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Aircraft Maintenance Controller

Company: Thrive Aviation
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

About Thrive Aviation
Thrive Aviation is one of the fastest growing private-charter and aircraft management companies in the United States. As an owner/operator with corporate offices based at Henderson Executive Airport (HND) and primary hangars at McCarran International Airport (LAS), Thrive's growing fleet of light, super-mid, and large cabin aircraft serve missions throughout North America and beyond! To learn more about us, please visit or follow us on Instagram @thriveaviation!

We are a thriving company driven by progress, service, and seeing things in a new light. We are dreamers and innovators building upon our own cumulative experience, as well as that of those who have come before us on a mission to mold a new direction in private aviation. We are now seeking to align paths with like-minded individuals that share a desire to affect positive change and growth through teamwork and strong individual influence. If that is you, we would love to meet---

Position Summary
The Maintenance Controller is responsible for assisting with troubleshooting and managing mechanical irregularities. A Maintenance Controller maintains constant awareness of aircraft's operational and maintenance requirements. This role will always know the condition of our fleet through monitoring all active maintenance on the aircraft.

Duties & Responsibilities

Coordinate with DOM/Flight Ops/Maintenance Planner/Parts/MX Vendors/FBOs/Flight crews on maintenance events.
Evaluate reported aircraft discrepancies and develop an appropriate recovery plan (AOG).
Capable of conveying a high level of technical support to flight crews and MX vendors.
Administer and control the use of Minimum Equipment List (MEL) and Configuration Deviation List (CDL) to ensure flight safety and regulatory compliance.
Open/track work orders and record maintenance compliance in the appropriate tracking program.
Monitor aircraft cycles and flying hours to ensure time-sensitive inspections, scheduled maintenance, or MEL/CDL expiration times do not lapse.
Review aircraft work packages to ensure compliance with all applicable FARs and General Maintenance Manual procedures
Responsible for releasing aircraft for RTS in accordance w/ company and FAA guidelines.
Identify and evaluate opportunities to perform maintenance (Clear MELs or preventative MX) when operational schedules permit.
Coordinate administrative processes for aircraft ferry permit authorization.
Determine and supply required manuals and tasks for aircraft repair to vendors.
Other duties as assigned by the management team based on business needs
Experience & Qualifications
The most successful candidate in the position will meet most, if not all, of the following criteria.

Current A&P License required.
3-5 years of maintenance control experience preferred.
A college degree with applicable focus preferred.
Highly organized with acute attention to detail accompanying good project and time management skills.
Expert level verbal, written, and computer skills while maintaining a professional demeanor and appearance.
Expert-level knowledge of 14 CFR Part 135 and Part 91 maintenance requirements and regulations.
Must be a team player.
Must be able to work well under pressure.

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform required duties. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger and required to reach with hands and arms, perform duties that requiring tooling or machinery, and utilizing hands and fingers to work in tight spaces. The person in this position needs to be able to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. There is a constant operation of a telephone and computer. The employee may also work in a variety of temperatures and climates. The employee may be lifting up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while in an office environment. The work is typically done while sitting at a desk or table.
The work environment will include a variety of climates as some duties will be performed in hangar space that is not temperature controlled.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be extremely loud

Keywords: Thrive Aviation, Las Vegas , Aircraft Maintenance Controller, Professions , Las Vegas, Nevada

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