PSA Airlines

  • Maintenance Planner

    Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
    ID
    2019-1700
    Category
    Maintenance
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Maintenance Planner
     
    • Location: Dayton, OH
    • Reports To: Maintenance Planning Manager 
    • Work Schedule / Shift: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (occasional extended periods of time necessary to support airline operations)
    • Direct Reports: None
    • Relocation: Some assistance available
    • Travel: No travel is expected for this position
     
    Let your career take off with PSA Airlines
     
    About Us 
     
    Company Summary: As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines and the fastest growing regional airline in the country, PSA offers a stable career path in aviation with unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. Teamwork and drive are at the heart of PSA. We are committed to growing our company where passion is shared, professional excellence is expected, and all people are valued and respected. 
     
    Our employees are committed to ensuring safe and reliable operations for the thousands of customers American trusts us with each and every day. We have an incredible team of more than 4,000 employees who do a tremendous job of operating more than 800 daily flights to nearly 100 destinations on behalf of American Airlines. Our immense growth provides a number of opportunities to join our team. 
     
    Culture: Not only is PSA an EEO and AAP employer, but also we seek to create an inclusive work environment where diverse perspectives and experiences are embraced and respected. We work hard to build and sustain a culture where people – team members and customers alike – feel safe, secure and happy. It is The PSA Way – which focuses on our goals, safety, respect, preparedness, professional excellence, and passion. This foundation reflects how we think, act, and communicate with one another and our customers.
     
    Engaging our employees is extremely important to us, and we seek leaders who inspire, enable, and encourage others to succeed using the PSA Way as their model.
     
    Dayton, OH – Dayton is known as the Gem City and the birthplace of Aviation. It is also the home of PSA Airlines headquarters. Here, you will be able to enjoy a rich history in aviation by visiting the National Museum of the United States Air Force and the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park.
     
    Benefits Summary
     
    PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including: 
    • Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
    • A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
    • Medical, Dental & Vision
    • 401k with company match
    • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
    • Company-paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA), and supplementary options

     

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary 
     
    The Maintenance Planner is responsible for monitoring, planning and scheduling aircraft maintenance requirements.
     
    Job Responsibilities 
     
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Review forecasted maintenance requirements and strategically build “Core” and “Heavy” work packages that maximizes task yield, optimizes station capabilities and capacity and provides full compliance with maintenance requirements.
    • Develop and maintain Fleet plans and schedules for Core work package visits that optimizes maintenance program and days between scheduled maintenance.
    • Develop and maintain major visit plans and schedules for Heavy Maintenance Visits, Paint Lines, Mod Lines, Project Authorizations, and major component plans.
    • Ensuring high yield management of forecasted component demand by developing and maintaining component-forecasting schedules.
    • Coordinate with Supply Chain the upcoming component-forecasting schedules to ensure component demand is met.
    • Coordinate with Maintenance Operation Planners (MOPs for efficient scheduling of routed aircraft to accomplish core and heavy work packages.
    • Make timely decisions on schedule changes to resolve conflicts between the maintenance schedule and the daily operational schedule.
    • Level loading upcoming maintenance check requirements to ensuring maximizing the Maintenance Program.
    • Utilize company computer systems for the routing and coordination of aircraft into assigned overnight stations.
    • Work closely with Fleet Administration personnel in tracking and scheduling default/deferred maintenance items.
    • Coordinate with internal, functional departments to ensure parts, material, tooling and manpower are available for the work to be scheduled.
    • Ensure all specified policies, practices and procedures are complied with.
    • Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department and company.

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications 
     
    Required
    • Post-secondary education in technical, vocational or academic fields of study
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Must have entry level to moderate computer knowledge with moderate knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
     
    Preferred
    • College degree or equivalent amount of work experience - two years’ experience in aircraft maintenance scheduling/planning/programs or relative field
    • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) license
     
    Competencies 
     
    To be successful at PSA, you should be:
     
    • Driven
    • Passionate
    • Adaptable
    • Respectful
    • Collaborative
    • Results-oriented 
     
    To be successful in this position, you should be great at:
     
    • Approachability
    • Time and performance management
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Proactive and collaborative approach to problem-solving
    • Positive communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team environment
    • Ability to interact with all levels of company personnel
    • Strong team player
    • Professional aptitude
    • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time with time sensitive deadlines
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive situations appropriately when performing job duties
    • Prepare presentations
    • Adaptability in an aggressive growth environment. 

    Additional Information 
     
    Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
    AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
    Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209 as well as a pre-employment drug screen.
    Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
     
     

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