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Aircraft Maintenance Technician $50k to $75k Sign on * Based on Experience + Up to $41.51per hour

Company: United Airlines
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


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There's never been a more exciting time to join United Airlines. We're on a path towards 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 is up to $41.51 p/h, subject to a collective bargaining agreement.

Bonus Eligible: Yes

At United, we offer a competitive compensation package, with benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life, accident and disability, employee assistance program, commuter, paid holidays, paid time off, 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, pension, and flight privileges. Benefits are subject to a collective bargaining agreement.

Keep United's fleet of aircraft in tip-top shape

Are you passionate about aviation? Would you like to work on some of the biggest and best aircraft in the world? If so, there's no better place to be than United Airlines. We're looking for a full-time Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) who has valid Airframe & Power-plant certification to join our Technical Operations team in San Francisco, CA.

In this vital role, you will provide service and maintenance for aircraft systems, power-plant, airframes, and components. You'll handle a wide variety of duties that make every day different, including inspections, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, parts replacement and repair, as well as routine maintenance.

Keeping our fleet flight-ready

Strong mechanical proficiency and attention to detail are important for this critical position.
Unlike smaller regional airlines, here is an opportunity to work on larger, highly sophisticated aircraft with United.
We will rely on you to be an excellent standout colleague, receiving and providing support as you collaborate professionally and seamlessly with your co-workers.
You will generally be working out in the elements, so you must be capable of working in all types of weather.
You will likely roll up your sleeves, but for those who enjoy hands-on work, it's all part of the job.

Many routes to success

We offer initial training, specialty classes, and recurrent training in technical areas and on other topics such as ethics and compliance.
With experience, drive, and determination to excel, you can move into a variety of roles, including management, inspection, quality control, fleet planning and others.
After gaining seniority, there will be opportunities to transfer to other locations within our outstanding network.

Flexibility and dependability are essential

Since this is a union position based on seniority, you will be assigned an initial schedule crafted to meet our needs at the airport.
You must be available for any shift within a 24/7 operation, weekends, and holidays
You may be required to work mandatory overtime, when vital.
Punctuality and reliability are critical - we've got flight schedules to meet!

The rewards for your expertise and work ethic

Great benefits, including several plan options
Flight privileges from day one: you and your family can fly anywhere in the world on stand-by
Time off: you'll have at least two days off in a row and can earn vacation days based on length of service

United values diverse experiences, 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 (Minimum Qualifications):

A few additional requirements

High School Diploma or GED/Educational Equivalent
FAA A&P License (or within 6 months of attaining your A&P certification)
Valid US Drivers License
The position will require to work onsite at our San Francisco, CA (SFO) location
Digital literacy
Must pass a background check and drug screen upon contingent job offer
An eagerness to learn and willingness to train
The ability to access elevated aircraft areas via ladders, lift trucks, boom lifts, and other devices
The strength to lift 50 pounds, physical flexibility, and be able to work in confined spaces
Legal authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship
United will consider applicants with criminal histories consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance

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 status 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 to request accommodation%102172% %%aviation%%

Keywords: United Airlines, San Francisco , Aircraft Maintenance Technician $50k to $75k Sign on * Based on Experience + Up to $41.51per hour, Professions , San Francisco, California

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