1+ months

Maintenance Control Technician

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: Integrated Operations Ctr (DFW-IOC0) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 34490 


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

The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the Transport Workers Union Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • A Maintenance Control Technician provides technical direction and troubleshooting assistance to Aircraft Maintenance.
  • Analyzes aircraft structural, mechanical, electrical, avionics, and power plant system discrepancies; makes recommendations for corrective actions by providing oral and written instructions. 
  • Interprets, issues, authorizes repairs of Minimum Equipment List (MEL), Configuration Deviation List (CDL), and Tracking and Control (TAC) items.
  • Writes and updates all Bill or Work for all MEL, CDL, NEF, and other deferred maintenance items.
  • Travels to aircraft or station to provide on-site assistance and guidance in the detection and recommended repair return the aircraft to service. 
  • Reviews aircraft maintenance log records, and analyzes all information for the performance/condition of an aircraft system, component, and Engines. 
  • Monitors fleet reliability; detecting and eliminating repeat aircraft discrepancies through Repeat Control using software applications, issuing instructions to troubleshoot and correct repeat discrepancies.
  • Monitors to ensure compliance with procedures prior to the dispatch of an aircraft. 
  • Coordinates technical information to flight crews during in-flight operations utilizing approved means including ARINC, SATCOM, ACARS, company frequencies or other approved means. 
All you'll need for success
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Applicable valid driver’s license as required by local authorities
  • F.A.A. Airframe and Powerplant license
  • Minimum ten (10) years Heavy Jet Aviation Maintenance Technician experience from a Line Maintenance or Maintenance Operations Control environment
  • Extensive Aircraft Systems troubleshooting experience.
  • Avionics and/or Maintenance Control Technician Experience Required.
  • Knowledge of Minimum Equipment List (MEL), Extended Twin Operations (ETOPS); General Procedures Manual (GPM) preferred
  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays, and days-off
  • Work overtime on short notice or when operationally necessary
  • Ability to travel on short notice for support of out of service aircraft
  • Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
  • 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

*Travel to the interview and any subsequent relocation expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.

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: 34490 


Posted: 2019-12-07 Expires: 2020-04-09

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