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Manager, Powerplant MRO

at Frontier Airlines

Posted: 3/14/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: abed1f43-85e9-4d51-b1ad-29bf7d658dd1

Job Description

Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right’ to more than 80 destinations in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 300 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier’s hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company’s signature Rocky Mountain hospitality to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration’s 2016 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry’s most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.

The Manager, Powerplant MRO is the primary contact for issues related to engine, APU, and landing gear while off-wing and in MRO (Mtce, Repair, Overhaul) environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage, monitor, and coordinate all engine, APU and landing gear shop visits including all requirements for lease, lease return, PBH (Power by Hour) and any other contractual compliance.
  • Create and maintain engine long range forecast for budgeting purposes.
  • Manage the budget and forecast responsibilities for all engine, landing gear, and APU shop visits
  • Manage relationship and serve as point of contact for MRO vendors while ensuring contractual and cost compliance
  • Assist Materials department with commercial issues related to powerplants.
  • Review Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins for applicability.
  • Coordinate with Materials department to perform scrap reviews with repair stations.
  • Assign work flow and approvals as delegated by the Director, Powerplant and Component MRO.

If management or supervisory position, which positions report directly to this one:  

  • MRO Vendor Reps (if applicable)


  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Engineering (strongly preferred)
  • FAA mechanic certificate with both airframe and powerplant ratings preferred
  • 10 years of engine maintenance experience [shop or EBU (Engine Build Up) level]
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a 121 airline environment, Technical Services/Engineering department or comparable maintenance experience gained elsewhere
  • Experience with CFM56 and LEAP works cope planning guides

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Be familiar with and have general understanding of Time Controlled Parts, Reliability Programs, FARs, Manufacturers Documentation to include but not limited to Maintenance Manuals, IPCs, Trouble Shooting Manuals, Wiring Diagrams, Aircraft Drawings and CMMs, SBs, STCs, and ADs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent computer and technical writing skills
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends on occasion as required by management for project completion

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position.  Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Frontier Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace.  All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP).  Further, any applicant who is found to have tested positive on any required drug or alcohol test at a former employer will be considered ineligible for employment with Frontier.