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 an FAA Airframe and Power Plant license
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Must be authorized to work in the US
- Must have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent
- Must have valid driver’s license
- Must pass a background check including a government required fingerprint-based criminal history records check
- Must pass a DOT required pre-employment drug screen and thereafter submit to DOT mandated random drug and alcohol testing
- Must read, write, speak, and understand English
- (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