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Director, Engineering & Fleet Management (Range - DOE $140 - $177,000 )

Company: Frontier Airlines
Location: Denver
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

At Frontier, we believe the skies should be for everyone. We deliver on this promise through our commitment to Low Fares Done Right. This is more than our tagline - it's our driving philosophy. Every member of Team Frontier has an important role to play in bringing this vision to life. Our successful business model allows travelers to take advantage of our fast-growing route network while our bundled and unbundled pricing options allow our customers to personalize their travel experience and only pay for the services they need - saving them money along the way. What We Stand For Low Fares Done Right is our mission and we strive to bring it to life every day. Our 'Done Right' promise means delivering not only affordable prices, but making travel -friendly -and easy for our customers. To do this, we put a great deal of -care -into every decision and action we take. We must be efficient with the use of our resources and make smart decisions about how we run our business. We must also innovate and be -pioneers -- we're not afraid to try new things. While our business requires us to fly high in the air, we also consider ourselves -down-to-earth -in our approach, creating a warm and friendly experience that truly demonstrates Rocky Mountain Hospitality. At Frontier, we like to think we're creating something very special for our team members. Work is why we're here, but the perks are nice too:

  • Flight benefits for you and your family to fly on Frontier Airlines.
  • Buddy passes for your friends so they can experience what makes us so great.
  • Discounts throughout the travel industry on hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages.
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, movie tickets, restaurants, luggage and over 2,000 other vendors.
  • Enjoy a 'Dress for your Day' business casual environment.
  • Flexible work schedules that support work/life balance.
  • Total Rewards program including a competitive base salary, short term incentives, long-term incentives, paid holidays, 401(k) plan, vacation/sick time and medical/dental/vision insurance that begins the 1 st -of the month following your hire date.
  • We play our part to make a difference. The HOPE League, Frontier Airlines' non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing employees financial assistance during catastrophic hardship. Who We Are - Frontier Airlines is committed to offering 'Low Fares Done Right' to more than 100 destinations and growing in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 350 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier's hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company's signature Low Fares Done Right service to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration's 2018 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry's most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies. What Will You Be Doing? Achieve and maintain industry-leading operational performance of Frontier's fleet, including controlling and altering the configurations, maintenance program, and reliability of aircraft, components, and powerplants to assure the highest standards of safety and compliance, and reliability while minimizing costs. Essential Functions
    • Assure continuous monitoring of hazards and safety risks using SMS practices to assure a safe, compliant, and reliable fleet.
    • Identify, develop, and define new capabilities to expand operations, lower costs, and enhance reliability.
    • Direct teams responsible for configuration control, procedures, and standards that assure the airworthiness of Frontier's fleet operations, maintenance, inspection, and repair.
    • Responsibility and authority for policies and procedures related to Engineering, Publications, Maintenance Programs, and Reliability
    • Assure continuous airworthiness management of the aircraft, components, and powerplants.
    • Establish/maintain the time limitations and standards for maintenance tasks.
    • Assure policy/process controls achieve continuous regulatory compliance, with clear and well-enforced standards for ethics & conduct.
    • Provide strategic and tactical leadership across maintenance teams, and the company.
    • Optimize operational performance and fleet reliability, while minimizing operational costs
    • Exercise leadership and develop talent, including coaching and mentoring direct reports and subordinates.
    • Champion new systems and processes to enable continuous improvement.
    • Assure timely and accurate tracking/reporting of key performance objectives.
    • Develop and manage short/long-term Fleet strategy and budget, including staffing.
    • Establish and monitor contract compliance and performance to assure service levels and financial objectives are met.
    • Represent Frontier within industry working groups.
    • Participate in special projects and ad hoc requests. Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, aviation management, or similar degree
      • Minimum of 6 years of Engineering experience at a 14 CFR Part 121 airline; 6 years of Engineering and/or Customer Support experience with an Aircraft or Engine manufacturer is equivalent; PreferA320 or other Airbus experience
      • Minimum 5 years of airline maintenance and/or operations leadership experience
      • Preferred: FAA Certificated Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic rating and License, and have held these ratings for at least 5 years, and demonstrated currency of application Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Demonstrated working knowledge of 121 Federal Aviation Regulations
        • Action-oriented, results-driven leader with a natural aptitude for engaging employees
        • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other leaders to identify, plan, and execute strategic initiatives
        • History of building high-performing teams, building relationships, and productivity across organizations
        • Hands-on leadership of multiple small/large scale projects to meet deadlines within a rapidly evolving environment
        • Exceptional leadership, decision-making, and critical thinking abilities
        • Superior quantitative and analytical skills for problem-solving
        • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skill across all levels of the organization and leadership
        • Demonstrated ability to create comprehensive and persuasive presentations, and deliver them to senior leadership to support objectives and strategies
        • Demonstrated experience developing/management of organizational and project budgets
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office software products (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.) Equipment Operated Standard office equipment, including PC, copier, fax machine, printer Typical office environment, with routine hangar and outdoor maintenance environment, including high noise and exposure to fumes/vapors Physical Effort Light physical effort required by handling objects up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently. Supervision Received Considerable Latitude: The incumbent establishes methods and procedures for attaining specific goals and objectives, and receives guidance in terms of broad goals. Only the final results of work are typically reviewed. Positions Supervised Manager, Powerplant Engineering Manager, Maintenance Programs Manager, Reliability Manager, Publications Salary Range - DOE $140 - $177,000 At Frontier Airlines, we wholeheartedly support and have a strong commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action. Frontier is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender variance, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, martial status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military, veteran status, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. Diversity is an essential part of our success. Our company flourishes because of the unique backgrounds, skills and ideas that our team members contribute every day. We salute and actively recruit veterans. Military experience is valuable and transferable to many of the positions essential to the operations of our airline. Frontier Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace. All prospective DOT safety-sensitive employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP). Further, any DOT safety-sensitive job applicant who is found to have tested positive on any required drug or alcohol test at a former employer will be considered ineligible for employment with Frontier. Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Keywords: Frontier Airlines, Denver , Director, Engineering & Fleet Management (Range - DOE $140 - $177,000 ), Executive , Denver, Colorado

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