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Supervisor of Maintenance Control

Job Details

Contour Aviation Headquarters - Smyrna, TN
Full Time
High School
$70,000.00 - $95,000.00 Salary


Contour Airlines 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 Airlines, 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 Airlines is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship, color, creed, sex, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy, pre-disposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, military status, disability, gender identity or expression, familial status, criminal history, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other protected status.


Contour Airlines understands that some applicants may need reasonable accommodations. Please contact the Human Resources Department at to discuss any specific needs that you may have.


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


Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Monitor all MEL and deferred maintenance items, coordinating the timely compliance with the Maintenance Planning Department.
  • Monitor staffing levels and make recommendations on needed changes.
  • Effective scheduling and coordination of internal support services (avionics, sheet metal, NDT, etc.) as required.
  • Be responsible for training/retraining of maintenance controllers.
  • Coordinate material and tooling requirements.
  • Monitor safe work practices, environmental compliance, and proper housekeeping.
  • Forecast and coordinate the scheduling of short-term maintenance requirements on Company operated or managed aircraft.
  • Monitors maintenance performance of all scheduled aircraft operations.
  • Reports essential information as to the status of operating aircraft.
  • Coordinates with Dispatch concerning all maintenance irregularities that affect the dispatching of aircraft.
  • Responsible for the proper administration of MEL/CDL/NEF procedures as established in the Contour General Maintenance Manual (GMM).
  • Coordinates with line maintenance, contract maintenance or on-call maintenance as
  • necessary to ensure mechanical irregularities are corrected in accordance with the procedures established in the Corporate Flight Management General Maintenance Manual (GMM).
  • Ensures data in the pilot reports, ferry flights, SDR, delays and cancellations, etc., is recorded accurately into the applicable maintenance system (FOS, Veryon, etc.).
  • Confirms all work performed on Company aircraft is accomplished by qualified, authorized, and approved personnel.
  • Ensures On-the-Job Training (OJT) is conducted and documented for Maintenance Controllers.
  • Performs additional tasks as specified in the CASS/Reliability section of the Corporate Flight Management General Maintenance Manual (GMM).
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership.


  • Airframe and Powerplant license required.
  • Has one year of experience in a position responsible for returning aircraft to service.
  • Has at least one year of experience in a supervisory capacity in maintaining the same category and class of aircraft as used by the Company.
  • Extensive knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations related to maintenance and procedures.
  • Proficient with computer applications including Microsoft office suite.
  • Detailed knowledge of aircraft, manuals, maintenance programs, procedures.
  • Detailed working knowledge of Quantum, FOS, and CAMP software is a strong plus.
  • Has three years of experience in maintaining the same category and class of aircraft as used by the Company OR three years of experience as a Maintenance Controller for another 135 OR 121 Air Carrier OR three years of mechanic experience within the Company maintaining at least one aircraft type operated within the Company. 
  • Able to pass a 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.
  • Valid driver’s 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 in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including OSHA, EPA, state, and federal regulations.


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in the position. Please be advised that the duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.