17 days old

Technician, Drafting

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: AA Headquarters 1 (DFW-HDQ1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31769 


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 Technical Operations Team within the Integrated Operations Division. This position will be responsible for creating and revising aircraft and ground equipment engineering drawings of detailed parts, installations and assemblies per the specifications described in the Engineering Drafting Manual, Engineering Procedures Manual and the General Procedures Manual.


Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • ​​​Produces and/or revises mechanical and electrical type CAD drawings
  • Maintains individual drawing records with applicable date information
  • Self-transfers individual drawing file to the various checking stages of the drawing’s beginning to the final engineering approval signature required for each drawing
  • Uploads the completed drawing file to the Drafting database located on a secured server
  • Copies CAD file to pdf; sends notification of the drawing file’s pdf ready to be uploaded to a company employee, viewed only, database

Required Qualifications

  • ​​High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • 2 years of formal drafting training at a technical drafting school
  • 1 year of professional CAD drafting experience
  • ​Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Ability to pass a detailed mechanical part drawing test using AutoCAD (current rev level at AA) at time of interview


Preferred Qualifications

  • ​​Associate's degree in Drafting from a technical drafting school
  • Raster editing, scanning and document management software experience
  • 2 years or more of professional CAD drafting experience
  • Aviation experience
  • Machine shop experience

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 31769 


Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-09-01

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Technician, Drafting

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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