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United Airlines Systems Engineer - Chicago or Houston location in Chicago, Illinois

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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

Provide engineering support for a wide range of aircraft systems, maintenance programs, engines as well as operational engineering functions. Must be able to understand, analyze and seek solutions to the design, operation, maintenance, performance or repair of aircraft and their components. Should be able to logically approach problem solving, define an aircraft maintenance program or configurations and ensure a safe and legal operation. As a United Engineer you will also evaluate the benefits of the cost impact of a fleet decision to ensure a balance of cost, assets utilization. You will be responsible for working with both internal and external customers on technical issues, work scope recommendations and failure investigations. Your could work in a variety of engineering departments based on current needs.

  • Review Service Bulletins (SBs) from airframe manufacture or component manufacture for effectivity to United Fleet

  • Develops solutions and implementation plans , project justification, cost/benefit analysis, and overall management of project implementation which can include obtaining FAA approvals and coordinate warranty recovery on SBs that are applicable

  • Organize and manage the priorities for assigned responsibilities and accomplish the work process to meet all deliverable for projects both on line and base aircraft as well as maintenance program changes and technical specification revisions

  • Coordinate work with other operational groups to ensure airworthiness, safety, regulatory compliance, operational reliability and operational efficiency

Required

  • B.S Degree in Engineering , related technical field or equivalent experience

  • Entry level to 5 years of engineering experience

  • Engineering skill sets which can be applied to a range of aircraft systems, maintenance programs and engines

  • For service engineering positions, these same technical skills are applied towards operational issues versus project specific work

  • Ability to analyze complex technical issues, detailed level of project management for regulatory compliance modifications

  • Excellent verbal and technical writing skills needed

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Preferred

  • Maintenance check engineering experience on Boeing/Airbus aircraft

  • Boeing /Airbus Structures I, Airframe/Powerplant License or E licence

  • Knowledge of FARS (especially 145, 25 and 121)

  • Strong skills in MS office applications (Excel, word, powerpoint, etc.)

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance

Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Management & Administrative

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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