Million Air
  • Houston
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • BOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits


This position is responsible for all maintenance personnel and repair station operations. Responsibility includes management of the repair station in an efficient, cost effective and satisfactory manner, including personnel, scheduling, facilities management, and production. The Maintenance Director has overall responsibility for the repair stations' techniques and processes, while maintaining the integrity of the 145 repair station certification and the relationship with the FAA.

Maintenance Director may approve aircraft for return to service, assign personnel as required for maintenance duties, initiate revisions to operations and maintenance manuals, and delegate authority as necessary but retains overall responsibility.

Responsibilities / Duties

Manage the activities of the maintenance department by:

  1. Operates the repair station in an efficient and cost-effective manner to ensure maximum profit.
  2. Continually market the repair station to encourage increased business.
  3. Reviewing and approving the anticipated work schedule.
  4. Anticipate manpower needs in a proactive manner.
  5. Coordinating and aligning scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities into the daily schedule.
  6. Maintaining a general knowledge of all work being performed.
  7. Planning for long-range work requirements involving major components and rework and maintenance personnel.
  8. Training the department personnel in Million Air's record-keeping procedures.
  9. Produce accurate utilization reports.
  10. Responsible to ensure that all maintenance is performed on aircraft is accomplished in accordance with the Inspection Procedures Manual and our Operations Specifications.
  11. Responsible for providing adequate equipment, material, and competent personnel pertinent to the operation of the repair station and maintaining all shop equipment and tools in a serviceable and working condition.
  12. Ensure the qualifications of all full time and contract maintenance personnel and coordinate additional training requirements to be met. Ensures on-the-job or formal training, as required.
  13. Coordinates with other Million Air departments as needed.
  14. Ensures all full time and contract employees follow prescribed safety practices in the performance of duties and reviews new work routines or recently purchased equipment with the employee as necessary.
  15. Oversees procurement of material and supply inventory.
  16. Approves purchase requisitions as required.
  17. Advises the Finance Department of budget requirements.
  18. Responsible for department budget preparation and forecasting of anticipated financial needs.
  19. Ensures all maintenance is performed in accordance with applicable FARs.
  20. Responsible for preparation of the maintenance manual including review and approval by the FAA.
  21. Responsible to see that authorized parts, materials, lubricants, etc., are used throughout the agency and is responsible for the substitution of equivalent parts and inspection or receivable parts and materials.
  22. Responsible for the proper handling of all parts while in the repair process.
  23. Make available to all departments under his control the required technical data on all aircraft, engines, and appliances for the maintenance accomplished. The data will include manufacturer's maintenance and overhaul manuals, service bulletins, parts specifications, related FAA approved data, and any other technical data used.
  24. Responsible for the preservation of all units or parts during process through the shop and after work is completed.
  25. Maintains in current condition the manufacturer's service manuals, instructions, service bulletins, airworthiness directives, and aircraft specifications appropriate to aircraft operated.
  26. Maintain the premises of the facility in a clean and orderly manner and establishing Standards to ascertain that adequate safety precautions are observed.
  27. The duties of the Maintenance Director may be delegated as necessary. However, such delegation does not relieve the Maintenance Director of the overall responsibilities.

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable protected individuals to perform the essential functions.


  1. Knows all aspects of the Inspection Procedures Manual related to maintenance.
  2. Knows all aspects of airworthiness issues and the details of the Operations Specifications that are related to maintenance.
  3. Knows all aspects of maintenance requirements pertaining to FAR Part 145 and other applicable regulations necessary for the proper performance of duties. Experience in 135 situations preferred.
  4. Must have strong leadership skills to manage the department and provide positive encouragement and hands on examples to employees.
  5. Strong customer service skills to deal with customers and the ability to sell the services of the department to future clients.
  6. Financial and systems understanding related to the complete business cycle.

Reporting Relationships

Reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer. The Sr Sales Representative will also work closely with Million Air Maintenance Director frequently.

Work Environment

This position operates in a professional environment, which may include exposure to all types of weather conditions and direct contact with both moving and non-moving aircraft.

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, to include but not limited to:

  1. Able to lift and carry up to 50pounds.
  2. Stand to greet customers during verbal exchanges, walk throughout the facility to interact with customers.
  3. Possible exposure to hazardous noise levels, chemicals, fumes, and machinery.

Position Type and Hours of Work

This is an Exempt position. This position may require working evenings and weekends, and on company scheduled holidays.


This position will be located in Houston, TX. Travel is expected for this position at the direction of the Chief Operating Officer. Possible travel may include industry trade shows, sales opportunities, and assisting other locations.

Education, Experience, and Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Holds a current FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate, an IA license would be a plus.
  2. Has at least 3 years experience as a certificated mechanic on aircraft, including at the time of appointment as Maintenance Director.
  3. The recent experience requirements of FAR 65.83 in the same category and class of aircraft as serviced by Million Air or at least 3 years of experience with a certified airframe repair station.
  4. 1 year in the capacity of approving aircraft for return to service.
  5. Must have sufficient training in the concepts and programs specified in the manuals to ensure compliance with and the ability to supervise such programs.
  6. Will attend aircraft, powerplant and equipment manufacturer's training courses determined to be necessary to fulfill the task requirements.


Million Air is a Equal Opportunity/Protected Vet/ Disabled /Affirmative Action Employer.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

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