United Airlines

Supervisor - Aircraft Maintenance

United Airlines - Posted 29 days ago
$85k-103k/year  + Equity

Full-time

Fairfax, VA

Category
Aircraft Maintenance
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
84k employees

Aircraft Maintenance Job description

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Technical Operations/Maintenance

Technical Operations include the maintenance and overhaul of our aircraft. This includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Job overview and responsibilities

  • Responsible for the supervision and coordination of all maintenance functions on shift at the assigned location ensuring these activities are performed in a safe manner in accordance with schedule requirements and in compliance with all established Company, regulatory, and manufacturers procedures
  • Assigns aircraft maintenance technician and related personnel in accordance with requirements to achieve maximum productivity and cost control
  • Ensures their team has the appropriate resources available and holds them accountable for the work assigned/performed
  • Provide leadership and direction to on shift labor workforce to maximize productivity and output whilst ensuring necessary resources are available
  • Build/reinforce a fair and respectful work environment through consistent application of CBA work rules and company policies
  • Execute station performance goals and objectives aligning with divisional and company goals
  • Maintain a high level of awareness of operational, safety, and human resource-related performance objectives
  • Oversee the safety and security of aircraft and operations to ensure regulatory compliance with technical operations activities
  • Maintain a high level of communication with employee groups within the station
  • Report status of operations, highlighting significant events to leadership whilst providing direction to assigned station personnel to ensure station and divisional objectives are achieved

Qualifications

Required 

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years in the aircraft maintenance industry
  • FAA A&P Certificate
  • Extensive knowledge of aircraft maintenance operations and applicable FAA regulations
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Engineering, Business, or related field or comparable work experience
  • 2 years in a leadership role within a maintenance organization including a unionized labor workforce
  • A proven successful track record
  • Strong background and technical knowledge of fleet types operated and maintenance programs

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