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Aircraft Maintenance Technician

Delta Airlines HONOLULU Hawaii
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March 1, 2023
Delta Airlines

Aircraft Maintenance Technician

United States, Hawaii, Honolulu



Ref #: 19649

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

This position will be stationed in Maui (OGG) which is a Satellite Station of Honolulu.

The Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) is a critical TechOps role at Delta.  In this role, you will maintain the proper and safe functioning of Delta’s fleet, ensuring customers have an exceptional travel experience.  AMTs maintain aircraft, aircraft engines, and aircraft components and avionics systems according to Delta and FAA specifications; perform inspections during assembly of parts and after repair or installation of components; document maintenance procedures including component damage, origin, and condition; and practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational processes and procedures.  

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.

    The minimum starting hourly rate for this position is $28.31 with a potential maximum hourly rate of $42.59. The ability to reach the maximum hourly rate is dependent upon several other offered premiums (Examples would include but not limited to - Airframe and Powerplant license, Shift differential, Station location differential, Line Maintenance differential, Skill differential).

    Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values – Care, Integrity, Resilience, Servant Leadership, and Teamwork – every day, in everything we do. At Delta, our people are our success. At the heart of what we offer is our focus on Sharing Success with Delta employees. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while earning great compensation and benefits to help you keep climbing along the way:

  • Competitive salary, industry-leading profit sharing program , and performance incentives

  • 401(k) with generous company contributions up to 9%

  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave

  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits

  • Family care assistance through fertility support , surrogacy and adoption assistance , lactation support , subsidized bac k-up care , and programs that help with loved ones in all stages

  • Holistic Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health

  • Domestic and International space-available flight privileges for employees and eligible family members

  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals

  • World-wide p artnerships to engage in community service and innovative goals created to focus on sustainability and reducing our carbon foot prin t

  • Business Resource Groups created to connect employees with common interests to promote inclusi on , provide perspective and help implement strategies

  • Recogn ition r ewards and awards through the platform Unstoppable Together

  • Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Deltaperks such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare

What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Demonstrates that privacy is a priority when handling personal data.

  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles.

  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.

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  

Delta Air Lines, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you are a qualified individual, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings through this site, apply for jobs through Delta’s online system, or at any point in the selection process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please click here

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