Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Sr

DynCorp Recruiting (
Defense Contracting

0 /yr

  Full Time   Employee

United States

Job Summary

The Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor Sr is responsible for overall maintenance functions at assigned location.  This individual will be responsible for supervising day-to-day maintenance tasks on the facilities, equipment and machinery.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Manages and supervises all aspects of site maintenance and ensures all work is scheduled and performed in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Supervises maintenance staff, which includes making employment (hire/termination/salary adjustments) decisions, reviewing employee performance, addressing escalated issues, generating assignments, and setting priorities.  Oversee and supervise a team that may execute:
    • Scheduling and management of repairs to equipment.
    • Performing scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, servicing, launch and recovery, corrosion control, and inspection, and routine through complex maintenance of aircraft, aircraft engines, other aircraft systems, and components, as required.
    • Servicing, repairing, and overhauling aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness.  Repairing, replacing, and rebuilding aircraft structures and functional components, as required.
    • Reading and interpreting manufacturers’ and company’s maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. 
    • Adjusting, repairing, or replacing electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, as required. 
  • Provides guidance and instruction to team members concerning technical orders, checklists, and hazardous materials.
  • Responsible for tool and warranty programs, maintaining equipment maintenance schedules on all company equipment and monitoring parts and supply inventories.
  • Ensures availability of materials, anticipating requirements and reordering.
  • Offers technical guidance in start-up of new equipment and follow-up of maintenance programs.
  • Performs quality assurance on repairs and maintenance to all equipment and facilities; Inspects, tests, repairs, and removes and replaces aircraft engines and components.
  • Identifies outside shops (machine shops, etc.) to perform specialty or time effective work.
  • Provides employees with proper training on company equipment as required by OSHA Regulations.
  • Maintains budget for equipment charged to assigned departments within the company.
  • May be required to participate in exercises in support of  deployment scenarios.
  • May supervise and assist in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line and hangar foreign object damage prevention walks and housekeeping. 
  • May meet with Customers as required.
  • Coordinates with PMO as necessary.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Working knowledge of fire protection codes, building and electrical codes, and OSHA and company requirements.
  • Knowledge of safe working techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to plan and schedule maintenance work requirements and to direct skilled technicians in the daily performance of their duties.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to supervise a team.
  • Competent in the use of a computer, to include Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • In-depth knowledge of flight line operations, aircraft/vehicle movement, and safety/hazards.
  • Advanced knowledge of aircraft common and special tools and test equipment, aircraft technical orders/job guides/publications and schematic diagrams, drawings, charts and technical publications, aircraft engine, landing gear, and flight control systems

Experience & Education

  • High School Education or equivalent. An Associate’s Degree preferred.
  • Five (5) plus years’ experience in aircraft maintenance environment.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Aviation Life Support Systems and Egress Systems experience required.
  • Organizational and Intermediate Level Maintenance experience required.
  • Certification and license requirements will vary by assignment, and may include, but are not limited to: Airframe and Power plant (A&P) license, engine run, aircraft flight control, landing gear, aircraft taxi certification, and nose wheel steering rigging, aircraft exceptional release, collateral duty inspector, and aircraft/equipment Red X and IPI certifications.  Consult with supervisor or Program Manager for required licenses and certifications.
  • Work experience on specific aircraft will vary by assignment.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs. and on occasion heavier items.
  • Ability to stand for several hours, ability to climb ladders, ability to wear a respirator.
  • Physical duties include launching and recovering aircraft in all weather conditions.


  • May require traveling to and working off station in support of maintenance recovery or deployed operations as required.
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