28 days old

Principal Engineer

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Admin Bldg AFD (DFW-AFD1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 33490 

Intro

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
  • This job is a member of the Engineering Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • ​Responsible for acting as a Technical Resource Specialist in area(s) of expertise for all Engineering group. This job acts as a company or industry expert in a technical area.
What you'll do
  • Assists the Engineering Manager in assigning, supporting, training, mentoring and reviewing activities of Engineers.
  • Utilizes high levels of technical expertise and extensive practical experience to disposition highly complex technical concerns.
  • Develops customized procedures and special criteria for repairs, modifications, inspections, servicing and other maintenance actions which are not adequately addressed in existing manuals.
  • Investigates aircraft/component problems which may cause aircraft delays or cancellations, substantial expenditures in manpower or materials, or interruptions in maintenance operations, and determines appropriate corrective actions.
  • Develops action plans for fleet/multi-fleet and/or component engineering projects and pursues final dispositions according to assessed priorities.
  • Maintains knowledge of current and pending regulations, which affect areas of responsibility and ensures that all Engineering actions maintain compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Utilizes available resources to continually increase levels of technical expertise and practical experience. Also strives to improve communications skills, time management and other personal qualities pertinent to maximum effectiveness and efficiency in performing assigned duties.
  • Develops procedures and special criteria for repairs, modifications, inspections, servicing and other maintenance actions.
  • Monitor daily operations and operational trends to identify and resolve items impacting the operation of the airplanes.
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • 5 years of job related experience in an airline environment

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Master's Degree in Engineering
  • 10 years of experience in an airline environment
  • Expert knowledge of specific airplane systems and assemblies
  • Organizational Designation Authorization
  • Yellow Belt or higher certification by accredited Lean Six Sigma institution

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of the Lean Six Sigma principles
  • Ability to multitask in a changing environment
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: 33490 

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Posted: 2019-10-22 Expires: 2019-11-21

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