1+ months

Engineering Co-Op

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: Integrated Operations Ctr (DFW-IOC0) 
Additional Locations: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Charlotte, NC; Tulsa, OK
Requisition ID: 48141 


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

Our Technical Operations team is at the very core of keeping our aircraft flying safely and the Coopperative Education Program offer opportunities to work with experienced professionals and complete meaningful projects that will be impactful to your career development.

What you'll do

Commitment: 6-7-month term January-August or June-December

Locations: Technical Operations Facilities in Tulsa, OK, Charlotte, NC, and Fort Worth, TX

Entry level Engineering duties within the following departments. Typically, the assigned department manager pairs each Co-Op with a mentor.


  • Fleet Engineering - this department maintains and supports aircraft systems, structures, interiors, avionics, and inflight entertainment maintenance programs including repair, assembly, inspection and modification of aircraft and component parts. Fleet Engineers develop maintenance programs and specifications, investigate reliability problems, and design/develop corrective actions and programs. Engineers also provide technical interface with manufacturers and suppliers regarding repairs, design, improvements, and new equipment requirements.
  • Powerplant Engineering - this department maintains and supports maintenance programs for aircraft turbine engines including repair, assembly, inspection, and test of engines, component parts, and accessories. Powerplant Engineers determine economic feasibility, develop repairs and repair processes of existing unserviceable turbine engine hardware. These Engineers will handle failure analysis, repair development, scrap review, engineering research, technical and economic decisions related to repair and maintenance of turbine engines and components.


All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate Engineering degree program. Engineering majors considered include: Aeronautical/Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer, Metallurgical and Civil Engineering.
  • Successful completion of sophomore year or approximately 60 hours towards a Bachelor Degree is preferred.
  • A minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5.
  • Eligibility to work permanently in the United States.
  • Passing of a drug screen and background check provided by AA.
  • Availability for two work cycles (or at least 3 semesters) is preferred.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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: Dallas/Ft Worth, TX; Charlotte, NC; Tulsa, OK
Requisition ID: 48141 


Posted: 2021-09-09 Expires: 2021-12-06
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