Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Anchorage

Company: Northern Air Maintenance Services, Inc.

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Aviation, Maintenance

Publish Date: October 1, 2021

Company Description: Northern Air Maintenance Inc. (NAMS), headquartered in Anchorage, is a Part 145 repair station that provides fleet maintenance, ground services and other general support services for Shared Services in Anchorage, Deadhorse and Fairbanks, Alaska. In addition to maintaining a fleet of three (3) B737-700’s, NAMS provides all below-wing services including baggage handling, aircraft catering and marshalling as well as ticket counter and passenger screening and boarding services. NAMS employs over 100 people in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Deadhorse to service the Boeing 737 fleet as well as mechanics in Alpine to provide contract maintenance services for Conoco Phillips’ twin otter and casa.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Northern Air Maintenance Services, Inc.

Sign on bonus for DHC-8 experience (-100, -200, -300, Q400)

 1 year of experience, $5,000 sign-on, and $5,000 paid at 1 year of service ($10,000 total)

2 years of experience, $5,000 sign-on, $5,000 paid at 1 year of service, $5,000 paid at 2 years of service ($15,000 total)

3 years of experience, $5,000 sign-on, $5,000 paid at 1 year of service, $5,000 paid at 2 years of service, $5,000 paid at 3 years of service ($20,000 total)

 DHC-8 experience must be documented on applicant’s resume and via applicant-provided training records.



The Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor derives their authority from and is directly responsible to the NAMS Aircraft Maintenance Manager.


  • Receive/Provides turnover from outgoing/oncoming Aircraft Maintenance Supervisor on any aircraft maintenance discrepancies, shop, or facilities projects.
  • Implements maintenance and/or inspection plans in coordination with Aircraft Maintenance Manager.
  • Initiates requisitions for stock and materials as required for upcoming maintenance and/or inspections in accordance customer maintenance program.
  • Coordinate with the Aircraft Maintenance Manager, Quality Control department and Customer Maintenance Representatives as required in order to accomplish all maintenance functions, in accordance with Customer maintenance programs, Customer policies and procedures, manufacturers maintenance manuals, Company policies and procedures, Repair Station Manual, Ground Services Manual, Training Manual, and all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations.
  • Monitor all Repair Station and Customer maintenance paperwork including task cards, non-routines, work orders, aircraft logbooks, TRAX, and miscellaneous Company forms to ensure it is properly and accurately completed, audited, and forwarded as required.
  • Responsible to the Aircraft Maintenance Manager to ensure that assigned work areas, buildings, hangars, vehicles, and materials which are utilized for aircraft maintenance are in safe, clean, serviceable, and operative condition.
  • Reviews pertinent Airworthiness Directives, Service Bulletins, and other technical data for required parts and equipment, initiates requisitions, coordinates with Aircraft Maintenance Manager to accomplish required maintenance actions.
  • Oversees proper handling of all parts while in repair process to include storage, control, segregation, and identification of all items or units removed from or awaiting installation on an aircraft.
  • Provide planning, coordination, and technical expertise with the Lead Mechanic.
  • Coordinates with the NAMS Training Department to schedule initial and annual training and/or to develop training on new equipment and areas that additional training is required.
  • Maintain shift schedules and adjust assigned maintenance personnel adequately for production to include, but not limited to, vacation scheduling, overtime approval, attendance monitoring, and sick time usage. (Coordinate with Aircraft Maintenance Manager).
  • Continually monitoring safety program compliance.
  • Fosters a positive and productive work environment.
  • Additional duties as assigned to assist in the management of programs that are supervised, monitored, or managed by the Aircraft Maintenance Manager.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma, or General Education Degree (GED).
  • Must possess valid Airman Certificate with Airframe & Powerplant ratings.
  • A moderate degree of reasoning, math skills, and language skills are required for this position. High School levels are sufficient for all areas.
  • Five years practical maintenance experience as evidenced by employment history, training documentation, and certification.
  • One years documented supervisory experience.


  • Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with coworkers and customers.


  • Must have a working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Working knowledge of TRAX a plus.


  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and clear driving record.
  • Able to work with little or no supervision and accomplishes tasks as assigned.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, background check and TSA security threat assessment to obtain airport SIDA badge.
  • Must have a valid Passport or obtain one within the first 6 Months of employment.


  • Occasional in/out of country travel will be required.


The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals in order to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The work is classified as “heavy” with regards to the physical demands.
  • Lifting/carrying requirements: Up to 70 pounds occasionally. Repetitions will vary with projects.
  • Climbing: Ability to climb and stand on ladders for up to 2 hours at a time while performing aircraft maintenance.
  • Reaching: Full range of motion may be required to perform the essential functions of this position
  • Standing/Walking: 75% of the day. Concrete floor in Hangar and paved ramp. Surfaces can be wet and icy.
  • Pushing/Pulling: Up to 100 pounds; Moving tools and equipment.
  • Crawling:  Moderate amount of crawling required.
  • Repetitive Bending/Twisting:  Moderate.
  • Talking:  Talking is required throughout the day, communication with customers and co-workers will be required.
  • Vision: Good vision is required to perform all tasks.
  • Hearing: Good hearing is required for effective and safe communication with co-workers.
  • Environmental: Exposure to high noise levels, moving aircraft and equipment, dirt, dust, fumes, heat, cold, exposure to hazardous materials, exhaust fumes, working in confined spaces for extended periods, and work outside in the harsh winter conditions up to 2 hours at a time while performing aircraft maintenance. Use of personal protective equipment including respirators maybe required.

The intent of this Description is to provide a representative summary of the major responsibilities performed and results expected by persons assigned to this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. Incumbents may be required to perform other job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

To apply for this job please visit www.nac.aero.