1+ months

Senior Engineer

American Airlines
Tulsa, OK 74103

Location: TUL Air Force Plant (TUL-AFPT) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31762 


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

​This job is a member of the Engineering Team within the Integrated Operations Division. â€‹Responsible for providing Engineering support for the maintenance and operation of aircraft and related equipment.  This job also establishes and assists  maintaining aircraft and component standards within areas of responsibility. 


Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Conducts training for Engineers in area(s) of expertise
  • Serves as mentor to other Engineers
  • Serves as team leader/coordinator in the course of project management or problem resolution
  • Coordinates with manufacturers and regulatory authorities, as required, and ensures that Engineering dispositions are properly substantiated in accordance with applicable regulations and Company manuals
  • Develops customized procedures and special criteria for repairs, modifications, inspections, servicing and other maintenance actions which are not adequately addressed in existing manuals
  • Keeps informed of day-to-day airline operations involving field of responsibility. Assesses daily priorities in accordance with airline/departmental objectives and management directives
  • 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
  • Provides Engineering support as required for disposition of discrepant conditions affecting aircraft or components in order to restore serviceable status
  • Responds to requests from Maintenance and other airline departments when technical assistance is required to support projects or resolve problems
  • Develops action plans for fleet/multi-fleet and/or component engineering projects and pursues final dispositions according to assessed priorities
  • Coordinates with other airline departments, as required, to provide for effective and efficient implementation of engineering dispositions
About The Job (Continued)
  • Prepares Engineering documents to implement technical dispositions by providing customized procedures for repairs, modifications, inspections or other maintenance actions which provide benefits in accordance with airline/departmental objectives and management directives
  • 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
  • Actively engages with front line team members and leadership equally

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Chemistry or related technical field
  • 6 years engineering experience in a related field
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to analyze technical data and make data driven decisions
  • Demonstrates aptitude, ability and willingness to take on new roles and responsibilities
  • Ability to prepare/deliver presentations that compel acceptance of solutions
  • Ability to successfully interact with internal and external customers


Preferred Qualifications

  • ​Master's Degree in Engineering, Chemistry or related technical field
  • 3 years engineering experience working with aviation fuels (including testing, storage and microbial growth treatment), aircraft pneumatic systems and filters, commercial and industrial surface disinfection processes and other aviation special projects

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31762 


Posted: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-09-28

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