REACH Air Medical Services
The Regional Maintenance Manager - Base Mechanics will be primarily responsible for the effective delivery of maintenance services at all bases other than the main maintenance facility. He/she will hire and develop skilled and qualified staff, develop high quality, safe and efficient processes and systems to maintain all aircraft in a safe, effective and compliant state of flight readiness. This position manages and supervises all out base maintenance personnel, duty scheduling, equipment, processes and standardization to ensure the highest degree of safety, quality and compliance. This position also works directly with the MRO Maintenance Hangar Manager to coordinate all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, which may include equipment, or aircraft transfer to the main maintenance facility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages and directs scheduling of all out base maintenance personnel to ensure coverage according to REACH policy.
Coordinates and consults with MRO Maintenance Hangar Manager for the timely accomplishment of all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance events, which require aircraft relocation to the main maintenance facility.
Develops and sustains a system for out base standardization to include facility layout, equipment, tools, inventory, processes and base communication.
Ensures out base facilities are equipped with current technical publications, equipment and tools which meet the requirements of Federal regulations and/or company policy.
Coordinates periodic audits of bases to assess compliance with company safety and standardization policy; responsible for implementation of any corrective action recommended as a result of the audit.
Participates in Process Review at all out bases on a rotating basis; facilitates sharing best practices.
Tracks and schedules training needs for all out base mechanics.
Ensures that base mechanics keep tools, equipment and maintenance area in a repaired, clean, and safe condition. Maintains close communication with base Lead Pilots and Program Managers and participates in or facilitates problem-solving, process improvement, and internal customer relations.
Monitors base mechanic performance, provides training, coaching and counseling as needed and conducts performance reviews.
Serves as first point of contact beyond each base mechanic for non-technical base maintenance and personnel issues.
Job Requirements and Qualifications:
Valid Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificate.
Inspection Authorization (IA) certificate or ability to attain IA rating within one (1) year.
Previous experience working under CFR Parts 135 and 145 preferred.
Experience in providing maintenance services in remote or small self-contained facilities with minimal supervision preferred.
Highly knowledgeable of Federal Aviation Regulations and of EMS aviation practices and requirements.
Maintenance experience on the Agusta 109, Bell 407, Airbus EC135, AS350, Beechcraft B200, and PC-12 aircraft preferred.
Minimum seven (7) years aircraft maintenance experience preferred, including management and supervisory duties.
Required to travel regularly to REACH out bases.
Capable of maintaining flexibility and adaptability in leading company maintenance activities supporting around-the-clock air ambulance operations.
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
Basic computer skills (word processor, database, spreadsheet).
REACH offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. We also offer a flexible paid-time-off program and voluntary supplemental life insurance packages.
REACH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans).
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REACH Air Medical Services
Website : http://www.reachairambulance.com/
We will always be available and prepared to provide customer-oriented, high-quality patient care, in a safe and efficient manner. In every situation, we will do what is right for the patient. Behind every call for service and every transport is a team of professionals driven by compassion. REACH employees strive to deliver excellent care to patients and their loved ones.