AECOM Maintenance Control Director in China Lake, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146243BR

Position Title Maintenance Control Director

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City China Lake

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

This position is contingent upon award of the Naval Test Wing Pacific Aircraft Maintenance contract and will be based in China Lake, CA

Monitors and maintains documents of all aircraft scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. Plans and coordinates all aircraft inspections (special, conditional, phase, etc.). Dispatch and monitoring of all assigned tasks and associated jobs to work centers. Keeps Maintenance Officer briefed on Aircraft status at all times. Keeps the COR briefed on all contract requirements. Work closely with the Operations Department to insure Aircraft are available to meet the Flight Schedule. Able to monitor the NALCOMIS system to report all work performed. Work with Navy established five (5) part Visual Information Display System (VIDS). Prepares daily, weekly, and monthly reports in support of aircraft long range maintenance requirements. Maintains Aircraft Discrepancy Books showing completed as well as outstanding maintenance actions. Ensures all required maintenance has been performed before flights. Brief and de-brief of pilots as required, assisting in the documentation of aircraft flight time and maintenance discrepancies. Comply with all current sections of the NAVAIRINST 3710.1(series) and CNAFINST 4790.2 Series as applicable to aircraft maintenance. Maintains aircraft historical records, as well as various other aircraft files in support of aircraft maintenance. Verification of all Maintenance Action Documentation prior to submission to the Navy, working closely with Logs and Records trying to ensure timely submission into 3M data systems and required log book entries. Corrects and re-submits all Naval generated reports by 3M data system. Responsible for mission configuration, working with various civil service work centers with up loads and systems checks as required. Ensures work area is maintained in a neat and orderly manner and that all safety rules and regulations are observed. May work with other groups or personnel to resolve problems. Will instruct and assist in training of lower level employees in proper work methods and performance of their job duties. Performs related duties as assigned including any and all duties of lower rated technical personnel within their classification. Assist other shops/skills as required. May reassign contract personnel between work centers as needed to support the daily flight schedule requirements. Maintenance Control Director ensures each shop performs a written pass down between shifts, to be annotated in a shop logbook. These logbooks shall be shared with the Government upon request. Tasks personnel, as needed, in transporting pilots to the CALA and other hangars when Govt. personnel are not available. The Maintenance Control Director documents in writing (daily within 6 hours of receipt) to GMR with status/progress report of Government issued scheduled maintenance priorities. The GMR will provide the maintenance priorities twice a day. Shall be Weight and Balance qualified for VX-31 aircraft to include generation of Form F as required for the daily flight schedule.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Work is performed in an office, flight line and shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-50 pounds and occasionally in excess of 75 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements


  1. Possess an extensive background in the field of aircraft maintenance and material support with a minimum of 15 years of experience with 10 years of the last 15 years in direct aircraft maintenance repair, inspection, and modification.

  2. Of the ten years of experience in aircraft maintenance, six years shall be in a supervisory position that included responsibility for assigning program workloads as well as duties for entire shifts.

  3. Must have experience supervising daily flight operations personnel supporting scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

  4. A minimum of one year in a maintenance/production control position.

  5. Experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.


  1. Knowledgeable of technical directives and CNAFINST 4790.2 Series

  2. Knowledgeable of and understand basic supply procedures

  3. Possess working knowledge of applicable aircraft

  4. Possess or can qualify for a U.S. states driver license.

Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline is highly preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

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