22 days old

Engineer, Base Support Engineering (BSE)

American Airlines
Charlotte, NC 28202

Location: CLT Hgr (CLT-HGR1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 47721 


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 Base Support Engineering Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • Responsible for supporting aircraft in Heavy Maintenance in the U.S. and abroad.

What you'll do

  • Provides technical dispositions (via Engineering Authorizations) and guidance for aircraft issues that exceed published limits for structural damage including sheet metal and composite repairs
  • Provides work deviation authorizations, interpretation of service documents & Engineering Orders
  • Provides options for repairing versus replacing a part to minimize financial impact
  • Provides aircraft system trouble shooting assistance to Base Maintenance
  • Attends daily production meetings and pre-induction meetings to ensure timely support
  • Provides on-site engineering assistance for significantly damaged line aircraft throughout the system
  • Participates, as necessary, in aircraft recoveries and “GO TEAM” duties
  • Coordinates events/issues with American Airlines Engineering Fleet Groups for additional action, troubleshooting and follow-up
  • Monitors trends and recurring discrepancies requiring corrective action. Develops American Airlines AARDs (Typical Repairs) and manual supplements to eliminate repetitive EA requests
  • Must be willing and able to work irregular hours and shift schedules including holidays and weekends
  • Must be able to travel

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited college/university

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 3 years working history as engineer with aviation experience
  • Familiarity with Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs), maintenance programs, Engine Manual (EM), Structural Repair Manual (SRM), Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM), Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC), Fault Isolation Manual (FIM), Component Maintenance Manual (CMM), and Wiring Diagrams (WDM)

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • In an expedient manner, must be able to prioritize workload, solve problems, substantiate solutions using valid engineering analytical principals, document solutions with good technical writings skills, and verbally communicate solutions throughout the maintenance organization
  • Ability to be self-motivated and discipline in work ethics
  • Ability to able to effectively multi-task various work activities to meet the requirements of the operation
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain composure in a stressful environment
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong Customer service focus (internal and external)
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills to work with others

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: None
Requisition ID: 47721 


Posted: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-03
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