Director of Maintenance Global 6000 | Van Nuys, CA

Clay Lacy Aviation has been providing private jet services around the globe since 1968. Taking pride in pursuing perfection is at the center of everything 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 

  • Compensation: Annual salary $ $160,00 to $195,000+
  • Fully paid medical/healthcare premiums

The Global 6000 Director of Maintenance will direct and oversee all activities, maintenance programs, inspections, analytics, projections, coordination, and project management for a Bombardier Global 6000 based in Van Nuys, CA.

The opportunity features an upgraded compensation plan, fully paid medical/healthcare, and a matching 401(k) plan.


  • Serve as an active member of the Clay Lacy Team, its vision, mission, and values.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to optimize maintenance in support of the GMM and Clay Lacy Aviation as a whole.
  • Work productively with the aircraft crew members to support their missions and expectations from the owner.
  • The DOM will be present for all aircraft arrivals and departures at the aircraft’s home base and surrounding airports.
  • Maintain and adjust the workflow provided for proper decision-making on maintenance-related resources.
  • Shall complete light and moderate work on aircraft. In addition, coordinate the moderate and heavy maintenance inefficient 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.
  • Establish and maintain records as required by the FARs, manufacturer, and company policies.
  • Ensure 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.
  • Represent the company in aviation matters through trade associations, the FAA, state or municipal aviation bodies, airport management, community organizations, and contract agencies.
  • Maintain 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, tornadoes, high winds, and hail.
  • Act as the resident expert on matters related to all aspects of safety.
  • Act as liaison with safety organizations (formal and informal) on matters of industry safety concerns.
  • Identify and report safety hazards utilizing CLA’s SMS program to identify and mitigate risk.
  • Provide the Aircraft Management Team with a 24-month projection, updated monthly, inclusive of downtime, estimated costs (man-hours), and coordination.
  • Review vendor invoices and close out work orders in a timely manner.
  • Monthly maintenance projections updates.
  • All aircraft discrepancies will be input and updated in the Corridor tracking program.
  • The aircraft’s next maintenance and aircraft schedule will be updated in FL3XX [aircraft management ERP system used company-wide].
  • Aircraft AOG events and/or any discrepancy that has the possibility of affecting a trip are to be reported to Hub Spot.
  • The aircraft DOM will coordinate with the Assistant Director of Maintenance every quarter to audit the aircraft and the records.
  • Additional duties as required and assigned. 

Experience, Skills, and Abilities, Education

  • Must possess and maintain a current and valid US-issued FAA A&P Certificate.
  • Possess a minimum of 10 years of A&P-related duties with experience in maintaining Bombardier large-cabin aircraft.
  • Global platform training or experience is strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing subordinates or contractors.
  • 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.
  • A college degree is strongly 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, telephones, and other office equipment; and conduct repairs and troubleshooting on aircraft.


Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including fully paid medical, dental, and vision, as well as matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time crew 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