Duties and Responsibilities
Receives calls from aircraft flight crews
(fixed-wing and rotorcraft) who are reporting aircraft systems malfunctions to
processes continued operations with deferred equipment/systems in accordance
with the MEL management program procedures as allowed by the model specific
fleet MEL, or removing the aircraft from service if it is determined repair of
the equipment/system cannot be deferred.
Performs as the primary point of contact for
unscheduled aircraft out-of-service (OOS) events communicating aircraft status
with the Regional Maintenance Manager and the Communication Center and
coordinating manpower, tooling and special equipment, personnel, vendor
support, replacement parts, and spare aircraft, as applicable.
Reviews aircraft maintenance releases and
associated supporting documents for all field maintenance events to ensure all
necessary documentation is complete, accurate, and appropriate to the work
Coordinates with the Operations department
designee to support the flight operations schedule and requirements, and to
request pilots for maintenance reposition and check flights.
Enters the deferred maintenance item in the
MEL Deferral Log on the company intranet site; issues MEL control numbers and
maintains the MEL control log current and accurate. Closes the deferred MEL
item event in the control log entering the appropriate notes upon repair of the
system/component and aircraft return to service.
Enters unscheduled OOS events in the OOS Event
Log on the company intranet site; ensures notes are entered in the event log
daily if the OOS event results in a significant multi-day repair effort; closes
the event after the aircraft is returned to service.
Maintains the Aircraft Status Board current
and accurate for unscheduled aircraft OOS events; designates the aircraft as
removed from service with applicable notes; designates the aircraft as
airworthy after the return to service process has been completed.
Updates the aircraft maintenance technical
database program for maintenance performed affecting any scheduled maintenance
requirement tracked in the program; uploads the necessary and associated
documentation to the appropriate task in the program.
Manages the submission of 14CFR 135.415 (SDR)
and 135.417 (MISR) reports ensuring the flight crew and maintenance staff
completes the associated company forms in the allotted timeframe and forwards
the reports to the Director of Maintenance.
Assists in the planning of major scheduled maintenance
events at fixed-wing regional maintenance bases ensuring all resources are in
place prior to commencement of the event.
Performs other duties and tasks as assigned by
the Quality Assurance Manager.
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent.
Valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant License.
years' experience working in an FAA 14 CFR Part 135 or part 145 aircraft
maintenance technical, management or quality control supporting role.
Significant experience administering the
policy and procedures of Approved Aircraft Inspection Programs (AAIP) and
aircraft Minimum Equipment Lists (MEL).
Strong knowledge of 14 CFR regulations and
associated guidance material applicable to maintenance and operations of
aircraft operated on a 14 CFR Part 135 air carrier certificate.
to work in a team environment with an eagerness to contribute to the
overall success of the Maintenance department and the Company.
to interpret, apply, and effectively communicate complex technical data
and processes associated with aircraft maintenance and alterations.
and willingness to participate in the after-hours maintenance support
which includes working some evenings, weekends, and holidays.
a strong work ethic, customer service skills, and the ability to
communicate effectively both in writing and verbally with all levels of an
Must be proficient in a dynamic computerized
working environment performing administrative tasks using Microsoft Office
Suite programs, web-based maintenance management programs, and Enterprise
Recourse Planning (ERP) systems.
Valid and current FAA A&P License with
5 years’ experience in an aircraft maintenance
control or aircraft quality control function focusing on review of aircraft
maintenance and alterations documentation.
Prior significant maintenance experience with Airbus
AS350 and EC130 helicopters, Beechcraft King Air series turboprop, Pilatus PC12
series turboprop, and Bombardier/Learjet light and mid-size jet aircraft.
Prior significant maintenance experience with
aircraft operated in an EMS configuration on an FAA part 135 air carrier certificate.
Guardian Flight is an equal opportunity employer and as such,
affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job
classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a
Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals
with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe
that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients
we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of
backgrounds, talents, and skills.