Career Opportunities

Post Date: 6/23/2016

Closing Date: Until filled

Title: Director of Maintenance

Department: Emerald Coast Aviation Maintenance

Location: Crestview, FL (Bob Sikes Airport, KCEW)

Position: Full-Time

Job Description:

Emerald Coast Aviation is in need of a Director of Maintenance to support an FBO in Northwest Florida.
• This position involves turning wrenches as well as being responsible for supervising one to two other mechanics.

Job functions of this position include:
• Managing a smaller shop with one to two other mechanics
• Working hands on alongside mechanics
• Being the go-to person for all maintenance issues
• Making sure promises and delivery times are kept
• Training new employees
• Inspecting all work done in the shop
• All paperwork associated
• Managing expectations and work tasks for employees
• Producing Business Development efforts
• Establishing relationships with customers and earning repeat business
• Handling all FAA and airline audits
• Manage and participate in on-call service
• Other general administrative tasks

• 4-5 years of previous supervisory or lead experience (not necessarily in Aviation)
• 5+ years as an A&P Mechanic
• 2-3 years working as an IA (current IA is Required)
• Availability to work as needed and solve shop issues as they arise
• 2+ years’ experience working on Cessna, Cirrus, and other general aviation aircraft
• Experience maintaining a Part 145 Certificate operation
• Experience working within a Part 135 Certificate operation
• 10+ years as an A&P Mechanic or equivalent of A&P and DOM experience.
• Previous DOM experience
• Northwest Florida location with established relationships
• Proven track record of bringing in business
• 5+ years as an Inspector with current IA

About us:

We are headquartered in Crestview near the coastal communities of Northwest Florida which are known for being family friendly, vacation destinations with white sand beaches, outstanding shopping, restaurants, and golf courses. Our area offers highly skilled, dedicated men and women, and includes thousands of active and retired military.


To Apply:  Interested individuals should email resume and cover letter (optional) to Tom Rimkus at  Email subject should be: Interested Candidate for Director of Maintenance Job / Resume Attached.