Reporting to the Director of Maintenance, the Structures & Backshops Manager oversees the structures maintenance department (including composite, sheet mental, interiors) and the Backshops (machine and metal shops). He/she leads, assigns and coordinates personnel for all aircraft structural repairs, maintenance and modifications, making sure that all personnel carry out their respective duties in full accordance to company policies and procedures with the objective of delivering high quality work with safety being their uncompromised priority.
The Structures & Backshops Manager will have numerous Leads reporting to him/her. Personnel to be managed include sub-contractors.
One of the key functions of the Structures & Backshops Manager is that of ensuring his/her team undertake their task efficiently and within the budgeted time while consistently maintaining a high safety standard. Also important is to ensure that all documentation is completed and signed-off accurately and with integrity. Also important is to ensure that the workshops are kept to high standards of housekeeping and working order.
High School Diploma/GED or OJT. Holds a current mechanic certificate with both Airframe and Powerplant Ratings, and has held these ratings for at least 5 years.
At least 5 years of diversified maintenance experience on large aircraft with an Air Carrier, Commercial Operator or Certified Repair Station, and must have acted as an A&P Mechanic. A minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in an Air Carrier and/or Repair Station environment.
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