Director of Maintenance

Maintenance Helena, Montana

Position at Skyservice Business Aviation


Skyservice (Leading Edge Jet Center) is a North American leader in business aviation. Built on the key principles of safety and service excellence, we provide a full service experience from Aircraft Management, Aircraft Charter, Maintenance and Aircraft sales from our Fixed Base Operations that span Canada and the western United States. People and values are the inseparable assets that drive our dedication to Quality, Safety, Respect, Commitment and Efficiency. These are the core values that guide us every day and help build our reputation as leaders in aviation services. Skyservice is a team dedicated to supporting and developing our employees. If you want to grow your career and broaden your experience, then Skyservice is the right team for you.

LOCATION: Helena, MT 59601


  • Coordinates activities of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs), including assigning work duties for maximum utilization of manpower and eliminate unproductive time
  • Collaborates with Flight Operations to ensure a culture of safety and efficiency with an equal balance and focus on guest service
  • Oversees Quality Assurance to maintain the highest levels of workmanship and safety while enforcing company policies and FAA regulatory requirements
  • Updates and maintains General Operations Manual (GOM) and Maintenance Manual (GMM) for assigned area of expertise
  • Supervises and performs aircraft maintenance on company owned and managed aircraft
  • Plans and assigns work based on demand and business needs
  • Oversees and directs maintenance on fleet aircraft, consisting of twin Cessnas, King Airs, and Lear Jet
  • Develops, tracks, and meets budgets for all assigns projects, services, and/or operations
  • Reviews and approves maintenance related invoices from applicable vendors
  • Supervises maintenance planning, including but not limited to obtaining quotes from outside vendors for upcoming maintenance events
  • Provides feedback, guidance, and management to assigned group(s) of employees
  • Provides mentoring and training of Leads, maintenance and support personnel
  • Orders and maintains inventory of parts for current and upcoming maintenance events
  • Plans, conducts, and controls all aircraft maintenance within the company
  • Documents, approves, and upholds procedures for aircraft release
  • Maintains and manages the company's maintenance hangar and facilities
  • Trains, schedules, and monitors maintenance team(s) within assigned group(s) and On Call rotation
  • Ensures compliance with applicable regulatory bodies, including but not limited to the FAA, OSHA, and EHS
  • Processes all necessary paperwork as mandated by regulation
  • Carries out assigned work in an expeditious manner, exercising sound judgement in executing each work project
  • Provides support to Ground Operations as needed
  • Some travel may be a requirement
  • Other duties as assigned by Senior Leadership


  • Current A&P License required. (IA Preferred)
  • Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management or related field; OR • 7-10 years of Aircraft Maintenance and Inspection experience with a Part 135 operator and/or Part 145 Repair Station
  • Expert level knowledge of FAA regulations as it pertains to aircraft maintenance
  • Knowledge of Piston, PT-6, and terbine
  • Advanced skills and knowledge of aircraft parts management
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office and applicable suite of products
  • Ability to promote a team environment and resolve conflict quickly and effectively
  • Ability to make decisions and adapt quickly to changing priorities in a safe, efficient manner
  • Previous experience scaling, growing, and maintaining a fleet size is desirable
  • Fluency and knowledge of applicable industry specific-software tools, including TotalFBO and JetInsight highly preferred


  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Legally entitled to work in the United States;
  • Must be able to successfully complete and pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and other background checks necessary to obtain an airport restricted area pass.

SCHEDULE: Rotational shifts that are 8 to 10 hour in length. Must be available to work weekends and statutory holidays as required.


  • 401(k) plan with employer match;
  • Health, dental and vision insurance;
  • Life insurance;
  • Paid time off.

Skyservice/Leading Edge Jet Center is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. If for any reason you cannot apply through our job board, please contact a member of our Human Resources team for special accommodation.