Career Opportunities with Grant Aviation
The Director of Maintenance is responsible for administering all aspects of the Maintenance
Department. This position requires a high level of expertise in aircraft maintenance, regulatory
compliance, personnel management, policies, processes, and department standard operating
procedures. In conjunction with upper management, the individual will continue development of
policies, procedures, and systems to maximize utilization of company aircraft.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the conduct of safe maintenance operations in compliance with all applicable local, State, and Federal regulations and Company procedures and assures that all aircraft are maintained in an airworthy condition.
- Implement effective aircraft maintenance, inspection and repair programs in accordance with Federal Air Regulations, company manuals, and manufacturers' recommendations.
- Implement, manage, and maintain the Approved Aircraft Inspection Program, Minimum Equipment List Program, General Maintenance Manual, and Maintenance Training Program.
- Responsible for ensuring that all aircraft maintenance records conform to FAA standards.
- Through established procedures ensure that the flight operations department is provided with a current status of all aircraft on a continual basis.
- Oversee the management of aircraft parts procurement and inventory.
- Work in conjunction with Human Resources to recruit, and if necessary, terminate maintenance personnel.
- Hire, train, and supervise maintenance department personnel.
- Travel to satellite maintenance facilities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to effectively interact and tactfully communicate with various Regulatory Agencies' personnel, both in person and in writing.
- Must be able to read, write and understand safety plans, rules, maintenance instructions, training manuals, Material Data Safety Sheets (MSDS), maintenance bulletins and procedure manuals.
- Must be able to effectively operate the company's computer based applications/software and aircraft maintenance tracking programs, to include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.
- Must maintain high standards of performance for self and others; demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement in all aspects of the business; monitor, coach and mentor the maintenance team.
Education and Experience:
- Meet the requirements of FAR 119.71(e)
- Minimum five years of experience in maintaining aircraft with verifiable practical experience as an active aircraft mechanic in a maintenance organization.
- Minimum of three years of experience in a supervisory position in a maintenance organization.
- Minimum of three years of experience in a Part 135 environment.
- Must have a thorough working knowledge and understanding of FARs, aircraft technical bulletins, service bulletins, airworthiness directives, aircraft systems and the ability to communicate this knowledge to the required persons.
- Previous experience maintaining 9 seat or less piston and turbine aircraft.
- Previous Director of Maintenance or Chief Inspector experience preferred.
- FAA Airframe and Power Plant Certification or license (A&P)
- FAA Inspection Authorization (IA), to be acquired prior to employment
- Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and must meet the company's vehicle insurance requirements.
Posting ID: 567172918Posted: 2020-08-09