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Aircraft Maintenance Manager

Garden City, Kansas
Annual Salary $70,000.00 - $75,000.00
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Summary: The Shop Manager is responsible for the operation of the shop floor; training and assisting mechanics in the proper work procedures and practices in a piston and light turbine shop.

Key Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Supervise and direct aircraft mechanics
  • Making available to personnel the required technical data on all aircraft and equipment
  • Ensuring the appropriate maintenance entries on forms and work orders are properly executed on a daily basis by the responsible technicians
  • Working with the Parts Manager to ensure adequate shop supplies are available; initiating purchase orders for stock as required
  • Maintaining the preservation of all parts during the work process, installation and storage
  • Interact with colleagues to assist in developing and achieving overall location and company goals
  • Conducting periodic drills for the purpose of acquainting shop personnel with the proper use and locations of fire-fighting equipment; checking the equipment for serviceability and adequacy
  • Complete other duties as assigned for general operation of facility and location

Qualifications/Primary Job Requirements

Airframe, power plant, inspection authorization licenses
Minimum 5 years experience as a lead mechanic
Minimum 5 years general aviation
Excellent supervision and training skills
Must be able to work irregular hours, including on-call duties during nights, weekends and holidays
Technical writing capabilities
Hardware/software computer skills
Excellent verbal communication skills
Professional appearance and demeanor

Saker Aviation Services is an aviation services provider with a reputation for delivering outstanding service at competitive prices. With locations in the Northeast and Midwest, we know that one size does not fit all in the world of aviation. That is why we adapt to meet the clients needs, according to their mission and operational goals. We are committed to providing exceptional aviation services for our customers with a focus on safety, outstanding customer service, and personalized solutions to ensure that your experience with Saker Aviation is second-to-none. Our full-service FBOs provide products and services for major commercial airlines, private and business jets, military aircraft, and rotor aircraft. Our family of full service FBOs with a reputation for providing outstanding service at competitive prices. At Saker Aviation we know one size does not fit all, so we flex to meet your needs, whether that is a quick-turn or full concierge amenities and reservations. Our dedication to safety, training, and quality control is absolute. Our professional technicians are constantly updating their certifications, as well as attending company required training in areas of safety and customer service. Although it is not requisite, we demand that the fuels and equipment go through 50 plus regular quality control checks. We provide into plane service for major commercial airlines, private and business jets, and military aircraft. With locations in the Continental US Northeast and Midwest, we’re standing by to greet you at Saker Aviation Services!

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