PSA Airlines

Maintenance Operations Planner

Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
Position Type


Maintenance Operation Planner
• Location: Dayton, OH
• Reports To: Maintenance Planning Supervisor
• Work Schedule / Shift: This is an essential full-time position and must be willing to work nights, weekends, holidays and extra hours when necessary 
• 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 eligible 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



Position Summary 
The Maintenance Operation Planner, located in OCC, is responsible for monitoring, planning, routing and scheduling required maintenance on aircraft.
Job Responsibilities 


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Analyze and conduct scheduling and work load planning to ensure maximum efficiency and full compliance with maintenance requirements.
• Monitor, forecast and coordinate the scheduling of both short and intermediate range maintenance requirements on aircraft.
• Effectively and efficiently, utilizing company computer systems to identify maintenance aircraft requirements and assigned/capable overnight stations ensuring the timely compliance.
• Monitor aircraft status and station operations and coordinate routing/rerouting aircraft to facilitate any operational irregularities while maintaining the integrity of the maintenance plan and established company performance objectives
• Coordinate and communicate all “day of” operational changes affecting the maintenance plan, resolve conflicts between the maintenance and the daily operational schedules.
• Provide constant oversight of the short-range maintenance plan advising the Supervisor, Maintenance Planning/Routing of any irregularities/conflicts affecting the maintenance schedule.
• Balance station nightly workload; coordinate with Base Stations on overnight work plan, ensuring scheduled maintenance optimizes station capacity and capabilities.
• Coordinate with internal, functional departments to ensure parts, material, tooling and manpower are available for the work to be scheduled.
• Coordinate with OCC personnel for ferry or repositioning of scheduled maintenance aircraft.
• Transmit work orders and schedules to the production units.
• Work closely with MOC & Fleet Administration personnel in tracking and scheduling default/deferred maintenance items.
• Provides daily turnover communication of the fellow team members of critical tasks and items of importance.
• 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.


• High school diploma or equivalent
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Must have entry level to moderate computer knowledge with moderate knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
• If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US.
• 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
To be successful at PSA, you should be:

• Driven
• Reliable
• Caring
• Engaging Communicator
• Decisive
• Results Drive
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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