Endeavor Air

Maintenance Controller

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Post Date 3 weeks ago(9/7/2022 6:04 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-3474
Category
Technical Operations Corporate
Post End Date
10/9/2022
Position Type
Full-Time

About Us

Endeavor Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, takes pride in delivering a safe, reliable, and customer-focused travel experience. Flying as Delta Connection, Endeavor operates more than 900 daily flights to 140+ destinations in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean.

 

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., Endeavor operates six crew bases and 11 maintenance bases across the country. At the heart of our operation, over 5,000 employees keep us soaring and help ensure Endeavor sets the standard for excellence in the regional airline industry.   

 

Our Culture

We know that our people are our greatest assets, and we are committed to building a culture where employees love coming to work each day. At Endeavor Air, we foster a diverse, culturally-rich and safe workplace where employees are treated with dignity and respect. With a culture built on safety, excellence, and teamwork, Endeavor offers limitless potential for aviation professionals looking to start or continue their careers.

 

Our team promotes an inclusive environment in all aspects of the airline and our operation. As an EEO employer, we provide opportunities for all qualified candidates without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran, or disabled status.

 

What We Offer

Providing world-class service to our customers starts with providing world-class benefits to our employees. Endeavor Air employees receive a competitive total compensation package which includes a variety of benefits to choose from and some of the best perks around.

  • Free or reduced-rate travel privileges on Delta Air Lines and 80+ air carriers worldwide for employees and eligible family members
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • 401(k) with Company Match starting on Day 1
  • Operational Performance Rewards (OPR) Program
  • Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), and voluntary supplementary benefit options

Overview

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. 

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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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