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9 Jul 2024

Full-Time Director of Maintenance/ Fleet Manager

International Air Response – Posted by Phoenix, Arizona area

Job Description

Position:  Director of Maintenance / Fleet Manager

Salary:  $125,000 to 150,000 per year

Overview:  The person filling this position should be a seasoned aviation maintenance management professional with heavy maintenance and fleet management experience.  The primary responsibility of this position is to manage scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of the company’s mixed fleet of Lockheed C-130 and Boeing 757 aircraft to ensure safety, regulatory compliance, and operational readiness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure company aircraft are airworthy and available to conduct revenue operations.
  • Monitor and communicate current and projected maintenance status of company aircraft to company management.
  • Ensure compliance with company inspection program, applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, airworthiness directives, and company policies.
  • Prioritize fleet maintenance requirements.
  • Formulate short and long-term maintenance department plans for company approval.
  • Plan and coordinate the fleet maintenance schedule, assign maintenance tasking, and manage maintenance activities of department personnel as well as 3rd party maintenance providers.
  • Ensure maintenance-related documentation is complete, accurate, accessible, and maintained in accordance with company policies.
  • Manage a continuous improvement program for company maintenance practices and policies.
  • Maintain a working relationship with outside support entities and regulatory authorities.
  • Manage the maintenance of the company inspection program and its revision process.
  • Coordinate with company Safety Department to identify and resolve safety issues related to maintenance.
  • Manage other related company initiatives as requested.

Key Success Factors:

  • Managing maintenance department personnel to deliver performance results to meet business objectives
  • Collaborating effectively with Director of Operations and company management to improve efficiencies to optimize department performance
  • Ability to traveling internationally (usually less than 20 days per year) to conduct management visits of remote company maintenance sites
  • Facilitating collaboration as part of a team
  • Communicating effectively and managing expectations of company leadership
  • Anticipating and prioritizing needs of aircraft undergoing simultaneous maintenance activities
  • Maintaining commitments and prioritizing own actions through self-accountability and discipline

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience maintaining heavy fixed-wing aircraft is required
  • Experience managing multiple aircraft is required
  • Experience managing a team is required
  • 5 years of experience maintaining C-130 and/or 757 aircraft is preferred
  • FAA A&P certificate is preferred
  • FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) is preferred

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Support. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 31 days.

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