Maintenance Controller Job Description

Maintenance Controller Job Description

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Maintenance controller provides support to Maintenance department by performing standard preventative maintenance procedures and techniques applied to diagnose, maintain and repair electrical, mechanical and control systems.

Maintenance Controller Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assures all deferrals are accomplished in accordance with company manuals and Federal Aviation regulations
Must effectively interact with Company and customer representatives with representatives of on-site business or military entities
CONUS - Coordinate maintenance events with flight operations personnel and ensure that maintenance is performed within the hourly, calendar dates, with minimal interference to scheduled missions
Responsible for updating metrics, forecasts and various reports
Communicate scheduled maintenance requirements to the maintenance supervisor, record maintenance
Manages tramway operations during degraded modes and minimizes inconvenience caused to passengers
Serve as first point of contact to address Maintenance Operations Engineers questions/concerns, elevating to management when necessary
Attend Regulatory meetings as required
Control Applications for Concessions and Variations
Perform mandatory regulatory reporting as required

Maintenance Controller Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Maintenance Controller

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FAA, NEBOSH, HS, A&P

Education for Maintenance Controller

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the maintenance controller job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Associates, Aviation Maintenance Management, Education, Finance, Management, Technical, Accounting, Engineering, Graduate, Aviation

Skills for Maintenance Controller

Desired skills for maintenance controller include:

Aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components
121 and 145 Federal Aviation Regulations
Part 21
Modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems
Power plant
Railway operations
Airline maintenance practices
Federal aviation regulations
Frontiers General Maintenance Manual policies and procedures
MS Office applications

Desired experience for maintenance controller includes:

Manage AOG, ‘Estimated Time to Serviceable’ and ‘Serviceable’ declaration to the operation
Ensure the contacted MRO has the appropriate EASA Regulatory Approval to undertake the assigned aircraft work
Liaise with hangar production for regular updates for aircraft return to service post base maintenance and casualty input
Provide data for performance metrics as appropriate
Maintain an accurate shift log throughout the duty period
Report quality lapses to the Service Centre Quality department

Maintenance Controller Examples


Maintenance Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a maintenance controller. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for maintenance controller
  • Review flying program and maintenance plan for 7 days ahead with consideration to aircraft hours and cycles and defect life
  • Monitor aircraft operating base transfers and aircraft pre-load status at all stations
  • Elevate operational issues to leadership
  • Host and attend daily cadence of Maintenance operations meetings as defined by the Customer
  • Deputize for the Maintenance Operations Manager (Nominated Post holder)
  • Develop and maintain shift rosters for Technical Operations Engineers
  • Manage the day to day operation and provide oversight of Maintenance Operations
  • Develop and maintain training rosters for Technical Operations Engineers
  • Develop and maintain exchange rosters with OCC, MOC, and stations
  • Lead development, documentation, and deployment of standardized working procedures for Technical Operations Engineers
Qualifications for maintenance controller
  • Assure deployed standardized work procedures are adhered to, partnering with management if necessary to ensure compliance
  • Identify issues affecting statement of work efficiency and effectiveness and partner with management to address improvements
  • Uses real time aircraft monitoring applications to provide proactive resolution of in service discrepancies
  • Central point of contact for front line Crewmembers, Business Partners and all other aircraft maintenance related matters
  • Focal point within the SOC for all aircraft maintenance related items and provides bi directional communications to business unit members as required by the general maintenance manual and internal operating procedures
  • Provides real time recovery support for aircraft that are out of service, liaises with front Line Maintenance, AOG, Engineering, Dispatch, Sys Ops and Flight to establish a recovery plan of action

Maintenance Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a maintenance controller. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for maintenance controller
  • Coordinates with OCC, Maintenance and Purchasing as required, to expedite aircraft return to service
  • Controls and tracks all Deferred Maintenance Items
  • Ensures all parts not in stock which are needed to clear DMI’s are ordered
  • Authorizes all maintenance discrepancies to be placed on deferral and clearly communicates DMI status (open or closed) to Dispatch in a timely manner
  • Completes and distributes all applicable forms and documents in accordance with procedures set forth in company General Maintenance Manual
  • Tacks parts and equipment while they are in transit to an A.O.G
  • Provides point of contact and control for maintenance performed on company aircraft away from main maintenance base by Allegiant personnel or contract maintenance
  • Assists Planning in issuance and tracking of scheduled maintenance workload
  • Uses independent judgment and discretion to coordinate scheduled and unscheduled maintenance performed on Allegiant aircraft except at Substantial Maintenance vendors
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Maintenance Control
Qualifications for maintenance controller
  • Must pass a full background check and pre-employment drug screen
  • Acts as primary point of contact for all Mechanical discrepancies that may affect the daily Operation
  • Coordinate with Contract Maintenance to work aircraft discrepancies discovered at Stations where SWA Mx is not present
  • Initiate, prepare, and inform Quality Control of any MEL escalation that may exceed the MEL time limits
  • Proficient in the use of maintenance reference material including Manufacturer's Maintenance Manuals, Structural Repair Manuals, Illustrated Parts Catalogs
  • High school diploma or equivalent with an FAA Airframe and Powerplant license and at least one year related experience in Maintenance Control or similar area

