Delta Airlines

Engineer, Engine Repair Engineering

Delta Airlines - Posted 28 days ago
$127k-175k/year  + Equity


Atlanta, GA

Maintenance Engineer
Career Level
Senior, Mid-Level
Company size
83k employees

Airport:  Hartsfield Jackson Intl

Maintenance Engineer Job description

This Engineering position operates within the Delta TechOps’ Repair Engineering Organization, focusing on engine/propulsion piece part repairs. This position provides technical support for turbofan engine MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul) activities in one or more areas; Repair Development, New Product Introduction, Process Engineering, or Engine Production Shop Support.

  • Work directly with engine maintenance, engineering team members, and engineering management regarding all aspects of turbofan engine components
  • Evaluate damage conditions on turbofan engine components to develop and substantiate repairs and develop process improvements/solutions
  • Define the scope of work for development projects, including equipment, tooling and labor requirements
  • Establish and maintain schedules that achieve defined objectives, including a breakdown of tasks and associated resources from conceptualization to industrialization
  • Work directly with OEMs to secure Source-Repair approval for Delta TechOps
  • Collaborate with Delta’s SMEs and ODA to develop substantiation and regulatory compliance plans
  • Perform testing, calculations and industrialization of repair design
  • Organize and/or prepare all relevant reports, drawings, and engineering authorizations for assigned projects
  • Assist in the formulation of business case justifications and bids to bring to MRO work into Delta TechOps.


  • A High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Basic Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Project management experience; strong relationship management skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; multi-tasking abilities; proven results orientation; and strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills
  • Strong leadership attributes, with the ability to influence and gain support via mutual respect
  • Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles
  • Consistently makes the safety and security, of self and others, the priority
  • Compensation and title based on experience level
  • Demonstrates that privacy is a priority when handling personal data.
  • Embrace a diverse set of people, thinking, and styles.
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.
  • Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for a U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Material Science Engineering from an accredited institution or 5 years of relevant experience.
  • 2 years of industry experience credited to a Master’s degree, in the listed disciplines
  • 3 years industry experience credited for a PHD in the listed disciplines
  • Experience with the repair or design of gas turbine or turbofan engine components and repair concepts typically used in repair/manufacturing (e.g. machining, welding, heat treatment, brazing, cleaning, plating and coatings)
  • Previous Airline, OEM or MRO experience with commercial aircraft engines
  • Familiarity with airline flight operations and support systems, 14 CFR 121 and 14 CFR 145 repair station regulations
  • Six Sigma (GB/BB), Lean Manufacturing, or PMP certification

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