1+ months

Overhaul Support Mechanic

American Airlines
Tulsa, OK 74103

Location: TUL Mtc & Engr Base (TUL-MNTC) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 35643 


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 (TWU) - Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The work of the Overhaul Support Mechanic classification, depending upon assignment, includes all the following on an individual or isolated work assignment basis: Performs work in operations such as, but not limited to: shot peening, disassembling, checking and cleaning, repairing, replacing, testing, adjusting, assembling, installing, servicing, and fabricating, required to maintain aircraft components. Performs work hardening, cleaning, or checking adherence of plating on aircraft parts and/or assemblies by operations such as shot-peening or blasting with grit, wheat, sand, shell, or similar materials, according to prescribed methods. May mix and store materials used and/or set up for use in shot-peening and/or cleaning equipment and to clean the work area. As may apply to the work assignment, uses equipment such as shot-peening machines, blasting equipment, hand tools, racks, and other holding devices. Uses protective equipment such as masks, respirators, gloves, and/or aprons. Certifies for the quality of his own workmanship.  In those positions where stock chasers are not maintained and/or available at the time, he may chase own parts.  Works according to FAA and Company regulations and procedures and instructions from a Crew Chief or Supervisor. Completes forms connected with work assignments according to established procedures. Overhaul Support Mechanics will be excluded from Shops and areas requiring an A & P license or the skills necessary for an Aviation Maintenance Technician and areas that require a high skill premium as outlined in Article 4.

All you'll need for success


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Two (2) years of mechanical experience or completion of a technical mechanical trade school program preferred
  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays and days off
  • 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

*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.

*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
Job Level: 
Requisition ID: 35643 


Posted: 2019-12-19 Expires: 2020-02-08

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