Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 80 destinations in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the compan
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Director Maintenance Control

Frontier Airlines, Inc. • 
Denver, Colorado, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 80 destinations in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.

The Director, Maintenance Control is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling work required to meet Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs) and company standards on the line, at the hangar and at all maintenance stations.

Essential Functions:

Manage, monitor and coordinate SMS activities as directed. These duties include but are not limited to:
  • Coordinate the development, implementation, maintenance, and integration of the SMS throughout Frontier.
  • Identify hazards and safety risk assessments including change management.
  • Ensure effectiveness of safety risk controls.
  • Promote safety.
  • Advise the accountable executive on the performance of the SMS and on any need for improvement.
  • Accountable for achieving safety performance relative to job tasks.
  • Manage risk acceptable level: orange or lower as defined by Frontier’s company risk matrix.
  • Ensure compliance with all Code of Federal Regulations and Frontier Airlines company policies and procedures as they pertain to maintenance operations on company aircraft.
  • Provide direction to management in all areas in the course of day-to-day activities.
  • Manage department budget process.
  • Prepare performance reports relative to established plans.
  • Oversee management of Airworthiness Release including all aircraft returns to service.
  • Oversee management of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance process and the generation of records for accomplishment of routine and non-routine items.
  • Oversee AD accomplishment process.
  • Oversee scheduled and unscheduled maintenance process.
  • Provide oversight for the MEL/CDL/NEF (Defer) process.
  • Oversee the management for workflow and workforce scheduling to ensure all duties listed above are completed.
  • Provide oversight to MCC and MEL SME to ensure continual safe operations.
  • Make recommendations to Maintenance Training for program enhancements.
  • Vol.D Ensure that he or she maintains personal training, qualifications, and currency to perform assigned tasks.
  • Participate in QA Board and Reliability Board.
  • Participate in the MEL/CDL/NEF deferral process
  • Ensure the quality of the RVSM program.
  • Direct the Maintenance Planning functions.
  • Oversight of the direction of the Maintenance Planning functions.
  • Detail schedule of aircraft maintenance.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of safety risk controls.
Other Functions:
  • Hold overall responsibility for Line and Heavy Maintenance, Maintenance Control, and Technical Services and senior level authority when making operations decisions.
  • Make operational decisions directly related to aircraft safety and scheduled service.
  • Delegate authority in print and specific to the person authorized.
  • Hold authority to modify the MEL/CDL/NEF Program.
  • Has overall responsibility and authority for the CAMP.
If management or supervisory position, which positions report directly to this one?
  • Manager, Mtce Control
  • Supervisor, Technical Svcs
  • Supervisor, Mtce Planning
Job Requirements:
  • FAA-certified Mechanic with both airframe and powerplant ratings, and have held these ratings for at
  • least 5 years
  • One year or more experience in returning aircraft to service
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a supervisory capacity for a 121 or 135 operator
  • Preferred – college degree
  • Preferred – FCC radio license
  • 5 years of Maintenance Control work experience
  • 7 years of leadership/management experience in a Transport Category air carrier or equivalent air carrier
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must have, and certify through a Memorandum of Understanding, familiarity with the following areas:
  • Aviation safety standards and safe operation practices
  • 14 CFR (Code of Federal Regulations) Chapter 1 (Federal Aviation Regulations)
  • Certificate Holder's operations specifications
  • All appropriate maintenance and airworthiness requirements of 14 CFR (e.g., parts 1, 21, 23, 25, 43, 45, 47, 65, 91, and 121).
  • Certificate holder's manual required by 14 CFR Part 121.133
  • Understand manuals required by 14 CFR 121.133
  • Must demonstrate behavior that portrays the company core values of Safety, Respect, Trust, Collaboration, Value, and Passion while communicating with personnel and acting on behalf of the company.
  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, and administrate workloads to subordinates
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Frontier Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace. All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP). Further, any applicant who is found to have tested positive on any required drug or alcohol test at a former employer will be considered ineligible for employment with Frontier.
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