Title Director of Maintenance/Accountable Manager
Categories Administrative, Maintenance
Salary Commensurate with experience. Benefits and 401(k) are provided.
Location Hillsboro, Oregon
Job Information

Position: Director of Maintenance/Accountable Manager

Hours: FT, Mon. – Fri. Working nights and weekends may be required on an as needed basis.

Global Aviation, Inc., a Part 135 Charter/Management Company and Part 145 Certified Repair Station, is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Director of Maintenance.

This position reports to the Company President.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

- Interface with customers and represent the Company in all matters associated with the Maintenance Department.

- Ensures that all aircraft maintained by the Company are returned to service in an airworthy condition and that all work is performed in accordance with pertinent Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs).

- Determines Maintenance Department personnel requirements based on present and projected workloads.

- Hires and discharges Maintenance Department personnel as required.

- Reviews, assesses, and revises maintenance-related Company manuals and procedures.

- Schedules Company and customer aircraft for maintenance, including coordinating contracted work at other facilities or with individuals at other locations.

- Ensures that aircraft discrepancies are properly documented and that all work is properly documented as required by Company manuals and FARs.

- Maintains liaison between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Company.

- Remains knowledgeable about, and maintains access to, all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations.

- Ensures that all Quality Assurance functions performed by Company maintenance personnel or authorized contractors/vendors on aircraft, engines, components, or accessories maintained by the Company, are in accordance with Company manuals and FARs.

- Provides direction to the Chief of Maintenance, Chief Inspector, and Purchasing/Facility Manager.

Successful applicant will:

- Hold a current A&P certificate with no violations.
- Hold a current drivers’ license.
- Be able to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and a background check.
- Have 10 years’ experience in maintaining medium to large Corporate/Private jets.
- Have 5 years’ experience in Part 135 maintenance operations.
- Have a firm comprehension of FARs.
- Be experienced in dealing with the FAA, customers and aircraft owners.
- Be experienced in dealing with aircraft OEMs and vendors.
- Possess good organizational and planning skills.
- Be experienced in leading and communicating with subordinates in an effective, positive manner.
- Interface and communicate well with flight crews.


Commensurate with experience. Benefits and 401(k) are provided.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by Global Aviation after review of their submitted application and résumé. Applications not completed accurately and in their entirety will be disqualified from consideration.  We request that applicants not call or email Global Aviation, Inc. directly regarding the status of their submission.

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