Airline Heavy Maintenance Vendor Representative

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Republic Airline, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 180 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America.  The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express.

Duties and Responsibilities


Provides oversight of outsourced Essential Maintenance Providers (EMP) in completing heavy maintenance/C-Check and structural maintenance on company owned aircraft. 



  1. Oversees heavy maintenance operations of outsourced C-Check and structural maintenance.
  2. Provides accurate and timely status of maintenance check, emphasizing critical path items.
  3. Reviews non-routine service generated by the Essential Maintenance Provider (EMP) to approve or decline estimates when required by contractual agreement.
  4. Continuously reviews active EMP processes and ensures the EMP is adhering to all policies and procedures for the heavy maintenance program.
  5. Ensures upon delivery that the aircraft meets the standards set by the Company.
  6. Attends daily maintenance conference calls and all necessary meetings to communicate changes and updates to EMP.
  7. Coordinates engineering requests and subsequent responses between engineering and the EMP.
  8. Coordinates Operation Check Flight (OCF) requirements with applicable Company departments.
  9. Ensures the aircraft meets the Republic Airways appearance standards.
  10. Reviews and completely understands the Company GMM, Vendor’s RSM and Ops Spec D091.  Reviews and applies the Airworthiness Agreement document generated with the EMP.
  11. Provides technical leadership to team and department members.  Leads through example; monitors, influences and trains others, including on the job training. 
  12. Performs other duties as assigned or required.




  • High school diploma or equivalent with an FAA Airframe and Powerplant license with at least 3 years of related experience.  Experience using a computer to look up information and input data.  RII certificate.
  • Previous experience as an A&P mechanic or airline experience.   Associate’s degree preferred.  Previous supervisory experience.  Non Destructive Testing license.  Quality assurance experience.
  • No previous felony convictions and a stable employment history. 
  • Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record. 
  • Must possess the required tools.
  • Able to work both in a team setting and individually. 
  • Able to travel up to 25% of the time, including overnight stays.


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