Spirit Airlines

  • Supervisor, Maintenance Control

    Job Locations US-FL-Miramar
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2020 11:58 PM)
    Requisition Number
    Tech Operations
    Position Type
  • Overview

    Spirit Airlines is a high growth airline expanding our footprint in 15+ countries. We make it possible for our Guests to venture further and discover more than ever before. Our mission is to deliver the best value in the sky and be the most successful airline on Earth!

    Imagine being a Team Member in an organization introducing 100’s of new aircraft that will double our fleet while scaling the organization’s people, process, and technology infrastructure. Investing in a Rock Star like you will not only make an immediate impact on the business but help us continue building a bench of future leadership. Our Team Members develop their careers rapidly while building key skills that drive long-term success.

    Be part of our Transformation Journey!

    • Team-driven: Your leaders will be right beside you to mentor, share ideas, and collaborate. Peers and leaders are valuable contributors.
    • The Sky is No Limit: Our constant growth means boundless career opportunities. There is no limit to how fast and how far you can grow within this organization.
    • The Giving Spirit: We are committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work.

    Why Spirit?

    • Competitive base salaries with robust health & welfare benefits
    • Agile career paths and accelerated career advancement
    • Travel & flight benefits for you and your family

    About this Job

    Information pipeline between the Maintenance Department and OCC for the day to day operation of on-going and planned maintenance on company operated aircraft. Provide supervision of the Maintenance Controllers on duty ensuring all work accomplished is per company policies.  Monitor deferrals and ensure planned action for correction at next scheduled overnight opportunity. Monitor service checks and other planned events ensuring the routing to scheduled stations is accomplished.  Conduct scheduled maintenance conference call with Management and Line Maintenance.


    • Effective management and timely resolution of complex issues via analysis of manufacturer and troubleshooting data.
    • Compliance with and quality audit of company maintenance process and procedures in Maintenance Control.
    • Effective communication to Company relating to out of service aircraft and estimate of return to service time.
    • Effective management and scheduling of aircraft service checks.
    • Effective management and correction of deferred maintenance items prior to expiration.
    • Scheduling of planned maintenance work.

    • Borrow of components from other carriers to expedite repair of company operated aircraft.

    • Purchase of parts, tooling to repair company operated aircraft.

    • Movement of Maintenance Personnel.

    • Scheduling of deferred maintenance items.

    • Staffing requirements of Maintenance Control. 

    • Effectively cope with out of service aircraft and what is required to repair.

    • Ability to quickly develop a plan for repair of aircraft, and down line changes to flight schedule as a result of out of service aircraft.

    • Maintain composure at all times in high stress environment.

    • May perform other responsibilities as assigned. Responsibilities and duties may change when circumstances dictate (e.g. emergencies change in workload, rush jobs or technical developments).


    • High School Diploma
    • A&P Certification
    • FCC License
    • Military or vocational training in aircraft maintenance
    • Prior Maintenance Control experience
    • Associates degree in applied science is preferred
    • 10 years' experience in Heavy jet maintenance is preferred

    *Please be advised that you will be asked to complete a required assessment to be considered for this position. This assessment will be emailed to you after you apply. Please be sure to check your Spam folder and/or junk mail if you do not receive it. *


    We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to our team members including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, travel benefits and much more. We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our Team Members.

    EEOC Statement

    Spirit Airlines is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All aspects of employment are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


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