Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services

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Director Engineering

Position:   Director Engineering 

Leads Others: Yes

Employee Type:   Full-time

Required Experience: 10 years

Required Education:   Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: Frequent

Location: Wilmington, Ohio


What you will do:
Provide strategic direction and oversight for engineering activities to ensure FAA, industry and Airborne standards are maintained.  This position is responsible for the administration of aircraft design, modification, certification and determining specifications.  The Director of Engineering is also responsible for ensuring that engineering processes and functions create the most accurate & efficient engineering documents.  Additional responsibilities include providing strategic oversight for the product lines, growing sales, managing costs, general P&L oversight and developing/maintaining the necessary human capital to accomplish the sales goals set forth by the General Manager.  This position is in Wilmington, Ohio and reports to the Vice President of Technical Operations.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field
  • 10 years engineering experience in heavy transport aircraft maintenance, repair, overhaul or modification, to include 5 years’ experience at a manager level.
  • 5 years’ experience with a Part 121 airline
  • Demonstrated business management skills, including supervision, budgetary oversight and customer interface
  • Working knowledge of FARs as they relate to part 121 operations and part 145 repair stations
  • Ability to travel frequently to support sales and/or customer management initiatives


  • Master’s degree
  • FAA DER or DAR license
  • Professional Engineer license
  • FAA pilot’s license



AMES is an equal opportunity employer and that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran, or disability status.




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