Maintenance Control Operations Manager NSAWC Fallon NV
L-3 Communications - Nevada

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The Maintenance Control Operations Manager is responsible to the Site Manager for all NSAWC Maintenance Control functions as outlined in the Government contract. Responsible for leadership and direct management of the people assigned to Maintenance Control, Logs and Records, and Aircraft Issuers on all shifts. Responsible for directing and assigning maintenance priorities to production work centers and the flight line work center. Responsible for scheduled/unscheduled maintenance planning and to level work centers workloads to the greatest extent possible. Ensures OOMA/NALCOMIS data completeness and verification of outstanding discrepancies.

Must have the leadership and managerial skills to lead a large workforce in complying with established policies, procedures and operations to support the Navy's NSAWC Program.

Extensive working knowledge gained of the Navy's aircraft maintenance and flight operations as required in OPNAVINST 4790.2 (series), OPNAVINST 3710.7 (series) and OPNAVINST 3750.6 (series).

Must have working knowledge of MDR, MR, SCIR, and NAVFLIR as referenced in OPNAVINST 4790.2 (Series).

Must be able to organize, plan, control, and prioritize scheduled and unscheduled maintenance as required by changing customer/event driven priorities.

Must be able to prepare reports and schedules on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to assist in maintenance effort.

In-depth knowledge of contract maintenance organization and Company policies and procedures highly desired.

Must have mathematical computation ability.

Ability to communicate accurately and concisely both orally and in writing.

Computer literacy highly desired.

Must be able to read, speak, write legibly and understand the English language.

May be required to travel on Company business


Shall have 10 years experience in the last 15 years providing leadership and managerial skills to lead a large workforce in complying with established policies, procedures and operations to support the Navy's NSAWC Program.

Plan, coordinate and direct the activities of Maintenance Control and the production work centers in the maintenance department, inspection and repairs of the NSAWC aircraft in support of flight schedule operations.

Perform analysis and workload planning to ensure customer service and company goals are met. These include, but are not limited to, estimating/tracking personnel requirements for a multi-shift operation as well as scheduling and coordinating overtime requirements when necessary.

Maintain close liaison with all the Maintenance Supervisors, Maintenance Manager, and Work Center Leads to ensure any and all special requirements are met.

Prepare periodic reports to assist with scheduled/unscheduled maintenance planning.

Prepare reports to document aircraft readiness, flight data, preservation/de-preservation, and supply requirements.

Monitor and coordinate all scheduled/unscheduled maintenance requirements to include phase, special inspections, high time component removals, daily and turnaround inspections, follow-up inspection requirements, weight and balance requirements, issue of GPS cards, preservation and de-preservation, and acceptance and transfer of aircraft.

Closely monitor maintenance actions to ensure aircraft are identified for Functional Check Flights when required.

Monitor and control fuel/de-fuel requirements, cannibalization actions, lost/missing items/tools, and down aircraft recovery efforts.

Coordinate with all maintenance work centers to ensure compliance with applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention rules and regulations.

Evaluate existing methods, systems and potential improvements for compliance with maintenance requirements and to ensure cost effectiveness, productivity and personnel safety.

Actively support the Company's safety philosophy and programs. Investigate all accidents and injuries of assigned personnel and take action to prevent similar incidents.

Submit to the Site Manager any recommendations for manpower, materials, facilities and capital equipment.

Maintain appropriate records of all work accomplished.

Required to perform computer input functions.

Interview, select, and train new employees.

Instruct assigned employees on proper methods and procedures as required.

Investigate and resolve employee's complaints. Be thoroughly familiar with the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and resolve Step 1 grievances in accordance with the CBA.

Be thoroughly familiar with and support Company policies and procedures.

Discipline employees as needed to enforce Company policies, directives and CBA requirements following progressive disciplinary procedures.

Physical Demands:
This classification activity is usually accomplished in a hangar/shop/flight line environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with these 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, 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 individual 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.

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