1+ months

Aviation Maintenance Technician - Line

American Airlines
New York, NY 10007

Location: John F Kennedy Intl Apt (JFK-TRML) 
Additional Locations: Boston, MA; New York, NY; Newark, NJ; Philadelphia, PA
Requisition ID: 33375 


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!

What you'll do

Candidates may be considered at their discretion for openings from any of our locations including but not limited to: Boston, MA and Philadelphia, PA


The terms and conditions of this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement and the respective union for each location.


The responsibilities of an Aviation Maintenance Technician include the following: troubleshooting, individually or with Crew Chief, management or professional direction, disassembly, checking and cleaning, repairing, replacing, testing, adjusting, assembling, installing, servicing, fabricating, taxing or towing airplanes and/or run-up engines, de-icing aircraft, required to maintain the air worthiness of aircraft and all their components while in service or while undergoing overhaul and/or modification.  Certifies for quality of own workmanship, including signing mechanical flight releases for all work done on field work.  In those work positions where stock chasers are not utilized and/or available at the time may chase own parts.  May have other Mechanic personnel assigned to assist him/her in completing an assignment.  Works according to FAA and Company regulations and procedures and instructions from Crew Chief or supervisor.  Completes forms connected with work assignments according to established procedures and communicates with other Company personnel as required in a manner designated by the Company.

Performs the following duties as assigned: cleaning of aircraft windshields; connecting/removing ground power and ground start units; pushing out/towing of aircraft and related guideman functions, fueling/defueling, de-icing of aircraft.

All you'll need for success
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid driver's license
  • 12 months of employment in the repair, maintenance, overhaul or manufacture of heavy jet aircraft (gross weight between 12,500 lbs. & 70,000 lbs.)
  • Airframe and Power Plant (A&P) License (Must provide license number and date of issue during application process)
  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays, and days-off
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA)
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges


* This job is subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol testing.  Your previous employers will be contacted to verify if you had any DOT drug violations and/or refusals to test for drugs or alcohol in the previous two year period.  Your DOT required urine specimen will be tested for the following substances: Cocaine, Marijuana, PCP, Amphetamines and Opiates.

Additional Locations: Boston, MA; New York, NY; Newark, NJ; Philadelphia, PA
Requisition ID: 33375 

Posted: 2019-10-05 Expires: 2019-12-27

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