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Supervisor, Plant/Ground Service Equipment Base Maintenance

American Airlines
Tulsa, OK 74103

Location: TUL Mtc & Engr Base (TUL-MNTC) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 33383 


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 Plant/Ground Service Equipment Base Maintenance Team within the Integrated Operations Division.
  • Responisible for leading a team of crew chiefs and mechanics responsible for daily GSE Maintenance Operations in their stations.
  • This job will also interact with identified union leaders to resolve work group matters.
What you'll do
  • Supervises and leads the Plant/Ground Support Equipment maintenance workload, resources and activities for GSE workgroups at all GSE shop locations in the station
  • Administers and coordinates the activities of assigned work group(s) in support of policies, goals and objectives established by the GSE station, Manager, Senior Manager, Director or Managing Director
  • Ensures continuing safety, compliance, dependability and reliability
  • Ensures harmonious working relationship with union workforce and understanding / application of union contractual language
  • Prioritizes and administers inspections and maintenance programs, recommending any revisions needed to provide mechanical performance and reliability of ground equipment
  • Understands and applies all standards, policies and procedures for Company ground equipment
  • Ensures technical documents are complied with on Company ground equipment
  • Performs any additional duties and responsibilities as assigned in order to achieve department and Company objectives
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • High School diploma or GED equivalency
  • Automotive, GSE or Heavy equipment operations experience in production along with parts procurement as a supervisor or lead mechanic
  • 1 year experience supervising and/or directing workgroups preferably in a union environment

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Ground support equipment (GSE) mechanical experience

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Ability to train, guide, and motivate employees
  • Knowledge of all aspects of ground support equipment (GSE) Maintenance operation
  • Abiltiy to handle multiple projects concurrently
  • Knowledge of PCs and proficiency of software applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA) if applicable
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges, if applicable
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: 33383 


Posted: 2019-10-12 Expires: 2019-11-11

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