Operations Manager - Military veterans preferred

DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


Job Summary
The Operations Manager is responsible for identifying and maintaining operations and procedures in accordance with company policies, procedures and guidelines.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Implement necessary processes and procedures to meet program goals as established by contractual agreement.
  • Ensure performance and quality to established standards.
  • Plan, organize and manage the program for successful completion and performance consistent with contractual agreements.
  • Manage the Federal Aviation Administration approved Repair Station Certificate.
  • Research, analyze and otherwise assist in the investigation of incidents/accidents.
  • Hire pilot and maintenance personnel as deemed necessary to meet required staffing levels.
  • Develop and execute the onsite safety program and employee training program.
  • Recommend changes to strategic plans and objectives for submission to Cal Fire that if implemented would enhance contract operations.
  • Analyze performance under contracts/orders to ensure proper utilization of manpower, materials, funds, facilities and equipment.
  • Monitor the contract to verify contractual and company objectives are met and provide corrective action when necessary.
  • Implement project schedules by directing and coordinating contract functions to ensure maximum efficiency of resources.
  • Establish contract policies, practices and revisions to existing policies and practices as required to meet company, contracts and order requirements.
  • Provide leadership to ensure objectives, incentives and attitudes of assigned staff to maximize quality and production.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and other practices set forth by management directives.
  • Maintain customer contracts and visitations to endure mature relationships.
  • Manage effective control on assigned projects of performance, schedule, quality and operating costs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of the functions and operations of State of California contracting procedures.
  • Familiar with administering a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) repair station.
  • Excellent communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Complete understanding of pricing principals that translate effort into achievement in acquiring new and follow on business.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office programs (i.e. Excel, Word, Project, Outlook).

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in an associated disciple required.
  • Eight (8) or more years’ experience as a pilot or with maintenance associated with tactical, low-altitude aircraft operations.
  • Previous aerial wildland fire suppression experience preferred.
  • Two or more years’ experience in a related aircraft management position preferred

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Works in a normal office environment.


  • As required in support of the contract.