Assistant Maintenance Manager SK76 C+. Trenton, New Jersey


Ewing Township, NJ, US

Flexible Work Arrangement:  Remote
Job Category:  Flight Services
Career Level:  Technicians / Crew
Requisition Id:  1993

Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.

Position Summary

The Assistant Maintenance Manager is responsible for the overall evaluation, performance, and management of aircraft maintenance, supporting the Maintenance Manager in providing professional recommendations associated with maintaining the aircraft’s market value and upkeep related to asset management, and ensure airworthiness of assigned aircraft. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic (A&P) Certificate
  • 5 years of experience in aviation maintenance
  • 3 years or more of corporate aircraft maintenance experience
  • Must be able to obtain an airport ID badge
  • At least 3 years of experience working with MS Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assisting the assigned Maintenance Manager in the maintenance management of assigned aircraft and ensuring that procedures within the GMM and AIM are followed.
  • Ensure airworthiness as defined within 14 CFR by researching permanent records, maintenance tracking program, FAA Airworthiness Directives and Manufacturer’s Service Bulletins/Customer Bulletins for assigned aircraft
  • Familiar working knowledge of Code of Federal Regulations, industry best practices, OSHA and IS-BAO requirements.
  • Comply with internal company policies and procedures
  • Communicate effectively and accurately with the client, vendors and other internal departments
  • Maintain a safe work environment and report any unsafe conditions
  • Perform quality maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspections to conform within the standards established by the company, Federal regulation and industry best practices achieving the highest reliability goals
  • Troubleshoot reported discrepancies and handle complex technical challenges
  • Responsible for management of the maintenance inspection requirements per CFR 91.409 or approved inspection program
  • Provide technical support, as needed, in support of assigned aircraft
  • Review and ensure all required entries into the aircraft logbooks and permanent records are accurate and preserved in accordance with company and FAA requirements
  • Update and interface with Computerized Maintenance Tracking Program
  • Procurement of parts and materials
  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance planning, along with management oversight of inspections, repairs, and modifications
  • Ensure timely scheduling of maintenance in order to least impact client’s flight schedule and provide for high degree of aircraft availability
  • Proactively provide recommendations for modifications and upgrades, as necessary
  • Assist in obtaining vendor proposals for upcoming maintenance packages
  • Assist in the establishment of contracts, publications, and subscriptions
  • Assist in the preparation of an annual maintenance budget for assigned aircraft
  • Review and code invoices generated for assigned aircraft. Reconcile invoices with vendors and process to accounting department for payment
  • Maintain a Purchase Order log for all expenditures on assigned aircraft
  • Represents Jet Aviation as one company internally and externally with industry groups, regulatory bodies, and the General Dynamics network

Main Responsibilities Cont.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong project management experience
  • Strong customer centricity
  • SAP knowledge preferred but not required.
  • Two (2) years of college or equivalent technical training, in related field preferred
  • Inspection Authorization (IA) desired
  • Has a pleasant, friendly, and helpful manner to deliver the best experience to customers and colleagues
  • Quality driven with a passion for excellence to represent Jet Aviation as a Brand Ambassador
  • Demonstration and commitment to Jet Aviation values (Trust, Honesty, Alignment, Transparency)

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel, or reach.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, or sit.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, kneel, crouch or crawl.   The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds above their heads.  Specific vision required for this job include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee must be able to work in both a heavy maintenance environment and in upscale customer areas. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasional high volume when aircrafts arrive/depart. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. Occasional fuel fumes may permeate the workplace. Employee must be willing and able to work in all types of weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The Hangar environment may be extreme hot and cold during certain seasons of the year.

Jet Aviation provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.