Million Air
  • American Jet International
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Based on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefits include MEDICAL, VISION, DENTAL,401K, personal days, paid sick days, vacation days

Director of Maintenance

Our motto, "We are Ladies and Gentlemen, serving Ladies and Gentlemen", is evident in every interaction with our customers, co-workers, and team mates. We strive to find the best and brightest talent for each position within our organization, enabling the unique qualities of each individual to shine and compliment the entire team.


The Director of Maintenance (DOM), part 135 is responsible for managing all Charter/Managed aircraft maintenance, repairs, inspections, and alterations of company operated aircraft and articles as assigned in accordance with policies and procedures. Ensures company operational goals and objectives are met, while guaranteeing all aircraft maintenance documentation is executed in compliance with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, company policies and procedures, and applicable maintenance manuals.

Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Manage all aircraft maintenance functions and activities including all inspections, maintenance and repair of aircraft structures, engines, and accessories, as well as aircraft overhauls and modifications.
  2. Ascertain that all aircraft maintenance operations are conducted in accordance with the applicable FAA regulations, American Jet Operations Manual, General Maintenance Manual, and Operations Specifications.
  3. Review all documents before their submission to the FAA and maintain the currency of Operation Specification D085.
  4. Coordinate the scheduling of aircraft maintenance with the Director of Operations and Chief Pilot.
  5. Maintain close liaison with the Director of Operations and Chief Pilot to provide current aircraft status and forecasted downtimes during maintenance events.
  6. Determine personnel requirements and assignments based on present and projected workloads and schedules.
  7. Coordinate closely with maintenance contracting agencies when maintenance activities are required to be performed on Company aircraft.
  8. Responsible for making available to all departments the necessary overhaul manuals, service bulletins, airworthiness directives, and any other required technical data.
  9. Maintain a diverse fleet consisting of Lear 60XR, Citation S2, Citation Excel, King Air 350i, Hawker 800A and Bell 430.


  1. Working knowledge of corporate/business aviation current practices and procedures.
  2. Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal department heads, external vendors, clients, and regulatory entities.
  3. Leadership ability to influence, develop and empower employees to achieve objectives with a team approach.
  4. Demonstrate planning and organizational skills necessary to coordinate and prioritize workload.
  5. Computer skills necessary to operate Microsoft Office Suite of tools, email, web-based applications, and Apple iPad applications.

Reporting Relationship

This position reports to the Director of Operations

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 may include walking, carrying, reaching, standing, and stooping. May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, or pulling up to 25lbs.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is an exempt position. Ability to work weekends, nights, and holidays.


Travel is expected for this position to industry trade shows, sales opportunities, and new location start up as required. Must have a valid passport.

Required Education and Experience

  1. FAA A&P Certificate with 3 years' experience within the past 3 years maintaining aircraft as a certificated mechanic, including at the time of appointment as Director of Maintenance, experience in maintaining the same category and class of aircraft or have 3 years' experience within the past 3 years repairing aircraft in a certificated airframe repair station, including 1 year in the capacity of returning aircraft to service.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Previous experience in Part 121,135 air carrier or Part 91 corporate aircraft operations.
  2. Ability to work independently with little supervision required.
  3. Ability to remain calm while working under pressure in a busy environment.
  4. Ability to work within timeframe of standard policies and procedures.
  5. Ability to maintain confidentiality related to sensitive company and employee information.

AAP/EEO Statement

Million Air is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled

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.


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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