Interfaces with senior management, FAA, DARrsquo;s, aircraft engineers, aircraft owners, and operators.
Inspect, research, and approve engine records prior to purchase and transfer of ownership, leases, modifications, and maintenance.
Generates powerplant inventory demand schedule and updates routinely for executive senior management.
Interface with operators, owners, customers and/or storage facilities during or prior to the purchase, or lease of aircraft.
Coordinates activities with FAA and DAR to procure Special Flight Permits, Export Certificates of Airworthiness, and Standards Certificate of Airworthiness, or other Regulatory requirements as needed.
Initiate Temporary Storage or Maintenance Requests with MRO service providers or other facilities as required.
Review invoices for CAM associated costs, provide oversight on engine maintenance activities.
Manage CAM engine record personnel and assigned daily tasks as required.
Support and assist in Aircraft Purchase record reviews,
Generate Technical Acceptance documents, coordinate aircraft purchase closings, interface with multiple nationalities, provide technical support to general counsel, and interface with the FAA on a regular basis.
Interface directly with corporate treasury to ensure each engine/aircraft has required insurance prior to movement is assigned to the correct customer or airline.
Must provide Declarations for international travel for aircraft which must move immediately and submit for re-register or de-register aircraft.
Interface with repair facilities for aircraft return to service requirements.
Participate in airline and MRO executive planning meetings and long-range planning objectives.
Interface with airline presidents, chief operating officers, vice presidents, support management, and maintenance personnel on daily basis.
Review and approve 3rd party and other support expenditures, invoices and quotes for conversion, customer lease, and C-check aircraft.
Create or update aircraft records ldquo;Biblerdquo; for leased aircraft
Review Airworthiness Directive (AD) status reports and AD maintenance records for compliance. Assembles FAA C of A support documents for DARrsquo;s or FAA inspectors
Convert or generate aircraft hard-time components reports, AD status reports, service bulletins, and last-done next-due reports.
Interpret AMOCs and AWLs and validate compliance if applicable
Participates in general aircraft return to service work scopes development. Provides Boeing, Airbus or the operator with task cards or other support documents. Manage and updates in-progress maintenance package records for lessor/lessee engines
Identify and assist in procuring support equipment, components, engine furnishings, or parts as required.
Coordinates with powerplant engineering personnel for special installation or repair issues. Provide or coordinate technical support for customer
Requires A P license or BS in Aeronautical or Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in an airline maintenance or MRO environment.
Must have at least 3 years of supervisory experience
Must be familiar with Part 91, 121, and 145 FARs.
Understands and can interpret Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, Airline Maintenance Programs, Manuals, and Freighter Conversion document
Strong interpersonal skills for dealing with representatives of the FAA or other regulatory agencies