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St. Louis, MO, Full-Time/Year-Round


The Maintenance Base Manager performs all duties of maintenance technician and supervisor.  In addition, the person in this position directs daily activities of Base Maintenance operations and facilities to ensure activities are accomplished in accordance with company and federal requirements.  This includes administering work load, personnel issues, tooling, parts and facility management, amongst other things.


  • Responsible to direct daily activities of Base Maintenance operations and facilities to ensure activities are accomplished in accordance with company and federal requirements
  • Manage Mechanics as well as Aircraft Cleaners
  • Coordinate all resources as necessary to accomplish the existing or anticipated work load during all days and hours of operations
  • Develop and maintain manpower and vacation schedules/requests
  • Setup, review and approve employee payroll; handle check requests (and petty cash if applicable)
  • Assist in interviews of potential employees and coordinate new hire process and orientation with HR
  • Coordinate SIDA badge process for all Maintenance employees
  • Coordinate training with the Director of Maintenance Training
  • Coordinate uniform requests for base
  • Coordinate any relocation/TDY assignments
  • Conduct daily and/or monthly meetings as necessary with maintenance crew
  • Conduct disciplinary meetings with employees as required or as necessary
  • Communicate with facility landlord if applicable
  • Responsible for Hangar and ground equipment maintenance including the upkeep of all maintenance department vehicles
  • Responsible for ordering shop and office supplies and maintaining proper inventories of these items
  • Communicate with SOC/MOC for aircraft status reports
  • Participate in daily PIREP and maintenance base meetings
  • Audit manual system for correct revisions
  • Monitor workmanship, materials and associated documentation
  • Manage Jeppesen/Garmin Ops update cycles for fleet
  • Coordinate core engine returns with stores
  • Coordinate and comply with EPA, OSHA, and Health Department
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Must hold a valid A&P certificate
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in aircraft maintenance
  • Must have at least 2 years professional management or supervisory work experience
  • Experience in cold weather ops
  • Knowledgeable of FARs, and budget processes preferred
  • Must have a flexible schedule and be willing to work any and all shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Valid passport required
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must exhibit exceptional knowledge of Cape Air and embody the Cape Air MOCHA HAGoTDI spirit
  • Please note this is a safety sensitive position which requires CHRC clearance and DATP enrollment in accordance with the FAA Code of Federal Regulations


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Our culture and success here at Cape Air is driven by our employees and their achievements. We are able to offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package with some options to add eligible dependents. Examples of what this package includes are: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care Plans, Flexible Spending Healthcare and Dependent Care Accounts, 401K Retirement Plan, Paid Time Away From Work, Paid Holidays, Travel Privileges on both Cape Air as well as most domestic airlines, Profit Sharing, Employee Assistance Program, Gym Membership Discounts, Short Term Disability, and so much more!
  • Country United States
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