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12 months ago
DynCorp International
Location: Melbourne, Florida
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Senior Manager
Job Summary
The Aircraft Maintenance Manager provides daily oversight of all functional and operational activities in maintenance of facilities, equipment and machinery.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Ensure maximum efficient operations of facilities, equipment and machinery through the direction of a technical support staff.
  • Recommend equipment modification for upgrades.
  • Assign and coordinate the work of maintenance staff and vendors.
  • Review and implement all mechanical specifications and manuals for current operations.
  • Coordinate specifications and procurement of capital expenditures.
  • Responsible for installation of equipment, preventative maintenance, and facility/equipment repair to support manufacturing.
  • Ensure all direct reports and maintenance employees receive job and safety training.
  • Manage fleet time to ensure command standards are met.
  • Conducts cost, schedule, contract performance, variance and risk analysis.
  • Ensure a high degree of customer satisfaction by quality on-time performance and best return for their investment.
  • Establish and track progress toward meeting the goals and objectives of process improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure operational personnel comply with established and applicable DI policies and procedures.
  • Recommend and initiate personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and appropriate disciplinary action.
  • Interview prospective employees and assist in the selection of new employees.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Strong electric and mechanical knowledge, including, but not limited to, an understanding of hydraulic circuits, building systems and a working knowledge of PLC Systems.
  • Requires extensive technical knowledge of machinery, facilities and equipment.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude in order to offer technical direction in all maintenance areas.
  • Ability to interact effectively with personnel at all organizational levels.
  • Complete understanding of operations of assigned contract.
  • Attention to details and able to handle multiple tasks independently.
  • Excellent communication, effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of various computer applications (ex:  Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).

Experience & Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management or a minimum of seven (7) years of aircraft maintenance program management required.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with Aviation Maintenance in a Military or Civilian Military Service Contract Program.
  • Supply Chain Experience, developing efficiencies and reducing inventories, is preferred.
  • Experience with heavy aircraft maintenance is preferred.
  • A&P License, preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • May be required to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
  • Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales.
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc.
  • Must be able to pass a respiratory evaluation and wear Personnel Protective Equipment (respirator).
  • Must be able to perform tasks specified in Contractor’s Standard Operating Procedures Manual as required.
  • Is required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.

  • Domestic and International travel may be required.

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