Republic Airways Holdings Reliability Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Category: Engineering

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

Maintains inherent safety, reliability and operational reliability levels of aircraft, systems, and components at the lowest cost through rational analysis and manipulation of the maintenance/inspection program.

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.

  • Analyzes and evaluates all forms of data used to measure component, system, and aircraft performance for safety and economic impact as outlined in the Engineering Procedures Guide.

  • Provides technical analysis through the evaluation of aircraft maintenance data to support maintenance task optimization.

  • Produces and compiles various reports to analyze and evaluate data and report findings and trends to maintenance and engineering management.

  • Builds electronic presentations that include graphs, photographic supporting documentation, and vendor supplied data.

  • Prepares and presents overview of statistical data, as well as, performance and analysis of trends and findings as required by AC 120-17A.

  • Provides component data to vendors as requested. Travels to vendor repair stations for components with poor reliability when a shop visit would aid in understanding component issues; works with vendor to develop better methods of testing and repair.

  • Coordinates, prepares, and processes projects for investigation of root cause issues with aircraft defects.

  • 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

  • At least two years of statistical reliability or maintenance program experience, or a combination of education and experience.

  • Possess an understanding of AC 120—17A Maintenance Control by Reliability Methods and incorporated elements specified in FAA Inspector’s Handbook.

  • Strong analytical skills are required.

  • Proficiency in creating, using and manipulating relational database.

PREFERRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S.) or equivalent in Statistics, Aviation, Maintenance, Engineering or equivalent work experience.

  • Understanding or use of Six Sigma methodology.

  • Understanding of Operations Specifications D074 and D072 and Component Analysis MSG-3.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

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 day to day decisions used to support strategic direction. Decisions often require some thought and are somewhat structured. Decisions tend to be short term and usually of moderate cost.

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.

Ability to lift 25 pounds under 35% of the time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Travel up to 10% of the time, including overnight and weekend travel.

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.