Endeavor Air

Maintenance Controller

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Post Date 5 days ago(1/21/2022 2:00 PM)
Requisition ID
Technical Operations Corporate
Post End Date
Position Type

About Us

Endeavor Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, strives to operate the safest, most reliable jet air service in the regional airline industry. With nearly 5,000 employees working as one, Endeavor takes pride in delivering flights to over 130 destinations across North America. Endeavor operates the world’s largest fleet of MHI CRJ-900 NextGen aircraft, as well as the CRJ-700 and CRJ-200 regional jets. With a growing fleet, 6 crew and 11 maintenance bases, Endeavor offers limitless potential for aviation professionals looking to start or continue their careers.


The Maintenance Controller has exposure to the overall airline operation.  The controller provides technical oversight and coordinates the repair of aircraft, makes decisions associated with maintaining scheduled operations and works directly with operation side of the Operations Control Center.  In addition to providing direction for aircraft maintenance, the position interfaces with other departments in addition to Technical Operations providing a solid understanding of the overall airline operation.    


  • Responsible for timely, economical repair of aircraft using approved procedures
  • Ensures proper use of the MEL (Minimum Equipment List) by authorizing MEL deferrals and managing these items for timely closure
  • Coordinates with the Operations Control Center the flow of aircraft scheduled to maintenance bases and modifies the daily maintenance schedule in response to unscheduled maintenance events
  • Make decisions concerning the course of action required to ensure safe, airworthy aircraft in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Support the Maintenance Department with troubleshooting and repairs at a variety of locations on an infrequent/ special needs basis
  • Ensures notification of management personnel in event of accident, incident, or irregular operation
  • Establish and maintain a working relationship with maintenance personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must possess the ability to communicate clearly orally and written
  • Must be able to use a personal computer for aircraft maintenance related programs and other information technology software
  • Must be able to lift items weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Work is performed in an office environment
  • Maintenance Control is a fast paced work environment requiring analytical decisions made in a timely manner
  • The operation requires 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week coverage
  • Requires contact with staff and business relationships including the FAA


  • High School graduate/GED equivalent
  • Must hold a current FAA Airframe and Power Plant certificate
  • Minimum of 5 years working as an aircraft maintenance technician, lead technician or aircraft maintenance supervisor
  • Ability to interpret technical manuals and schematics
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment handling multiple tasks with a high degree of attention to detail
  • Must have strong, clear, concise communication skills
  • Available to work nights, weekends, holidays or extra hours when necessary
  • Must possess valid driver’s license.


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