1+ months

Co-Op Student, Engineering

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: Tulsa Intl Apt (TUL-TRML)  
Additional Locations: Charlotte, NC; Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Tulsa, OK
Requisition ID: 62810 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • ​This job is a member of the Engineering Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • ​The TEQ Cooperative Education Program (Co-op) is American Airlines (AA) partnering with universities to provide a structured method of combining classroom-based education with practical work experience.  This program provides students with an immersion experience as an engineer or aviation management technician and provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate capabilities to AA.

What you'll do

  • ​Acts as entry level employees within their assigned department, providing basic technical evaluation of outstanding issues
  • Supports Engineering Staff to the group in which they’re assigned, assisting in major modification programs, maintenance task evaluations, or similar large engineering efforts
  • Individual roles will vary depending on which department the student is assigned. Co-ops will be assigned within the Training, Engineering and Quality (TEQ) organization. Engineering students will be placed in one of 2 areas; Powerplant or Aircraft. Aviation Management students will be placed in one of 3 areas; Quality Control/CASS, Publications or Configuration Management and Control
  • Follows established procedures / workflows for task execution and approvals
  • Interfaces with multiple computer programs or software to manage daily work and task execution

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Require current enrollment in an undergraduate Engineering or Aviation Management degree program. Engineering majors considered include:  Aeronautical/Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil and Computer/Technical Engineering.  Aviation Management majors considered include:  Aviation Management, Aerospace Administration & Operations, Aerospace Logistics, Technical Services Management, Professional Pilot, Aircraft Maintenance Management, Air Traffic Management
  • Minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5
  • Active participation in their college/university’s Cooperative Education Program, if such a program exists

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Students that have availability for 2-3 work cycles (or at least 3 semesters)
  • Successful completion of sophomore year or approximately 60 hours towards a Bachelor Degree is preferred.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States witout visa sponsorship
  • A&P Certification
  • Airline/passenger aircraft experience


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Must be very proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to work independently, without day-to-day supervision
  • Must be articulate and able to express technical issues and concepts in clear and concise manner
  • Ability to work with the suppliers and AA personnel in a professional manner
  • Ability to handle multiple work assignments


What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: Charlotte, NC; Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Tulsa, OK
Requisition ID: 62810 


Posted: 2022-09-07 Expires: 2022-12-22
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