PSA Airlines

Program Manager Maintenance

Job Locations US-OH-Vandalia
Position Type


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About PSA

PSA Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, offers unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. We value teamwork, diversity, and inclusivity and strive to create a safe, respectful, and happy work environment for our more than 4,000 employees. Our company culture, known as The PSA Way, is our foundation for operation and fosters stability, growth and a focus on the future while always placing safety at the forefront of everything we do. We are driven in our goals and achievements, eager to be better. We are reliable to one another and accountable for our actions. And we are caring in our daily interactions, with teammates, colleagues, and customers. Join our team to enjoy comprehensive benefits, including travel privileges on the American Airlines global network, so you can explore new destinations and create unforgettable memories with family and friends.


PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All eligible team members 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
  • 401(k) with company match
  • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
  • A choice of three health plan options, all with nationwide coverage with the UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus network
  • Premium dental coverage
  • Vision plan options provided, including a plan that covers both glasses and contacts every year    
  • Benefits navigation services, including finding a doctor, scheduling an appointment, understanding your medical bills, and free second opinion services
  • Access to 24-hour virtual urgent care services
  • Family planning and fertility treatment
  • LGBTQ+ friendly services including gender affirming care, assistance finding knowledgeable providers, and family planning
  • Company-paid Life and AD&D Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability, and supplemental life insurance options for spouses and dependent children
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both Health Care and Dependent Care services
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program providing a range of services, including 5 free in-person sessions with a health care professional


Position Summary


The Program Manager Maintenance is responsible for all complex assembly’s including but not limited to Landing Gear, Engines and APU’s. The Program Manager Maintenance works with Planning and Procurement to ensure the latest plan is in place and on track. This role participates in the accusation of new and used aircraft and return to/from lessors/brokers.


Job Responsibilities

  • Works with Planning to build the most effective and efficient plan for complex assembly’s
  • Creates standard configurations for the assembly’s working with all business units in maintenance
  • Monitors and tracks vendor performance on turn times and cost with the DPS and DSC
  • Ensures any data on vendor performance and cost makes it into the planning and budgeting phase
  • Oversee the performance of the vendors per the Service Level Agreement and make necessary adjustments
  • Will work with CRA’s to create and establish standard configurations before assembly’s are sent out for overhaul
  • Will assist procurement and planning with any and all questions related to parts and their effectivity to TO’s, AD’s and SB’s
  • When applicable be a resource for PSA to assist with any issues regarding receiving parts back from the vendor to ensure compliance
  • Will work with other Planning Program Managers on aircraft inductions lease returns or any other aircraft transactions
  • Responsible for the Company's Security and Safety Management System (SMS) and associated Safety Risk Management and Safety Assurance outputs

Position Specifics




  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook are a must
  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license
  • Minimum of 5 years CRJ technical experience
  • Strong ability in the use of technical data such as Wiring manuals, Structural Repair manuals and Engineering repairs
  • Ability to speak/read/write in English
  • If hired, must be able to demonstrate that you are authorized to work in the US



  • Three years’ experience in aircraft maintenance scheduling/planning or a relative field
  • Above average knowledge of FAA regulations




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:


  • Organization
  • Problem Solving
  • Working with minimal supervision in a team environment
  • Professionalism
  • Maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive situations
  • Interacting with all levels of company personnel


Additional Information


Supervisory Responsibility:   This is not a supervisory position.

Delegation: In absence, the Director of Planning and Scheduling will handle and assign tasks.

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. This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

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. 

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.

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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