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United Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technican in Newark, New Jersey

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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Starting Salary is $24.59 ($20.96 base pay+$2.63 license premium+$1.00 line premium)

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

Travel subject to service charges/restrictions. Bonuses awarded only under terms of United's policies.



  • Requires a thorough knowledge of general building maintenance with emphasis on electrical troubleshooting, including AC & DC circuits, high voltage (480), high amperage and some 400 cycle equipment

  • Requires experience in industrial wiring and the ability to read and follow wiring schematics and work without supervision

  • Journeyman electrical license a plus

  • Requires the ability to make low and high voltage repairs to all building electrical equipment

  • This includes troubleshooting, installation and repair of 110/220/480 volt single and multiphase electrical circuitry and devices

  • You should also have some experience in related building equipment and trades, such as air handling units, plumbing and steam fitting, fire systems and conveyors

  • Facilities Technicians must be able to work around the clock shifts, including weekends and holidays, in the outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Schedules are bid and awarded according to seniority

  • Facilities Technicians are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)

  • Salary increases will be administered according to the current IBT/United contract

  • New employees are required to join the union within ninety (90) days of employment

  • There is an initiation fee for joining the union and subsequent monthly union dues which are set by the Local Lodge


  • Must have completed high school diploma, GED or equivalent



  • Ability to maintain and repair all building disciplines, heavy mechanical and welding

  • Electronics diagnostics and troubleshooting desired

  • Work may be indoors or outside or in elevated areas anywhere on airport

  • Must be able to climb and work from ladders, and/or walk for extended periods

  • Moderate lifting required

  • Must possess sufficient tooling to perform required tasks

  • Computer experience for input and retrieval of data required


Twelve months experience required including at least three of the following areas:

  • Electrical (including 480 volt, 3 phase)

  • Structural (including steel frame construction)

  • HVAC (including building management systems)

  • Mechanical (including conveyors)

  • Plumbing

  • PLC electronic/computer controls


  • Qualified candidates must be immediately available for full time employment

  • Must possess a valid, clean, applicable state driver's license

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

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications

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

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

Division: 66 Technical Operations/Maintenance

Function: Tech Ops / Maintenance - Line / Individual Contributor

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled