United Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) - Reduced Qualifications in United States
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The 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.
Available locations a technician can choose to work at can vary depending on operation needs. Locations available for Reduced Qualification Technicians are San Francisco, CA and Newark, NJ.
Job overview and responsibilities
The Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) holds a valid Airframe & Powerplant certification, and is responsible for service and maintenance of the aircraft systems, powerplant, airframe and components. This includes performing inspections, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, part replacement and repairs, as well as other routine maintenance such as fluid servicing and lubrication.
Perform maintenance work in accordance with FAA and Company regulation
Read and interpret technical and maintenance manuals, diagrams and blueprints
Document or record all work performed using Company provided logs, task cards, forms, tags or computer systems
Research and order parts and determine appropriate repair action/s
Assist other technicians with a variety of tasks related to maintenance and aircraft movement
This position requires you to perform a variety of physical activities such as:
Accessing elevated areas of aircraft for maintenance and servicing which may require the use of ladders, jet stairways, high lift trucks, boom lifts and other lifting devices
Climbing, standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, sitting, working overhead, extensive walking, working in tight/confined spaces and lifting up to 50 pounds
Handling hazardous material in performance of assigned duties
Be able to use Personal Protective Equipment (e.g., respirators, safety glasses, safety shoes, etc.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position; additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate
High School diploma or GED/equivalent
FAA A&P License
Under twelve (12) months' experience in trouble shooting, repair, and maintenance of aluminum and/or composite skinned, pressurized jet/turboprop aircraft
Knowledge and ability to use power tools
The ability to become skilled on the use of various test and ground equipment
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak English fluently
At least 18 years of age
Valid US driver's license (revoked, suspended or expired are not considered valid)
Passing of a 10-year background check
Passing of pre-placement physical abilities test, hearing and vision tests, and drug screen
Passing and maintaining recurring pulmonary function check for the use of a respirator with no medical restrictions or limitations, if necessary
Clearing a fingerprint-based criminal history check in order to obtain and retain credentials necessary for the position required (United will consider applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable State and Federal law)
Position-specific clearances required include but are not limited to FAA, TSA, Port Authority, U.S. Customs and U.S. Postal Service
Possess own tools and the ability to purchase additional tools if required
Flexible to work any shift in a 24/7 operation, including nights, weekends and holidays required
Legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of pre-employment skills tests and interview
Reliable, punctual attendance is essential function of the position
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance
Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Line / Individual Contributor
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled