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  • Work with a committed team
  • Design and construction of facilities
  • Overall leadership of BaSE Maintenance
  • R&D automation and robotics
  • Environmental and safety practices
  • Leadership and relationship-building

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Have What It Takes To Move The World

In BaSE, you will join a global team that works on a scale you just can’t find anywhere else. Just consider this: we’ve delivered 3,240 packages since you started reading this section—think we know a thing or two about solving engineering challenges?

  • 20 million+ deliveries every day to 10.5 million customers
  • 5.1 billion deliveries in 2017
  • 119 thousand vehicles with more than 9,000 powered by alternative fuel
  • 2.5 thousand+ operating facilities worldwide

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Mechanical Engineering

Construction Project Managers

Project Managers at UPS lead a team of architects, contractors, and consultants in the design and construction of UPS operating facilities. Project managers oversee various aspects of building construction, manage the cost to meet the budget, track the project performance against schedules and critical path.

UPS Facilities Engineering Managers

UPS Facility Engineering Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the UPS package sorting facilities. Responsibilities include managing technical staff in maintaining automated and conventional package sorting and building systems at their optimal design capacity and specification. Facility managers have direct responsibility for contractors to oversee capital improvement projects at the existing facilities. The responsibilities for environmental and safety compliance also fall within the functions of the Facility Engineering Manager.

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers interface with material-handling vendors, conveyor manufacturers and electrical controls manufacturers to design of conveyor systems for UPS operating facilities capable of processing over tens of thousands of packages per hour. Systems design includes both mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. Engineers research and collaborate with vendors to incorporate the latest engineering technologies to deliver the most efficient and cost-effective solutions in the material-handling industry.

Electrical & Systems Design Engineering

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers interface with material-handling vendors, conveyor manufacturers and electrical controls manufacturers to design of conveyor systems for UPS operating facilities capable of processing over tens of thousands of packages per hour. Systems design includes both mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. Engineers research and collaborate with vendors to incorporate the latest engineering technologies to deliver the most efficient and cost-effective solutions in the material-handling industry.

Automation Engineers

Automation Engineers collaborate with the systems, electrical, and mechanical teams to design and implement Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems to handle the sortation reporting of up to 100,000 package per hour. Automation engineers oversee contractors in the design and programming of PLC/HMI, test and commission automated control systems, and provide training and technical support for the end user. Through continued research in new vendor technologies, the Automation Engineer provides future direction for the implementation of the latest technology to achieve the most efficient and effective solutions.

Construction Project Engineers

At UPS lead a team of architects, contractors, and consultants in the design and construction of UPS operating facilities. Project managers oversee various aspects of building construction, manage the cost to meet the budget, and track the project performance against schedules and critical path.

Civil Engineering Architecture

Construction Project Managers

Project Managers at UPS lead a team of architects, contractors, and consultants in the design and construction of UPS operating facilities. Project managers oversee various aspects of building construction, manage the cost to meet the budget, track the project performance against schedules and critical path.

UPS Facilities Engineering Managers

UPS Facility Engineering Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the UPS package sorting facilities. Responsibilities include managing technical staff in maintaining automated and conventional package sorting and building systems at their optimal design capacity and specification. Facility managers have direct responsibility for contractors to oversee capital improvement projects at the existing facilities. The responsibilities for environmental and safety compliance also fall within the functions of the Facility Engineering Manager.

Computer/Software Engineering

Automation Engineers

Automation Engineers collaborate with the systems, electrical, and mechanical teams to design and implement Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems to handle the sortation reporting of up to 100,000 package per hour. Automation engineers oversee contractors in the design and programming of PLC/HMI, test and commission automated control systems, and provide training and technical support for the end user. Through continued research in new vendor technologies, the Automation Engineer provides future direction for the implementation of the latest technology to achieve the most efficient and effective solutions.

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers

Systems and Electrical Design Engineers interface with material-handling vendors, conveyor manufacturers and electrical controls manufacturers to design of conveyor systems for UPS operating facilities capable of processing over tens of thousands of packages per hour. Systems design includes both mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines. Engineers research and collaborate with vendors to incorporate the latest engineering technologies to deliver the most efficient and cost-effective solutions in the material-handling industry.

