• American Airlines Careers | Aviation Maintenance Technician - Base Machinist Job, Tulsa

    Location Tulsa, OK, USA

    Job Description

    Aviation Maintenance Technician - Base Machinist

    Responsible for being a key reason why friends, family, and customers of American Airlines fly safely and on time. There are also opportunities for job growth and advancement, training, and working with many of the industry’s most talented aviation professionals.

    Benefits and Offers

    • 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

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • An Aviation Maintenance Technician – Machinist will be able to perform operations, techniques, and all other facets and processes of advanced machining operations in accordance with manuals and procedures expected by American Airlines. An Aviation Maintenance Technician –

    • Machinist will possess process knowledge about critical manual machining and CNC operations and programming.

    • 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 – Machinist 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.

    Job Requirements

    • High School diploma or GED

    • Valid driver's license

    • Valid certificate of completion or its equivalent from an accredited Machinist Program, which includes training on both CNC and manual machines.

    • Minimum of Twenty-four (24) months of verified, hands-on, machining experience in any combination of machines to include mill, lathe, grinder, or CNC. Must satisfactorily demonstrate his qualifications by successfully completing a test prior to the expiration of the probationary period.

    • Verifiable, hands-on experience of the actual time spent in the repair, maintenance, overhaul, or manufacture of aircraft or comparable parts.

    • Must be willing to work outdoors in any weather conditions in accordance with Company Safety Guidelines.

    • Must be willing to work extra hours when there are operational needs, such as weather delays.

    • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends, holidays, and days-off

    • 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

    Job Details

    Company: American Airlines

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Tulsa, OK, USA

    Share Your Thoughts!

    To receive reply notifications right away, tap the Notify option before you publish your comment!

    No comments

Contact Form

Please complete the form below to contact us. We try our best to reply via email within 2 days. We do not share any information with any third parties.


Email *

Message *