Assistant Director of Maintenance, Global 6000 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Job Details
KFLL - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Full Time
A&P Certification
Up to 25%
Position Summary

Clay Lacy Aviation has been providing private jet services around the globe since 1968. Taking pride in the pursuit of perfection is at the center of everything that we do. Our most valuable asset is our experienced team. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive, and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Covid-19 vaccination required. 



The Assistant Director of Maintenance will specifically support the Participant Media Global 6000 account based in KFLL. You will report to the Director of Maintenance for the account.


The individual will coordinate the overall operation of maintenance control and will have the final authority for the airworthiness release of aircraft for service. Additional responsibilities will also include:

  • Laying out the details of inspection standards, methods, and procedures used by Clay Lacy Aviation in complying with all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, manufacturer’s requirements, and recommendations for assigned aircraft.
  • Assist with selecting personnel, supervise, and direct selected personnel assigned on company aircraft both at home base and away from home base.
  • Assist with ascertaining that all inspections and repairs are performed per the manufacturer’s recommendations and that all forms and records are properly executed and maintained prior to aircraft release using the defined processes for Participant Media.
  • Maintain access to pertinent Federal Aviation Regulations, specifications, type certificate data sheets, Service Bulletins, technical data, and Airworthiness Directives for assigned aircraft.
  • Assure that periodic checks are made on any inspection equipment and calibration of precision test equipment owned by Participant Media and other authorized vendors.
  • Assure that no defective, unserviceable, or un-airworthy parts are installed in any component or articles during a maintenance function.
  • Properly maintain the scrap parts requirements per the industry standards as required by the FAA and Participant Media process.
  • Submit the Service Difficulty Report promptly to the Type Certificate holder of the aircraft and fill out a Service difficulty report FAA Form 8070-1.
  • Assure the proper execution of FAA form 337 and update as necessary when applicable.
  • Provide for continuity of maintenance by assuring proper documentation is listed in each discrepancy and an attached maintenance report is filled out to meet the turnover requirements for any passed down aircraft maintenance.
  • Assure that personnel is authorized to perform maintenance, both at home base and away. Verify each person(s) are qualified, trained, certified, and is approved to perform the function of a safe return to service for the work being performed.
  • Assist with Maintaining all maintenance records associated with Participant Media assigned aircraft including but not limited to, airframe/engine/accessories logs, life limited components, Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, form 337’s and burn certification files.
  • Assure all aircraft maintenance billing following the Participant Media invoice approval process is completed for assigned aircraft.
  • Update and review computerized tracking system records as required per internal process.
  • Report and record any discrepancy discovered during daily oversight and/or audits of the assigned aircraft.
  • Assure that maintenance billing and tracking are completed following the Participant Media and Clay Lacy Aviation invoice process.
  • Perform IRS logbook audits for assigned aircraft every 6 months and oversee as defined by the process and procedures in place.
  • Assist with overseeing the AD/SB review as listed in the current process for Participant Media.
  • Assure the Return to Service, Maintenance Release, and SAFA documents for each aircraft are followed per the existing process prior to aircraft flight or release.
  • Assist with the yearly maintenance budget planning for Participant Media aircraft using the Participant Media process:
  • Scheduled maintenance for assigned aircraft.
  • Maintenance Training Budget
  • Aircraft Improvement budget.
  • Hangar/Aircraft tooling and services
  • Assure that the Participant Media aircraft is maintained as per the Clay Lacy Sanitation Policy in accordance with the OEM recommendations.
  • Assure scheduled maintenance, maintenance quoting, execution, and related projects to meet the recommended maintenance schedule requirements {Chapter 5}.
  • Develop strategies to properly correct discrepancies, and perform scheduled maintenance or unscheduled maintenance as defined in the current Participant Media process.
  • Maintain and update the ELT NOAA requirements, as necessary for the Participant Media Aircraft.
  • Assist with assuring that there is staffing coverage for the launch and reception of the company to and from a home base on an as-needed basis.
  • Complete necessary training requirements yearly as required.
  • Oversee and evaluate any vendor or contracted maintenance being performed on assigned aircraft.
  • Assist with maintaining current MEL on the aircraft as required.
  • Assist with performing the maintenance records review and audit of assigned aircraft.
  • The Assistant Director of Maintenance will complete a logbook entry with a maintenance release statement, and an official maintenance release for job tasks prior to aircraft airworthiness release for work performed on the assigned airplane.
  • All completed job tasks will be reviewed, posted, and sent to CAMP by the Assistant Director of Maintenance prior to aircraft airworthiness release for work performed on the assigned airplane.
  • Assist with maintaining parts and tooling inventory once a year under the Participant Media established process.
  • The Assistant Director of Maintenance may delegate any or all duties to any qualified assistant, as necessary. However, such delegation does not relieve the Assistant Director of Maintenance of any responsibility.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience, Skill and Abilities, Education

  • Covid-19 vaccination required. 
  • Must possess and maintain a current and valid US-issued FAA A&P Certificate.
  • Possess a minimum of 5 to 7+ years of A&P-related duties with some experience in maintaining Bombardier aircraft.
  • Global training or experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience managing vendors and contractors preferred.
  • Must submit to and be capable of passing a required drug test.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects, and tasks.
  • Able and willing to travel via airline to aircraft projects and inspections.
  • Willingness to work long and sometimes irregular hours.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and management abilities.
  • Possess calmness under pressure and professionalism and service to clients and colleagues alike.
  • College degree preferred. 

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, calculators, telephone,s and other office equipment; and conduct repairs and troubleshooting on aircraft.


 Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit