PSA Airlines

  • Maintenance Controller

    Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
    Maintenance - Operations Planning, Administration & Control
    Position Type
  • Overview

    Maintenance Controller

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    • Location: Charlotte, NC
    • Work Schedule: Full time (days and hours of work are determined by Supervisor)
    • Reports To: Maintenance Control Supervisor
    • Direct Reports: None
    • Relocation: Local candidates preferred
    • Travel: No travel is expected for this position

    Let your career take off with PSA Airlines

    About Us

    Company Summary: As a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines and the fastest growing regional airline in the country, PSA offers a stable career path in aviation with unparalleled opportunities for growth and professional development. Teamwork and drive are at the heart of PSA. We are committed to growing our company where passion is shared, professional excellence is expected, and all people are valued and respected.


    Our employees are committed to ensuring safe and reliable operations for the thousands of customers American trusts us with each and every day. We have an incredible team of more than 3,900 employees who do a tremendous job of operating more than 800 daily flights to nearly 100 destinations on behalf of American Airlines. Our immense growth provides a number of opportunities to join our team.


    Culture: Not only is PSA an EEO and AAP employer, but also we seek to create an inclusive work environment where diverse perspectives and experiences are embraced and respected. We work hard to build and sustain a culture where people – team members and customers alike – feel safe, secure and happy. It is The PSA Way, which focuses on our goals, safety, respect, preparedness, professional excellence, and passion. This foundation reflects how we think, act, and communicate with one another and our customers.


    Charlotte, NC – Charlotte hosts one of PSA’s senior bases. It is the largest city in the state of North Carolina and the third-fastest growing major city in the United States. Nicknamed the “Queen City,” this city upholds rich history and southern hospitality. You will enjoy the food scene, art and history. Home of the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Motor Speedway, NASCAR Hall of Fame and Carolinas Aviation Museum, this city offers an abundance of activities.


    Benefits Summary

    PSA offers the benefits you expect from a company focused on excellence. All employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including:
    • Travel privileges on the American Airlines global network
    • A generous vacation plan designed to let you enjoy your travel perks
    • Medical, Dental & Vision
    • 401k with company match
    • American Airlines Group (AAG) profit-sharing and bonus opportunities
    • Company-paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short and Long-term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan (FSA), and supplementary options


    Position Summary

    As the Maintenance Controller, you will impact PSA Airlines’ business growth through your role supporting the maintenance department. In coordinating maintenance discrepancies and corrections on all operational aircraft, you will ensure safe and efficient flight operations.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Determines schedules, maintenance/inspections, unscheduled maintenance requirements, and items awaiting maintenance as well as available work force.
    • Coordinates maintenance discrepancies and corrections of all operational aircraft, monitors all mechanical problems on the line, extending every effort to reduce and hold maintenance recovery time to the very minimum.
    • Coordinates parts, manpower requirements, and travel arrangements for field repairs.
    • Coordinates with the Stores/Purchasing Department for the current status of AOG parts in progress for aircraft requiring repairs.
    • Monitors aircraft ability and coordinates any equipment changes between the Maintenance Department, Production Planning and Flight Control.
    • Coordinates with Dispatch and Production Planning on MEL and CDL procedures and status.
    Maintaining and monitoring
    • Will periodically review flight termination messages to analyze and determine if corrective action is sufficient and if not initiate proper action as soon as it is feasible to supply information and parts to stations taking action.
    • Monitors field repairs and coordinates the return of work crews and parts to their home base.
    • Maintains and monitors a current MEL list. Review parts required and expedites, if necessary, to the appropriate maintenance base for correction.
    • Maintains and monitors a Master Ferry Flight List issuing numbers and permits as required.
    • Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department and company.
    Reporting and communicating
    • Ensure outstation maintenance documentation and the outstation maintenance inspections are complied with on aircraft as required.
    • Completes the cancellation and delay reports used for the CASP report on a daily basis.
    • Supplies the Reliability Manager with any incident reports reported by Flight Control for completion of Service Difficulty Reports.



    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • A&P Licenses
    • Ability to speak/read/write in English
    • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs

    • 2 years’ experience in aircraft maintenance


    To be successful at PSA, you should be:

    • Driven
    • Passionate
    • Adaptable
    • Respectful
    • Collaborative
    • Results-oriented

    To be successful in this position, you should be great at:

    • Time management
    • Organization
    • Problem solving
    • Communication
    • Performance management

    Additional Information

    Work Environment: This job operates inside a climate controlled building. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, facsimile machines and filing cabinets.
    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb up and down stairs; bend/stoop occasionally; lift weight up to 25 lbs; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
    Security Clearance: All employees are required to pass the fingerprint-based criminal history records check (CHRC) per 49CFR1542.209.
    AAP/EEO Statement: PSA Airlines is an equal opportunity employer; qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
    Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





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