Aircraft Maintenance Controllers

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Aircraft Maintenance Controllers

STS Technincal Services

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Aircraft Maintenance Controllers

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STS Line Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance Controller Jobs Arlington, Virginia

STS Line Maintenance is hiring Aircraft Maintenance Controllers in Arlington, Virginia

Hiring Note: All candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Position Summary:

As an Aircraft Maintenance Controller, you will affect Airlines’ business growth through your role by supporting the maintenance department and evaluating maintenance discrepancies. In addition, the Aircraft Maintenance Controllers will coordinate the affected maintenance personnel, clearly and efficiently communicate maintenance actions, aircraft status and supply challenges to a broad range of internal customers while ensuring safe and efficient flight operations.

We are offering pay rates between $47 and $51 per hour, and bonuses are also available on a case-by-case basis. Pay Rates and bonus availability will be determined and based on previous experience.

Essential Functions:

  • At the beginning of each shift, determine maintenance/inspections, unscheduled maintenance requirements, items awaiting maintenance and available work force.
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate any aircraft information to internal customers and management by the use of various sources of media: phone, radio, and electronic.
  • Coordinate the maintenance discrepancies and corrections of all operational aircraft, monitor all mechanical problems on the line extending every effort to reduce and hold maintenance recovery time to the very minimum.
  • Coordinate parts and manpower requirements for repairs. Monitoring field repairs and coordinating the return of parts to their home base.
  • Ensuring maintenance documentation is complied with on PSA aircraft as required.
  • Coordinate with the Stores Department for the current status of AOG parts in progress for aircraft requiring repairs.
  • Monitor aircraft availability and coordinate any equipment changes between the Maintenance Department, scheduling, DCA HCC and OCC departments.
  • Monitor the current MEL List for inbound aircraft. Review parts required and coordinate with AOG desk for parts movements.
  • Coordinate with Dispatch and Maintenance Planning on MEL and CDL procedures and status.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the PSA Maintenance Operations Manager and STS Base Manager or their designee.

Competencies and Knowledge:

  • Ability to navigate aircraft manuals and company manuals.
  • Strong ability to utilize MS Office Suite, maintenance software and navigate BBD IFly website, flight plot and MXi.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-functional environment across various departments and possessing good communication skills.
  • Advocate for Safety & Compliance.
  • Embrace Air Carrier Safety Management System (SMS).
  • Experience with DCA operations and airport challenges a PLUS.
  • This is not a supervisory position.

Work Environment:

  • This job operates inside a climate-controlled building.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen.  This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; bend/stoop occasionally; lift weight up to 25 lbs.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

  • Full time (days and shift hours are determined by STS Base Manager)
  • Travel: No travel is expected for this position

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A&P certificate
  • Must have 1 years of CRJ or part 121 line maintenance experience
  • In good standing (no issues with attendance or performance)
  • Firsthand experience with DCA operations is a PLUS

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

To be successful in this position, you should be great at:

  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Problem solving
  • Clear and concise communication
  • Performance management
  • Ability to strategically think

Security Clearance:

  • All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49 CFR 1542.209 as well as a pre-employment drug screen.

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Rate of Pay:

  • Paid per hour, based on previous experience and formal training, with the starting rate of pay for this position being between $47 and $51
  • Bonuses are available on  a case by cased basis – and determined based on previous training and experience.

About STS Line Maintenance:

STS Line Maintenance operates 41 line maintenance stations throughout the United States, Bahamas, United Kingdom and France.

At each of these stations, our team(s) offer a full range of support services, FAA / DER engineering assistance, AOG response teams and enhanced reliability through rapid response times. Skilled mechanics stand ready to handle RON maintenance, turnaround checks, non-routine discrepancy reports and ground equipment maintenance via scheduled or on-call action.

To learn more about STS Line Maintenance and what makes it the company with “Solutions to Keep You Flying,” please visit or call 1-800-359-4787 ext. 9176.


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