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Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Company: Delta
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

United States, California, San Francisco



Ref #: 9591

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

The Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) is a critical TechOps role at Delta. In this role, you will maintain the proper and safe functioning of Deltas fleet, ensuring customers have an exceptional travel experience. AMTs in the Line classification maintain aircraft, aircraft engines, and aircraft components and avionics systems according to Delta and FAA specifications; perform inspections during assembly of parts and after repair or installation of components; document maintenance procedures including component damage, origin, and condition; and practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.

Summary of responsibilities (not comprehensive of all tasks):

Performs all work activities in accordance with established laws, regulations, standards, safety protocols, and procedures to ensure safety of self and others.

Inspects aircraft or aircraft components, including landing gear, hydraulic systems, tires, and engines for damage, defects, corrosion, or other wear to ensure airworthiness.

Recommends replacement, repair, or modification of aircraft equipment based on inspection.

Reports issues, malfunctions, unusual wear, or damage to appropriate personnel, as required.

Installs, removes, or modifies aircraft structures, systems, or components, following drawings, schematics, charts, engineering orders, and technical publications.

Repairs worn, defective, or damaged parts or components (e.g., damaged gaskets, lines and couplings, cables, and pulleys), using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.

Inspects completed work to certify that maintenance adheres to standards and procedures, and that aircraft are ready for operation.

Interprets discrepancies or logs (written or verbal) to understand history and nature of issue, to troubleshoot issue, and to identify required next steps (e.g., fix, defer, replace).

Researches, reads, and interprets technical manuals and guidelines to perform inspections, installations, repairs, or other work activities.

Reviews maintenance records to determine if service and maintenance checks, repairs, and overhauls were performed at prescribed intervals.

Maintains repair logs, documenting all preventative and corrective aircraft maintenance activities.

Serves as a technical expert or mentor by providing advice and corrective recommendations to others.

Uses computers, computer systems, and other technology to enter, document, access, receive, or communicate information.

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to pass an extensive background check, drug test and audiogram.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US.
  • Must have an FAA Airframe and Power plant license.
  • Must be able to read and write English at a level to comprehend and apply information contained in technical manuals.
  • Certain duties may require working in confined spaces for a periodic time.
  • Should meet the physical requirements which qualify a person to perform essential job functions, including the ability to lift at least 70 pounds.
  • Should possess the basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic disciplines as they apply to aircraft systems.
  • Must achieve a satisfactory score on the mechanical aptitude test which is structured to determine the ability to perform essential job functions.
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including rotating/fixed shifts, holidays and weekends.
  • Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority
  • (If transferring internally)Must be performing satisfactorily in present position.
  • 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 U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.

What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

One year of full-time work experience
Prior military experience
Prior work experience in the airline industry
Status as a current Delta employee
One year of mechanical experience (outside of educational experience)
One year of aircraft maintenance experience (outside of educational experience)
One year of heavy jet maintenance experience (outside of educational experience)
Prior electronics/avionics experience or FCC license

Keywords: Delta, San Francisco , Aircraft Maintenance Technician, Other , San Francisco, California

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