft preferred.
  • Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate, or IA eligible with commitment to obtain within one (1) year of date of hire.
  • Capability and eagerness to manage Company maintenance activities as required, supporting round-the-clock operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain tact and diplomacy in communicating with management and staff at all levels in high stress situations.
  • Mathematical ability to assist in preparing annual budgets and monitoring fiscal activity.
  • Basic computer skills (word processor, spreadsheet).Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge and experience preferred.
  • RAMCO software knowledge preferred
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation:
Travel:
Job Ident #: R-013489
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