Aircraft Maintenance Manager I (Deployable)

Sierra Nevada Corp.

Hurlburt Field, FL

Are you looking for a managerial opportunity in aviation regulations and aircraft maintenance where you can support and protect heroes? Join our team! As an Aircraft Maintenance Manager I, you will be responsible for planning and scheduling all aircraft repair and maintenance activities and ensuring those activities are performed safely, on-time, and within budget. You'll ensure all foreign object inspections and activities are completed, ensure projects are properly staffed with qualified employees and establish work standards, hours of work and appropriate shifts to be worked to accomplish work on smaller, less complex programs. You'll also review maintenance delays and system problems in order to suggest improvements to maintenance processes and procedures. You will have overall responsibility for the airworthiness of the fleet and will ensure safe and adequate maintenance is performed at all times with the exception of platform support programs.

The ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance), Aviation, and Security (IAS) business area is a leader in ISR and aviation, it is a leading prime manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for innovative, high-performance ISR and aviation systems. Its end-to-end Command, Control, Computers, Communications and Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities encompass design, integration, test, certification, ground/flight training and complete logistics support. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations – with an unrivaled record of on time and on (or under) budget deliveries.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
  • Experience with aviation safety standards and safe operating practices
  • General knowledge and understanding of FAA regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Basic Microsoft Office Suite skills (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Experience with Aircraft Maintenance and Inspection processes and procedures and/or returning planes to service
  • Comptia Security Plus (SEC+)
  • Experience Managing Aircraft Maintenance and Modification Teams
  • Experience Executing Program PWS
  • Experience in training USAF maintenance teams to USAF technical publications
  • Experience developing and delivering present
  • Current/ valid passport and be able to obtain a visa to travel internationally
  • Successfully pass a pre-deployment medical assessment
  • Willing to deploy OCONUS on an approximate 90/90 or 90/45 rotation
  • An active Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required


  • Typically 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • A higher level degree may substitute for experience
  • 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
  • Background in the Aerospace and Defense Industry, the US Department of Defense or US Military
  • Experience with VMWARE installed on DoD SECRET Networks
  • Experience working directly with SNC security on controlled access accounts
  • Experience with SOCOM developmental testing efforts
  • Experience collaborating with multiple contractors, government employees, and industry partners to accomplish a common goal

SNC offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 6%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.


This position requires current/active Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

SNC is a global leader in aerospace and national security committed to moving the American Dream forward. We’re known and respected for our mission and execution focus, agility, and disruptive and rapid innovation. We provide leading edge technologies and transformative solutions that support our nation’s most critical security needs. If you are mission-focused, thrive in collaborative environments, and want to make our country stronger with state-of-the-art technologies that safeguard freedom, join our team!

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.