American Airlines Hiring – Aviation Maintenance Technician

Job Description:

The work of the Aviation Maintenance Technician classification, depending upon assignment, includes any or all of the following: Performing skilled work in those operations such as trouble shooting, individually or with Crew Chief, management or professional direction, disassembly, checking and cleaning, repairing, replacing, testing, adjusting, assembling, installing, servicing, fabricating, taxiing or towing airplanes, and/or run-up engines, deicing aircraft, required to maintain the airworthiness of aircraft and all their components while in service or while undergoing overhaul and/or modification. Certifies for the quality of his own workmanship, including signing mechanical flight releases, except signs mechanical flight release for all work done on field work. In those positions where stock chasers are not maintained and/or available at the time, he may chase his own parts. May have other Aviation Maintenance Technician personnel assigned to assist him in completing an assignment. Works according to FAA and Company regulations and procedures and instructions from a Crew Chief or supervisor. Completes forms connected with work assignments according to established procedures. Will communicate with other Company personnel as required in a manner designated by the Company. In addition to the above duties, performs the following duties as assigned: cleaning of aircraft windshields; connecting/removing ground power and ground start units; pushing out/towing of aircraft and related guide man functions.

Job Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Airframe and Power Plant License required
  • Thirty-six (36) months of credible experience related to the type of work which is assigned
  • Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA)
  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays, and days-off
  • High School diploma or GED

Job Details:

Company:  American Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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