|Job Ref:||5620||Employer:||General Dynamics US||Country:||United States||County/State:||California||City:||Oakland||Address:||Post Date:||22/10/2016 05:09|
Assistant Maintenance Manager Falcon|
This position is based in Oakland, CA.
This individual will be responsible for the evaluation, performance and management of aircraft maintenance, support the Maintenance Manager in providing professional recommendations associated with maintaining the aircrafts market value and upkeep related to asset management, and ensure airworthiness of assigned aircraft. Maintain current technical proficiency and education of aircraft and regulatory requirements. Flexible work schedule to meet flight profile mission, which may require periodic travel both Domestic and International. Maintain industry, business, company and customer relationships.
The estimated time allocations for these assignments are 35-40% performing maintenance, 35-40% performing asset management and 20% oversight and supervisory duties.
Responsible for assisting the assigned Maintenance Manager in the maintenance management of assigned aircraft.
Ensuring airworthiness as defined within 14 CFR by researching permanent records, maintenance tracking program, FAA Airworthiness Directives and Manufacturers Service Bulletins/Customer Bulletins for assigned aircraft.
Familiar working knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations, industry best practices, OSHA and IS-BAO requirements.
Comply with internal company policies and procedures.
Communicate effectively and accurately with the client, vendors and other internal departments.
Maintain a safe work environment and report any unsafe conditions.
Perform quality maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspections to conform within the standards established by the company, Federal regulation and industry best practices achieving the highest reliability goals.
Troubleshoot reported discrepancies and handle complex technical challenges.
Responsible for management of the maintenance inspection requirements per CFR 91.409 or approved inspection program.
Provide technical support, as needed, in support of assigned aircraft.
Review and ensure all required entries into the aircraft logbooks and permanent records are accurate and preserved in accordance with company and FAA requirements.
Update and interface with Computerized Maintenance Tracking Program.
Procurement of parts and materials.
Thorough knowledge of maintenance planning, along with management oversight of inspections, repairs, and modifications.
Ensure timely scheduling of maintenance in order to least impact clients flight schedule and provide for high degree of aircraft availability.
Proactively provide recommendations for modifications and upgrades, as necessary.
Assist in obtaining vendor proposals for upcoming maintenance packages.
Assist in the establishment of contracts, publications, and subscriptions.
Assist in the preparation of an annual maintenance budget for assigned aircraft.
Review and code invoices generated for assigned aircraft. Reconcile invoices with vendors and process to accounting department for payment.
Maintain a Purchase Order log for all expenditures on assigned aircraft.
Other duties may be assigned, as needed
This job may have internal supervisory responsibilities if additional staff personnel supporting the account are assigned. This job has external supervisory responsibilities with third party vendors.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Adaptability Adapts to change in the work environment; manages competing demands; accepts criticism and feedback; changes approach or methods to best fit the situation
Initiative Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; asks for help when needed.
Job Knowledge Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps technical skills up to dat; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively
Communications Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; integrates changes smoothly; sets goals and objectives; meets commitments.
Quality Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; displays commitment to excellence; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Problem Solving Identifies problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; resolves problems in early stages; troubleshoots technological problems.
Teamwork Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectively and openness to others view; gives and welcome feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests.
Customer Service Displays courtesy and sensitivity; manages difficult or emotional customer situations; meets commitments; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service.
Safety and Security Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate actions beyond guidelines; uses equipment and material properly; reports potentially unsafe conditions; keeps work areas free of recognized hazards.
Judgment Displays willing to make independent decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decisions making process; makes timely decisions.
Cost Consciousness Works within approved budget; conserves organizational resources; develops and implements cost saving measures; prepares accurate and timely budgets; reconciles invoices in a timely manner.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Two (2) years of college or equivalent technical training, in related field preferred
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic (A&P) Certificate mandatory
Inspection Authorization (IA) desired
Five (5) years of experience in aviation maintenance
Three (3) years or more of practical corporate aircraft maintenance experience on assigned or similar type of aircraft. Falcon.
Flexible work schedule
Self-Educator and motivator
May be required to be 21 or older and have a valid drivers license with a clean driving record
Must also be able to pass a required 10-year background check.
Must reside in California
Since English is the language of aviation, must be able to read, write and speak the English language fluently. Other language capability is a benefit and a hiring consideration. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Must have the ability to write effective reports and business correspondence. Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public in person.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as dollar totals, monetary conversions, discounts, interest, fractions, decimals, percentages, area, and volume.
Ability to solve technical and practical problems and deal with a variety of intangibles in situations where only limited communication, support, information and access exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Must be have good computer skills and be proficient in the use of systems to complete correspondence, documents, spreadsheets and presentations, such as Microsoft Outlook and Office; Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, or sit. The employee is occasionally required to climbs or balance, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds over their heads with reasonable accommodations. Specific vision required for this job include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions, moderate with occasional high noise levels, heights greater than four feet, electricity, fluids that are under high pressure, flammable and explosive products, chemicals, hazardous materials, fumes, radiations, exposure to items that may be detrimental to your health, or the potential to cause bodily injury although most of the time is in an office, workstation, shared space, and/or hangar.