Regional Maintenance Manager (Central)

Location: (Multiple states)

Department: IDS

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

INTEGRATED DEICING SERVICES, LLC

Position: Regional Maintenance Manager (Central)
Department:  Maintenance                                   
Reports To: 
VP of Maintenance
Classification:  Exempt /Full Time                            
Direct Reports: MX Mgrs & Mechanics

 

Purpose of Position:  This position is directly responsible for establishing leadership, direction, administration and management of maintenance employees, procedures and equipment at multiple locations. This includes safety and compliance, maintenance of trucks and support equipment, adherence to IDS maintenance policies and procedures, comprehensive record keeping, inventory of parts and tooling, development of maintenance programs that align with management goals and progressive training initiatives that foster and instill IDS principles.  Employee must maintain compliance with all local, state and federal rules and regulations.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate and exchange ideas in meetings and conference calls with the station general manager and maintenance personnel. Keep the Vice President of Maintenance informed of new developments.
  • Ability to effectively manage or delegate oversight of maintenance inventory at multiple locations, to include ordering and allocating necessary parts, tooling and equipment in anticipation of needs, while maintaining a current inventory of all essential parts and supplies.
  • Ensure the maintenance department is focused on achieving optimal equipment time-in-service, conduct regular equipment checks, maintain essential and up-to-date recordkeeping and demonstrate capability of utilizing maintenance equipment to maximum potential. 
  • Stay current on the IDS maintenance record keeping and data program.  This includes reading service bulletins, preparing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, managing inventory, follow through on warranty claims and calibration of tools.
  • Foster an environment where maintenance, operations and corporate staff work together for the success of the maintenance department and the company.
  • Actively manage staffing, training and development of employees including performance management, team leadership, succession planning, conducting interviews, and employee relations at assigned stations. 
  • Communicate frequently with the local Operations Managers on any maintenance issues and trends, equipment failures and/or employee issues.  Review and make recommendations for preventing further occurrences.  Report on the maintenance operations of the station. Also inform and provide any necessary documentation to the Vice President of Maintenance on all equipment failures, parts and facility issues and new manufacturer/regulatory policies.
  • Ensure that all required records, documents and procedures are followed and that IDS is in compliance with its published procedures.
  • Assure that your assigned locations are kept clean and safe through safety compliant methods as prescribed within safety and security procedures and programs.  Audit and maintain that your stations' activities are conducted to guarantee the highest level of employee and equipment safety for protection of assets, sustaining regulatory compliance and support company mission, values and purpose.
  • Promote consistent reinforcement and adherence to IDS’ mission, values and purpose to instill the core beliefs of IDS.
  • Successful completion of all required training and follow up training throughout the season and other duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Education and Experience:

  • This position requires a broad range of mechanical and management experience including but not limited to:  Maintenance of deice trucks, GSE equipment, service vehicles, tractor/trailer, industrial pumps and hoses, storage facilities, fuels, fluids, while observing facility requirements and safety/regulatory requirements. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interpret information, promote and execute ideas, prepare reports and presentations, and promote an environment of open communication.  Capable of interacting with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Must be a team player with the ability to lead teams in meeting goals, identify areas of strength within each team, build and maintain work teams and relationships, and follow through, ensuring that deadlines are met and success/failures are identified following each task assignment.
  • Ability to assist Vice President of Maintenance and station General Managers in managing project tasks assigned to multiple locations, including follow up with teams to outline progress on assigned tasks, providing regular updates to Vice President of Maintenance on any concerns or new information, and being an active participant for the successful completion of team projects.
  • Ability to mentor, coach and lead maintenance personnel and other assigned staff for further growth and development.  Direct and manage assigned aspects of the maintenance department with ability to identify process improvement. Develop goals and objectives for the maintenance department and employees at multiple locations.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills with ability to manipulate multiple projects and meet conflicting deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Actively demonstrate and promote adherence to safety practices and programs and hold site employees accountable for leading safety and compliance in the workplace.  Work in a safe manner and lead by example in the context of performing the functions of this position.
  • Education or training within Aviation Management or related field with a minimum of five years of experience in managing a deicing maintenance operation or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Valid US driver’s license.  Successful completion of required airport badging process and pre-employment drug screen is required.
  • Intermediate computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel). 

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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 duties of this job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; speak clearly and hear efficiently.
  • Employees must occasionally lift and/or move up to, or in excess of 100 pounds.
  •  Employees must have the ability to climb 15 foot heights for work. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: 

  • Exposure to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
  • Noise level in the work environment is excessive at times.

 

Travel: 

  • Ability to travel 35% or more of the time.  Availability to travel on short notice to meet immediate business needs would be required.

 

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