Summary Description of Position:The Maintenance Supervisor assists in the planning, managing and monitoring of maintenance and logistics activities (to include maintenance test flights) for helicopters at an airbase in Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) under a U.S. Department of Defense Contract. Manages simultaneous maintenance, modification and repair projects on a variety of aircraft and ground support equipment; must coordinate with government and contractor engineering personnel and inspectors; track a variety of parts outsourced for repair, and cost estimating. The Maintenance Supervisor will be the point of contact for all maintenance activities with full authority to act on all maintenance work and issues related to the task order. A major focus will be achieving readiness goals to support the flying requirements. Individual must provide technical writing services to maintain and support routine technical documents used to accomplish tasking required as result of work specification, review of all non-routine documents including appropriate discrepancy description, repair scheme, estimate, and parts required, read and interpret aircraft drawings to support repair that is outside the scope of standard repairs. Individual must be able to use a variety of technical manuals to support all areas of maintenance and repair. The Maintenance Supervisor ensures training, safety and quality control programs are performed and documented. Examples of required services are: maintain CH-47 aircraft in accordance with Technical Manuals, manage the maintenance of all associated aviation and ground support equipment, maintain Fully Mission Capable Goals, and developing and executing a comprehensive maintenance program to support projected performance goals.Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. This position is contingent upon contract award. Major Responsibility Areas and Duties:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the following essential functions:Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel;Monitor employees' work levels and review work performance;Examine objects, systems, or facilities and analyze information to determine needed installations, services, or repairs;Participate in budget preparation and administration, coordinating purchasing and documentation and monitoring departmental expenditures;Counsel employees about work-related issues and assist employees to correct job-skill deficiencies;Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, or replacement parts.Compute estimates and actual costs of factors such as materials, labor, or outside contractors;Interpret specifications, blueprints, or job orders to construct templates and lay out reference points for workers;Conduct or arrange for worker training in safety, repair, or maintenance techniques, operational procedures, or equipment use;Investigate accidents or injuries and prepare reports of findings;Confer with personnel, such as management, engineering, quality control, customer, or union workers' representatives, to coordinate work activities, resolve employee grievances, or identify and review resource needs;Recommend or initiate personnel actions, such as hires, promotions, transfers, discharges, or disciplinary measures;Perform skilled repair or maintenance operations, using equipment such as hand or power tools, hydraulic presses or shears, or welding equipment;Compile operational or personnel records, such as time and production records, inventory data, repair or maintenance statistics, or test results;Develop, implement, or evaluate maintenance policies and procedures;Inspect, test, and measure completed work, using devices such as hand tools or gauges to verify conformance to standards or repair requirements;Meet with vendors or suppliers to discuss products used in repair work;Develop or implement electronic maintenance programs or computer information management systems;Monitor tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shops to ensure adequate working conditions;Inspect and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules;Review, evaluate, accept, and coordinate completion of work bid from contractors;Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor degree with 5 years of relevant experience. Master's degree preferred.Six (6) years experience in Aviation maintenance and two (2) years experience as an aviation maintenance supervisor.10 years in program/project management preferred.Experience managing a labor force of 30 or greater through a similar scope of work.Thorough knowledge of maintenance planning, along with management oversight of inspections, repairs, and modifications.Leadership experience, solid people skills and the ability to interact and work with a mixed work force and on-site customer and end user.Experience with the U.S. Army or other Government contracting agencies.Must be able to brief both internal and external customers.Must have some OCONUS work experience.CH-47 D/F experience required.Experience in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia preferred. Travel Requirements:This position requires residency in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Some of the travel is international.Work Environment:Contract team will be operating at an airfield in Tabuk, KSA. BHA will provide life support services such as off-base housing, off post meals, transportation, and security. Physical Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, or sit for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling and stooping. Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance. The employee may be occasionally required to climbs ladders, high spaces and/or stairs. Specific vision required for this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus. 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 job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. BHA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.