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Sierra Nevada Corporation Director of Maintenance (DOM)- Straight Flight in Englewood, Colorado

Are you looking to use your expert aircraft maintenance and leadership skills in a Part 145 operation? We could use your expertise on our team!

You will be responsible for oversight of 40+ personnel working under FAA Part 145 Repair Station performing aircraft routine maintenance and heavy repairs. You will act as a direct liaison with the FAA for the repair station and must understand and effectively apply FAR Part 43, 91, 135, 121, 145 regulations. You must be proficient in all aircraft manufacturer’s support manuals to allow complete research into inspection packages and will be responsible for determining corrective action(s) and reporting the status of regulatory compliance for Straight Flight’s FAA Part 145 & EASA Part 145 certifications.

The DoM will have heavy customer contact with communication on pricing and schedules. You must be capable, comfortable, and enjoy working with computers since the position requires this ability. This is not a desk job and requires mobility on and around an aircraft in maintenance status.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field•Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Technical License (FAA Certification) – A&P required

  • Minimum of 12 years practical experience with FAA regulatory paperwork

  • Experience in airframe, propeller, and engine (turboprop, turbine) systems is required to understand complete maintenance packages

  • Understanding of aircraft manufacturer's Maintenance Manuals, Illustrated Parts Catalogs, Structural Repair Manuals, Service Bulletins is a must

  • Must understand FAA Airworthiness Directives and FAA Form 337

  • Demonstrated knowledge of FAA Part 145 requirements including EASA regulations

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required, Pentagon 2000 preferred

  • Ability to travel, including foreign travel, while expected to be minimal, may be required

  • Experience with aviation safety standards and safe operating practices

  • Familiarity with FAA regulations, policies, and procedures

  • Proficiency in aviation safety standards, safe operating practices, aircraft maintenance and inspection processes and procedures and/or returning planes to service

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, the ability to present data to leadership in an effective manner and conflict resolution skills


  • Demonstrated experience in running an aircraft maintenance facility is preferred

  • Experience with Gantt charting is desired

  • Previous management or lead experience; the ability to recruit employees; assign, direct, and evaluate their work; and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence

  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant certification and Inspection Authorization (IA) Designation

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC (https://www.sncorp.com/who-we-are/about-snc/)

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination. Employment decisions are made without regarding to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.