Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) Organization OverviewUnited Aviate Academy (UAA) is asolely owned and operated subsidiary of United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL). Unitedis one of the world’s largest airline’s, connecting millions of people each yearto destinations around the globe. And with the indus

Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) - Goodyear, AZ

United Aviate Academy  • 
Goodyear, Arizona, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT)
Organization Overview
United Aviate Academy (UAA) is a
solely owned and operated subsidiary of United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL). United
is one of the world’s largest airline’s, connecting millions of people each year
to destinations around the globe. And with the industry’s most comprehensive
global route network, United plays a leading role in helping make our big world
a little smaller – one customer, one flight at a time. For 90 years, United has
been an industry innovator. Today, we still embrace the game-changing mindset
that has made United one of the most enduring and iconic brands of our time, as
our airline continues to lead the industry in areas ranging from sustainability
to mobile technology.
At UAA, we are charting an extraordinary course for future pilots. As such, we are looking to build our
professional team to play a key role in supporting the academy’s mission and
growth. Our goal is to hire more than 10,000 new pilots with half being women
and people of color. We are committed to ensuring our workforce continues to
support our diverse and inclusive culture as well as to reflect the diversity
of the customers and communities we serve. And, we are driven to thrive around
our Core4 Values. Come join the UAA team and see what’s happening at the
academy and how you can make a difference in the next generation of United
Position Summary
Aircraft Maintenance Technicians are FAA certified Airframe
and Powerplant (A&P) who must deliver safe, dependable, and
high-quality service to every aircraft they encounter. Maintenance Technician’s
duties consist in large part around preventive maintenance care to repairs. Technician’s
perform routine inspections, repairs, scheduled maintenance, and post-run
Maintain, inspect, troubleshoot, repair, and test aircraftMaintain work environment to ensure safe, clean, and orderly aircraft hangarEnsure safe and legal practices in accordance with FAA and United Aviate policy and regulationsEnsure all aircraft maintenance documentation is executed in compliance with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, company policies and procedures, and applicable maintenance manuals
·Being alert for defective, worn, or failed parts as well as safe working conditions. Sign for accomplishment of work on applicable forms and records Housekeeping duties such as policing his or her work and/or repair area as well as maintenance of company property Properly tag aircraft components, parts, and panels including racks by aircraft Operate all power tools and equipment necessary to accomplish job assignment Maintain awareness of hourly goals for tasks assignedFlexible with schedule to meet support requirements for 24/7 operations.Perform other duties as may be required
Minimum Requirements
Aircraft Maintenance Technicians
will need strong mechanical ability and skills. Will be required to solve
mechanical problems quickly and must have the physical ability to move about
when working on airplanes. An aptitude for working with complex equipment and
understanding technology is necessary.
  • 5+ years’ experience performing as an accomplished aircraft technician is preferred.
  • 2+ years’ Cirrus Aircraft experience is preferred.  
  • Working knowledge of FAA regulations
  • Ability to understand and interpret aircraft technical data‪
The FAA requires mechanics working on airplanes
to be certified. Requirements to be a certified mechanic through the FAA for a
U.S. citizen include:
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
  • Be 18 years old or older Be fluent in English
  • Possess an Airframe & Powerplant Certification
  • Meet experience requirements (18 months on airframes or power plants, or 30 months of combined experience) or graduate from an FAA-approved school Pass written, oral, and practical tests
Essential Knowledge, Skills, Behaviors
Must have exceptional written and oral communication skills and be able to interact with a wide variety of people.Advanced computer skills (knowledge of MS Office programs, such as Word, Excel) are preferred. Must have good people, team building, and problem-solving skillsGood computer skillsAbility to successfully work with others as part of a team to achieve established goalsEffective Communication skills, both verbal and written.Ability to work independently and within a team settingOutstanding attention to detail, organizational skills, valuing safety, and adhering to company policiesCommitment to the company culture as a subsidiary of United Airlines and valuing the Core4Physical
Demands and Work Environment.
The physical demands described
here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Physical demands
consist of strenuous positions required to reach desired areas needing to be
repaired. Ability to stand throughout longs periods of times while using a wide
variety of heavy tools needed to fix aircraft parts. Ability to lift
aircraft tools, parts, and equipment varying from 10lbs – 70lbs or ability to
use tools that can lift more when needed. Work environment consists of a large
maintenance hangar that can become consistent with outside temperatures.
Aircraft maintenance hangar may also experience loud noises consistently
throughout the day. Ability to work in a confined area for an extended period of
time. Ability to wear personal protective gear. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the duties.
EEO Statement: Westwind School of Aeronautics
Phoenix, LLC, dba United Aviate Academy (UAA), is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: All employment
decisions at UAA are based on business needs. We are committed to recruiting,
hiring, and promoting job applicants and employees without regard to race,
religion or belief, color, national, social or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex
(including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, genetic
information, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression,
marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, or any other status
protected by laws or regulations. Decisions on employment and promotions are
based solely upon an individual’s qualifications, with reference to the
responsibilities and skills required of the position for which the individual
is being considered.
Job Requirements:
Salary Range: 21.00-36.00
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