United Airlines

Supervisor - Aircraft Maintenance

United Airlines - Posted 4 months ago
$103k-110k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Aircraft Maintenance salary records


San Diego, CA

Aircraft Maintenance
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
84k employees

Aircraft Maintenance Job description

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Technical Operations/Maintenance

Technical Operations includes the maintenance, and overhaul of our aircraft. This includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Job overview and responsibilities

  • Responsible for the supervision and coordination of all maintenance functions on shift at the assigned location ensuring these activities are performed in a safe manner in accordance with schedule requirements and in compliance with all established Company, regulatory, and manufacturers procedures
  • Assigns aircraft maintenance technician and related personnel in accordance with requirements to achieve maximum productivity and cost control
  • Ensures their team has the appropriate resources available and holds them accountable for the work assigned/performed
  • Provide leadership and direction to on shift labor workforce to maximize productivity and output whilst ensuring necessary resources are available
  • Build/reinforce a fair and respectful work environment through consistent application of CBA work rules and company policies
  • Execute station performance goals and objectives aligning with divisional and company goals
  • Maintain a high level of awareness of operational, safety, and human resource-related performance objectives
  • Oversee the safety and security of aircraft and operations to ensure regulatory compliance with technical operations activities
  • Maintain a high level of communication with employee groups within the station
  • Report status of operations, highlighting significant events to leadership whilst providing direction to assigned station personnel to ensure station and divisional objectives are achieved
  • Meets or exceeds operational performance goals including on-time performance, maintenance check span, productivity & safety objectives
  • Identifies the need for change and/or improvement and takes corrective action or works with leadership to resolve issues
  • Builds and maintains a professional and productive work environment for labor groups and supervisor team
  • Effectively communicates with employees aligning the team for success


  • High School Diploma, or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years in the aircraft maintenance industry
  • FAA A&P Certificate
  • Extensive knowledge of aircraft maintenance operations and applicable FAA regulations
  • Valid driver’s license


  • Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Management, Engineering, Business, or related field or comparable work experience
  • 2 years in a leadership role within a maintenance organization including a unionized labor workforce
  • A proven successful track record
  • Strong background and technical knowledge on fleet types operated and maintenance programs

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