Maintenance Controller

Department: Maintenance
Aircraft: Cessna Citation Ultra Cessna Citation XL
Location: Bay City WI
Department: Maintenance
Aircraft: Cessna Citation Ultra Cessna Citation XL
Location: Bay City WI

Job Summary:

Red Wing Aviation is a Part 135 On-demand charter company operating a large fleet of Small and mid-sized Executive Business Jets. As a maintenance Controller you will be responsible to work hand-in-hand with the Director of Maintenance and Director of Operations to support aircraft and Flight crews away from home station with contract maintenance.

This position is located at RWA headquarters in Bay City, WI and reports to the Director of Maintenance.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:This is a full-time position. Maintenance Controllers work 10 hour days on a Rotating shift.


  • Coordinate on-road maintenance with approved Venders providing contract maintenance.
  • Liase with Contract maintenance, charter, and flight operations personnel to ensure proper coordination of road maintenance.
  • Assist in any parts orders shipping and receiving, as needed.
  • Track and report all airframe, engine, and APU Hours and Cycles.
  • Check and maintain all historical Flight, Aircraft, and Engine Maintenance log books for accuracy.
  • Input all airframe hours into Company Flight Operations System.
  • Create Purchase Orders for all Venders performing repair and inspections on RWA aircraft.
  • Create Purchase Orders for all parts ordered for aircraft repairs.
  • Complete a discrepancy form for each aircraft with maintenance issues.
  • Review all incoming outside invoices and get approval by managers, then transmit to accounting or ensure proper payment.
  • Update any maintenance manuals in accordance with revisions.
  • Input data into online portals for engine, airframe, APU, or avionics programs and deliver output to accounting, to ensure on-time payment.
  • Review, inventory and organize aircraft and engine records for storage.
  • Audit aircraft and engine records to ensure proper location and protection.
  • Assist the Technical and Quality teams in locating pertinent documentation.
  • Produce daily/weekly/monthly reports on the status of aircraft and engine records.
  • Plans track and schedule aircraft maintenance events.
  • Research records through contacts with OEMs, repair facilities in obtaining life limited part trace and complete operational and technical aircraft and engine documentation.
  • Scan select technical and trace documents.


  • A valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic Certificate (A&P Certificate)
  • 3-5 years’ experience with turbine aircraft
  • Past Part 135 & 145 maintenance work
  • Any formal airframe specific maintenance training

Specific skills:

  • The ability to read and interpret instructions from Maintenance and Parts manuals and internal RWA documents.
  • The ability to read and interrupt wiring diagrams and prints.
  • Analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work and interact with departments throughout the organization
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Windows/Microsoft Office (Word & Excel). Proficiency in the Windows operating environment.
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Physical capability to work in tight spaces, at heights, on-wings, use ladders, operate tugs, operate lifts, and lift weights up to 100lbs.
  • Familiarity with Federal Aviation Regulations relating to aircraft maintenance.
  • A strict adherence to Company policies and Standard Operating Procedures (“SOP’s).
  • Ability and willingness to work first or second shift, after-hours, overtime as required, weekends and holidays.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • Completion of DOT/FAA pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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