Cavok - Manager - Maintenance Programs

    • Westlake, TX

CAVOK, an aviation, rail and energy technical consulting company with offices in Atlanta, GA, Fort Worth, TX, and London, England is looking for a Manager-Maintenance Programs to work in our Fort Worth or Atlanta office. This dynamic role entails managing multiple teams and projects, as well as developing, managing, evolving and bridging maintenance programs for multiple operator clients and fleet types.

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Job Overview:

CAVOK provides technical consulting and services to the aviation, rail, and energy sectors. A CAVOK Manager will often relate to one of the sectors but multi-sector experience is a plus. As such, CAVOK provides comprehensive technical advisory support and services that relate to safe, reliable, and cost-effective operations in the sector. The Manager is a subject matter expert with extensive experience in sector operations and infrastructure to include maintenance operations, scheduled and preventive maintenance programs, reliability analysis, regulatory requirements and maintenance/engineering support. Knowledge of industry or cross industry best practices, process evaluation/improvement methodologies, and project management are important competencies as well.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing subject matter expertise to clients in all matters related to operations and maintenance management of equipment and infrastructure
  • Maintain thorough and consistent client communication and support to ensure high quality deliverables
  • Review and interpret regulatory requirements for impact and compliance concerns
  • Support clients in coordinating maintenance programs concerns with regulatory authorities
  • Conduct analysis to determine effectiveness of routine maintenance tasks
  • Develop maintenance program evolution/optimization models based on review and analysis of systems and component discrepancy records, reliability data, delays and cancellation history
  • Develop effective and efficient scheduled maintenance programs
  • Develop substantiating data for approval of maintenance program evolution/optimization changes
  • Develop aircraft transition and maintenance program implementation work plans
  • Lead development of job instructions for scheduled maintenance tasks
  • Travel nationally and internationally, as required, to support clients

Education and Experience:
  • Working knowledge of Maintenance Review Board Report (MRBR) and Maintenance Planning Documents (MPD) documents - required
  • Project management experience - preferred
  • Experience interacting with regulatory authorities and air carriers - required
  • Ability to multi-task in a high energy environment - required
  • Bachelor's degree in related technical field or equivalent work experience - required
  • 5+ years of experience developing/operating commercial aviation maintenance programs (Part 135, Part 121, or foreign equivalent) - required
  • General knowledge of MSG-3 and reliability centered maintenance principals - required
  • Working skills to perform related cost benefit analysis - preferred
  • Familiar with maintenance program optimization activities -preferred
  • Familiar with airline enterprise resource planning systems (TRAX, AMOS, MXI, SCEPTRE, ULTAMAIN, PMI, RAMCO, etc.) - preferred
  • A&P license - preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and Adobe - required

Skills and Attributes:
  • Demonstrate initiative and critical thinking
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to provide technical support to the clients and regulators
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multi-functional project teams
  • Effective client interface and management skills
  • Customer service oriented with ability to adapt to a fast paced and changing work environment
  • Must be able to interface professionally, credibly and objectively with colleagues and clients
  • Team player
  • Self-directed and willing to take initiative
  • Resourceful; able to solve problems with minimal supervision
  • Exhibits attention to detail and is a champion for accuracy and quality

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