Director of Maintenance
Firehawk/Brainerd Helicopters, Inc. •
Boise, Idaho, USA
This position is responsible for the overall operations of the maintenance department and the airworthiness of the aircraft. The Director of maintenance works to ensure the safety of company aircraft, including but not limited to airworthiness, regulatory compliance, sound maintenance practices, processes and operations. The Director of Maintenance will have a broad knowledge and thorough understanding of the aviation industry and the FAA regulations; ensure compliance with FAR/FAA Part 133/135 and FAR/FAA part 145 air carrier certificates, company policies, and federal regulations. This position falls under the VP of Maintenance. Expectation is complete cooperation and communication with management team, all monetary decisions must be pre-approved, travel requirements as needed for compliance checks and continuity as required, and maintain A&P and IA.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and with industry standard component control and tracking programs Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate effectively with varying levels of an organization Solution oriented with an ability to take initiative; creating, implementing and improving policies and procedures Possess good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment Responsibilities Responsible for the overall operation of the company Maintenance Department and as such, will have oversight to release to service airframes, engines, rotors, appliances and component parts thereof.Specific duties for the Director of Maintenance as required in Company’s FAA approved Operations Manual and applicable FARs. Maintain compliance with current FAA Regulations, Inspection/Compliance Standards, company policies and procedures Ensures all aircraft are maintained in Airworthy condition Responsible for planning, scheduling and forecasting maintenance activities and managing a comprehensive maintenance department budget.Ensure adequate inspection aids, special tools and equipment are available, inspected and maintained in a serviceable condition Ensure all maintenance personnel performing maintenance and inspections have adequate training and are appropriately qualified to perform the work which they have been assigned Oversee maintenance management personnel training requirements and provide input on planning of all scheduled trainingManage company tool control and tool calibration program to ensure all tools and test equipment are inspected and maintained in a serviceable and, when applicable, in calibrated conditionEnsure accurate and timely execution of all required inspection records, reports and formsConduct internal and external facility audits as necessaryEnsure all required inspections, TBO and life limited components/parts are tracked on company aircraft.Performs administrative and clerical duties using computers including large amounts of data entry Ensure aircraft records, maintenance data, and flight data are maintained in accordance with FAA regulations and company policies Ensure aircraft and engine maintenance logs and maintenance records are screened and monitored to ensure compliance with current regulations, manufacturer maintenance programs, Airworthiness Directives, and company policies Responsible for managing and maintaining AAIP, MEL’s, and other FAA regulatory documentation as necessary A & P for minimum 10 years IA Certificate minimum 15 years experience on Rotorcraft, preference for candidate with Black Hawk & Astar management experience. Drug Free and Equal Employment Opportunity Company. Drug Test & Back Ground Check required.
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Firehawk/Brainerd Helicopters, Inc.
8850 Airport RD
Leesburg, Florida 34788 USA
Brainerd/Firehawk Helicopters has been operating for over 45 years. Firehawk Helicopters is the World’s First Commercial Operator of the Black Hawk and has been operating the S70/UH-60 for over 20 years. We provide Helicopter Services to the Public…
Firehawk Helicopters offers Health Insurance, HSA benefits, 401K and profit sharing, Paid Time off, holiday pay, 12/12 schedules, Over time where applicable.
Sikorsky, Airbus, MD, Quest, Beechcraft, Piper, Cessna
Sikorsky S-70, BHI H60, AS-350B3 & B2, AS-355, MD 500, UH-60, BlackHawk, Quest Kodiak, Beechcraft King Air, Cessna 182