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American Airlines | London, Arkansas
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Job Description

Job Title: Aircraft Maintenance Technician              Level/ Work Group: 73

Reports to: Duty Maintenance Manager                  Direct Reports: N/A

Location: London Heathrow                                        Hours: Average of 40 hours per week


Job Description

Role Summary

FAA Airframe & Power-plant Certificated Aircraft Maintenance Technician, accomplishing routine and non-routine line maintenance for AA and any customer airlines.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities     

  • To provide Line maintenance and troubleshooting on AA & customer aircraft types B757, B767, B777 and A330.
  • To ensure compliance with safety directives & application of safe work methods
  • To accomplish assigned checks and remedial work in a timely fashion
  • To perform tasks and complete all documentation in a timely accurate & comprehensive manner
  • To be competent in all disciplines of aircraft maintenance
  • To be able to perform troubleshooting on their own
  • To ensure rules and regulations of FAA and other agencies and authorities are complied with.


  • To take reasonable care of the health and safety of self, as well as the safety of others who may be affected by his/her acts or omissions.  To co-operate with AA as far as is necessary to enable AA to comply with all relevant statutory provisions. To immediately report serious risks or concerns over safety issues
  • To comply with the AA Rules of Conduct Europe & Pacific and work within the context of all Company’s policies & procedures
  • To maintain a standard of dress code that is appropriate to the role and in accordance with the Company’s uniform/dress policy
  • To be aware of and sensitive to differences and work in a way consistent with the principles of equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practice
  • To maintain and respect confidentiality at all times and to ensure adherence to the Company’s Confidentiality Policy (currently under review)
  • To actively participate in regular coaching & counseling meetings, performance reviews and development meetings
  • To undertake appropriate training as agreed with their manager and to take responsibility for self- development
  • To undertake any other duties which are consistent with the position. This job description is intended as a guide to the main responsibilities of the position and not an exhaustive list of duties and tasks
  • To work in any other AA location as and when necessary and if applicable to the position

This job description is subject to periodic review and it is expected the employee will contribute to the continued development of the role and work flexibly in response to the changing business needs and operational requirements                                     

Job Qualifications


  • A valid FAA Airframe/Power plant Mechanics License  or a valid EASA Licence
  • A valid UK driving Licence or equivalent
  • A valid passport acceptable within any EU country
  • The right to live and work in the UK without any restrictions.
  • The ability to obtain and ID for unescorted airside access (subject to criminal record check)
  • The ability to read, write, fluently speak and understand the English language
  • A comprehensive knowledge of commercial aviation maintenance
  • The ability to work alone and under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize workload
  • Ability and willingness to work outside in all weathers on a rotating shift environment (including weekends, bank and public holidays).
  • Proactive approach to all assigned and undertaken work.
  • Willingness to undertake the taxi/tow physical medical examination.

Additional Qualifications


  • Qualifications & experience on Boeing 757,767, 777 and Airbus 330.
  • A recognized aviation apprenticeship.
  • Good technical, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Adaptable to change
  • Self-motivated and able to work unaided
  • Confident and adaptable to working away from main base.

Core Competencies

Health & Safety

The post holder will be responsible for being up to date with and ensuring that Health & Safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times and ensure any accidents, incidents and non-compliance issues are dealt with appropriately.

Customer Focus

The post holder will need to demonstrate their commitment to delivering outstanding external and internal customer service by ensuring all customer service issues are resolved at the earliest opportunity and dealt with in an appropriate manner. 

Technical knowledge, Application and Skills

The post holder must demonstrate competence in all areas of the Department, produce accurate, thorough and professional work, including administrative work, even when under pressure and effectively manage workload in normal and difficult circumstances.

Problem-Solving & Decision Making

The post holder must be decisive, appropriately apply policies and use judgment to identify exceptions. The post holder must take sound, well-informed and timely decisions considering implications from a company and individual perspective.

Teamwork, Collaboration & Respect

The post holder must respectfully and appropriately cooperate with their team, other departments and external contacts and effectively deal with conflicts.  The post holder should be aware of how their own role impacts others and actively support the team effort and share learning and knowledge with others.


The post holder should demonstrate commitment to the job, to the Company and be able to assume responsibility without instruction.  The post holder should be proactive in providing, seeking and acting on feedback to improve personal performance and the performance of their team.


The post holder should be able to communicate effectively, professionally and appropriately at all times.  




About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld(R) Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation.

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