Maintenance Controller

Honolulu, Hawaii
Not Specified
Feb 11, 2019
Jun 23, 2019
Air Carrier
Job Role
Job Type
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
5 years
Degree Required
High School
Manages Others?

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Performs daily 24-hour continuing analysis and surveillance of MEL/CDL items, deferred items and maintenance discrepancies for all aircraft in service. Determines that inoperative systems or components cannot interact in such a way as to diminish flight safety or unduly increase crew workload. Enters into the computer all MEL/CDL items.  
  • Coordinates maintenance activities on aircraft delayed at line stations. Communicates with HAL flight crews and line maintenance personnel, as well as outside maintenance contractors.  
  • Provides flight crews with technical assistance and MEL/CDL release authority by telephone, radio and/or electronic data transmission  
  • Monitors the status of the Fly Away Kit (FAK) and coordinates with SOCC to ensure the proper FAK is on board the aircraft.  
  • Responsible for notifying specific individuals throughout the organization of accidents/incidents, in-flight engine shutdowns, aircraft damage, and in-flight emergency situations that result in a delay, trip cancellation, or unscheduled diversion on any HAL aircraft.  
  • Reports and documents all maintenance advisories as necessary and maintains required logs, turnover reports, and technical reports as necessary.  
  • Reviews the log page from any aircraft that has been involved in an incident that has resulted in damage to the aircraft to ensure all corrective action has been document and corrected in accordance with the requirement of the HAL GMM and FARs.  
  • Coordinates all unscheduled maintenance actions by assisting or coordinating the troubleshooting and coordinates the movement of personnel, equipment and materials to ensure the maintenance activities are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with all requirements of the HAL GMM and FAR(s).  
  • Provide training on proper processes and procedures to new hire and TMD Maintenance Controllers.  
  • Provide oversight to ensure proper procedures and processes are adhered to.  
  • Responsible for assisting the Technical Services Supervisors in all phases of the operation.  
  • Acts as a liaison between maintenance and HAL engineering during off-hour operations. 

Minimum Requirements:  

  • Must possess FAA Airframe and Powerplant licenses.  
  • Must be ETOPS qualified.  
  • Must have 5 years experience in aircraft maintenance on Boeing and/or Airbus passenger aircraft.  
  • Must have formal and informal systems training and actual line experience with Boeing and/or Airbus passenger aircraft, engines, electrical and avionics systems to include troubleshooting, use of maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations  
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be capable of conversing with all levels of management.  
  • Must have knowledge of computers: MS Word, Excel, and Access, TRAX, and SABRE.  
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and be contacted by phone.  
  • Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. Two years of college education preferred.  
  • Must be willing and able to travel to sites in support of HAL operations.  
  • Must have the ability to provide innovative solutions to problem solving in Maintenance Operations Control.  
  • Proficient use of the AMM, IPC, WD, TSM, FIM.  

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Previous experience in a maintenance control position.  
  • 5 yrs. Line Maintenance experience.  
  • Previous experience with Hawaiian Airlines’ in service aircraft. 

***DOT regulations, 14 CFR part 120 identifies this position as performing safety-sensitive functions. You will be required to undergo DOT pre-employment drug testing to determine the presence of Marijuana, Cocaine, Opiates, PCP (Phencyclidine) and Amphetamine prior to any offer of employment or transfer into this position.

About Hawaiian Airlines  

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