CBP Aircraft Maintenance Deputy Program Manager
AAR Corp
Texas-Fort Worth
2d ago


Serves as a second in command supporting the Program Manager in the successful stand-up and execution of all program activities.

Responsible for management of aircraft maintenance. Assists the Business Manager in observing contract compliance, producing CDRLs and reports, and liaising with the customer.

Additionally, this Manager is responsible for the proper utilization, capability and accuracy of data within the Maintenance Information Systems.

Such responsibility includes maintaining relevancy and adequacy of all program data and reporting capability.


  • Reports to the Program Manager
  • Supports a wide variety of program stand-up and execution activities in operational, managerial, administrative, and financial disciplines, among others, as directed by the Program Manager
  • Supports submission of contractually required reports and other CDRLs
  • Responsible for internal program metrics and financial / operational reporting
  • Responsible for management and execution of program maintenance activities
  • Oversees overall program aircraft maintenance performance supporting remanufacturing activities
  • Serves as the secondary customer point for contact for the program
  • Conduct weekly Site Manager meetings
  • Facilitates periodic Program Management Review meetings with the customer
  • Responsible for proper utilization, capability and accuracy of data within the Maintenance Information Systems
  • Supports continuous improvement and standardization plans necessary to achieve program quality, delivery and cost targets at all program operating locations
  • Anticipates problems and works to proactively mitigate them
  • Manages and ensures compliance with Part 145 Repair Stations
  • Responsible for maintaining configuration of aircraft using the customer or another system
  • Ensures tasks are completed within estimated time frames and budget constraints
  • Schedules and assigns duties to direct reports
  • Provides daily supervision and direction to staff
  • Monitors tasks and keeps Government leadership abreast of all problems and accomplishments
  • Anticipate problems related to operational areas and environmental and human factors, and then determine contingency requirements and solutions
  • Responsible for complying with all safety and health regulations security protocols, OSHA and all applicable local safety standards, reporting & record keeping
  • Responsible for all maintenance policies and procedures to include Foreign Object Debris Prevention, and Corrosion Control.
  • Travel is required
  • Position requires proof of US citizenship
  • Position requires successful completion of DHS Background Investigation
  • All other duties as assigned

    Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws

  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance;
  • rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Commitment to company values and ethics by "Doing it Right"
  • Dependability : personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately
  • Motivation : must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy
  • Organization : very detail oriented and always comes prepared
  • Communication : excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Initiative : plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities
  • Analytical skills : must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving
  • Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.
  • Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.
  • Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.
  • Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.
  • Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve;
  • is a positive role model

  • Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency;
  • demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  • Teamwork : works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responds positively to instructions / procedures, and works well with others
  • Negotiating skills : must have confidence and the ability to be persuasive and assertive.
  • Leadership : demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Required :

  • Bachelor’s degree or fifteen (15) years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of Ten (10) years of experience managing aircraft fleet maintenance.
  • Current FAA issued Mechanic certificate with both Airframe & Powerplant ratings.
  • Current FAA issued Inspection Authorization (IA) Certificate.
  • Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations.
  • Previous experience with Part 145 Repair Stations.
  • Desired :

  • Experience in fixed and rotary wing aircraft maintenance support, configuration management, and subcontract management.
  • Experience with maintenance of DC-8, AS350, EC120, UH1H, and B300 aircraft.

    Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching, and bending throughout the workday. Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.


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