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Manager Mechanical Engineering

Company: Air Methods Corporation
Location: Denver
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:  

Manage and oversee the Mechanical design and integration of various FAA and DOD systems to meet all QCD metrics, with emphasis on “First-Time” right and on time.  Responsible for estimating the headcount requirements and supporting estimating activity for new programs/projects.  Responsible for defining and supporting continuous improvement / lean methodology and initiatives.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Overall management of the entire Mechanical design activity to deliver on all QCD metrics
  • Responsible for all design, analysis, drafting and documenting for United Rotorcraft product lines
  • Define and develop functional resource requirements, including staffing and communicate with engineering team and management. This includes software and computer requirements.
  • Coordinate functional budget development, tracking, and delivery with the Director of Engineering
  • Coordinate functional certification and qualification activity with Certification and Quality Assurance Departments
  • Responsible for design produce-ability and support manufacturing as required
  • Assist engineering Product Support members for aircraft repairs and modifications as required.
  • Develop department procedures and processes for Mechanical design, analysis, configuration control and other department requirements
  • Provide functional technical input into and assists with preparation of proposals, and product development
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Regular scheduled attendance
  • Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling - 0%

Subject to applicable laws and Air Method’s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position.  All employees must follow Air Methods’ employment practices and policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees in the Engineering department.  Carries out Supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, selecting, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.  For Exempt Managers:  Managers that carry out these responsibilities for two or more employees will have significant input in hiring and termination decisions.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) in Engineering from four-year college or university; and seven or more years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5-10 years previous experience in modifications of aircraft
  • 2-3 years previous supervisory experience 


  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to understand business situations, strategies, theory, processes, management, budgeting and operations
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently, works in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects, and has a strong attention for detail

Computer Skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None


  • Hiring Salary Range: $108,00.00- $152,250.00
  • Bonus/Commission Eligible: Yes
  • Benefits: Air Methods provides a comprehensive benefits package.  We believe our benefits should be as diverse as our teammates.  We offer competitive medical, dental and vision coverage along with voluntary accident, hospitalization and critical illness coverage, short and long term disability, life and AD&D, time off programs, pretax and Roth 401(k) with a generous company match, tuition reimbursement, profession training and certifications, dependent care support, EAP and concierge services to name just some of what we have to offer. 

Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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