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Hangar Manager - PS1

Metro Aviation
1214 Hawn Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71107
United States

Minimum Flight Hours Required
Not Applicable
HAA (Helicopter Air Ambulance)

Job Description

*$5,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Metro Aviation is seeking a Hangar Manager in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania for the PennSTAR program. The Hangar Manager is a supervisory role managing all hangar maintenance activity and reports to the Program Lead Technician.

Our mission is to provide the safest and highest quality traditional aircraft operations, completions, and maintenance so that we will:

  • Allow our customers to safely and effectively accomplish their mission profile,
  • Allow our employees to exercise their talents and maximize their potential, and
  • Ensure the financial stability of the corporation.

Our goal is to find qualified candidates who value our mission and contribute to our overall safety culture.

We invest in the well-being of our employees. The following FREE benefits are offered to all full time employees: family health and prescription insurance, family dental insurance, family vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability, and an Employee Assistance Program.


  • Maintains a close liaison with the Program Lead Technician to provide current status of aircraft maintenance events in progress and forecasts downtime.
  • Provides planning, management and oversight of the Program Maintenance facilities, maintenance activity and Program assigned Maintenance Technicians.
  • The Hangar Manager retains Supervisory responsibility for the assigned Hangar Maintenance Technicians.
  • Managing all inspection and maintenance events occurring within the Program Maintenance Facility.
  • Ensures proper sequencing of all aircraft maintenance activity and inspection events.
  • The Hangar Manager is a team leader that should recognize strengths and weaknesses of the hangar maintenance staff, make adaptations, and continually develop each individual through hands on training or real time OJT.
  • Assists with aircraft technical support, maintenance planning of daily tasks, short and long term planning of all hangar level maintenance activity within the assigned program.
  • Ensures Company aircraft are maintained in accordance with the Airworthiness Standards prescribed by applicable Regulations, Airworthiness Directives and Metro Aviation's policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for company Maintenance Technicians to be properly qualified and trained for their respective assignments.
  • Responsible for logging, tracking, and keeping current inspection status with daily close of business reports on the Company Intranet Portal.
  • Ensures all necessary work order documents are completed, accurate and maintained in accordance with Metro Aviation GOM.
  • Ensuring the hangar environment is operating under conditions that promote safety and compliance with company standards and OSHA Requirements.
  • Training and promoting the professional development of the assigned Maintenance Technicians.
  • Overseeing the execution of all duties assigned to his/her subordinates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • EC145 and BK117-C1 Experience Preferred
  • Current FAA Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic Certificate; Inspection Authorization a plus
  • At least three (3) years' experience working with turbine-powered rotor or fixed-wing aircraft
  • At least three (3) years' experience in specific model aircraft and Part 135 operations preferred
  • Honesty, integrity, and a commitment to maintaining safe, compliant aircraft
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong initiative and a team player
  • Sound judgment and objectivity in decision-making
  • Effective maintenance planning and scheduling skills
  • Strong electrical and avionics troubleshooting ability
  • Technology savvy and ability to learn and adapt to various software platforms


  • Dependent upon location - indoor/outdoor aircraft hangar or shop with potentially extreme cold and hot temperatures
  • Bending, squatting, kneeling, sitting, and standing for extended periods of time
  • Frequent usage of hands, wrists, shoulders, and back is necessary
  • Ability to conduct activities requiring a moderate to a rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching, and lifting
  • Working on ladders and/or work stands of 12 feet or less in confined spaces
  • Specific vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Sufficient hearing ability to safely perform the essential functions
  • Potential for exposure to hazardous chemicals
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to include high visibility clothing, ear and eye protection, etc., when required
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds

*Metro Aviation does not have a Visa Sponsorship program at this time*

Metro Aviation is committed to employees, customers, and the community to promote diversity and inclusion by developing policies, programs, and procedures that foster a work environment where differences are respected and employees are treated fairly.

Metro Aviation prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind and ensures equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all aspects of the relationship between Metro Aviation and its employees, including recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, employee benefits, and application of policies.

Metro Aviation
Britney Ratcliff
1214 Hawn Avenue
Shreveport LA 71107
United States
Metro Aviation Britney Ratcliff