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Managing Director of Maintenance Operations

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LocationLas Vegas, NV


Employment typeFull-Time

Summary The Managing Director of Maintenance Operations is responsible for consistently leading the business unit in providing a safe and airworthy fleet that routinely and consistently meets the schedule demands. Responsible for building a cohesive, highly motivated Team that is mission-oriented, disciplined in its approach, effective under pressure, and committed to the daily mechanical readiness of the fleet. Reviews projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepare status reports. Continuously leads the efforts of cultivating a strong culture of safety across the organization. Responsible for heavy maintenance provider performance, cost controls, adequate oversight, and adherence to scheduled workflow in accordance with both contractual and associated Airworthiness Agreements. Minimum Requirements A combination of Education and Experience will be considered. Must be authorized to work in the US as defined by the Immigration Act of 1986. Must pass a Criminal Background Check. Education:  Bachelor’s Degree Education Details:   Business, Aviation Management, or related field preferred. Visa Sponsorship is not available for this role Years of Experience:   Minimum ten (10) years of significant maintenance and engineering management experience in a Title 14 CFR, Part 121 operation. Credit Check:  Yes Preferred Requirements •A&P Certified Aviation Maintenance Technician  •Outstanding communications skills, both written and oral. •Proven effectiveness managing/mentoring others, empowering them to make decisions and subsequently increase responsibilities as team develops. •Values diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives. •Integrity/ethics beyond reproach. •Knowledge of financial management. •Ability to multi-task while maintaining vigilant attention to detail. •Experience with Maintenance Systems preferred. •Proven track record of successful process development and implementation. •Broad Airline industry experience preferred. •Experience effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management or other outside business partners/influencers/providers. •Expert knowledge of Aircraft Maintenance as it relates to Title 14 CFR, Part 121 Operations. •Expert knowledge of Maintenance Reporting Requirements. •Excellent understanding of Federal Aviation Regulations. •Solid understanding of Aircraft Record-Keeping Requirements. Job Duties •Prepare, gain acceptance, and direct the implementation of the annual budget and ensure targets are met. •Involved in planning, organizing, and directing departmental activities to achieve assigned goals/KPI’s. •In charge of leading, mentoring, motivating, and developing assigned personnel. •Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations for resolution. •Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards achieving assigned goals, and track details, data, information and activities. •Constantly seek to apply best practices while displaying fiscal discipline and stringent cost controls. •Draft policies for the approval of the Vice President and prepare procedures to implement the organizational policies; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Vice President as appropriate. •Develop and implement clear quality goals (Score Card) for all Maintenance Service Providers. •Facilitate process, organizational and cultural change. •Responsibility for developing heightened communication and elevated collaboration amongst all Maintenance & Engineering departments and supporting company departments. •Ownership of all MX-related activities and actions relevant to on-time performance. •Work cooperatively and effectively with others, remove barriers and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. •Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization. •Develop measurable mechanical dispatch reliability improvement initiatives for the fleet. •Demonstrate a willingness to be flexible, versatile, and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency. •Oversee the planning, implementation, execution, and evaluation of special projects. •Ensure any direct reports understand and apply our Customer Commitment and customer service standards to their daily responsibilities, as appropriate. •Model Allegiant’s customer service standards in personal actions and when providing leadership direction. Physical Requirements The Physical Demands and Work Environment described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of the role. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role. Office - While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, see, reach, stoop, kneel, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer, keyboard, printer, and phone. May be required to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 20 lbs. May be required to work various shifts/days in a 24-hour situation. Regular attendance is a requirement of the role. Exposure to moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones, printers, and foot traffic), temperature, and light fluctuations. Ability to work in a confined area as well as the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time. Some travel may be a requirement of the role. Essential Services Provider Allegiant as a national air carrier is deemed an essential service provider during declared national and state emergencies. Team Members will be required to report to their assigned trip or work location during national and state emergencies unless prohibited by local, state, or federal order. EEO Statement Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran For more information, see People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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