Maintenance Operations Controller




Huntsville, AL


Position summary


At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse Aviation Professionals always have a multitude of career choices. Your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but also change the world. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; tuition reimbursement and more.

The High Resolution 3 Dimensional Geospatial Information (HR3DGI) Program at Leidos is seeking an Aircraft Maintenance Operations Controller. This position reports directly to the HR3DGI Aircraft Engineering & Maintenance Control Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The Aircraft Maintenance Operations Controller responsibilities includes objective evaluation and review of all aircraft maintenance records and work packages to ensure completeness to meet the requirements of FAA FAR Part 91, Army regulatory requirements as well as Leidos policies to include, but not limited to;

    • Safe for Flight records
    • Discrepancy Sheets
    • Work Orders
    • Material Usage
    • Phase Inspection sheets
  • Entry of all work packages into the Leidos Mission Management Information System (LMMIS) in a timely manner

  • Create and close out Work Orders

  • Creation and placement of applicable logbook entries

  • Assist in tracking Scheduled Inspections and Time Between Overhaul (TBO) items

  • Understand current specifications involving inspection tolerances, limitations, and procedures established by the manufacturer of the airframe, engine, propeller and appliances being maintained

  • Audit to determine accurate aircraft, engine, propeller, component logs and other records pertinent to airworthiness

  • Collaborate with the HR3DGI Quality Assurance and Aircraft Maintenance teams to ensure continuity of FAA, DCMA, Army, ISO, IS-BAO and Leidos requirements

  • Ensure Mission Equipment Package (MEP) maintenance and inspections are in accordance with established Leidos policies, and OEM procedures or other acceptable or approved technical data

  • Prepare and/or present weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports or as required

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read and follow aircraft OEM technical publications
  • Articulate communication skills
  • Proficient with data entry
  • Proficient using the Microsoft Office suite of software    
  • Must be able to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certification
  • 5 years aircraft maintenance and inspection experience within the last 8 years
  • Basic understanding of DCMA https://8210.1c and Army AR95-20
  • Experience with aircraft weight and balance software and records
  • Thorough understanding of aircraft records management
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance
  • General Aviation, Turbo prop and business jet experience
  • Experience reviewing aircraft records and updating aircraft maintenance tracking software


Pay Range:

Pay Range $54,https://600.00 - $98,https://700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

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  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.

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