Republic Airways Holdings LIFT Academy - Repair Station Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category: LIFT Maintenance

At Republic Airline, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airline is a great place to get your career off the runway!

POSITION PURPOSE

Administers the Inspection and Quality Control of aircraft completions, maintenance and modifications functions in accordance with part 145 repair station and regulatory requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned to this position as needed.

  • Ensures that all preventive maintenance, repair, modifications and other maintenance of aircraft, components and related equipment comply with 14 CFR, manufactures specifications, Company policy and procedures as well as other methods accepted by the FAA and OSHA when accomplishing maintenance.

  • Assists in and/or develops effective schedules to meet the demands of the operation. Utilizes manpower and schedules to effectively complete maintenance. Keeps informed of the status of work-in-progress and prioritizes work.

  • Ensures adequate personnel training. Insures OSHA/safety guidelines are followed. Ensures Compliance with FAA regulations and procedures of the RSQM.

  • Maintains and ensures adequate tooling, equipment, GSE and safety equipment.

  • Verifies that each part or component is effective for the aircraft on which it will be installed.

  • Adheres to material handling and control procedures specified in RSQCM and by equipment manufacturers.

  • Oversees completion of all department internal company forms, maintenance records, documents, work orders, etc. including performing maintenance computer system transactions. Make revisions as necessary.

  • Maintains and utilizes the RSQCM and aircraft manuals.

  • Administers recurrent training, including required FAA AMT training, and keeps necessary licenses and certifications up-to-date.

  • Oversees vendors (building maintenance, uniform, janitorial, etc.) to ensure that all work and services are provided in a timely manner.

  • Fosters the Company’s core values and culture throughout the work environment.

  • Screens, interviews and makes recommendations for hiring potential employees. Coaches and provides leadership, direction, motivation and supervision of direct reports. Appraises performance, provides performance feedback, takes corrective actions and oversees training and development of staff.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant license.

  • Strong understanding of FAA regulations and standards as they pertain to Part 43, 65, 91 and 145 as well as inspection methods, techniques, and equipment used to determine the quality or airworthiness of an article undergoing maintenance, repair, or alterations

  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language. Ability to read and write technical documents and manuals.

  • Able to work both in a team setting and individually.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Supervisory or management experience in General Aviation, Corporate or Airline environment

  • Experience with General Aviation and Diamond piston aircraft

  • Excellent electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills.

  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal

REGULATORY

  • No previous felony convictions and a stable employment history.

  • Able to pass an FAA required 10 year work history review and pass criminal background and fingerprint checks.

  • Willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.

  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, write and communicate in English. Able to analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

REASONING/PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

DECISION MAKING

Makes decisions daily on use of resources, performance and budgets. Decisions could require additional expenditure of resources if not sound decisions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle and feel, reach with hands/arms up to 20% of the time.

  • Able to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl up to 20% of the time.

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds at least 20% of the time.

  • Able to lift or move 75 pounds at least 10% of the time.

  • Must be able to see to perform work and to see approaching vehicles, aircraft and machinery.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Work near moving mechanical parts, work with fumes or airborne particles over 50% of the time.

  • Work in high, precarious places up to 10% of the time.

  • Work around toxic or caustic chemicals up to 10% of the time.

  • Work in outdoor weather conditions within an open air hangar up to 20% of the time.

  • The work environment can be loud.

  • Able to work nights, evenings, weekends and holidays.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Travel up to 20% of the time, including overnight stays.

Republic Airline is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf%E2%80%8B .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of approximately 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 950 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,500 aviation professionals. Visit www.rjet.com at http://http//www.rjet.com/ for more information, follow the company on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, and connect on Facebook or LinkedIn.