Aircraft Maintenance Controller (Remote)

EOE Statement

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After completion of a one-month training cycle at our headquarters facility in Wheeling Il. This position will revert to a 95% work from home position with occasional travel requirements.

Part 135 Charter operations Maintenance Controller will be responsible for managing and coordinating all contingency maintenance during flight operations. The Maintenance Controller coordinates maintenance activities with other departments to ensure flight safety and minimize operational interruptions, and insures timely scheduled maintenance compliance.


  • Determine schedules, maintenance/inspections, unscheduled maintenance requirements, items awaiting maintenance and available work force.
  • Coordination of maintenance discrepancy corrections of all operational aircraft, monitors all mechanical situations as they occur extending every effort to reduce and hold maintenance recovery time to the very minimum.
  • Coordinating parts, manpower requirements and travel arrangements for field repairs.
  • Monitor aircraft availability and coordinate aircraft logistics between the Maintenance Department and Flight Operations.
  • Coordinate with Dispatch and Production Planning on MEL and CDL procedures and status.
  • Reviews and approves all maintenance release documents insuring adherence to the Priester GMM and FAA regulations, and initiates Return to Service procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Management Staff.

This is an exempt position which requires flexibility to meet the demands of business.

Come be a part of it!

Priester Aviation is the oldest, privately held Aviation Services company founded in 1945. Conveniently headquartered in the Midwest just outside Chicago, Priester Aviation has aircraft based around the country and operations around the world. Priester is a destination employer offering a cooperative work environment and a full suite of progressive, industry-leading benefits. From unlimited PTO, pet insurance, a matching 401K, employee wellness, tuition reimbursement, and top-notch health benefits, we invest in our team members. You are Priester.


Position Requirements

  • Airframe and Powerplant License
  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • (2) years applicable aviation experience required
  • Able to work off hour shifts
  • Must have streaming wifi service available

Full-Time / Part-Time

Full Time


Aircraft Maintenance Controller (Remote)

Number of Openings


Exempt / Non-Exempt



Wheeling, IL

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