United Airlines Analyst - Aircraft Records in Houston, Texas

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Technical Operations

Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of United. The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Job overview and responsibilities

Responsible for implementation of procedures and controls established within department or responsible functional group (or fleet type), in accordance with FAA, GMM and department DOP regulations, policies and procedures. Responsible for the overall mainframe forecast establishment, updates, audits and accuracy. Ensure that individual transactions and decisions result in complete and accurate mainframe tracking system, maintenance compliance records and status reports; that are maintained in accordance with the FAA, corporate and department retention policies.

  • Responsible to accurately initialize or revise future maintenance mainframe task and time limit forecast, for applicable airframe, assembly and/or component specifications (or fleet types), based upon written instructions received from Engineering and/or Mx Programs

  • Application of department policies and procedures that result in the timely receipt, accountability, audit and retention of maintenance compliance records (paper/electronic), as applicable to assigned function and/or fleet type airframes, engines, and/or components

  • Manage and coordinate records and status reports related to recurring inspections, deferrals, audits and special projects (i.e. aircraft exits, FAA audits, data migrations, external FAA/Legal/Other department requests, etc) for functional or fleet specific status reports and/or maintenance compliance records

  • Exercise analytical problem solving skills to ensure that database systems match the configuration, condition and maintenance/inspection status of the actual aircraft, assemblies and components

  • Coordinate with other departments or working together groups on projects and initiatives involving or affecting Aircraft Records


  • High School Diploma/GED or similar

  • Applicable hands-on knowledge and experience applying FAA records and record-keeping regulations

  • Experience with company maintenance mainframe tracking systems and reports

  • Strong and demonstrated analytical problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated skills, working independently and within and between work groups

  • Able to multi-task and comply with priorities, even if they change, corresponding with operational needs

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products

  • 1+ years of airline maintenance analytical record-keeping experience

  • General knowledge of Maintenance Program and Engineering documentation (i.e. Engineering Authorizations, Airworthiness Directives, and Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC), MSA, and CAMPS)

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • BS/BA degree, or equivalent aviation maintenance experience

Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance

Function: Professional Opportunities