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Vice President - Technical Services

Active Aero Belleville Full-Time
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SUMMARY:   The Vice President Technical Services is directly responsible to the President, USA Jet Airlines. He is responsible for the entire scope of maintenance, inspection, stores and aircraft records.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Keep the President apprised of any unusual situations that could affect safety or security, or could seriously effective budgetary restraints. 

·         Manage the entire the Maintenance Organization for smooth coordination of all departments by providing clear direction for the organization, to all department heads.

·         Develop and continually update budgets for scheduled maintenance and component repair/replacement.

·         Conduct routine staff meetings, identify, analyze and resolve real and potential problems within the Technical Services Organization.

·         Remain current with all company and regulatory requirement changes that could effect or enhance operations.

·         Oversee all department heads and managers to ensure they are aware of their assigned duties and responsibilities and that they those duties per company and federal guidelines.

·         Ensure all departments carry out company policies and procedures and remain in compliance with all governing laws, rules, and regulations applicable to Air Carrier Maintenance and Inspection Operations as applicable to the company in an efficient and cost effective manner. 

·         Coordinate with department heads at all times and prescribe duties for these and other employees of the company, as required. 

·         Ensure that the subordinate duties, of positions under the direct control of the Vice President of technical Services, are structured to ensure all required duties are performed in an effective manner during any absence of a designated individual.

·         Oversee the acquisition, leasing and disposal of aircraft, engines, components, equipment and avionics, as required.

·         Review all Purchase Orders to preclude unnecessary expenditures.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Directly supervises the Directors of Maintenance, Quality Control, Tech Services, Supervisor of Stores, and Tech Services Data Analyst.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Monitor all activities of departments within Technical Services, which include, but are not limited to:


·         Approve all new hires within Technical Services.

·         Acknowledge individuals whose performance is exceptional and deserving of special recognition.

·         Review any disciplinary actions to ensure all actions are within the Employee handbook Policies and Procedures guidelines.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have an engineering degree, or otherwise have the background and experience suitable for this position, and able to demonstrate an ability to perform each essential duty to the satisfaction of the President.  Have a good working knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 14.


The Vice President of Technical Services must also meet the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requirements listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  An Engineering degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university, college or technical school.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. Demonstrate and ability to read, analyze, interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents, respond to common inquires and complaints from customers regulatory agencies, or members of the business community, write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format, effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to analyze and solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  Airframe and Power-plant Certificate is appreciated but not required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Vice President of Technical Services to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the Vice President of Technical Services is regularly required to communicate with company employees at all levels, as well as customers, contractors and vendors.  Frequent walking, standing and occasional climbing on platforms and ladders will be encountered.   The Vice President of Technical Services must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision (correctable by glasses and or contacts is acceptable.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of the environment the Vice President of Technical Services encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


While performing the duties of this job the Vice President of Technical Services occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, near fumes or airborne particles, around toxic or caustic chemicals, and in outdoor weather conditions.  There is a slight risk of radiation when an x-ray inspection of aircraft and components is in progress. 


This is an industrial area, which includes the operation of various machinery and equipment, which includes operation of Jet Engines.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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