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Aircraft Engineer

AIR GROUP BUILDING Primary Location: LOUISVILLE, KY - United States Facility AIR GROUP BUILDING Job ID 185276 Zip Code 40223
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Job Title:  Aircraft Engineer

Department:  Aircraft Engineer

Days:  M-F                                                  Hours Per Week:  45

Commitment to Position:  2 years         Hours:  7:30a-5:30p

Flex Time:  Yes, start time can vary by 30 minutes

Rotating Shifts:  Yes, occasional weekend work is required

Travel:  Yes, 1-2 per year of travel is required

Job Freeze:  No

Work Location:  Air Group Building and SDF MX Hangar

Manager:  Bart Law                                  

Work Environment:  Engineering office environment working from a cubical. At times will require travel to the SDF hangar to prototype engineering solutions\projects. Some domestic & international travel will be required from time to time to attend industry meetings or to provide engineering support for out of service aircraft. Dress code is business casual.

Job Summary:  Powerplant Engineer Fleet Support Position is responsible for direct engineering support of Line & Major Maintenance aircraft / engine fleets related to aircraft engines, nacelle components and APU's. Position provides Powerplant Engineering Support to Line & Major Maintenance to ensure regulatory & safety compliance, support aircraft Line Maintenance, daily operations support and engineering repair support for out of service aircraft, deferred maintenance items and engines undergoing shop maintenance.

Job Description:  Responsible for providing engineering support that: 1) Ensures fleet compliance to regulatory requirements; 2) Ensures that UPS aircraft are capable of meeting UPS operational requirements; 3) Improve fleet performance, reliability and operating costs; 4) Review daily operational issues; 5) Issue Engineering Alerts to address engine performance issues identified during review of Engine Condition Monitoring data; 6) Provide direct engineering fleet support for Line & Major Maintenance operations with first priority being out of service operational aircraft; 7) Develop engineering orders and supporting data packages for engines, engine components, and nacelle components repairs that meet safety, regulatory and cost containment objectives.

Required Skills:  BS Degree in Engineering or related technical degree. Experience working with vendors, original equipment manufacturers, reliability projects, and vendor repair review/approvals preferred. Good working knowledge of high bypass aircraft gas turbine engines and related components.

Additional Skills:  A&P License is a plus. Project management, Repair Development and Engine Budgeting experience are a plus. Good working knowledge of MS Excel and Word is desired.

Interpersonal Skills:  Must be able to work well in a team environment and interact with numerous internal and external customers in a very professional manner. Must be able to compile and present engineering solutions in front of a large group setting. Must be willing and available to do what it takes to get the job done which can at times involve night work, weekend work, after hour’s phone calls as well as domestic and international travel.

Additional Notes:  Airline Safety Sensitive Position: Subject to random drug and alcohol testing per FAA requirements.

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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