Provide day to day maintenance operational oversight for a FAR Part 121 regional airline. Provide technical assistance to mechanics, flight crews and dispatchers, for any and all maintenance discrepancies associated with aircraft repairs and servicing. Act as the main point of communication for the Maintenance Department to the following departments: Flight Operations, Dispatch, Technical Engineering and Logistics/Purchasing on all aircraft maintenance related issues. Coordinate with aircraft maintenance contract companies to insure safe and efficient operations. Coordinate corporate resources to return airworthy aircraft to the published schedule.
Monitoring of the day-to-day operation and handling of aircraft maintenance activities/irregularities in a safe expeditious manner.Make decisions concerning the course of action required to ensure safe, airworthy aircraft in accordance with regulatory requirements.Coordinate the movement and tracking of resources (e.g. parts, tools, manpower and technical data) needed for repair of discrepant aircraft.Coordinate with Maintenance Planners and System Operation Control (SOC) to ensure optimum fleet utilization while preserving scheduled maintenance requirements.Provide updates to Maintenance Planning regarding aircraft status, parts, and/or manpower requirements so Deferred Maintenance Items (DMI's) can be scheduled for correction.Implement any changes to the scheduled workload because of non-availability of aircraft, such as Carry Forward, and removal of scheduled Work Orders (WO's) from work packs based on time remaining and Priority.Support the Maintenance Department with hands-on aircraft troubleshooting and repairs at a variety of locations on an infrequent/ special needs basis.Perform other specific duties as assigned by the Maintenance Control Supervisor and as described throughout the General Maintenance Manual (GMM).