United Airlines Supervisor - Aircraft Maintenance in Denver, Colorado

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Technical Operations

Technical Operations is the maintenance, repair and overhaul division of United. The department includes aircraft maintenance technicians, engineers, planners, ground equipment and facilities teams, supply chain teams and more.

Supervisor - Aircraft Maintenance; Denver, CO (DEN)

Job overview and responsibilities

Responsible for the supervision and coordination of all maintenance functions on shift at the assigned location ensuring these activities are performed in a safe manner, in accordance with schedule requirements and in compliance with all established Company, regulatory and manufacturers procedures. The Supervisor assigns aircraft maintenance technicians and related personnel in accordance with requirements to achieve maximum productivity and cost control. This leader ensures their team has the appropriate resources available and holds them accountable for the work assigned/performed.

  • Provide leadership and direction to on-shift labor workforce to maximize productivity and output whilst ensuring necessary resources are available

  • Build / reinforce a fair and respectful work environment through consistent application of CBA work rules and company policies

  • Execute station performance goals and objectives aligning with divisional and company goals

  • Maintain a high level of awareness for operational, safety and human resource related performance objectives

  • Oversee safety and security of aircraft and operations to ensure regulatory compliance of technical operations activities

  • Maintain a high level of communication with employee groups within the station

  • Report status of operations, highlighting significant events to leadership whilst providing direction to assigned station personnel to ensure station and divisional objectives are achieved


  • High School Diploma, GED or educational equivalent to these (from another country) required

  • FAA A&P (Airframe and/or Powerplant) Certificate required

  • Bachelor's degree in Aviation Management, Engineering, Business, any related field or comparable work experience preferred


  • Valid (US) driver’s license required

  • Extensive knowledge of aircraft maintenance operations and applicable FAA regulations required

  • A minimum of five (5) years in the aircraft maintenance industry required

  • A minimum of two (2) years in a leadership role within a maintenance organization including a unionized labor workforce preferred

  • Strong background and technical knowledge on fleet types operated and maintenance programs preferred

  • A proven successful track record preferred


  • 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

  • Ability to work any shift in a 24 hour-a-day / 7 day-a-week operation; must be willing and able to work all shifts includingearly mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays

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