Aircraft Maintenance Controller
Company: Thrive Aviation
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: August 7, 2022
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 www.flythrive.com or follow us on
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---
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
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
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
Determine and supply required manuals and tasks for aircraft repair
Other duties as assigned by the management team based on business
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.
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.
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
The work environment will include a variety of climates as some
duties will be performed in hangar space that is not temperature
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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