Aircraft Maintenance Planner/Coordinator
Job Details
KVNY - Van Nuys, CA
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Admin - Clerical
Position Summary

Clay Lacy Aviation has been providing private jet services around the globe since 1968. Taking pride in the pursuit of perfection is at the center of everything that we do. Our most valuable asset is our experienced team. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive, and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.


Position Summary

The Maintenance Planner reports to the Director of Aircraft Maintenance Operations and is responsible for the planning and scheduling of maintenance events. Organize maintenance work packages, including identifying and ordering parts, materials, and equipment required.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.



  • Evaluate the projected scope of work to ensure that appropriate ratings and capabilities are in place.
  • Manages schedule to ensure that data, material, tooling, and personnel are available when required.
  • Ensures adequate housing is available when performing work at another location.
  • Collaborates with air carriers to ensure documentation, training, approvals are in place prior to performing work.
  • Reviews operator requirements prior to input.
  • Documents operators’ operating rules on Aircraft Work Authorization.
  • Communicates with customers, vendors, and other managers to support customer needs as required.
  • Monitors work in progress and communicate problem areas.
  • Schedules and Chairs pre-arrival and planning meeting.
  • Plans for all Materials required in preparation for the proposed project.
  • Collaborates with the material group during the pre-planning phase to ensure timely arrival of all ordered material and aircraft parts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Aircraft Maintenance Operations.

Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred.



Two years of experience in corporate aviation is preferred.


Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively communicate with management, peers, and external parties.
  • Ability to work and interact with departments throughout the organization.
  • Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Windows/Office Suite.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workflow as well as multi-task.
  • Ability to handle sensitive documents in a very confidential manner.
  • Ability to take initiative and execute assigned tasks in a timely and flawless manner.
  • Strong teamwork acumen with a profound ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to screen calls, manage calendars, and arrange meetings.
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently and with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills.



Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time positions.


Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit