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Repair Station Manager/Chief Inspector

Long Island, New York based FAA/EASA certified Part 145 Repair Station seeking Manager/Chief Inspector.  Company supplies accessory testing, repair and overhaul services to a variety of clients including corporate, commercial and military operators.  Services cover a wide range of aircraft platforms both fixed and rotary wing.  The company has an Unlimited Rating for Class I Mechanical, Class II Electrical and Class III Electronics accessories.

The Repair Station Manager/Chief Inspector is responsible for the day to day operational management of the Repair Station, and the regulatory compliance of the repair station.  He/She will be the main point of contact, liaison, with the Federal Aviation Administration for the company. He/She also has the responsibility of managing the staff of technicians, workloads, production schedules, inspection of product and deliveries of the products supported by the company in a timely and efficient manner with compliance to all required rules and regulations.

Main Accountabilities

Repair Station Manager/Chief Inspector is responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Repair Stations adherence to all FAA required rules and regulations
  • The overall management of the shop, its production, profitability, scheduling and performance
  • Labor controls and adherence to company policy
  • Maintaining company Technical Library and performing necessary due diligence as required by regulations
  • Recruiting, selection and training of workforce as needed
  • Compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Maintaining a positive attitude and relationship with all team members and management
  • Manage the service, repair and overall maintenance of the facility
  • Maintaining all company manuals, RSQCM, Training, EASA, Tooling etc. up to date and accurately and in accordance with required regulations
  • Maintaining accurate work orders and filing systems for work orders to allow for easy access and quick review when needed
  • Oversight of the Parts Dept. to ensure compliance with required regulations and acceptable inventory levels and stocking/purchasing procedures
  • Keeping all required forms and test procedures up to date
  • Making recommendations to improve productivity, quality and efficiency of operations
  • Helping to develop new product support opportunities and establishing the correct tooling, testing procedures and training requirements required to support new products
  • Supervise, train and motivate employees in various positions
  • Communicate with business partners, FAA personnel and employees in a positive manner at all times
  • Forecasting, planning and effectively scheduling all repair and maintenance work
  • Manage work in progress, ensuring use of proper parts and procedures, and communicating with customers on any unforeseen delays and or progress
  • Maintain inspection procedures for company and train employees in proper inspection processes and procedures
  • Assume all duties and responsibilities that may be delegated
  • Reports directly to the President/CEO


  • FAA Mechanics License or Repairmen Certificate (IA Certificate Preferred)
  • Prior professional experience as a supervisor or manager in a FAA Certified Part 145 Repair Station


  • Prefer experience in the Aviation Industry and Engineering background desired
  • Supervisory/Management experience in a Corporate environment
  • Knowledge or workplace safety and employee relations
  • Experience with inventory management and purchasing procedures
  • Running time studies and evaluations
  • P&L responsibilities and budgeting

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficiency and knowledge of computer programs such as, Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel, Office etc.
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Ability to multi task and delegate accordingly
  • Ability to handle conflict with a positive outcome
  • Engineering knowledge and ability to help facilitate the support of new products by understanding the operation and functionality of the product and then verifying the tooling required, test procedures to be performed and ability of the Repair Station and its employees to successfully complete the tasks in accordance with FAA/EASA regulations and meet all safety requirements

We welcome all qualified applicants to come join a friendly dynamic company that continues to see new growth opportunities.  Company offers a competitive salary, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K program, sick and vacation times and employee profit sharing program.
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