American Airlines

Aircraft Engineer

American Airlines - Posted 1 month ago
$90k-110k/year  + Equity


Dallas, TX

Aircraft Engineer
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
130k employees

Airport:  Dallas/Fort Worth International

Aircraft Engineer Job description

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities 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 yourself. 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 job is a member of the Certification Engineering and Regulatory Standards Team within the Technical Operations Division. This team manages American Airlines Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) team, performs certification activities ranging from approval of Supplemental Type Certificates (STC), major repairs (MRA), and coordinating the aging aircraft inspection program. This position’s primary responsibilities with be to act as a liaison between AA and the FAA on the aging aircraft program and perform the duties of MRA coordinator and provide support to the Certification team and ODA administration. 

What you'll do

Engineer L2/L3

  • Coordinate the aging aircraft inspection program between the ODA, Planning, and the FAA.
  • Oversee the replacements of airworthiness certificates on behalf of the ODA.
  • Coordinate MRA activity between the ODA and the Structural Unit Members.
  • Review ODA process and procedures and look for opportunities for improvement and automation.
  • Assist the Certification team on various aspects on STC projects
  • ODA training focal – organize and help build and lead required ODA Training Sessions
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related degree

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​3-6 years experience as an engineer with airline or aircraft OEM.
  • Experience in aircraft certification or ODA
  • Experience authoring, revising, and creating Engineering documents and Procedural manuals
  • Knowledge of CFRs (parts 25 and 121), maintenance programs, engineering manuals

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • ​Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Excellent analytical, technical writing, problem-solving, communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work well with varied groups of teams and individuals
  • Must be self-motivated and disciplined in their work ethics
  • Familiarity with Sharepoint
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 is 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.

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