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Seeking Director of Maintenance

Director of Maintenance

Job Description:

Lohman Helicopter has an immediate opening for the position of Director of Maintenance. We are looking for a candidate willing to make a long-term commitment, who will relocate to the Lewiston Idaho area, be a team player, work well with FAA and Customers and motivate and manage maintenance personnel.

Some travel is required as needed for contracts.


Job Requirements:

– Manage & supervise the performance of scheduled/unscheduled maintenance to include required aircraft inspections, component changes, and preventative maintenance for the assigned maintenance base of operations.
– Must have previous documented 135 and/or management experience to meet FAA CFR 119.71 Director of Maintenance requirements. Previous experience with approving returning aircraft to service.
– Ensure that aircraft, facilities, ground support equipment, and work areas are maintained to company and industry standards. Will be required to communicate aircraft status, scheduling, and maintenance requirements with the D.O. to meet contractual requirements.
– Must have maintenance experience and thorough knowledge of helicopters, specifically (Bell 407/205/212). Helicopter Factory training is preferred (Bell 407/205/212). Substantial documented experience may substitute.
– Must be proficient with computers, Excel and Word programs, use of Aircraft Tech Pubs, and interpreting FAA ADs, regulations, and information applicability. Safety is paramount, as is strict adherence to FAR’s.
– A&P License is required, IA License is required. Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Maintenance or related field preferred but not required.
– Class B CDL with Hazmat is required as part of the position. The company will train the candidate to get a CDL after hire. Must have a driving history with no DUI‘s in the last seven years.
– Must procure CDL within 60 days of hire date as a condition of continued employment. Pre-employment Drug screen and background checks required.
– US residency is required. We are a drug, alcohol, and nicotine free workplace. Will be subject to random FAA and DOT drug screening.
– Must advocate safety, while being budget conscious and solution oriented, with an ability and desire to take initiative to resolve all maintenance and management issues presented during day-to-day operations.
– Must have 3 years of the last 6 working on helicopters at either a 135 operation or a 145-repair station.


$90-120k +, depending on experience, relocation assistance, and benefits.

Salary Range: $90,000-120,000+ DOE

Relocation: Negotiable

Travel: YES