Maintenance Shift Manager
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

Operating as a regional airline in the United States, Air Wisconsin Airlines performs flying services as a partner with United Airlines. Currently operating a fleet of CRJ-200 regional jets as United Express, Air Wisconsin Airlines operates throughout the Eastern and Central United States. Air Wisconsin's team is made up of around 1,800 members dedicated to making our travelers' experiences safe and pleasant.

Position Summary

With general direction and supervision from the Maintenance Base Manager, the Maintenance Shift Manager is responsible for all aspects in effectively developing and leading assigned maintenance personnel to achieve superior results in maintenance productivity. They are also responsible for proper scheduling of mechanics assignments and production control functions to provide reliable airworthy aircraft in conjunction with a safe and efficient working environment. Finally, the Maintenance Shift Manager is responsible for facility and equipment maintenance in the respective station and/or shift. Assist the Maintenance Manager in the planning and maintaining assigned budgets for the maintenance facility and operations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Fosters and promotes Safety as a core element of the maintenance department.
  • Plans and utilizes resources to meet operational and departmental goals and objectives for assigned shift.*
  • Ensures that procedures outlined in the General Maintenance Manual are followed and executed.
  • Accountable and responsible for ensuring team members are adequately trained, maintain proficiency and currency, and mentors direct reports.
  • Ability to coach and mentor direct reports to further advance their effectiveness and career development.
  • Provides assistance and direction to Crew Chiefs on operational and personnel issues.
  • Ensures efficient scheduling of personnel and use of assigned resources to provide maximum, effective productivity.*
  • Facilitates and coordinates maintenance operations within the assigned facility (including, quality control and assurance inspection, avionics, training, stores activities), and aircraft cleaning.*
  • Ensures that assigned maintenance facilities are operated in compliance with FAA, OSHA, TSA and EPA regulations and Company policies and procedures.*
  • Ensures availability and serviceability of required tooling and equipment at assigned maintenance facilities.*
  • Administers the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Ensures that complete and accurate records are maintained.*
  • Prepares various maintenance reports and summaries including performance metrics.*
  • Prepares, administers and controls assigned budgetary responsibilities and prepares monthly budget variance reports as assigned.*
  • Attendance is considered an essential responsibility.*
  • Adherence to all company policies and procedures.*
  • Ensures mechanics/crew chiefs are properly trained in the use of all equipment and procedures necessary to maintain operational demands.


  • Associate Degree in Aviation Maintenance or Engineering or equivalent
  • BS degree in Aviation Maintenance Management preferred
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant license (required)*
  • Two to four years supervisory experience in a union environment in FAR Part 121 Air Carrier operations or Military.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Licenses & Certifications


Power Plant

Air Frame License

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)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2 to 4 years
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