The Off-Site Supervisor is responsible to the Aircraft Maintenance Manager for performing duties assigned.  Exercises independent judgment and possesses abilities sufficient to supervise. Employee consults with the Aircraft Maintenance Manager where departures from standard practices are involved.
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Vertex Aerospace - Off-Site Supervisor (DEA Program) Ft. Worth, Texas

Vertex Aerospace • 
Ft. Worth, Texas, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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The Off-Site Supervisor is responsible to the Aircraft Maintenance Manager for performing duties assigned.  Exercises independent judgment and possesses abilities sufficient to supervise. Employee consults with the Aircraft Maintenance Manager where departures from standard practices are involved. This position is a full time responsibility and must be located at the main operating site, the Aviation Operations Center (AOC) at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas.

The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following duties. Additional essential functions may be identified by the organization and listed as such in the incumbent's performance appraisal elements. Various tasks may be assigned under each essential function. Those that are listed under the examples of work are not all inclusive; they are examples only and may be amended or added to as needed by the organization.
Responsible for aircraft maintenance performed on DEA Aviation Division (OA) aircraft by Vertex maintenance department personnel assigned outside of the AOC Repair Station in Fort Worth, Texas.Delegates appropriate levels of authority as necessary to ensure achievement of all contractual requirements on time and within budget.Informs and discusses aircraft and maintenance issues at off-site locations with the Aircraft Maintenance Manager, quality control and maintenance staff, and customer representatives.Ensures compliance with procedures and practices in support of the company quality management system.Supports production meetings with maintenance staff and OA management.Ensures maintenance actions performed at Vertex manned off-site locations are in accordance with specific guidance presented in aircraft or system maintenance manuals, and other technical publications.Supports efforts to compile and analyze aircraft fleet maintenance data that benefits the customer and supports the OA Safety Management System (SMS) Program.Ensures off-site Vertex maintenance activities result in minimal aircraft maintenance related delays, problems, or issues and takes steps to prevent or correct disruptions caused by personnel shortages, failure of machinery, tools, materials or schedule changes.Ensures off-site maintenance department personnel comply with all regulatory, contract, and company requirements, and training/ethics programs.Responsible for the on-going development, review, and revision of procedures and instructions pertinent to off-site maintenance operations.Recommends Program level policies, procedures, and/or contract modifications to help improve Program efficiencies.Works with the Quality Control Manager as necessary to resolve any conflicts, discrepancies, or omissions related to technical guidance for aircraft maintenance performed by Vertex maintenance personnel on OA aircraft at off-site locations.Explores opportunities for improvement and effects changes to optimize Vertex off-site maintenance operations.Establishes performance objectives or goals for all OA designated off-site maintenance locations and assesses progress towards their achievement.Hires, develops goals and objectives, monitors and evaluates performance, and writes performance reviews for direct reports.Coordinates with the Repair Station Director of Maintenance to provide qualified mechanics and technicians in support of operations, training, and aircraft maintenance and/or acceptance performed outside of the Repair Station.Ensures Vertex personnel assigned to perform aircraft maintenance at off-site locations are properly trained, certified, and comply with approved procedures, methods and practices for each maintenance activity.Ensures all off-site maintenance shop equipment and tools are serviceable and properly used.Ensures that off-site maintenance facilities are kept in a clean, FOD free, orderly manner and proper waste management is practiced.Responsible for compliance with approved supply procedures (including GSE maintenance) at all Vertex manned off-site maintenance locations.Ensures off-site maintenance personnel observe all safety precautions and properly utilize approved personal protective equipment.Responsible for establishing and monitoring non-hazardous maintenance work environments at Vertex manned off-site maintenance locations that are conducive to the safety and well being of all employees.Performs other duties as assigned.
Incumbent performs other job-related tasks as assigned and required; any duties/tasks included in the employee's performance evaluation elements are essential to that employee's position within the job classification.
REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree plus 4 years extensive experience in aircraft and power plant maintenance and repair OR Associate’s Degree plus 8 years extensive experience in aircraft and power plant maintenance and repair OR High School diploma or Equivalent plus 12 years extensive experience in aircraft and power plant maintenance and repair, 9 of which must be in a related exempt position.Minimum of three (3) years as a Maintenance Supervisor at the level of responsibility for making airworthiness decisions is preferred.Technical institute or equivalent technical or military training preferred.Valid Airframe & Power plant certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) is preferred.Experience with and in-depth knowledge of a variety of fixed-wing (e.g., ATR 42, Beech 350, C-206/C-210) and rotary-wing (e.g., Bell 407 and 412, MD 500, and AS-350) aircraft.Experience in aircraft maintenance to include task qualification, certification requirements, quality control procedures, and logistics planning.
KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
The following skills and abilities are required:
Excellent oral and written communication skills.Effective team building and conflict resolution skills.Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office and ability to use various computerized database and software programs to develop production schedules, maintain data, and produce reports for aircraft fleet maintenance management purposes.Ability to develop and write documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures.Ability to analyze problems and make independent decisions in accordance with approved policies and procedures to resolve them.Ability to prioritize tasks.Possess or obtain a Secret clearance from the Department of Defense.Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.Possess or obtain a valid US Passport and obtain vaccinations required for international travel.Ability to work assigned shift or schedule, including a two hour recall response time outside of normal duty hours.Ability to travel as required to support program and customer’s mission requirements.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee works in an office type environment the majority of the time sitting, typing, using a computer terminal, conducting business on the phone. Employee is required to oversee aircraft maintenance performed in hangar and shop areas which may require employee to stand; walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may be required to reach with hands and arms as well as push and pull items. The employee must able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds regularly.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Normal day to day working conditions are inside an environmentally controlled office occasionally working in an aircraft hangar with good ventilation and air flow. Work may be required in outside weather conditions where employee will be exposed to all types of environmental conditions and extremes such as hot, cold, rain, wind, etc.
While performing duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is required to wear personal protective equipment including eye protection, ear protection, hand protection, respirators, masks, aprons, leather safety shoes, steel toe shoes, fall protection harness, and other equipment anytime the potential for hazards exist. The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, confined spaces, toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of radiation; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Vertex Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.


 

Job Requirements:
REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree plus 4 years extensive experience in aircraft and power plant maintenance and repair OR Associate’s Degree plus 8 years extensive experience in aircraft and power plant maintenance and repair OR High School diploma or Equivalent plus 12 years extensive experience in aircraft and power plant maintenance and repair, 9 of which must be in a related exempt position.Minimum of three (3) years as a Maintenance Supervisor at the level of responsibility for making airworthiness decisions is preferred.Technical institute or equivalent technical or military training preferred.Valid Airframe & Power plant certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) is preferred.Experience with and in-depth knowledge of a variety of fixed-wing (e.g., ATR 42, Beech 350, C-206/C-210) and rotary-wing (e.g., Bell 407 and 412, MD 500, and AS-350) aircraft.Experience in aircraft maintenance to include task qualification, certification requirements, quality control procedures, and logistics planning.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation: Neg
Travel: 25% of the time
Job Ident #: OFFSI02297
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