• American Airlines Careers | Sr. Engineer Job, LAX

    Location Los Angeles, CA, USA

    Job Description

    ​This job is a member of the Engineering Team within the Integrated Operations Division. ​Responsible for providing Engineering support for the maintenance and operation of aircraft and related equipment. This job also establishes and assists maintaining aircraft and component standards within areas of responsibility.

    Benefits and Offers

    • 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

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Conducts training for Engineers in area(s) of expertise

    • Serves as mentor to other Engineers

    • Serves as team leader/coordinator in the course of project management or problem resolution

    • Coordinates with manufacturers and regulatory authorities, as required, and ensures that Engineering dispositions are properly substantiated in accordance with applicable regulations and Company manuals

    • Develops customized procedures and special criteria for repairs, modifications, inspections, servicing and other maintenance actions which are not adequately addressed in existing manuals

    • Keeps informed of day-to-day airline operations involving field of responsibility. Assesses daily priorities in accordance with airline/departmental objectives and management directives

    • Investigates aircraft/component problems which may cause aircraft delays or cancellations, substantial expenditures in manpower or materials, or interruptions in maintenance operations, and determines appropriate corrective actions

    • Provides Engineering support as required for disposition of discrepant conditions affecting aircraft or components in order to restore serviceable status

    • Responds to requests from Maintenance and other airline departments when technical assistance is required to support projects or resolve problems

    • Develops action plans for fleet/multi-fleet and/or component engineering projects and pursues final dispositions according to assessed priorities

    • Coordinates with other airline departments, as required, to provide for effective and efficient implementation of engineering dispositions

    • Prepares Engineering documents to implement technical dispositions by providing customized procedures for repairs, modifications, inspections or other maintenance actions which provide benefits in accordance with airline/departmental objectives and management directives

    • Maintains knowledge of current and pending regulations, which affect areas of responsibility and ensures that all Engineering actions maintain compliance with applicable regulatory requirements

    • Utilizes available resources to continually increase levels of technical expertise and practical experience. Also strives to improve communications skills, time management and other personal qualities pertinent to maximum effectiveness and efficiency in performing assigned duties

    • Actively engages with front line team members and leadership equally

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering field or related Engineering license

    • 6 years engineering experience in a related field or 10 years experience without a degree

    • A&P License

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

    • Ability to analyze technical data and make data driven decisions

    • Demonstrates aptitude, ability and willingness to take on new roles and responsibilities

    • Ability to prepare/deliver presentations that compel acceptance of solutions

    • Ability to successfully interact with internal and external customers

    • Preferred Qualifications

    • ​Master's Degree in Engineering

    Job Details

    Company: American Airlines

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA

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