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Maintenance Manager - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Responsibilities for this Position
Maintenance Manager

Location: Opa-locka, FL, US, 89080
Job Category: Flight Services
Career Level: Technicians / Crew
Requisition Id: 2647

Position Summary

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the evaluation, performance, and management of aircraft maintenance. Provides professional recommendations associated with maintaining the aircraft??s market value and upkeep related to asset management and ensures airworthiness of assigned aircraft. The manager also maintains current technical proficiency and education of aircraft and regulatory requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic (A&P) certificate mandatory

  • 2-4 years?? experience in aviation maintenance, on assigned type of aircraft

  • Flexible work schedule is required to meet flight profile mission,

  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

  • Must have a valid driver??s license with a clean driving record

Main Responsibilities

  • Return to service, required inspection items, deferrals, airworthiness release authority as authorized

  • Perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, and inspections on assigned aircraft

  • Ensure Flight Control and Director of Maintenance is aware of aircraft maintenance status at all times

  • Identify (Schedule) Out-Source maintenance providers (OMP), authorized persons for accomplishment of maintenance to include accomplishing on-site audits utilizing JAFS form 635

  • Responsible for ensuring the procedures within the GMM and AIM are followed

  • Monitor inspections, repairs, and modifications, performed on assigned aircraft at remote locations ensuring OMP has been briefed on JAFS requirements (Ref. JAFS form 635)

  • Review and ensure all required entries into the aircraft logbooks and permanent records are accurate and preserved in accordance with GMM requirements

  • Planning of scheduled and coordination of unscheduled maintenance on aircraft during normal and after business hours

  • Review Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins as they are released by the FAA, Manufacturer for applicability of assigned aircraft

  • Update and interface with Computerized Maintenance Tracking Programs on assigned aircraft to ensure accuracy and implementation in a timely manner

  • Maintain annual training level with the certificate for RVSM, GMM, and AIM compliance

  • Maintain current technical proficiency and education of aircraft and regulatory requirements

  • Procure quotes for upcoming maintenance packages. Assemble and provide a comparison of these events to supervisor for review

  • Interface and communicate with the Client, vendors, and other internal departments while coordinating the requirements of maintaining the aircraft

  • Establish contracts, publications, and subscriptions as necessary ensuring all required manuals to be utilized for maintenance remain current

  • Prepare an annual maintenance budget for assigned aircraft

  • Review and approve invoices generated for assigned aircraft

  • Reconcile invoices with vendors and process to accounting department for payment

  • Accept special projects, duties and responsibilities as assigned

  • In the temporary absence of the assigned Maintenance Designee, an alternate Maintenance Designee will be assigned his duties and responsibilities. The Director of Maintenance or Regional Maintenance Manager will assign this transfer of responsibility.

  • Represent Jet Aviation as one company internally and externally with industry groups, regulatory bodies, and the General Dynamics network

Main Responsibilities Cont.

Desired Characteristics

  • Two (2) years of college or equivalent technical training, in related field preferred

  • Inspection Authorization (IA) desired

  • Self-Educator and motivator

  • Strong project management experience

  • Has a pleasant, friendly, and helpful manner to deliver the best experience to customers and colleagues

  • Quality driven with a passion for excellence to represent Jet Aviation as a Brand Ambassador

  • Demonstration and commitment to Jet Aviation values (Trust, Honesty, Alignment, Transparency)

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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel, or reach. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, or sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds above their heads. Specific vision required for this job include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee must be able to work in both a heavy maintenance environment and in upscale customer areas. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasional high volume when aircrafts arrive/depart. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. Occasional fuel fumes may permeate the workplace. Employee must be willing and able to work in all types of weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The Hangar environment may be extreme hot and cold during certain seasons of the year.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Jet Aviation, where individuals are hired, employed, recognized, and advance based upon their individual skills and abilities and without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), status as a protected veteran or any status or characteristic protected from employment discrimination under applicable federal, state and local laws (EEO status). This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, and opportunities for training and advancement.


Opa Locka, FL

General Dynamics

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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