Director of Operations (Aircraft company)

Billings , MT Permanent / Annual


Established – well recognized fixed wing and rotorcraft aircraft company is now hiring a Director of Operations, who will report directly to the President.

U.S Citizenship is a client requirement

Can work from home out-of-area/ to client HQ in Montana once per month..

The new Director of Operations will be responsible of the day-to-day operations of the Company.

Coordinate with company’s executive leadership to develop company’s operational plans.

Lead and manage Safety, Operations, Maintenance, Chief Pilot/Operations and Department of Transportation.

Review, approve and ensures proper preparation, prompt reports, filing and follow-up actions of required reports to FAA, NTSB, DOT and other federal, state or local agencies.

Communicate with FAA Flight Standards District Office and National Transportation Safety Board by filing all required reports and documentation.

Act as Signature Authority / Certificate holder to include signing FAA correspondence and operations specifications.

Review Aircraft and Maintenance Logs for accuracy.

Review labor efficiencies, filling efficiencies, inventory, margins, profits and quality/performance of projects.

Oversee and provide training for servicing company’s fleet of Rotary aircraft.

Develop project plans and lead project client team to achieve the operational excellence objectives for the company and customer satisfaction.

Develop team metrics and accountability to drive company and customer service goals for operational excellence.


10+ years in Aviation/Rotary Operational management with rotary experience.

Bachelor’s degree in Business or Aviation Management

Microsoft Office Suite and ERP systems.

Meets requirements 14 CFR part 119.71

Experience with the CFRs specific to Part 91. 133, 135, 137, and 145 operations per company’s Operation (desired)

Check Airman experience (desired)


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Job Id Number : 9880
Staffing Industry : Miscellaneous
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