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C-40 Site Manager

at AAR

Posted: 3/3/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 9549
Keywords: manager

Job Description



Represents the C-40A Program Manager to the customer for all AAR Support provided to Navy C-40A aircraft operating from or passing through Hawaii.  The Site Manager provides all management and administrative functions necessary for the safe, efficient, effective operation of C-40As operated by the Navy.



  • Manage a team of personnel engaged in supporting critical military missions in support the US Navy and other government agencies

  • Aircraft maintenance:  The C-40A is a 737-700C aircraft.  The ideal candidate should have some technical knowledge of aircraft maintenance so that they can speak knowledgeably with the operators and maintainers about the aircraft systems and functions.  The more knowledge the candidate possesses about 737 NG aircraft and Boeing technical manuals, the more productive they will be. 

  • Support Equipment maintenance:  Additionally the site will be performing Support Equipment maintenance and calibration on nearly 400 line items of equipment.  The site manager must ensure that all Support equipment is properly maintained and recalled for PM calibration in a timely fashion.

  • Supply Chain Management:  The primary task under this effort will be to manage the supply chain for the C-40A as we do at the other C-40A sites.  The site manager will ensure that components are received and processed in a manner required by FAR Part 145.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Site Manager will lead a team of up to 25 personnel providing support to the operating squadron.  Three specific areas involve warehouse/supply chain management, support equipment maintenance, and Field Service Support.

  • Growth in responsibility to include line maintenance, up to 737-700 “A check” support is possible but will be determined at a later date.

  • User activity is new to the C-40A and it is critical that the Site Lead focus on keeping customer informed of project status and continuously look for opportunities to increase customer satisfaction while staying within budget.

  • Recommend changes to team structure to make more effective use of assigned personnel.


  • Commitment to company values and ethics

  • Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

  • Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

  • Advanced computer proficiency

  • Analytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving

  • Continuous learning: ability to learn new procedures and adapt to change

  • Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

  • Independent: must have the ability to carry out and follow through on tasks with minimal supervision

  • Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities

  • Problem Solving: ability to develop and implement new ideas to improve processes

  • Leadership: demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others

  • Management: must possess coaching and development skills

  • Must maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism

  • Negotiating skills: must have confidence and the ability to be persuasive and assertive

  • Project management skills

  • Strong customer orientation

  • Teamwork: works harmoniously with others to get a job done, responds positively to instructions/procedures, and works well with others




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • BA/BS Degree from a four year accredited college or university.  This requirement may be waived for candidates who have significant experience in similar positions or that possess unique skills that add value to the program.

  • Experience desired as a senior leader in a FAA Part 145 Repair Station / 121 Flight Line

  • Knowledge of C-40 / 737 aircraft maintenance is preferred.

  • Must possess a Common Access Card (CAC) or be eligible to receive one

  • Current FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License is desired, however not required


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maneuvers in, around, under, and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds and comply with OSHA standards

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

  • Travel required up to 25%

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an aircraft repair station. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional flight line/hangar environment.