Responsible for planning scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance for the assigned fleet. Compile information, build work packages and plan workloads to expedite the maintenance and repair of the assigned aircraft fleet.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following:
• Prepare work packages on all assigned aircraft, M facilities and maintenance bases and/or 145 repair stations for heavy maintenance or major alterations.
• Manage maintenance plans to achieve a 95% inspection/task yield rate
• Work closely with component planning to schedule work of time controlled parts and repetitive inspections to be performed by maintenance personnel
• Coordinate with Purchasing, Warehousing and the AOG Buyer to insure availability of required parts tooling and components at the M facility or base
• Ensure all requisitions for pre-planned parts and tooling orders are performed on time and within SOP requirements
• Participate in Coordination and Pre-dock meetings with 145 repair stations (heavy maintenance planning only)
• Schedule work compliance on all EOs, EAS and FCDs issued by Engineering for base or M facility accomplishment
• Coordinate with M facility leads or 145 repair station management concerning available manpower and tooling to support planned/schedule maintenance and adjust work packages are necessary based on allocations. Conduct weekly planning meetings with area/region.
• Schedule MEL deferrals to include materials and tooling to support deferral in base, line or heavy maintenance work packages
• Prepare weekly base task listing (line and base planning only)
• Provide assistance to Base/Line mechanics entering data into Ramco and Air Vault to close out daily work as needed. Provide assistance to Vendor 145 repair stations entering data into Ramco and Air Vault to close out workpackages.
• Audit completed work packages to transfer any deferred work and ensure work packages are closed out. Notify management of any discrepancies, delays or issues with work packages.
Additional Job Requirements
• Regular scheduled attendance
• Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling 0%
Subject to applicable laws and Air Method’s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods’ employment practices and policies.
No supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.
Education & Experience
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 5 to 7 years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• 3-5 year of aviation maintenance operations planning experience required
• 1- 3 years maintenance management preferred (lead, supervisor, manager)
• Airframe and Powerplant License or equivalent military experience preferred
• Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations applicable to Part 135 and Part 145, Part 135 maintenance program experience
• Manages fluctuating priorities based on unforeseen process and resource challenges, defined projects and leadership prerogatives
• Planning work assignments, schedules and reviews work in progress for highly fluid large complex area/region
• Collaborates with various departments to develop statements of work, schedules and procedures
• Knowledge of maintenance planning and maintenance record keeping software
• Proficient with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access
Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.