Dedicated Maintenance Manager | Bozeman, MT

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.

Position Summary

The Dedicated Maintenance Manager will direct and oversee all activities, maintenance programs, inspections, coordination, and project management for the Bozeman based accounts.


  • Assist and oversee hangar movements for the aircraft
  • Serve as an active member of the Clay Lacy Team, its vision, mission, and values.
  • Interact with the Aircraft Management Team with maintenance projections, monthly updates inclusive of downtime, estimated costs (man-hours, parts), and coordination.
  • Contribute to the determination of work to be performed onsite and offsite.
  • Perform checks after each arrival, assess requirements, and order parts as needed on a timely basis
  • Work productively with the aircraft crewmembers to support their missions and expectations from the owner.
  • Shall be present at all aircraft arrivals and departures within reason
  • Maintain and adjust the workflow provided for proper decision-making on maintenance-related resources.
  • Shall complete light and moderate work on aircraft. In addition, efficiently coordinate moderate and heavy maintenance in intervals by active scheduling with the owner schedule, crew, Aircraft Management Team, and CLA Maintenance.
  • Establish the environment and expectations where comments, concerns, and suggestions by personnel will be handled and shared with the aircraft management team.
  • Establishing and maintaining records as required by the FAR’s, manufacturers, and company policies.
  • Submit Service Difficulty Report promptly to the Type Certificate holder of the aircraft or fill out a Service difficulty report FAA Form 8070-1 if necessary.
  • Assure the proper execution of FAA form 337 and update as necessary when applicable.
  • Ensuring that high levels of customer service are provided to the company and its customers.
  • Become familiar with and improve vendor/supplier relationships, contracts, and support services.
  • Anticipate client and crew needs in order to continually improve the level of support and service.
  • Maintaining high morale through an awareness of company and department policies, employee development programs, and periodic department meetings for the two-way communication of ideas, goals, and objectives;
  • Establish severe weather/natural disaster procedures to protect personnel, aircraft, and facilities. Procedures should address plans for (but not be limited to) situations involving hurricanes, tornados, high winds, and hail.
  • Identify and report safety hazards utilizing CLA’s SMS program to identify and mitigate risk.
  • 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.
  • Ascertain that all inspections and repairs are performed per the manufacturer’s recommendations and all forms and records are properly executed and maintained prior to aircraft release.



  • Must possess and maintain a current and valid US-issued FAA A&P Certificate.
  • Possess a minimum of 7 years of A&P-related duties with experience in maintaining Gulfstream aircraft.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing contractors, vendors
  • 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 with professionalism and service to clients and colleagues alike.
  • College degree is strongly preferred.
  • Comply with all Federal Aviation regulations, company operations manual, operations specifications, standard operating procedures, and company policies & procedures.
  • Must be able to pass DOT/FAA drug screening, and background checks, and submit to random drug/alcohol tests when required.


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 accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


Positions in this classification are considered safety-sensitive under DOT/FAA drug and alcohol regulations.

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