The Lead Maintenance Control Coordinator will provide oversight of all communication and coordination with Flight Dispatch, Station Operations, Line and Heavy Maintenance, Inspection, Engineering and Purchasing to ensure continuing safe aircraft for scheduled service. The essential functions of this position are, but not limited to, the following:
· Provides single-source management contact and authority for current mechanical status and maintenance of all aircraft, system wide on their shift, including authority to stop or ground aircraft if work is not completed satisfactorily.
· Hold overall daily responsibility for work assignments, personnel administration, and manpower planning in the Maintenance Control Center.
· Conduct the Daily Maintenance Operations Briefing when needed and directed by the Sr Manager of MCC. As needed, coordinate the rescheduling of RON events due to operational problems.
· Effectively manage all operational emergencies related to aircraft and aircraft recovery.
· Supervise and coordinate all unscheduled maintenance functions and ensure these activities are performed in accordance with approved procedures and regulations.
· Provide a continuous briefing of daily fleet-wide mechanical status to the senior management members.
· Develop and implement a plan for repair of open and chronic items for the fleet, coordinating with the appropriate station and departments as necessary.
· Maintain a shift log including documentation of aircraft in work during shift turnover.
· Review prior shift logs and be familiar with previous shift activity.
· Manage and provide oversight for the daily activities of the Coordinators to ensure they are complying with the GMM, ECFR and all approved manuals including the AMM. Assist the Coordinators with their duties as necessary during times of heavy call volume.
· Request MEL and NEF extensions in line with company policies.
· Comply with and implement the necessary procedures in the MEL/CDL/NEF Program.
· Perform Shift Turnover as required per GMM 85.03.
· Make FMIS entries as required.
· In departments without Supervisors, ensure that personnel within the department including themselves have current training and qualifications to perform assigned tasks.
· Assume senior level authority when making system operations decisions.
· Manage, monitor and coordinate SMS activities as directed. These duties include but are not limited to:
o Coordinate the development, implementation, maintenance and integration of the SMS throughout Frontier.
o Identify hazards and safety risk assessments including change management.
o Ensure effectiveness of safety risk controls.
o Promote safety.
o Advise the accountable executive on the performance of the SMS and on any need for improvement.
o Accountable for achieving safety performance relative to job task.
o Manage risk acceptable level: Blue or lower.
· Manage the MCC personnel while on the current shift.