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Technical Documents Specialist

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Admin Bldg AFD (DFW-AFD1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 36201 


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
  • Develops programs changes in compliance with FAA regulatory and company requirements. 


  • The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the International Association of Machinists (IAM) Collective Bargaining Agreement.
What you'll do

As noted above, this list is intended to reflect the current job but there may be additional essential functions (and certainly non-essential job functions) that are not referenced.  Management will modify the job or require other tasks be performed whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so, observing, of course, any legal obligations including any collective bargaining obligations.

  • 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.

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • At least 3 years aircraft maintenance experience on Part 121 transport category aircraft; Non Part 121, transport category aircraft experience considered
  • 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
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • A&P certificate preferred; Undergraduate degree in related field, military experience, or equivalent experience/training can be considered in lieu of an A&P

  • Knowledge of Boeing, Airbus, and Embraer aircraft experience preferred 

  • Technical writing experience in an aircraft maintenance environment preferred

  • Aircraft authoring software experience preferred

  • Knowledge of SGML and XML structured data preferred

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: 36201 


Posted: 2020-01-09 Expires: 2020-02-08

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