MX Controller
Republic Airways - Indianapolis, IN

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Maintenance Controller

Reports to: Manager of Maintenance Control

Duties and Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to the following:

Establish and oversee the completion of assignments by Maintenance personnel working on active aircraft at gate and hangar operations. Redirect work assignments as required. Supervise on-call maintenance personnel contracted to perform maintenance and return to service aircraft.

Provide technical knowledge and logistical support to Maintenance and Flight Crews for active fleet Maintenance Discrepancies, Minimum Equipment List, Configuration Deviation List, and "Re-Schedules" to determine proper and timely corrective action.

Coordinate with Maintenance, Flight Dispatch, Maintenance Planning, Stores, Engineering, and Inspection, providing current and continuing follow-up to ensure positive corrective action is made as promptly as possible for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

Authorize the use of "on-call maintenance" personnel to return aircraft to service, complying with MEL Maintenance Procedures or perform inspections for ferry flights.

Oversee and coordinate aircraft Ferry Flights for the Maintenance Department.

Authorize purchase of AOG parts.

Authorize aircraft charters services to recover aircraft grounded at outstations and to relocate parts for aircraft requiring maintenance.

Maintain continuous liaison with Flight Dispatch while providing current and continuous reports of general technical status of the entire fleet. Coordinate maintenance requirements during irregular operations in an effort to minimize costs and disruptions.

Collect and provide information on all daily cancellations and delays resulting from Maintenance or Stores related problems to complete daily Flight Interruption Reports.

Compile reports in complete and orderly fashion.

Process deferrable items in accordance with the policies and procedures in the General Maintenance Manual. Follow up on all deferred items, ensuring parts, downtime and manpower requirements are communicated to all related parties.

Ensure MEL Deferred Item status is current and within time limits authorized by MEL.

Provide notification to management personnel and regulatory authorities of incidents and accidents as instructed by Emergency Procedures and General Maintenance Manuals.

Collect, assemble and distribute information for Service Difficulty Report Notifications and FAA Notifications.

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required

Candidate must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record that will pass the criteria set by our insurance carrier for on the job coverage.

FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic License required

Previous Supervisory Experience preferred

Understands company procedures and policies

Good communication skills

Positive and professional image

Reliable and self motivated

Exercise good judgment in working with people in a team environment as well as in aircraft maintenance and safety

Willingness to work weekends, holidays and night shift

Willing to work overtime when needed

Excellent decision making skills

Basic computer skills with experience with Microsoft Office programs

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