Maintenance Controller Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #9735 27-Aug-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world's fastest satellite internet service, with technology that's helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You'll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities
  • Support the maintenance controllers who are providing technical guidance for personnel performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on the IFC system, supporting maritime and commercial and business aviation.
  • Support controllers managing system out of service activities which includes planning for spares, tooling, equipment, skill and adequate manpower to ensure systems are restored expeditiously
  • Track, maintain and ensure all open anomalies across the installed fleet are actively being worked
  • Review aircraft historical data and as required
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Manager, Commercial Mobility Maintenance Control (CMMC)
  • Currently pursuing an Associate's degree or higher in Avionics Maintenance Technology, Aviation Maintenance, Avionics Engineering, Aerospace, Logistics and other related degrees
  • Ability to work with and understand maintenance manuals and maintenance programs
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule in a 24x7 environment as needed to support round-the-clock operations
  • Eligibility to obtain an Airframe Certification
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong Computer skills required including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work as a team and individually 
  • Ability to work independently to resolve issues in a creative and effective manner
  • Ability to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship
  • Minor or background in Computer Science or computer programming
  • Prior experience with RF Satellite or Wireless Communication systems
  • Prior Linux and networking experience
  • Military experience
  • Experience using Salesforce
  • Previous internship experience
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

0-1 years


Up to 10%



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