Environmental Engineering

Sustainability and Environmental Engineers

Sustainability and Environmental Engineers support the corporate sustainability objectives with alternate fuel (Compressed natural Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, electric and propane) deployments and green facility design (LEED Certified buildings). Sustainability and Environmental engineers work with outside agencies to implement best management practices at all facilities to reduce the carbon footprint of the organization by analyzing the scientific data and monitoring the progress of environmental improvement programs. Environmental engineers ensure environmental and safety compliance for UPS facilities by reviewing applicable facility regulations, performing trend analysis for compliance activities and developing corrective action plans.

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BaSE Engineers work on important projects around the globe. Find out firsthand what you can do at UPS.

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Do the right thing

Our team is dedicated to the customers and communities we serve, and it’s a commitment we take seriously even when we’re not at work. See how our professionals responded when tragedy struck in Texas.

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Get more from your benefits

Even if you’re a part-time package handler, you will receive a full slate of benefits and other rewards.

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, vision, and more

  • Consistent scheduling

  • Career Growth & mobility

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Aircraft Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Louisville, Kentucky
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Job Title: Aircraft Engineer 

Department: Avionics Engineering – Louisville, KY 

Days: Monday – Friday                  Hours:  8:00am – 5:30pm                     Hours per Week: 45      
                                                                                    

Job Description:   
UPS Airlines is one of the largest international cargo airlines in the world servicing over 800 destinations worldwide.  We are a Customer First, People Led, Innovation Driven company. We offer opportunities for both Experienced and Entry Level Aircraft Engineers.  Candidates will work primarily in an office environment with opportunities to travel and offer worldwide engineering support.  Examples include assignments with aircraft maintenance facilities and other locations as required to support project activity.  UPS Aircraft Engineers regularly interface with Boeing, Airbus, various component manufacturers, repair & overhaul facilities, and other outside agencies.

As an Aircraft Avionics Engineer for UPS Airlines, you will develop engineering solutions that support implementation of safety, reliability and airworthiness policies and procedures. You will be challenged to develop cost-effective standards and recommendations that meet company aircraft specifications through coordination and collaboration with component and aircraft manufacturers.

You will have the opportunity to use your engineering skills and judgment to develop aircraft and component repairs/modifications, as well as work with manufacturers to improve overall aircraft reliability as a project manager. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Aircraft Modifications and Maintenance:
    • Avionics Engineers for UPS Airlines have opportunities to design repair schemes for wiring, components, and other electrical aspects.  You will utilize your analytical skills and electrical aptitude while working directly with our maintenance team and vendors.
    • You will manage, track, and implement certification approvals from beginning to end.  This will include obtaining proper funding to accomplish assigned projects.
    • You will develop solutions to reduce cost.  Examples include alternate repairs, material approvals and technological improvements.
  • Reviewing FAA and International Regulations for applicability to UPS:
    • For all applicable regulations, you will act as project manager and obtain funding to accomplish the requirements.  You will also create technical work instructions for accomplishment within required timelines in order to maintain airworthiness compliance.
  • Reliability project development and implementation:
    • Review and analyze aircraft data to determine areas where aircraft reliability can be improved via aircraft and component modifications, maintenance procedural changes or other actions required.


Required Skills:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Electrical, Aerospace, or other equivalent engineering degree. 
  • Minimum of one (1) year of technical experience. 
  • Ability to work different shifts, which can include nights and weekends when required. 
  • Legally Authorized to permanently work in the United States on a full-time basis. 
  • Will not require sponsorship in order to maintain employment visa status. 
  • Engineer Level I: Meet the Required Skills as listed.
  • Engineer Level II: Meet the Required Skills as listed and have a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive and relevant experience.


Preferred Skills
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  • Flexibility to travel both domestically and internationally. 
  • Proficiency in technical analysis and working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations or certification requirements.
  • Prior Airline or Maintenance Repair Overhaul Facility experience.


Interpersonal Skills:  
Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work well with other team members. Must be able to demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills. Must have strong mechanical aptitude, be able to multi-task, and have a hands-on approach to projects.  


Federal Aviation Administration required Drug Testing Information (FAA):

As part of the UPS pre-employment process for a safety sensitive position, a drug screen is required.  UPS Must receive a negative test result before you can be put into a safety sensitive position (14 CFR Part 120.107)

Please be advised that you will be tested in accordance with 14 CFR Part 120.109(a)(5) and 14 CFR 120 Subpart E to determine the presence of marijuana, cocaine, opiates (including codeine, heroin-6AM, morphine), opioids-hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone & oxymorphone, phencyclidine (PCP), and amphetamines/methamphetamines (including MDMA, MDA) or metabolites of these drugs.


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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