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8 months ago
Virgin America
Location: California, United States
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Controller Jobs
Job Description

Main Purpose of the Role

To provide safe, reliable air transportation at the lowest possible cost, while supporting a superior guest experience. Serve as a Maintenance Controller ensuring a safe, reliable and cost efficient maintenance operation while working with Virgin America's Technicians and maintenance providers throughout our system. 

Main Areas of Responsibility

  • Provide safety and compliance while ensuring the airworthiness of Virgin America's fleet.
  • Virgin America's Maintenance Controller team maintains 24/7 technical oversight of our A320 family fleet of aircraft working remotely from Operations Control at Headquarters.
  • Ensure all maintenance performed is in accordance with FAA and company manual requirements.
  • Maintenance Controllers are the central communication point on the technical status for the day to day operation and out of service aircraft. 
  • Work closely in the Operations Control Center with the Operations Manager, Maintenance Planning, Material Provider, Dispatchers, Guest Services and Crew Scheduling ensuring all team members are constantly updated with aircraft status.
  • Advise on and approve the application of Minimum Equipment List (MEL) and Configuration Deviation List (CDL) items to Technicians and Pilots.  
  Professional Experience Required 
  • Hold mechanic certificate with A&P ratings for at least three years
  • Have at least 3 years maintenance experience on A320 aircraft preferred and/or 3 years experience on different types of large aircraft with 10 or more passenger seats with an air carrier repair station, two years of which must have been as a maintenance supervisor or a lead technician.
  • Must be able to read and write in English and have a strong written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to train others.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with PC applications (Word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint)
  • Must be willing to work irregular schedules and travel from time to time domestically and international if needed and for training purposes.
  • B.S./ B.A in business and/or technical field preferred
  • Possess the entrepreneurial spirit of Virgin America

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