Contour is a long established aviation services company with diverse capabilities including scheduled airline operations, Part 91/135 aircraft management, on- demand charter, an aircraft sales division, three Fixed-Base Operations, a FAR Part 145/EASA certified aircraft maintenance facility providi

Maintenance Controller - Embraer Regional Jet 135/145 (ERJ) Fleet

Contour Aviation • 
Smyrna, Tennessee, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Contour is a long established aviation services company with diverse capabilities including scheduled airline operations, Part 91/135 aircraft management, on- demand charter, an aircraft sales division, three Fixed-Base Operations, a FAR Part 145/EASA certified aircraft maintenance facility providing airframe maintenance, avionics installations/repairs, and component overhaul services, and a FAR 141 pilot and maintenance training operation. Our fleet of approximately 30 aircraft operate almost 20,000 flight segments annually and the company is now ranked as one of the ten largest Part 135 operators in the country.

At Contour, our core values are at the heart of everything that we do and every decision we make. Constant throughout all of our lines of business is a commitment to integrity and safety. Our team members consistently display an attitude of excellence and the ability to think like a customer. We recognize that there is strength in unity and work together as a team to accomplish our ambitious goals.

Contour is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship, color, creed, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy, genetics, veteran status, gender identity, or any other protected status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Contours rapid growth has created exciting employment opportunities. We invite you to become part of the family.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Provide clear information affecting maintenance status, action plans, return to service estimates, and other technical information as required to Contour Flight Operations, Management and Maintenance Department personnel
  • Communicate directly with flight crewmembers when operational discrepancies are discovered, and obtain all necessary information needed by technicians to perform prompt and effective repairs.
  • Utilize maintenance tracking computer systems and accomplish the planning, scheduling, and logistics to complete all scheduled maintenance activities within the requirements of the aircraft inspection programs.
  • Update Computerized Maintenance Tracking Program with verified compliance information using audited return to service documentation.
  • Update Flight Operations Software (FOS) in real time, indicating aircraft fleet maintenance status.
  • Responsible to ensure that mechanical delays are handled in a safe and expeditious manner and in accordance with the General Maintenance Manual (GMM).
  • Maintenance Controller will coordinate with Flight Operations, Maintenance and Purchasing, as required, to expedite aircraft return to service.
  • Control and tracking of all deferred maintenance items (DMI)
  • Ensure all parts not in stock which are needed to clear DMIs are ordered per procedures
  • Authorize deferred maintenance items (DMI), (MEL, CDL, and MCI).
  • Ensure all deferrals are accomplished in accordance with company manuals and FARs.
  • Responsible for completing and distributing all applicable forms and documents in accordance with procedures set forth in company General Maintenance Manual
  • Provide tracking of parts and equipment while they are in transit to an aircraft on ground (AOG) aircraft.
  • Provides point of contact and control for maintenance performed on Company aircraft away from main maintenance base by company personnel or contract maintenance.
  • Performs maintenance planning in issuance and tracking of scheduled maintenance workload.
  • Obtain required approvals and completion of Ferry Flight Authorization Forms.
  • Coordinates scheduled and unscheduled maintenance performed on company aircraft
  • Other duties as assigned by the leadership

Job Requirements:
  • Must be at least 23 years of age.
  • Airframe and Powerplant license required.
  • Completion of formal aircraft maintenance training for large turbine powered airplanes
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience as an aircraft mechanic and/or inspector for large, multi-engine jet aircraft
  • Experience in airline or charter environment day to day functions.
  • Minimum of 3 years maintenance experience in one or more of the following fleet types: Embraer 135 ER/LR, Embraer 145 LR, or Embraer Legacy 600
  • Excellent working knowledge of aircraft systems, components, and methods
  • Understands OEM technical data manuals, and how to quickly obtain needed information and procedures
  • Must have experience and be highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, inventory software, and tracking systems.
  • Able to pass an FAA required 10 year work history review and submit to criminal background and fingerprint checks.
  • Must pass a DOT required pre-employment drug screen and willing to submit to and pass FAA and Company mandated random drug and alcohol tests.
  • Authorized by law to work in the United States and able to travel in and out of the United States.
  • Must have a valid driver license and a good driving record.
  • Possess polished and professional interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and a customer-oriented mindset.
  • Possess strong leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must have well-developed people skills and ability to work with a variety of personalities.
  • Able to coordinate multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Able to handle interruptions and a fast paced environment.
  • Maintain strong attention to detail.
  • Be self-motivated and able to motivate others.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to understand complicated logistical information.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal delivered with tact and professionalism.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work a varying schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Willing to accept base assignment in Smyrna, TN. Virtual home basing is available once training has been completed and proficiency in position has been demonstrated.
  • Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including OSHA, EPA, state, and federal regulations
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