Jobs at American Airlines – Engineer, Base Support Engineering

Job Description:

This job is a member of the Base Support Engineering Team within the Integrated Operations Division. Responsible for supporting aircraft in Heavy Maintenance in the U.S. and abroad.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides aircraft system trouble shooting assistance to Base Maintenance
  • Attends daily production meetings and pre-induction meetings to ensure timely support
  • Provides on-site engineering assistance for significantly damaged line aircraft throughout the system
  • Participates, as necessary, in aircraft recoveries and “GO TEAM” duties
  • Coordinates events/issues with American Airlines Engineering Fleet Groups for additional action, troubleshooting and follow-up
  • Monitors trends and recurring discrepancies requiring corrective action. Develops American Airlines AARDs (Typical Repairs) and manual supplements to eliminate repetitive EA requests
  • Must be willing and able to work irregular hours and shift schedules including holidays and weekends
  • Must be able to travel
  • Provides technical dispositions (via Engineering Authorizations) and guidance for aircraft issues that exceed published limits for structural damage including sheet metal and composite repairs
  • Provides work deviation authorizations, interpretation of service documents & Engineering Orders
  • Provides options for repairing versus replacing a part to minimize financial impact

Job Requirements:

  • In an expedient manner, must be able to prioritize workload, solve problems, substantiate solutions using valid engineering analytical principals, document solutions with good technical writings skills, and verbally communicate solutions throughout the maintenance organization
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills to work with others
  • Ability to be self-motivated and discipline in work ethics
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong Customer service focus (internal and external)
  • Familiarity with Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs), maintenance programs, Engine Manual (EM), Structural Repair Manual (SRM), Aircraft Maintenance
  • Manual (AMM), Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC), Fault Isolation Manual (FIM), Component Maintenance Manual (CMM), and Wiring Diagrams (WDM)
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited college/university
  • Ability to maintain composure in a stressful environment
  • 3 years working history as engineer with aviation experience
  • Ability to able to effectively multi-task various work activities to meet the requirements of the operation

Job Details:

Company:  American Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Tulsa, OK, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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