United Airlines

Facility Maintenance Technician - $10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS

United Airlines - Posted 4 months ago
$23-27/hour  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Maintenance Technician salary records

Full-time

Newark, NJ

Category
Maintenance Technician
Experience
Senior, Mid-Level
Company size
84k employees

Airport:  Newark Liberty Intl (EWR)

Maintenance Technician Job description

There’s never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We’re on a path toward becoming the best airline in the history of aviation. Our shared purpose – Connecting People, Uniting the World – is about more than getting people from one place to another. It also means that as a global company that operates in hundreds of locations around the world with millions of customers and tens of thousands of employees, we have a unique responsibility to uplift and provide opportunities in the places where we work, live and fly, and we can only do that with a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. And we’re growing – in the years ahead, we’ll hire tens of thousands of people across every area of the airline.

Our careers include a competitive benefits package aimed at keeping you happy, healthy and well-traveled. From employee-run "Business Resource Group" communities to world-class benefits like parental leave, 401k and privileges like space-available travel, United is truly a one-of-a-kind place to work. Are you ready to travel the world?

At United, we have some of the best aircraft in the world. Our Technical Operations team is full of aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities professionals, and supply chain teams that help make sure they’re well taken care of and ready to get our customers to their desired destinations. If you’re ready to work on our planes, join our Tech Ops experts and help keep our fleet in tip-top shape.

Starting Hourly Rate: $26.77  (as per collective bargaining agreement) ($23.14 per hour Base Pay- plus $2.63 Premium, plus $1 Line Pay)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Requires thorough knowledge of general building maintenance with emphasis on electrical solving, including AC & DC circuits, high voltage (480), high amperage and some 400-cycle equipment
  • Requires experience in industrial wiring and the ability to read and follow wiring schematics and work without supervision
  • Journeyman electrical license a plus
  • Requires the ability to make low and high-voltage repairs to all building electrical equipment
  • This includes solving, installing and repair of 110/220/480 volt single and multiphase electrical circuitry and devices
  • You should also have some experience in related building equipment and trades, such as air handling units, plumbing and steam fitting, fire systems and conveyors
  • Facilities Technicians must be able to work around-the-clock shifts, including weekends and holidays, in outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority
  • Facilities Technicians are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)
  • Salary increases will be administered according to the current IBT/United contract
  • New employees are required to join the union within ninety (90) days of employment
  • There is an initiation fee for joining the union and subsequent monthly union dues which are set by the Local Lodge

Qualifications

United values diverse experiences, and perspectives, and we encourage everyone who meets the minimum qualifications to apply. While having the “desired” qualifications make for a stronger candidate, we encourage applicants who may not feel they check ALL of those boxes! We are always looking for individuals who will bring something new to the table!

What’s needed to succeed:

  • Twenty Four months of experience is required in at least three of the following areas:
  • Electrical (including 480 volts, 3 phase)
  • Structural (including steel frame construction)
  • HVAC (including building management systems)
  • Mechanical (including conveyors)
  • Plumbing
  • PLC electronic/computer controls
  • Must have completed high school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Ability to maintain and repair all building disciplines, heavy mechanical and welding
  • Work may be indoors or outside or in elevated areas anywhere in the airport
  • Must be able to climb and work from ladders, and/or walk for extended periods
  • Moderate lifting
  • Must possess sufficient tooling to perform required tasks
  • Computer experience for input and retrieval of data
  • Qualified candidates must be immediately available for full-time employment
  • Must possess a valid, clean, applicable state driver's license

What will help you propel from the pack:

  • Electronics diagnostics and troubleshooting

 United Airlines is an equal-opportunity employer. United Airlines recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, age, veteran status and other protected statuses as required by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions. Please contact JobAccommodations@united.com to request an accommodation.

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