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Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, Technical Operations

Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, Technical Operations

Date:  Jan 4, 2021

Location: DFW Admin Bldg AFD (DFW-AFD1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 39818 

Intro

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 position will be responsible for leading and managing small to large-scale aircraft cabin interior and entry-into-service Tech Ops projects that are strategic to meeting American’s business objectives, ensuring project goals and success criteria are met. Assignments include introduction of new fleets and aircraft modification retrofit programs.

What you'll do

  • ​Coordinate responses to Tech Ops Requests for Service from internal customers, developing estimates for costs and schedule to requested modifications
  • Manage project plans, budgets, project risks, issues and change control
  • Present project updates to numerous audiences, including Steering Committees and senior executives
  • Coordinate across multiple departments, including areas such as Tech Ops (Maintenance. Procurement and Engineering), IT, Finance, Flight Service, Marketing, Cabin Appearance, Customer Experience, Flight Ops and Integrated Operations (IOC) and CRE
  • Hold vendors and internal groups accountable for delivery of tasks and assignments
  • Introduce process changes and project management discipline where warranted
  • Challenge the status quo and keep airline interest in the forefront of decision-making process
  • Contribute to the project management expertise of the Planning organization
  • Up to 25% travel

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Planning, Project Management or equivalent work experience/training
  • 3 year's experience in a Project Manager or Planner capacity
  • Previous airline experience
  • Data analytics and planning experience in one or more airline areas

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Project management experience
  • PMP certification
  • MBA
  • Familiarity with Maintenance and Engineering/Technical Operations 

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Proven Project Management skills, experience managing scope, schedules and budgets in a project environment
  • Quantitative, analytical and problem resolution ability with a high degree of motivation
  • Ability to create formulas and analyze data
  • Ability to think "outside the box"
  • Strong people management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while dealing with disruptions and change
  • Must be able to fulfill FAA criminal background checks for Airport Security Identification Display Areas (SIDA) badge requirement

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: 39818 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Project Manager, Information Technology, IT Manager, Operations Manager, Technology, Operations

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