Aircraft Maintenance Work Center Supervisor - T-45 Program - NAS Meridian, MS

Vertex-Crestview Aerospace

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Meridian, MS

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Perform all duties of the job classification.  Manage all aspects of the work center assigned and ensure all work is scheduled and performed in a safe and efficient manner.  Perform administrative tasks needed for day-to-day work performed by work center personnel.  Effective leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to supervise a team.  Excellent communication, organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.  Reviewing manning documents, creating and submitting requests for personnel, and hiring of qualified personnel.  Proficient with Microsoft Programs.  Supervise maintenance staff, which includes reviewing employee performance, timecards for accuracy, addressing personnel issues, generating assignments, setting priorities, flight line operations, and scheduled /unscheduled maintenance.  Conduct project planning, organization, risk management, decision making milestone approvals for all related tasks involving the work center.  Perform off-site service on assigned detachments.  Instruct assigned employees on proper maintenance methods and procedures as required.
Enforce NAMP Programs and Government Operating Procedures.  Assist as directed to ensure safety, security, and preservation of Government/Company-owned equipment.  Comply with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities, and job assignment.  Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification Standards:

Satisfactory completion of specialized aircraft maintenance "A" Schools, or equivalent. FAA A and P License desired, but not required.
The Maintenance Work Center Supervisor shall possess an extensive background in the field of aircraft maintenance and material support with a minimum of:
High school diploma or equivalent with 10 years experience within the last 15 years in direct aircraft maintenance repair, inspection, and modification, eight (8) years must be related exempt experience, OR, Associates degree with six (6) years exempt experience, OR Bachelor’s degree with 4 years experience.
Of the 12 years experience in aircraft maintenance, six (6) years shall be in a supervisory position that included responsibility for assigning program workloads as well as duties for entire shifts, OR four (4) years, OR two (2) years experience, relative to the above schooling.

Quality Assurance background performing aircraft and NAMP program inspections.
The Maintenance Work Center Supervisor must have experience supervising daily flight operations personnel supporting scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

The Maintenance Work Center Supervisor must be knowledgeable of the COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series; be knowledgeable of NALCOMIS operating procedures; be knowledgeable of basic supply procedures and possess a working knowledge of applicable aircraft.
The Maintenance Work Center Supervisor shall have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy and must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment, and protection.

Must have a valid state driver's license; must be able to obtain and maintain required clearance.

As a government contractor, Vertex Aerospace requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment in accordance with Executive Order 14042. Exceptions to this policy are granted on a case-by-case basis for those that request a religious or medical accommodation. A vaccination status form and proof of vaccination, if applicable, are required.

Physical Demands:

This classification activity is usually accomplished in an office/hangar environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with office/hangar activities.  May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds.  Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment:

The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individuals to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc.  May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail.  May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • Formal or Specialized Training/Equivalent
    •Hazardous Waste Communications Training
    •FOD and TCP Awareness Trained
    •Security Clearance Awareness Training
    •COMNAVAIRFORINST INST 4790.2 Program Awareness
    •ISO 9100-9110 Program Awareness
    •NALCOMIS System Trained
    •Valid State Driver’s License
    •FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License (desired by not required)
    •Egress System Checkout Certified•
    •Operational Risk Management (ORM) Training


Vertex is committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment in which we recognize and value each other’s differences as well as fostering a culture that promotes its core values: Professionalism, Integrity, and Respect. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.