United Airlines Base Specialty Mechanical Hydraulic - Line in San Francisco, California

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Base Specialty Mechanical Hydraulic- SFO

San Francisco, CA

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Travel subject to service charges/restrictions. Bonuses awarded only under terms of United's policies.



Ability to overhaul various hydraulic systems, as well as positive displacement pumps, hydraulic test benches, cylinders and jacks and various fixed shop equipment.


  • Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority

  • Technicians may bid for schedules several times a year and schedules are awarded according to seniority

  • Hydraulic Technicians are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

  • Salary increases will be administered according to the current IBT/United contract

  • New employees are required to join the union within ninety (90) days of employment

  • There is an initiation fee for joining the union and subsequent monthly union dues


  • Must have a high school diploma/GED or education equivalent


  • Team player required

  • Customer focused required

  • Must have knowledge, ability and previous experience in the maintenance, repair and modification of a variety of industrial equipment including fixed shop equipment such as powered shears, drill presses and press brakes, etc., and mobile equipment such as hydraulic test benches.


  • 12 months experience of trouble shooting, repairing and overhauling various hydraulic and mechanical systems and components including centrifugal and positive displacement pumps required.


  • United will consider applicants with criminal histories consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Valid US driver's license (revoked, suspended or expired are not considered valid) required

  • Must pass 10-year background check

  • Must be willing to take a pre-placement physical abilities test, hearing and vision tests, and drug screen

  • Candidate must be able to clear a fingerprint-based criminal history check in order to obtain and retain credentials necessary for the position

  • Position-specific clearances may include but are not limited to FAA, TSA, Port Authority, U.S. Customs and U.S. Postal service clearances required

  • Overtime available/required depending upon operational need

  • Must be able to work any shift

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications

  • 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