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Crew Chief Mechanic, Line Maintenance - United Kingdom LHR

Crew Chief Mechanic, Line Maintenance - United Kingdom LHR

Date:  Feb 23, 2021

Please make sure you have the legal right to work and live in the UK prior to applying to this position (UK work permit/UK residence permit). 


Location: London Heathrow Apt (LHR-TRML) 
Requisition ID: 40387 


This job will continue to be posted until at least February 28, 2021. If interested, please apply prior to this date.


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

You will be based at our London Heathrow airport station. As a FAA A&P Certified Crew Chief, you will be leading a group of Maintenance Technicians, accomplishing routine and non-routine line maintenance for AA and any customer airlines while reporting directly to the local Duty Manager Line Maintenance.

What you'll do

  • Lead, direct and support a group of Maintenance Technicians and act as duty senior Maintenance representative in the absence of Supervisor
  • Plan and manage work assignments for team members under your control in an efficient, timely and financially prudent manner and administer the operation to ensure the smooth running of the daily workload
  • Oversee and where necessary assist with line maintenance and troubleshooting on American aircraft types B777 and B787
  • Comply with safety directives & application of safe work methods
  • Accomplish checks/remedial work and all associated paperwork in a timely fashion
  • Carry out all reasonable instructions from management
  • Communicate effectively, professionally and appropriately with all relevant persons in a timely manner, regarding activities under their control
  • Identify and communicate the training requirements of team members within their work family
  • Ensure rules and regulations of FAA and other agencies and authorities are complied with
  • Be willing to carry out field trips or other short-term assignments
  • Provide feedback on a regular basis including coaching & counseling

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Proven comprehensive aircraft line maintenance experience as FAA A&P Mechanic
  • Superior technical, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Proactive approach to all assigned and undertaken work
  • Qualifications & experience on Boeing 777 and 787
  • Be able to work under pressure with minimum/no supervision
  • Effective communicator in both spoken and written - English 
  • Have the ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload
  • Diplomacy and ability to maintain a calm demeanor in a stressful environment
  • A willingness to work in a shift environment, including weekends, bank and public holidays
  • Valid driving license
  • Have the right to work within the UK
  • Hold valid FAA A&P Licenses
  • Hold valid passport

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Previous experience as a Lead/Crew Chief AMT

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.

Requisition ID: 40387 


Please make sure you have the legal right to work and live in the UK prior to applying to this position (UK work permit/UK residence permit). 

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