Maintenance Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of maintenance controller. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for maintenance controller
  • Coordinates maintenance activities on aircraft delayed at line stations
  • Develops and maintains aircraft maintenance schedules
  • Coordinates and monitors materials, tools, aircraft components and support equipment requisitioning, receipt, and allocation
  • Documents and dispositions aircraft, components and support equipment maintenance data
  • Serves as subject matter expert to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on matters pertaining to policies, plans, and objectives
  • Documents and dispositions aircraft in OOMA NALCOMIS
  • Provide real-time/in-flight, down-line information to technicians at the Line Service Stations to allow for corrective actions and parts readiness upon the arrival of the aircraft to facilitate timely repairs
  • Work with vendor, internal Technical Services personnel, Customer Services Group, as required, to eliminate or minimize system reliability issues
  • Act as Single Point Of Contact (SPOC) in the role of Control Room Technician co-located inthe Control Room/ Building, managing in service faults and failures, planning depot maintenance requirements and providing first line technical assistance to operations staff
  • Carry out Technical Riding Inspector duties when required
Qualifications for maintenance controller
  • Previous experience in Maintenance Control, as an A&P mechanic or airline experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and technical maintenance
  • Instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Minimum 5 Years Line Maintenance and or base 'dock' production/engineering / or related
  • Minimum 5 Years Line Maintenance and or turbine shop production/engineering/related
  • Minimum of 6.5 years of line maintenance experience as a licensed aircraft engineer with broad exposure in defect trouble shooting on aircraft types B777, A320/330, B747-8F, A350 are desirable

Maintenance Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of maintenance controller. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for maintenance controller
  • Receives and maintains stock levels, and controls inventory of all equipment parts required by the Maintenance Department across the site requisitioning of non-inventoried parts
  • Enters purchase requisitions into SAP
  • Contacts vendors to obtain pricing, availability, and delivery status of parts
  • Adjusts inventories in SAP as needed
  • Reviews open PO’s which are invoiced for status of “goods received”
  • Enters/edits/maintains preventive maintenance data and transactions including TECO (technical completion)
  • Periodically manages scheduling of on-site contractors
  • Prepares team safety meetings documentation to ensure all required EHS training is completed
  • Manages/coordinates storeroom inventory audit conducted on a three year basis as required by Corporate Accounting
  • Manage vehicle maintenance regimes as provided by external contractors
Qualifications for maintenance controller
  • Must possess FAA Airframe and Powerplant licenses
  • Must be ETOPS qualified
  • Must have 5 years experience in aircraft maintenance on Boeing and/or Airbus passenger aircraft
  • Must have formal and informal systems training and actual line experience with Boeing and/or Airbus passenger aircraft, engines, electrical and avionics systems to include troubleshooting, use of maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be capable of conversing with all levels of management
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and be contacted by phone

Maintenance Controller Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a maintenance controller. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for maintenance controller
  • Manage warranty
  • Ensure documentation submitted in a timely fashion and to the appropriate standard
  • Have experience in a mechanical background (HGV Preferably)
  • Have knowledge of Microsoft office programs such as Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Be confident in dealing with customers/suppliers
  • Have a professional outlook and polite telephone manner
  • Be able to work in an organised manner
  • Drive MROs to devote adequate manpower and other resources to ensure efficient AOG recovery by reducing idle time to a minimum
  • Responsible to ensure that mechanical delays that may occur are handled in a safe and expeditious manner in accordance with Allegiant Air’s General Maintenance Manual (GMM)
  • Maintenance Controller will coordinate with Operations Control Center, and Maintenance as required, to expedite aircraft return to service
Qualifications for maintenance controller
  • Must be willing and able to travel to sites in support of HAL operations
  • Must have the ability to provide innovative solutions to problem solving in Maintenance Operations Control
  • Proficient use of the AMM, IPC, WD, TSM, FIM
  • Current of prior U
  • Execute and maintain schedule through aircraft AOG and follow-up
  • Intermediate level experience with ERP (SAP) preferred and functionally literate experience with MS Excel and Outlook

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