Posted Mar 18
Jet Aviation

Assistant Director of Maintenance

Burbank, CA, United States Full Time

Assistant Director of Maintenance

A & P Technician

Burbank, California

Full Time

Job Summary:
This is a dual role position, requiring the individual to be responsible for the evaluation, performance and management of aircraft maintenance, support the DOMs (FAR 135 and 145) in providing professional recommendations associated with maintaining the aircraft’s market value and upkeep related to asset management, and ensure airworthiness of assigned aircraft. Maintain current technical proficiency and education of aircraft and regulatory requirements. Flexible work schedule to meet flight profile mission, which may require periodic travel both domestic and international. Maintain industry, business, company, and customer relationships. The estimated time allocations for these assignments are 10% performing maintenance, 45% performing asset management and 45% oversight and supervisory duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assistant director of maintenance duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Responsible for assisting the assigned Director of Maintenance in the maintenance management of assigned aircraft
• Ensuring airworthiness as defined within 14 CFR by researching permanent records, maintenance tracking program, FAA Airworthiness Directives and Manufacturer’s Service Bulletins/Customer Bulletins for assigned aircraft.
• Familiar working knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations, industry best practices, OSHA and IS-BAO requirements
• Comply with all internal company policies and procedures
• Assists the DOM’s in adequate training of Maintenance personnel
• Assists the DOM’s with approvals for vendors and RII inspection listings
• Communicate effectively and accurately with the client, vendors and other internal departments
• Maintain a safe work environment and report any unsafe conditions
• Perform quality maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspections to conform within the standards established by the company, federal regulation and industry best practices achieving the highest reliability goals
• Troubleshoot reported discrepancies and handle complex technical challenges
• Available to manage emergent aircraft maintenance needs regardless of the day or time
• Responsible for management of the maintenance inspection requirements per CFR 91.409 or approved inspection maintenance programs
• Provide technical support, as needed, in support of assigned aircraft
• Review and ensure all required entries into the aircraft logbooks and permanent records, company forms and documentation for approvals for return to service (RTS) are accurate and preserved in accordance with company and FAA requirements
• Update and interface with Computerized Maintenance Tracking Program. Procurement of parts and materials
• Thorough knowledge of maintenance planning, along with management oversight of inspections, repairs, and modifications
• Ensure timely scheduling of maintenance in order to least impact client’s flight schedule and provide for high degree of aircraft availability
• Proactively provide recommendations for modifications and upgrades, as necessary
• Assist in obtaining vendor proposals for upcoming maintenance packages.
• Assist in the establishment of contracts, publications, and subscriptions
• Assist in the preparation of an annual maintenance budget for assigned aircraft.
• Review and code invoices generated for assigned aircraft
• Reconcile invoices with vendors and process to accounting department for payment
• Maintain a purchase order log for all expenditures on assigned aircraft.
• Assistant Director of Maintenance may delegate some of these duties but retain overall responsibility of the management of the aircraft maintenance
• Other duties may be required, as needed

Experience/Education Required
• Two (2) years of college or equivalent technical training, in related field preferred
• Airframe and Power plant Mechanic (A&P) Certificate mandatory
• Inspection Authorization (IA) desired
• Five (5) years’ experience in aviation maintenance
• Three (3) year’s or more of practical corporate aircraft maintenance experience on assigned or similar type of aircraft
• Be able to work in a flexible work schedule
• Self -educator and motivator
• May be required to be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Must be able to pass a background check to include a 7-year criminal 10-year SSN & employer references

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