Maintenance Controller Airlines

Location: MIAMI, FLORIDA
POSITION INFORMATION
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversees the day-to-day maintenance operation to ensure safe maintenance operations and Compliance with all Company, FAA, and governmental safety rules and regulations.
  • Provides leadership and direction for the maintenance operation to ensure that high standards of performance are maintained in the areas of safety, compliance, quality, and cost.
  • Provides technical assistance and support to company flight crews experiencing mechanical irregularities on Company aircraft
  • Provides a current and continuing follow-up system of items deferred under the MEL/CDL/DMI program to assure that positive correction is made as promptly as possible by coordinating the efforts of Maintenance, Aircraft Routing, Line Planning, Materials, Engineering, Tech Services, and Quality Control for accomplishment of repairs
  • Immediately notifies the responsible manager, or during off-hours (evening, weekends and holidays) the Maintenance Operations Duty Manager, upon discovery of an FAR non-compliance. Notifies the Director of Airworthiness or designee of MEL extensions by submission of Form M-230
  • Provides the Managing Director of Maintenance Operations or other designated Maintenance personnel with a periodic operational performance and out of service update in absence of the Maintenance Operations Manager
  • Coordinates aircraft ferry authorization when necessary, assuring all ferry operations are conducted in accordance with current existing Company policies and procedures
  • Provides the necessary coordination between Maintenance and Flight Operations for all Operational Check Flights
  • Provides accurate ETR and Advise times for all scheduled and unscheduled out of service aircraft through close coordination with Maintenance personnel
  • Ensures that the shift activity log process meets the requirements of the shift activity log procedure
  • Coordinates with Engineering on items that require engineering or technical support for line maintenance aircraft
  • Coordinates with the Materials department on all parts requirements and shortages.
  • Coordinates with Line Maintenance Planning in the scheduling and set-up of deferred items, such as MELs, CDLs, and DMIs
  • Coordinates with and advise the Assistant Chief Inspector regarding any abnormal discrepancies encountered, and for all RII and inspection tasks required on line maintenance aircraft that occur at cities where Company maintenance personnel are not present
  • Notifies the Operations Manager or Director of Maintenance Control concerning abnormal situations such as accidents, or irregular flight operations due to mechanical malfunction such as return to field, aborted takeoff, or aircraft diversion, and such other issues as necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. required
  • Minimum age of 18 required
  • Must have held a mechanic certificate with airframe and powerplant ratings for a minimum of 5 years required
  • Minimum of 5 years commercial airline experience or equivalent relevant experience required
  • Must meet the recent experience requirements of 14CFR 65.83 (i.e. 6 months experience in the last 24 months) required
  • Demonstrated technical expertise on all operational fleet types required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with line, flight, and management personnel required
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple tasks required
  • Regular and predictable at attendance required ..
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