16 days old

IAM Technical Documents Specialist

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX

Location: Flight Training Academy (DFW-FTRN) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 20142 


Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.


You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers.  At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people. 


What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.


Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

American Airlines is seeking candidates for  a Technical Document Specialist  to work at the Flight Training Center DFW.  Comprehensive Benefit Package provided and airline privileges at and hourly rate of $23.75 USD.


The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the International Association of Machinists (IAM) Collective Bargaining Agreement

  • Develops programs changes in compliance with FAA regulatory and company requirements.
  • Creates and revises aircraft maintenance programs task cards and update OEM manuals.
  • Interprets MPD and MRB documents and revisions as applicable to authoring jobs or manuals.
  • Develops maintenance program work scopes for aircraft acquisitions and bridging processes as required.
  • Maintains metrics designed to measure the progress and effectiveness of initiatives insuring industry best practices are implemented as required.
  • Coordinates and communicates with various Technical Operations departments to insure Maintenance Program department policies are in compliance to company and FAA regulatory requirements.
  • Performs other duties as directed by Maintenance Programs management including traveling to locations where maintenance is performed.


  • A&P certificate preferred; Undergraduate degree in related field, military experience, or equivalent experience/training can be considered in lieu of an A&P.
  •  At least 3 years aircraft maintenance experience on Part 121 transport category aircraft; Non Part 121, transport category aircraft experience considered.
  • Knowledge of Boeing, Airbus, and Embraer aircraft experience preferred.
  • Technical writing experience in an aircraft maintenance environment preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge in the use of aircraft manuals, vendor manuals, wiring diagrams, engineering documentation, Airworthiness Directives (AD) and Service Bulletins (SB).
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
  • Aircraft authoring software experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of SGML and XML structured data preferred.
  • Working knowledge with TIFF, JPG, CGM and/or Raster graphic formats.
  • Excellent grammar and proof reading skills required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large workloads effectively and develop strategies to meet deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork qualities.
  • Willing to work weekends as needed to meet deadlines.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 20142 


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