A Director of Maintenance at Aeronux Airways must demonstrate a range of behavioral competencies to a high level and want to use these to the full extent when they work. This is as important as having a relevant level of quality experience of the job and content. We look for evidence of the job content, in addition to evidence of the below key behavioral competencies.

It is important to keep sight of not only what we are trying to achieve, but also how we would like to achieve it. We commit to maintaining a culture of Safety, Excellence, and Integrity, each of which we believe will result from living by the following Core Values:

  • Always Safety First
  • Serve from the heart
  • Love what you do
  • Improve something today
  • Seek first to understand
  • Deliver on commitments
  • Make the most of what you have
  • Make mistakes valuable
  • Have fun
  • Ask for help
  • Keep calm and press on

May perform other responsibilities as assigned. Responsibilities and duties may change when circumstances dictate (emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs, technical developments, etc). 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance; develops and establishes standards, procedures, systems, training and guidelines for operational and functional areas, subordinate managers, supervisors, and staff
  • Provides safe, reliable, on-time, airworthy aircraft in support of customer requirements
  • Ensures the safety of maintenance employees and workspaces
  • Schedules and programs aircraft maintenance checks, engine inspections and time control component changes
  • Directs and ensures that required training is provided and documented for maintenance personnel.
  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy, counts, and security of maintenance inventory at all locations
  • Responsible for monitoring, measuring, and reporting on maintenance vendors’ contractual compliance, rates, and effectiveness of those contracts; vendor and third-party monitoring, working with the Manager of Safety, review and remediation of risk mitigation action plans, regular vendor audits on-site vendor visits and development of vendor exit strategies.
  • Identifies and reports maintenance trends to vendors and Aeronux Airways management. Collaborates with vendors and proposes programs to improve aircraft availability and reliability. Implements, tracks and reports the results of these programs.
  • Provides leadership for subordinate managers and supervisors by establishing, assigning, prioritizing and tracking aviation maintenance goals, objectives, and standards; assists subordinate managers and supervisors with coordination of personnel and equipment task assignments to ensure goals and objectives are met. Creates and manages performance improvement plans for maintenance personnel.
  • Represents the maintenance department at meetings to present plans, projects, programs, and activities clearly and effectively utilizing reliable and well-organized data, and to discuss and/or coordinate matters involving mutual efforts with other departments.
  • Drives staff development initiatives to instill Aeronux Airways' corporate values and enhance core competencies across the operation; initiates and implements programs to mentor, develop and encourage performance strengths and improve deficiencies of supervisors and staff
  • Directs efficient and regular inter and intra departmental meetings to ensure acceptable fleet reliability and unit personnel execution per expectations.
  • Maintains process maps with descriptions of each task and with each task mapped to a specific job description.
  • Manages the timely revision, accuracy, professionalism, and acceptance of all technical publications, maintenance manuals, and company maintenance policies, and the appropriate communication to the FAA.
  • Ensures compliance with quality assurance and safety procedures
  • Other duties, projects, and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Assists in negotiating and managing aircraft maintenance contracts.
  • Conduct routine employee evaluations to ensure alignment with leadership and values.

Required Education & Experience:

  • 10 years experience on Part 135/121 both piston and jet aircraft required and meet the requirements of 14 CFR Part 119.71(e)
  • 10 years of maintenance supervisory experience
  • Ability to manage high-stress situations
  • Highly knowledgeable in Company Manuals, Federal Aviation Regulations, Operations Specifications, Aircraft Flight Manuals, and other documents and data pertaining to the duties listed above.
  • Violation-free A&P License required and current passport
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrate industry knowledge in all areas of the Maintenance Department with the ability to educate, guide, motivate and encourage others within the organization to achieve success
  • Experience using an electronic maintenance tracking program

Basic Qualifications:

  • Flexible work schedule required including shift, weekend, and holidays
  • Work will be Indoors and outdoors
  • Able to lift 75 pounds
  • Able to work at heights in excess of 25 feet
  • Travel domestically and internationally on company business when required
  • Flexible and unpredictable work schedule dictated by the constantly changing flight schedule and unscheduled maintenance demands
  • Pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries. Subject to many interruptions.
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Subject to long irregular hours.

Functional Competencies:

  • Effectively and efficiently maintain Aeronux Airways' fleet. Uses technical expertise to improve the technical knowledge and skill of the maintenance department.
  • Needs to be knowledgeable about the requirements, regulations and policies related to area of responsibility.
  • Provides expert advice to staff, higher-level managers, peers, the staff of partner organizations, internal and external customers, and local stakeholder groups.
  • Deep knowledge of the Federal Aviation Regulations and other Federal, State and local regulations that affect the maintenance of the aircraft.
  • Clearly communicates and explains department policies and work assignments and performance feedback to staff, and communicates information about the functional and/or operational area’s activities to peers, higher-level managers and administrative staff.
  • Composes, reviews, edits, and issues written materials for diverse audiences; communicates purpose in a succinct and organized manner, appropriate for the context, time and place.
  • Brings opposing groups or individuals together in order to reconcile differences and accomplish organizational goals that affect a wide range of organizational activities.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Establishes and maintains constructive and cooperative interpersonal relationships with staff, peers, higher-level managers, staff of other organizations, and vendors.
  • Adapts approach to maximize impact for different people and situations.
  • Uses persuasion to change the decisions, opinions, attitudes, and behaviors of staff, higher-level management, peers, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Is open to new ideas and adapts to changing work situations and priorities by modifying existing plans that affect maintenance operations, internal and external customers, and local stakeholder groups. Remains calm under pressure.

Job Location

  • Marietta HQ

We Offer

  • 10 days PTO per year, which increases with service
  • Excellent benefits offerings and 401k options.
  • Career development opportunities
  • A friendly, fun and exciting environment surrounded by some of the best in the industry
  • Company paid classroom and on the job training is provided along with a mentorship program.

Requirements

  • US Citizen, Green Card Holder or Valid work Visa

Experience:

  • Ability to speak a second language (preferably Spanish) a plus
  • Degree(s) in aviation management a plus

About Us:
Aeronux Airways is an award winning Inc 500 (ranked No. 6) a leading private aircraft management company and direct charter operator that delivers a transparent, owner-advocate approach to management creating valuable partnerships with private jet owners. Founded in 2011, the company is based in Georgia with corporate offices in north Atlanta. Through it strategic partners Aeronux manages a comprehensive fleet of aircraft from light to long-range heavy jets and a global network operating around the clock, 24-hours-a-day.

Company Culture:
Teamwork, culture, environment – Aeronux is driven to be the best in our industry – to change our industry by creating an environment where our team members can be their very best individually and collectively.

We've built a culture based on core values like teamwork, hard work, and empowerment. Aeronux fosters an environment of safety-first flight operations and service-first client relations. We believe our people are our greatest asset and we encourage contribution and collaboration. Utilizing the latest technologies interwoven with industry leading business practices ensures an environment of peak productivity and professionalism.

Reference :
US-ATL-DOM-1247685
Contract :
Full Time - Permanent
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