Maintenance Controller
Delta Private Jets
 Erlanger, KY

Job Title: Maintenance Controller

Department: Maintenance

Status: Full-Time

Safety Sensitive: Yes

Title of Supervisor: Manager of Maintenance Control

FLSA Status: Exempt

Direct Reports: No

General Summary

Coordinates and communicates real time aircraft status and maintenance requirements between Flight Control, Maintenance, and Operations.


  • Provide the Crew Scheduling and Flight Control Departments with real-time aircraft status focusing primarily on aircraft in work, awaiting maintenance, and/or awaiting parts.
  • Assist in tracking, updating, and scheduling of service checks and inspections.
  • Advise aircraft crews on maintenance discrepancies and proper procedures for corrective action.
  • Assist contract maintenance and crews in diagnosis/troubleshooting of maintenance discrepancies.
  • Arrange, provide shipping labels, and pack parts to ensure the most timely repair solution for AOG maintenance.
  • Authorize deferral maintenance items in accordance with Delta Private Jets MEL, CDL, and GMM procedures.
  • Track all deferred items and coordinate with parts and scheduling to affect a timely repair.
  • Make timely decisions on schedule changes to resolve conflicts between the maintenance schedule and daily operations schedule.
  • Monitor all maintenance and ensure maintenance paperwork for correctness and proper routing prior to releasing aircraft for service to Flight Control.
  • Authorize aircraft for return to service prior to any flight.
  • Arrange for maintenance at remote stations for AOG maintenance on aircraft and/or ferry flight inspections.
  • Ensure only qualified mechanics perform maintenance on the aircraft fleet in accordance with the Delta Private Jets General Maintenance Manual.
  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned by the Manager of Maintenance Control or higher authority.


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Must hold a current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate.
  • Minimum three years of aviation maintenance experience with maintenance control experience in Part 135 and/or 121 preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

To ensure a safe environment for all, we require a drug screening, FBI fingerprinting check and a 10-year background check. As an equal opportunity employer, Delta Private Jets recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity. EEO is the Law.

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