27 days old

Technical Documents Specialist

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX

Location: Flight Training Academy (DFW-FTRN) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19697 

About The Job

The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the International Association of Machinists (IAM) Collective Bargaining Agreement.


  • Develops programs changes in compliance with FAA regulatory and company requirements.
  • Creates and revises aircraft maintenance programs task cards and update OEM manuals.
  • Interprets MPD and MRB documents and revisions as applicable to authoring jobs or manuals.
  • Develops maintenance program work scopes for aircraft acquisitions and bridging processes as required.
  • Maintains metrics designed to measure the progress and effectiveness of initiatives insuring industry best practices are implemented as required.
  • Coordinates and communicates with various Technical Operations departments to insure Maintenance Program department policies are in compliance to company and FAA regulatory requirements.
  • Performs other duties as directed by Maintenance Programs management including traveling to locations where maintenance is performed.


  • A&P certificate preferred; Undergraduate degree in related field, military experience, or equivalent experience/training can be considered in lieu of an A&P.
  • At least 3 years aircraft maintenance experience on Part 121 transport category aircraft; Non Part 121, transport category aircraft experience considered.
  • Knowledge of Boeing, Airbus, and Embraer aircraft experience preferred.
  • Technical writing experience in an aircraft maintenance environment preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge in the use of aircraft manuals, vendor manuals, wiring diagrams, engineering documentation, Airworthiness Directives (AD) and Service Bulletins (SB).
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency with Microsoft Office software.
  • Aircraft authoring software experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of SGML and XML structured data preferred.
  • Working knowledge with TIFF, JPG, CGM and/or Raster graphic formats.
  • Excellent grammar and proof reading skills required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large workloads effectively and develop strategies to meet deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork qualities.
  • Willing to work weekends as needed to meet deadlines.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19697 


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