Head of Operations – Flight Training Academy

Aviation Recruiting (www.aviationrecruiting.net)


  Full Time   Employee

Saudi Arabia

The Head of Operations is responsible to the Managing Director. This individual is designated by the certificated repair station and is responsible for and has the authority over all repair station operations conducted under Part 145, including ensuring that repair station personnel follow the regulations, and serving as the primary contact with the GACA. The HOO will have the final authority in the releasing to service of airframes, engines, propellers, appliances and the component parts thereof. With respect to GACA/FAA Regulations, the Managing Director shall ensure the Repair Station continues to meet the requirements for providing adequate housing, facilities, equipment, and personnel appropriate to the ratings of the repair station.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensure that all revisions to this manual are coordinated with the GACA.
• Responsible for the maintenance and care of the fleet of Diamond training and business jet aircraft.
• Ensure the Repair Station remains compliant with all GACA Regulations.
• Develop the criteria for hiring personnel for positions responsible for maintaining, supervising, or inspecting maintenance or alterations of civil aviation articles.
• Establish the requirements for initial and recurrent training for all personnel involved in the maintenance, preventive maintenance, and/or alteration of civil aviation articles.
• Providing the technical information and regulatory library necessary to support and govern Repair Station operations.
• Is responsible to determine the appropriate action(s) to be taken when deficiencies are discovered and reported.
• Along with the Director of Maintenance/Maintenance Manager, and Quality Manager, approve work outside the repair station’s fixed location as delineated in this manual.
• Ensure that proper entries are made into maintenance logs & work orders IAW Part 43 and as required by the Repair Station.
• Providing resources necessary for maintaining the Quality Control & Repair Station Manuals for the Repair Station including any revisions which must be made.
• Act as the liaison with all customers as related to Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance.

• Master’s Degree in relevant area or a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management or Engineering with equivalent industry experience. Non-degreed candidates will be considered based on qualifications and experience.
• Valid Airframe and Powerplant certificate from FAA or other IACO member country and must be able to obtain a GACA Airframe and Powerplant certificate.
• Must be able to obtain a GACA Inspection Authorization.
• The Accountable Manager is a post holder and he must be accepted by the GACA as the Accountable Manger of the Repair Station.

• Minimum of 10 years of demonstrated experience in Maintenance Management.
• Small training aircraft and business jet maintenance experience.
• Fluency in written and spoken English.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume and applicable certificates to: [email protected] or contact Aviation Recruiting at 904-264-0097 and ask to speak to Rob Webb or Terry Hunter.

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