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Aviation Maintenance Technician

Aviation Maintenance Technician

Date:  Dec 30, 2021

Location: John F Kennedy Intl Apt Mtc (JFK-MNTC) 
Additional Locations: New York, NY
Requisition ID: 47191 


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!

What you'll do

The terms and conditions of this position are covered by the Transport Workers Union (TWU) / Internation Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) - Collective Bargaining Agreement. 


*Candidates may be considered at the following locations: LGA, JFK, BOS, DCA, EWR


The work of the Aviation Maintenance Technician classification, depending upon assignment, includes any or all of the following: Performing skilled work in those operations such as trouble shooting, individually or with Crew Chief, management or professional direction, disassembly, checking and cleaning, repairing, replacing, testing, adjusting, assembling, installing, servicing, fabricating, taxiing or towing airplanes, and/or run-up engines, deicing aircraft, required to maintain the airworthiness of aircraft and all their components while in service or while undergoing overhaul and/or modification. Certifies for the quality of his own workmanship, including signing mechanical flight releases, except signs mechanical flight release for all work done on field work. In those positions where stock chasers are not maintained and/or available at the time, he may chase his own parts. May have other Aviation Maintenance Technician personnel assigned to assist him in completing an assignment. Works according to FAA and Company regulations and procedures and instructions from a Crew Chief or supervisor. Completes forms connected with work assignments according to established procedures. Will communicate with other Company personnel as required in a manner designated by the Company. In addition to the above duties, performs the following duties as assigned: cleaning of aircraft windshields; connecting/removing ground power and ground start units; pushing out/towing of aircraft and related guide man functions. 

All you'll need for success

  • High School diploma or GED 
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Airframe and Power Plant License required 
  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays, and days-off 
  • Ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language 
  • Must fulfill FAA criminal background checks to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA) 
  • Must be able to secure appropriate airport authority and/or US Customs security badges 

*This job is subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol testing.  Your previous employers will be contacted to verify if you had any DOT drug violations and/or refusals to test for drugs or alcohol in the previous two-year period.  Your DOT required urine specimen will be tested for the following substances: Cocaine, Marijuana, PCP, Amphetamines and Opiates. 

*Travel to the interview and any subsequent relocation expenses are the responsibility of the candidate. 

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: New York, NY
Requisition ID: 47191 

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Technician, Aerospace, Technology, Aviation

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